Difference between IP Camera and CCTV Camera
1. IP Camera :
IP camera is a type of digital video camera used for surveillance which transmits data via a network Ethernet link also known as Internet Protocol camera. IP camera security system provides a better security with a number of additional features than traditional CCTV camera security system. IP cameras provides good quality video signals and allows to transfer signal or data via a network Ethernet link.
2. CCTV Camera :
CCTV Camera is a type of digital video camera used for surveillance which transmits a signal for observation on monitor also known as Close Circuit Television. The network of CCTV cameras makes up a complete security system and the signals are monitored and recorded and these video signals are not publicly distributed to outside receivers.
Difference between IP Camera and CCTV Camera :
|S.No.||IP CAMERA||CCTV CAMERA|
|01.||IP Camera also known as Internet Protocol camera.||CCTV Camera also known as Close Circuit Television.|
|02.||IP camera is a type of digital video camera used for surveillance which transmits data via a network Ethernet link.||CCTV Camera is a type of digital video camera used for surveillance which transmits a signal for observation on monitor.|
|03.||IP camera broadcasts video as a digital stream of data over an IP network to a Network Video Recorder (NVR) rather than a DVR.||CCTV camera broadcasts the video to a Digital Video Recorder through coaxial cables.|
|04.||IP cameras use Power over Ethernet(POE) so that the need of power cables are eliminated.||CCTV cameras use coaxial cables and UTP cables as power and network cables.|
|05.||IP cameras offer higher resolution video and better picture quality than CCTV cameras.||CCTV cameras offer lower resolution video and less picture quality than IP cameras.|
|06.||In this system multiple number of IP cameras can be added.||In this system limited number of CCTV cameras can be added.|
|07.||Creating an IP camera security system needs less cost than creating and maintaining CCTV camera security system.||Creating a CCTV camera security system needs more cost than creating and maintaining IP camera security system.|
|08.||IP cameras use Wi-Fi, LAN or cellular network for connectivity.||While it uses a television to broadcasts signals.|