Today video surveillance systems are as technologically advanced as the computer and are priced competitively as a security alarm system. Since most digital video security systems are computer compatible it makes sense that more and more people are using them, instead of simple burglar alarms.
A CCTV multiplexer or Closed Circuit TeleVision Multiplexer allows more than on camera to be connected to the unit but only one output at a time is allowed through the unit. Most Digital Video Recorder or DVR units have this function built right in to the DVR. Another way to describe a multiplexer is by its function which is to combine various input signals and generate only one output signal. You can almost think of a CCTV Multiplexer as being similar to a computer router.
There are many types of Closed Circuit Television or CCTV video software. Although the term "CCTV video software" doesn't actually refer to any specific type of digital video security and surveillance software, we'll take a look at a few of different examples and see what they can do.
One of the most effective residential digital video security systems is the home security camera motion sensitive. This camera not only conserves recording time and power resources put can effectively act as an alarm unit, only recording when motion is detected