Archive for November, 2012

How will HDcctv evolve in the future

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
HDcctv is evolving at an incredible rate.  We have already discussed how the HDcctv alliance is guiding installers on the use of megapixel lenses in order to ensure the best images possible. Today as we further question Todd about HDcctv and where it is all heading , we wanted to know how the HDcctv alliance is addressing the future and how it will continue

HDcctv lenses. What is the correct lens you need?

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
We recently carried out an Interview with Todd Rockoff of the HDcctv alliance . We asked a number of questions that we will serialize over the next two weeks. We wanted to know how the HDcctv alliance was making progress and what is being planned and what we can expect in the next two years or so. We started by asking Todd our first question about HDcctv lenses. The

HDcctv will have a big future in the UK

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

HDcctv . Why it will sell more cameras than IP CCTV in the UK.

How many miles of coaxial cable currently service CCTV camera systems here in the UK? No-one is sure and I would suggest that this has never been documented. But let’s consider some facts. CCTV has been actively sold into UK business’s on a large commercial scale since the early 1970′s and there is hundreds of thousands of miles of… Continue reading

HD SDI CCTV the future of surveillance in the UK

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

HD SDI CCTV has become more than just the third way to upgrade to HDcctv images. In many cases it is now considered the only way. If you have a CCTV system that is currently analogue then you can upgrade to HD by re-using existing coax and adding HD SDI cameras and an HD SDI DVR. This is a far more efficient solution than running new cat 5 cable and… Continue reading

Is the CCTV industry recession proof? If not can HD make the difference?

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Over the years we have been through a number of downturns in the UK economy and one industry that has ridden this better than most is the electronic security market place. It has long been the belief that as money gets tight and unemployment rises this can be a catalyst for crime to increase and for manned guarding to be cut back in preference to electronic security, mainly CCTV. This… Continue reading