Big Brother is worth more money

orwellplaqueCCTV equipment is set to grow by over 12 percent during 2014.

That’s according to report from IHS, which said that revenues in 2014 for video surveillance equipment will be worth $15.9 billion, compared to $14.1 billion in 2013.

Niall Jenkins, a research manager at IHS said 2014 will show strong demand for fixed dome and 180/360  degree network camera products.

There are other trends afoot –including police forces need to manage crowdsourced video surveillance data.  2014 will be an important year for thermal camera technology, while there will also be more emphasis on audio capabilities.