How to integrate an IP camera with a NAS (Network Attached Storage) Device



How to integrate an IP camera with a NAS (Network Attached Storage) Device


Many customers have tried to figure out ways to integrate an IP camera with something different than an NVR. Sometimes they use a computer with enough storage to record footage from a camera, but is there another way to do it without the hassle of logging in to the camera interface and pressing the record button?

The answer is YES! Technology nowadays offers many software interface solutions with the ability to stream video from an IP camera and allow it to be recorded to an internal Hard Drive, but is there a cheaper solution utilizing a 3rd Part Device to [...] Continue Reading…

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Camera Lenses



Camera Lenses


Camera lenses are devices that are made up of an optical lens or multiple lenses aligned in a certain way used with a camera chipset to make what we see everyday with our eyes possible for a camera. There is no major difference between lenses used for still or motion cameras but the detailed design and construction will depend on how far, close, etc the camera will be capable of. Most cameras have a permanent fixed lens built into the camera but some cameras have the ability to connect interchangeable lenses with different focal lengths and other properties. When [...] Continue Reading…

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The Past and Future of Security Cameras in the Judicial System



The Past and Future of Security Cameras in the Judicial System


Security cameras have been around since Woodstock. In the 1960’s banks all over the United States began using cameras for securing their perimeters. In the 70s, the Akai security system used a monochrome camera connected to a reel to reel VTR to preserve data. Later in the 90s multiplexing was introduced allowing the viewing and recording of multiple video signals, motion only recording and time lapse video. We all know what capabilities computers gave us for recording data to CDs, DVDs, Flash drives and large capacity hard drives.
Cameras Securing Court Houses

Sheriff deputies are usually guarding the court-house front. They [...] Continue Reading…

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Overview of the Security DVR Menu System from SecurityCameraKing.com



Overview of the Security DVR Menu System from SecurityCameraKing.com


At SecurityCameraKing.com we offer several models of DVRs in order to be able to meet the budget and security needs of our customers. Although some of the features and video processing capabilities of these recording devices differ, the DVR menu system is very similar in all of them. The advantage of this is that once you learn the DVR menu system from one of them you will already know how to operate any other DVR or NVR that you might purchase from us in the future, with some minor variations. This article is going to help get you familiar [...] Continue Reading…

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CCTV Installation and Wiring Options



CCTV Installation and Wiring Options


CCTV Installation and Wiring Options

Today there are a lot of options when it comes to choosing a quality CCTV security system. You may decide to go with a traditional analog system, HD-SDI, HD-CVI or even an IP network based security products.

One thing all of these options have in common is you will probably have to run some sort wire to the cameras. Yes, there are some “Wireless Security Camera” solutions available on the market today, but if you do some research you will find that there are a lot of limitations to wireless security cameras. Most CCTV professionals [...] Continue Reading…

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