An IP camera is a networked digital video camera that transmits data over a Fast Ethernet link. IP cameras (also called “network cameras”) are most often used for IP surveillance, a digitized and networked version of closed-circuit television CCTV).

                   Benefits of IP camera over analog technology include:

    •  Remote administration from any location.
    •  Digital zoom.
    •  The ability to easily send images and video anywhere with an Internet connection.
    •  Progressive scanning, which enables better quality images extracted from the video, especially for moving targets.
    •  Adjustable frame rates and resolution to meet specific needs. Two-way communication.
    •  The ability to send alerts if suspicious activity is detected.
    •  Lower cabling requirements.
    •  Support for intelligent video.