Quick Tips to Maximize Your Surveillance System CCTV Hard Drive



Quick Tips to Maximize Your Surveillance System CCTV Hard Drive


Most of the time when someone purchases a security system, it’s so they can have a recorded record of events that can be reviewed and analyzed at a later time. Unless you plan to view your cameras remotely and never record or review past video footage you will need a storage device or (CCTV Hard Drive) to record to.

Everyone’s storage requirements vary. In many cases 1 week of storage might be fine, assuming that you would be aware that an event had taken place within that 1 week time frame. If you are a business owner, someone who travels, or [...] Continue Reading…

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail

Security Cameras in Residential Buildings



Security Cameras in Residential Buildings


Building Surveillance – Invasion of Privacy?
There is a lot of concern and controversy over security cameras in residential buildings. On the one side residents are saying it is an invasion of their privacy. On the other side there are people who welcome the surveillance for safety reasons. One residential building in particular has been in the news lately and that is the building at 740 Park Avenue. A few of the richest people in NYC live at 740 Park Avenue and last year there was a series of robberies that totaled over $250,000! For a high end residential building [...] Continue Reading…

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail

Alarm Systems: How They Work and Why They May Be For You



Alarm Systems: How They Work and Why They May Be For You


Think of your home alarm system as your home-based computerized babysitter. Now obviously an alarm system is not something to trust so you can leave your infant at home alone. Although the system that you have invested in or are thinking of investing in could save you, your family, your home, and all of your belongings. Usually an alarm system consists of a few “usual” things, such as an alarm panel where you will type your code to disarm, and several sensors for doors or windows. The basics to an alarm system are very easy to understand. Say you [...] Continue Reading…

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail

Access Control Egress



Access Control Egress


The events that have happened in the news this past decade have ignited the security industry with many new devices to lock down your area of operation.  Since the expansion of security implementation across the planet there have been growing exponentially and confirmed concerns with access control usage such as people being trapped in burning buildings. Problems occur in the system design when implementing a system to secure the perimeter of a building and restrict egress from the building.  Access control methods such as using the employee badge or radio frequency key card (RFID) to enter and exit may [...] Continue Reading…

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail

The I-502 Security Camera Law



The I-502 Security Camera Law


History of Marijuana Cultivation
Since the dawn of civilization marijuana has been an invaluable source of paper, food, rope, clothes and fuel materials.

The constitution of America was written on hemp paper. The cannabis plant can be grown almost anywhere and they are very resistant and require no pesticides. The 3 different type of plants are the sativa, Indica and the ruderalis. THC is the main chemical compound that causes the mind altering effects in people. In 1941 manufacturer Henry Ford made a car mainly out of hemp products and it used ethanol for fuel. The first President of the United [...] Continue Reading…

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmail