Covert Security Camera Options



Covert Security Camera Options


Security cameras are sometimes meant to be seen. If they are in plain sight, they can act as a deterrent to illegal activity. But, this can also make them a target of vandals or anyone committing a crime. There are vandal resistant options, but in general even these wont stand up to someone determined to damage it. This is why that it’s occasionally prudent to have a covert security camera installed. These cameras are usually disguised as something benign, something that that doesn’t remotely look like it contains a camera. And now with […] Continue Reading…

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Why Video Analytics is Important When it Comes to Your Security Cameras



Why Video Analytics is Important When it Comes to Your Security Cameras


Meet Bob

Bob is in charge of monitoring 86 cameras at his work place Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. After that, Jeff takes over for middle shift and then Charlie for the graveyard. Bob looks at the same 86 cameras day in and day out, sometimes at the left of the video board, sometimes the right and sometimes at ESPN magazine. One time Bob saw a teenager steal something out of a backpack and got them arrested. “Hero for a day!” they said. What Bob and his employer do not know is that the CCTV system that cost […] Continue Reading…

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How to view your Web-Service using Internet Explorer 11 in MS Windows 10 OS



How to view your Web-Service using Internet Explorer 11 in MS Windows 10 OS


This video will guide you step by step on how to access your CCTV system via the web interface using the new Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.

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So many options when choosing a DVR for Surveillance Video!



So many options when choosing a DVR for Surveillance Video!


So, you’ve had enough of hoodlums and thugs stealing your Garden Gnomes and knocking over your mailbox. And those employees! OYVAY! They keep putting Metamucil in the coffee. Before you choose a security recording device for your home or business, you should educate yourself on the different types of recorders as well as the most important differences. Let’s take a look at the options available and under what circumstances they are best suited.

You basically have two options for wiring up a security system . . . CAT5/CAT6 network cable or RG59 coaxial with a power supply (AKA Siamese cable). […] Continue Reading…

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What’s the Difference Between a Hybrid DVR, Tribrid DVR and an Analog DVR



What’s the Difference Between a Hybrid DVR, Tribrid DVR and an Analog DVR


It used to be that there was only one kind of security recorder, the CCTV Analog DVR. Now there are a variety of technologies for surveillance recording such as Analog, HD-CVI and IP Network.

Analog DVRs can record up to 960H resolution and the cameras are connect directly to the DVR via coax cable.

HD-CVI DVRs can record up to 1080p resolution and use the same coax cable as the analog DVRs. This is a great choice to upgrade your surveillance to High Definition without incurring the high costs associated with re-wiring to Ethernet Cable.

IP Network Video Recorders (NVRs) can record […] Continue Reading…

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