The advantages cited in favor of using the hybrid storage model were a reduction in possible tampering (47 percent), redundancy to prevent video loss (43 percent), extra storage capacity (43 percent), and better remote video access (36 percent).
As to be expected, budget concerns were seen as the biggest challenge facing schools that want to deploy video surveillance with 32 percent of survey respondents citing it as the top hurdle.
Just over 75 percent of respondents were in favor of having cameras at school entrances, 62 percent were in favor of having them in hallways and 53 percent believed they should be used to watch over playgrounds, lunchrooms and gyms.
Support was much less underwhelming for classrooms as only 36 percent felt cameras should be placed inside them and just 18 percent were supportive of having surveillance in locker rooms and bathrooms.
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“There was modest enthusiasm for improving student behavior; it’s really about protection of students.” When it comes to camera placement, the majority of those surveyed were in favor of having them installed in within the common areas of schools.
“Our goal is to make it easier for more schools to provide the highest level of safety to their students and staff,” said Drako.
Eligible schools include accredited private and public schools in the United States: elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, and colleges.
With regards to video storage, 80 percent favored storing footage for at least one month, while 40 percent believed video footage should be stored for at least one year.
More than 50 percent favored using a hybrid mix of cloud and on-site storage.