The consumer and DIY video surveillance equipment market includes all equipment sold through in-store and online retail channels. In 2014, the global market size will top $1 billion for the first time with the U.S. accounting for almost 65% of total revenue.
The world market is still fairly evenly split between analog and network technologies. A large portion of end-users still choose to protect their homes or small businesses by purchasing an analog video surveillance bundle consisting of cameras and a DVR purchased from a retailer. Now, high resolution alternatives utilizing HD TVI, HD CVI and AHD technologies are becoming available, offering up to full 1080p resolution. These will prove very popular in the consumer market. Unit shipments are forecast to grow rapidly over the next two years as this equipment is increasingly selected in preference to standard definition analog bundles. However, standard definition analog bundles will not disappear entirely as many price-conscious consumers will continue to prefer analog bundles as an entry level system...Read More