May 27th, 2015
In the last few years the CCTV industry went through major changes, from analog to digital and from stand alone to network connected. And, setting up a system today, you need more knowledge in networking then in Video Audio systems. The majority of end users prefer their system connected to their business or home computer network. The main advantage of that decision is so they can access their CCTV system from multiple devices or multiple locations. The main disadvantage of such ability is security.
3-4 years ago, the main complaints about the failure of the surveillance system were fairly ordinary: […] Continue Reading…
May 22nd, 2015
Until recently you would be hard pressed to find a security camera system that didn’t look like the stereotypical, jumpy, grainy, black and white “Convenient Store” security camera video without spending a small fortune. Luckily, over the past few years HD (High Definition) security camera systems have significantly evolved in quality and have been reduced in cost. This article will explain that if you are on a budget, then there is an HD Security Camera System for you.
A great example is the ELI-SIP-NVRKIT-4D 4 Channel 1080P high definition security system from securitycameraking.com for only $466.65. This incredible deal includes […] Continue Reading…
May 20th, 2015
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…
May 18th, 2015
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…
May 13th, 2015
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…