December 12, 2015

Understanding Security Camera IP and IK Ratings

IP and IK Ratings IP: Ingress Protection IK: Impact Protection If you’ve ever wondered what those numbers are that you see on our web pages or in the product spec sheets then today’s your lucky day! Wonder no more! IP Ratings The IP system is an international standard that defines the level of protection against intrusion […]
December 2, 2015

NAT and Port Forwarding Part 3

This will be the third and final installment of the NAT and Port Forwarding series. It is my hope that these articles will help you gain an overview of networking that allows you to walk into any situation and be able to figure out what the problem is quickly, and know what to do to […]
November 10, 2015

A Guide for License plate cameras

License plate cameras, why do we need them!? Well…..self-explanatory, to record license plates. Since a vehicle tag is a very valuable piece of information in any criminal investigation, it is understandable why private and commercial customers would want to implement a device that records it as part of their security system. Now, some of you […]
November 5, 2015

Options for Converting and Decrypting your CCTV video

If you’ve ever tried retrieving CCTV video and playing it back on a standard video player, you’ve probably had the harrowing experience of trying to open these tricky little .DAV files in your everyday, run of the mill video player and… Rats! It just won’t play. Why is that? Because for super-secret-safety reasons that would […]
November 3, 2015

How to set up your TechproDDNS Acct

How to set up your DVR for use with a TechProDDNS Domain One of the problems with viewing your DVR remotely is that if your Internet service Provider or (ISP) changes your IP address, you may no longer be able to access your DVR.  Once properly configured, the TechPro DDNS (Dynamic DNS) service eliminates this […]