New York, Feb. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “City Surveillance Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2020 – 2025)” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06020228/?utm_source=GNW
Increased investment in smart city projects and reduced IP camera prices, coupled with technological advancements in analytics and software are rising the demand for wireless and spy cameras to keep the citizen safe, They are the main factors driving the growth of the city surveillance industry.
– China reportedly has about 200 million CCTV cameras to closely follow and control its civil population. By 2021, the country is projected to have 560 million cameras, one camera for every two people based on its current population, and it has the largest share of surveillance devices installed, globally.
– Chongqing has the highest rate of security video cameras, with about 168 cameras for every 1,000 people. Shanghai has the maximum number of cameras, with more than 2.9 million, but due to high population it had only 113 cameras per 1,000 people. The Chinese government is using cameras with facial recognition to profile and track people who were rounded up and detained in indoctrination camps.
– The United States has installed 50 million CCTV cameras all around the country, which are primarily for the purpose of retail and commercial usage. Atlanta has the highest number of security devices in the United States with 7,800 cameras, 16 cameras per 1,000 people. As per the HIS markit report, only 3% of security cameras installed in the United States are used for city-wide surveillance.
– San Francisco is the first US city that has voted to ban the use of facial-recognition software-enabled cameras by government agencies, such as the city’s transport authority, or law enforcement. It reflects that citizens worried that the capability could be misused for mass surveillance and possibly lead to more false arrests.
Key Market Trends
IP Cameras are Expected to Hold the Largest Market Share in the Forecast Period
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