The Changing Face of CCTV Design

Corporate acquisitions, IT convergence and systems integration have added new challenges to surveillance system infrastructure, so cabling and transmission options are evolving to stop system hubs from turning into disaster areas.


As you can see, the video surveillance market is undergoing some dramatic changes. There are many resources available to assist you in making informed decisions about your next enterprise video surveillance system. Partner with companies—integrators, value-added distributors, industry trade associations—that understand the latest products and technologies in the video surveillance market and can help you make informed decisions about your video surveillance purchases.

Pete Lockhart is vice president of new technology with Anixter Inc. He was instrumental in the creation of the original Anixter Levels Program in 1989, and helped to create the Level 5 cable concept in 1991 that led to the Category 5 cables in the current ANSI/TIA/EIA-568-A Standard. Mr. Lockhart is a member of BICSI and the IWCS Symposium Committee, and past member of ACUTA, HIMMS, ATM Forum and EIA/TIA.