April 22, 2015

Viewing CCTV on a Big Screen TV using an Android Mini PC

A lot of our customers purchase high-value systems that do not have extra features, and unlike the flagship systems, they are limited in some of their capabilities. In my previous article, “Where is my Video Signal? Understanding Video Resolution!” I went over the ways the customer can view his cameras and also the types of […]
April 19, 2015

What is a DDNS and how to setup a free TechPro DDNS account?

When we sign up for an internet service, our internet provider assigns us with a unique numerical label which is called an IP address. This IP address is a must have if you want your devices to communicate with the computer network. The IP address serves two functions, network interface identification, and location addressing. Every […]
March 26, 2015

Where is my Video Signal? Understanding Video Resolution!

You just purchased a new DVR/NVR and the new unit arrived to your door. The first thing you are anxious to do is to connect the monitor to the unit and start using it. But what a disappointment when you see just a black screen and your monitor does not give you the picture you […]
February 3, 2015

Crime Prevention with CCTV

A smart man once said “A picture is worth a thousand words”. Well, the video footage that records 30 frames per second, has a lot to say. The CCTV trend started in 1986 in the United Kingdom with 3 cameras in 1 square mile area in a town called King’s Lynn. Today, England has more […]
December 19, 2014

Can Blue Iris Software be an NVR alternative?

After we have received several calls from our customers in regards to compatibility of “Blue Iris” with our products, I said to myself that I have to check out that software, myself. After I went to the developer website, the download process took me less than a minute. The software demo is good for 15 […]