Persistent Surveillance Systems – The Eye in the Sky



Persistent Surveillance Systems – The Eye in the Sky


Are you against or for aerial surveillance systems?

Working in the surveillance industry, you come to realize really quick that CCTV systems can widely reduce crime when in plain sight. Most people who are considering breaking the law will think twice when they see or know that there are surveillance cameras watching their every move. As we forge on into the future, technology is improving at an insane rate. This of course comes along with many privacy concerns. There are technologies that can help solve crimes which are not being used for privacy reasons alone. One […] Continue Reading…

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I-502 and Amendment 64 – How do I know if I am getting 45 days of recording?



I-502 and Amendment 64 – How do I know if I am getting 45 days of recording?


I-502, Amendment 64, and everyone else who wants to get X amount of days of continuous recording.

If you have a law that dictates a recording need, or you have a personal requirement, this guide will focus on how you can evaluate your hard drive space.  You cannot specify in your DVR to achieve 45 days of recording, so this is done by having settings that produce this particular result.  There are hard drive calculators out there, but they are only estimates.  So this guide will help you view your actual file sizes so that you know exactly what you […] Continue Reading…

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How to Configure TechPro Security DX Access Control Software



How to Configure TechPro Security DX Access Control Software


Access control is one of the topics we have seen that has the most questions when it comes to giving access to certain users. Many customers call us for help building and configuring there DX Access Control Software, and in this article I will go over some of the most important aspects of how to install, configure, and upload the database information to the access control board.

Things you will need are:

Computer Running Windows 7. 8.1 or Windows Server 2008 x32 or x64 bit version.

Software Download: Free Access Control Software

Access control Cards (Fobs or Cards): DX Series Credit Card Size 125KHz Access […] Continue Reading…

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Contingency and Congruency: Planning for your Surveillance System



Contingency and Congruency: Planning for your Surveillance System


When building a security camera system, it is important to plan out your security layout to include contingency and congruency options. What does this mean really? It means planning for the worst case scenario. Planning for all foreseeable contingencies and running congruent systems to compartmentalize as much potential damage the system could possibly receive in a worst case scenario. When our sales team helps you plot your layout or system, we take many factors into account and in doing so we account for contingency and congruency options in a variety of ways. Our discussion here will focus on awareness […] Continue Reading…

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How to Connect an IP Camera to an NVR (Network Video Recorder)



How to Connect an IP Camera to an NVR (Network Video Recorder)


For years, many customers have asked me what is the best way to to connect an IP camera to an NVR (Network Video Recorder). In this article, I will describe what I think are the best settings you should have in your NVR and IP cameras.

One thing I will recommend to you is to investigate how your network is laid out and have some knowledge of how many computers are connected to your network. This way, it will prevent any IP conflict when configuring the IP camera and the NVR security recorder. By default, all of our recorders will be set […] Continue Reading…

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