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Bandwidth for IP cameras

Bandwidth for IP cameras

Bandwidth for IP cameras

Hi folks,

I´ve been looking for information to calculate the necessary bandwidth for IP cameras.

I´m using an Axis tool for this operation, I want to be sure that this information is correct.

The settings would be following:
    -  Axis model M1011
    -  Compression: 30 VGA
    -  FPS: 10
    -  Recording mode: Motion detection

We would install 1 camera for each branch, and there is 9 branches so would be 9 cameras. This branches are connected through a private link with the same carrier.

Please, any advice would be helpful...

RE: Bandwidth for IP cameras

Camera video uses a lot more data than Word documents or voice data. One picture can contain 30 Kbytes to over 140 Kbytes (for high resolution pictures) and we usually want to transfer many pictures per second. I am not familiar with the brand you mentioned above, but here is how I usually caculate it:

Frame Size     Bytes

352 x 240      10 KB
700 x 480      30 KB
1024 x 768     60 KB
1280 x 1024    80 KB
1600 x 1200    140 KB

Times the numbers above by FPS....that is a quick and easy way to measure the bandwidth. If you double the frames than you double the Bytes...etc...


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