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VQiPS Recommendations Tool for Video Requirements

1. Identify
2. Generalize
3. Understand
4. Match


Use this tool to get recommendations for a single use case, or follow the Generalized Use Class Questionnaire steps to get recommendations that apply to multiple use cases belonging to one or more use classes.

Usage Timeframe

Will you use the video for real-time applications or record for later use?

Discrimination Level

What do you need to recognize a target of interest?

Target Size

How much of the frame does the object or person of interest occupy?


How much movement (of the target or the camera) and spatial detail occupies the frame?

Lighting Level

Is lighting uniform, or will near-black to daylight ranges occur in the frame?

Storage Calculator:

How long would you like to store captured video? (days:hours:minutes)

How many cameras are being used?

Recommendations from outside sources are referenced. Match the reference number (as in [1], [8, 10], and so on) with the references in this list (Click Here).