What is an Access Control Smart Card?



What is an Access Control Smart Card?


Smart cards are generally a plastic card that has an embedded microchip and possibly a micro-processor. These chips can store data or process data. The data is usually associated with information and a value and transact with the card’s processor if it has one. Systems that can greatly benefit from smart card technology are inventory management, people management, time card and attendance, access control, and health care. Really anywhere you want to monitor and or limit access to an area you can see the value in smart cards.

Smart cards have been around for decades in many types of applications. [...] Continue Reading…

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How to use an IP camera to create a Time Lapse Video for a Web Page



How to use an IP camera to create a Time Lapse Video for a Web Page


There are many ways to utilize IP cameras. One great way is for HD Time Lapse Videos as they provide Megapixel resolution with stunning images such as the one above. I just recently received a forum request to integrate software with our IP cameras and pull snapshots onto the software which uploads the files into an FTP server which will then be displayed onto a webpage.

Our Goal is to display an image as well as a video such as this one here.

Lets start with the Hardware and software we will be needing for this task.

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Automobile CCTV and Mobile Technology



Automobile CCTV and Mobile Technology


The word “Mobile” comes from the word “Mobility” and it stands for the ability to go around with ease. The most common application on mobile technology to CCTV systems is the ability to see your security cameras system thru your Smart Phone, tablet, or laptop, using an application for it; there is also other ways to use mobile technology for security purposes, one of them is not very common, a little more expensive (right now), and is still being developed to match its purpose. I’m talking about CCTV systems for cars and trucks, or mobile surveillance systems, [...] Continue Reading…

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What are all those wires for in our TP Series 2MP IP Security Cameras?



What are all those wires for in our TP Series 2MP IP Security Cameras?


There is a new line of High Definition 2 Megapixel IP Security Cameras here at SecurityCameraKing.com, our TP Series. These IP cameras can deliver an amazing, crisp detail at 1080p True HD that is far beyond the quality of other security cameras. The TP series of HD Security Cameras are offered at a competitive price point that makes IP Megapixel Cameras affordable to the end user.

The reason why 1080p is so important in home, retail and government security (to name a few environments) is the clarity of the video. Most security systems out there are made up of Analog [...] Continue Reading…

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Using an NVR/DVR to Secure an IT Room



Using an NVR/DVR to Secure an IT Room


Today there are numerous threats to the Information Technology Infrastructure that many companies rely on in order to remain in business. We hear words like “cyber terrorism” and “hacking” on a daily basis. Most people assume that these are always threats performed remotely, possibly even from across the globe. We’ve all heard the stories or known someone who has downloaded a virus or a Trojan that was sent in a seemingly inconspicuous e-mail. Most corporations today operate with plenty of firewall and anti-viral technology in place. However, Physical Security is often overlooked. This article will explain how best to [...] Continue Reading…

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