Education Sector Video Security Trends Report 2021

Report Report

A market study of video surveillance systems in the education sector

Schools and universities have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote learning, or ‘distance learning’ as it is often called in academic circles, has been the norm for students worldwide since late March 2020, but restrictions are now suspended.

The report finds that a combination of accelerating migration to cloud computing and exponential demand for new video analytics, which helps keep schools and college campuses COVID Safe, is bringing video security as a service (VSaaS) more firmly onto the system upgrade agendas of operations, facilities management, and security department heads, as well as IT chiefs in the sector.

Download the report to find out:

  • how schools and colleges have adapted or intend to repurpose video security to make their premises COVID Safe
  • education institutions' priorities for operational improvements
  • which features are important for schools and colleges when considering a VSaaS provider

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Key findings from Ava's education security report


expect a VSaaS provider to have strong cyber security, including end-to-end encryption from the camera to cloud


see a potential role for video security systems in supporting a safe return to in-person teaching


want to see improvements in their systems’ video retrieval capabilities following a known incident