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Guide to Defining Video Quality Requirements

Revised May 29, 2012
Section 4 of 9 of step 2 -- Generalize Use Cases into Use Classes -- in the bar chart highlighing the 4-step process for definfing video quality requirements.

Discrimination Level


Specifies a capacity to recognize a target of interest according to a given level of discrimination.

You can use video for identifying a wide range of detail, from motion detection to positive identification of a person for forensic evidence. Not every video system needs to be capable of performing positive identification. Select a video system that conforms to the requirements the application needs, without over- or under- specifying the system.

Use Characteristics

Lists usage time frame consideration, characteristics, uses, and examples.