IT trends impacting IP video: The 802.11ac wireless standard

With 4G today and 5G tomorrow, wireless video surveillance opportunities are being created with the forthcoming 802.11ac standard

When it comes to new standards, pace yourself

It's safe to say that the wireless technology trends in the IT and consumer worlds will continue to present new opportunities and challenges for security professionals as the shift to IP continues. It may feel like it's a constant struggle to keep up with the latest and greatest proposed standards – but once you realize that each new standard takes time to permeate the market, you'll find that the technology treadmill is not such a rat race after all.

About the author: James Marcella has been a technologist in the security and IT industries for more than 18 years. He is currently the Director of Technical Services for Axis Communications.