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The Power of Mobile iPhone and Android Applications in Security Systems

Anyone who uses a mobile application for accessing their Video Surveillance system has seen the power and utility of the Phone and Tablet video camera access capabilities. The Video Security systems today utilize mobile streaming at 1080p resolutions and at 30 fps offering instant access to home or business cameras at any time and any …

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HikVision Turbo HD – 1080p Video Security over Coax Cabling from ApexCCTV

IP Cameras have changed the spectrum of camera capabilities and quality video. HD Cameras over existing Coax are also a great choice in improving video quality in facility security cameras. The performance or HD over Coax, and costs factored in to existing coax cabling, provide great opportunities for ApexCCTV’s HikVision Turbo HD product line with …

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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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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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