A lot of casinos are still tied to analog camera solutions, but this industry is slowly moving to HD megapixel surveillance. Faced with multiple security challenges including false claims, employee theft, table game scams, money laundering and drugs, casinos around the US are upgrading their surveillance to ensure customer and employee safety.
While consumers have stopped using VCRs and are beginning to adopt HD megapixel camera technology on their TVs, recording devices, and cell phones, the VCR is still in use in many Las Vegas casinos. There are several factors that are helping push the transition to HD surveillance. Most of the time, there will be a large enough incident to prompt the transition. HD security camera video can be recorded in real time (30 FPS) and the clarity removes all doubt and gives clear evidence for the casino security staff.
A successful implementation will include the following:
The transition from analog VCR security to HD megapixel surveillance is gaining momentum in the casino market and eventually there will be standards set in place by regulators for HD surveillance.