Camera Feature Highlight – WDR (Wide Dynamic Range)

The Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) feature on Video Security Cameras is one of the most important image improvements on security cameras, alongside the higher resolution cameras evolution we see in the video surveillance industry today. WDR is the camera’s ability to see in contrasting levels of light such as when a camera is pointed towards …

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Video Security Equipment Glossary

The odds are pretty darn high that if you’re new to the security camera industry, you’ve had a metric ton of acronyms and phrases thrown at you that you’ve been left reeling with a migraine the size of the Grand Canyon. “WDR? IR? BLC? DVR? POE? What does it all mean?!” When you start shopping …

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Troubleshoot Bad Infrared Security Camera Performance

When you buy an infrared security camera to watch your home or business during the day and at night, you need it to work as expected. Lets take a look at some of the factors that affect performance and a few of the troubleshooting techniques you can try if your camera is performing poorly or not at all.

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Common Security System Mistakes

Common Surveillance System Mistakes Make Security Systems Worthless

Every day, criminals get away with crimes because surveillance systems are misconfigured or not working at all. Making sure that your security camera system is operating properly seems like such an obvious, routine task, but many business and home users simply set it and forget it, or make changes and don’t test them. Here are a few common mistakes that are made frequently and could be prevented with more attention and testing.

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Should I Upgrade to an IP Surveillance System?

Network video technology has improved drastically over the last decade. We have seen security cameras and video recorders enter the market with higher resolution, faster transfer rates, and easier connectivity than ever before. That being said, do you really need to upgrade your perfectly good analog surveillance system to an IP solution?

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Use CCTV Cameras to Protect your Aging Family Members

One of the hardest decisions we all face in our adult lives is how to take care of our parents when they reach their elderly years. Many families are faced with the tough choice of allowing an elderly person to remain independent or placing him or her into an assisted living facility. Many elderly fight …

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What’s the Difference Between Standalone and PC-based DVR Packages?

Whether you are shopping for a security surveillance system for your home or business, you need to know the difference between standalone DVR packages and PC-based DVR packages. A security surveillance system consists of video surveillance cameras that feed into a recorder. It used to be that the camera images would be recorded onto video tapes; today, we …

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What Type Of Home Security System Is Right For You?

When securing your home, you want to best security protection money can buy. There are so many types of surveillance systems to choose from, it might seem like an insurmountable decision figuring out which one is best for your home. That’s what I’m here for – to help you. So, let’s talk about the different …

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