The top 10 most popular products for December 2013
Editor / Provider: asmag Editorial Department | Updated: 1/17/2014 | Article type: Hot Topics
In order to ensure that global suppliers and buyers are better informed on the hottest and trendiest products in different regions; from the start of 2014, asmag editorial department will be showcasing the top 10 most popular products each month. Here we present the most popular product chart for the end of December, 2013.
Judging from the quantity, Hikvision is named the top achiever, listed with 3 items on the chart. Nevertheless, the issue of how to upgrade analog to HD has been heavily addressed; hence, both HD-SDI and 960 H appeared on the chart. More importantly, easy-installation products such as cube camera, video door phone, Smart Door Lock all surfaced in the top 10 hottest products, sending an auspicious sign for the booming Smart Home market.
Following are the individual introductions and analysis of the top 10 products:
American supplier Theia has delivered a splendid performance last year, its SL940 9 – 40mm, 5 megapixel, day/night telephoto lens has been named ‘the most popular product of December, 2013' on asmag.com with 425 views. Interestingly, this product was released in 2012, yet it only dominated the chart by the end of 2013, showing a soaring demand for 5MP with IR corrected for Day/Night functions in the market. Asides from Africa and Oceania, 30 % of viewers are from across Asia, America and Europe.
2 cube cameras produced by Hikvsion have graced the chart as runner-up and third place. With identical appearance but different specifications, they have generated 364 and 279 views, indicating a steady demand from the home-oriented market, specifically in America and Europe. Hikvision DS-2CD2412F-I (W) supports HD real-time video, 1.3MP has 45% views from Europe, 32% from America, 22% from Asia and 1% from Oceania. Hikvision DS-2CD2432F-I (W) 3MP has 50% clicks from Europe, 33% from America, 15% from Asia and 2% from Oceania.
Taiwanese brand VIVOTEK's IP8371E is equipped with a 3.1MP CMOS sensor, enabling the camera to capture 1920x1080 resolution video at 60 fps, awarded with Camera Excellence Award at Secutech Taipei 2013; therefore, it was placed 4th on the chart. In December, it generated 273 views, with 41% from Europe and 38% coming from America.
Taiwanese supplier Biwave's 10M/100M Ethernet Transmission for IP Network Camera Connection VDL4000 is ranked 5th on the chart. Released in November, 2013, VDL4000 is not limited by the traditional 100 meters for communication – it managed to prolong its range to 800 meters. Moreover, it also supplies DC power through one coaxial cable. This item has clicked by 253 viewers, with 40%, 31%, 29% coming from Europe, America and Asia.
With the recommendation from asmag.com's 2013 HD-SDI Buyer`s Guide, Chinese supplier Dahua's 2MP Full HD HD-SDI IR PTZ Dome Camera appearing 6th on the chart, showing great interests from buyers for upgraded HD-SDI. It has generated 189 views, with 43% and 41% coming from America and Asia; 14% from Europe and 2 % from Oceania.
Released in November 2013, Korean supplier Samsung's SHS-P718 Push-Pull Smart Door Lock is specially designed for the Smart Home users. Simply just push and pull, combined with User Access Code, RF Card Key Tag, Mechanical Override Key ,Finger Print and many other ways to unlock, these great features have produced 182 views, became 7th on the chart. However, it also presents a stark contrast in popularity between continents, with only 6% and 3% of clicks from Europe and Oceania; 48% and 43% from America and Asia.
Korean supplier COMMAX's CDV-35A Video Door Phone is named 8th. With its minimalistic aesthetic and 3.5 inches colored-screen, (CDV-35A) Video Door Phone has gained major supporters from America, with 60% out of 179 views from there. Additionally, it also appears to be popular in Asia, with 23% views, Europe and Africa with 9% and Oceania with only 1%.
Korean supplier NEXTCHIP's NVP1918 plays a major component of analog video upgrade. NVP1918 supports 8CH 960H DVR video decoder; therefore, graces 9th on the chart, indicating the latent needs for analog upgrade market. In terms of the views, it has 172 clicks: 47% of views come from Asia, 37% from America, 16% from Europe.
Chinese supplier Hikvision's DS-8100HFHI-ST HD-SDI DVR has also been recommended by asmag.com's 2013 HD-SDI Buyer`s Guide. Even though DS-8100HFHI-ST HD-SDI DVR is only released in December, 2013; however, with much marketing exposure as well as its powerful functions – it supports 4CH 120fps @ 1080P, DS-8100HFHI-ST HD-SDI DVR has easily become the new comer on the chart. This product has been viewed 166 times, with 48% from American, 34% from Asia, 16% from Europe, 1% from African and 1% from Oceania.