IP cameras use the IP network protocol and so use the standard CAT6 cable for connection. These cameras usually offer highe resolution. These cameras also offer flexibility during the installation process as they can be connected to the nearest network point if an IP network is already installed in the building.

Today camera resolution is being enhanced and increased on a regular basis and one can find cameras of 108op, 2MP, 3 MP, 5MP and even 4K resolutions. With these high resolutions being launched all the time CCTV is getting more important in surveillance industry due to the high quality of the video captured and recorded.