Setting up a DDNS Service using GoDaddy and 3rd Party DNS provider



Setting up a DDNS Service using GoDaddy and 3rd Party DNS provider


As you all know GoDaddy is one of the major Domain Registrars. You can simply click and in matter of minutes you can own a domain name. A lot of you want the ability to add a sub directory and point it to a Surveillance equipment, and thus give you access to your Recording Device by simply opening up your browser and imputing “http://mycctv.mydomainname.com”. By doing so, this will point to your recorder. You can also do this to host your own server, keeping in mind that the bandwidth from serving your own webpage can be large. Many of [...] Continue Reading…

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Layouts and Modeling – The Advantages of Modeling your Surveillance Camera Positions



Layouts and Modeling – The Advantages of Modeling your Surveillance Camera Positions


After you have decided that you have a need for a surveillance system and you’ve worked through what kind of system you want to use, you are going to run into the question of how many cameras you need and where are you going to place those cameras.  One tool for determining this is to create a model or floor plan of your facility or home.  There are more than a few advantages to doing this: The first is being able to get a rough overview of the coverage you are going to have and an approximate view of [...] Continue Reading…

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Upgrading from Analog to HD-CVI is an Affordable Approach to High Definition Security Recording



Upgrading from Analog to HD-CVI is an Affordable Approach to High Definition Security Recording


If you own a CCTV analog security system, then you know the headaches of trying to make a positive ID of a criminal when it comes to your security recordings. After you experience a theft, vandalism or any other criminal act, you rely on your security camera system to provide you and the authorities with as much detail as possible. As you know, when you digitally zoom in on your recordings to see the criminal’s face or tattoo, for example, you experience image distortion. You might even have been frustrated in the past because of this “pixelization” that occurs. [...] Continue Reading…

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The Benefits of a Security Camera System for a Business



The Benefits of a Security Camera System for a Business


A well implemented security monitoring system is essential this day and age and there are many benefits of a security camera system for a business owner.

When you think about security systems you may think they are for preventing theft or crime, which is a valid assumption. Security systems have other useful applications in the private sector, such as performance evaluation. With an appropriate security monitoring system tailored to your business, you will have the tools necessary to evaluate the day to day operations. For instance, you may own a warehouse where you have been experiencing problems with outgoing orders [...] Continue Reading…

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What is the Best Security Camera Type?



What is the Best Security Camera Type?


Security cameras are made and used on a daily bases for a number of reasons. They can be used anywhere from gas stations to military personnel vehicles. Specifically, security cameras are used to view or record any person, place, or thing without being there in person. There are many different types and styles of cameras and they are all used in different settings. Learning about the different types of security cameras available can give you the upper hand when needed for a specific task or location. Deciding which is the best security camera for you will depend on your [...] Continue Reading…

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