Why Standards-based Technologies are Important in Video Surveillance
Unless you speak Modern Greek, chances are small that you will understand the sentence above. In order to explain to you what standards are and why they are so important, let’s analyze this problem.
You could say that the reason that you don’t understand the sentence is that you don’t speak Greek. Just as well, the reason could be that the writer, don’t speak a language that you understand. Clearly there is a communication problem, preventing the message from getting across.
How can we solve this problem? You could learn Greek, but that is cumbersome and probably a bit of overkill in order to read the introduction of this article. I could learn your mother tongue, but I would have to translate this document many times if I want to make sure that everybody understands. Or we could use a common language like English, which is what we are doing