September 1st, 2015
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…
August 31st, 2015
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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August 27th, 2015
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…
August 26th, 2015
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…
August 25th, 2015
We get many calls in the tech support department by people looking to keep an offsite backup of their DVR. Unfortunately, all options are going to utilize valuable upstream bandwidth as well as tax the DVR system while it tries to record video as its primary duty. Some businesses want to archive video records for various reasons, and the schedule backup solution is an excellent option. If you need to have it offsite, it can still work because the software uses an address and login criteria to find the machine and access it for backup. This is a very […] Continue Reading…