Most business owners understand the value of adding security measures to their business. Incorporating commercial CCTV cameras to your business ensures that through innovative technology your business and its assets remain secure day and night. Modern commercial grade video surveillance systems use advanced components and next-generation functionalities that exceed simple theft protection. The benefits of […]
“Hi, I’m from Fly By Night Security and we’re in your area today (going door to door) selling security systems.” When buying security cameras, should you buy them the same way you buy Girl Scout Cookies? Let’s explore this scenario a little bit. What are you getting, who are you getting it from, and […]
First thing to decide is what do you want to accomplish with your CCTV system. There are many reasons to consider a camera system, but what is your primary desire? If it is watching over your home, you need to concentrate on the perimeter, meaning you will need high resolution cameras that will work day […]
CCTV cameras are made in a variety of types and for a wide range of uses. Complicating the selection of cameras more are the variety of technologies within each category type.
In order to understand the range of cameras available to the general market, and useful for ordinary consumer applications, this article is divided into three sections: camera types, lenses, and technology types.
Electronic video images may show a varying degree of detail. That is evidenced by the contrast between standard television broadcasts and those called High Definition (HD). Television was originally displayed on a Cathode Ray Tube or CRT (also called the "picture tube"). The CRT reproduced the image on its screen by shooting an electron beam horizontally at the rate of about 60 times per second. To a large degree, the number of horizontal lines determined how detailed the video appeared. The more lines, the smaller the lines, the greater the detail of the picture.