What does IP mean when referring to security camera systems
Means you can connect your cameras to the Internet or view them via IP address/Internet
would have to see its usage in context.just because something has an IP address does not mean it is on the internet. if it does refer to an IP address it could still be an intranet (local) network.
Internet protocol. It means that the camera uses some kind of standardized communication (protocol). As part of the protocol, the camera can be assigned an IP address by the router which would then allow it to access the internet.