Archive for January, 2014

How important are IR illuminators when installing HD CCTV systems?

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Over the years CCTV as a product has managed to get itself a bad name. Sometimes this is due to trying to get too much out of the view meaning detail is lacking but mainly the problems start when specifiers refuse to advise their customers of the importance of lighting when installing their CCTV system. Ironically as technology has progressed and we now have HD images the need for correctly… Continue reading

Clarius IR illuminators what sets them apart from other IR products

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Clarius illuminators have started to get tongues wagging in the world of security and lighting. The Clarius product range has found a niche in the professional illuminator market place due to its design and build quality as well as a keen price in comparison to its big rival Raytec. With this in mind GJD a world renowned distributor of lighting and security  products have bought into Clarius led… Continue reading

HD CCTV can save you money and that’s a fact!

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

On the face of it when you compare HD CCTV product prices against analogue CCTV prices how can it be possible that HD CCTV can actually work out cheaper?. Well there are several factors we need to take into account when making this assumption. These range from power saving , better coverage supplied by HD, time saving on searches, false claims that can be dismissed, increased… Continue reading

Avigilon acquire VideoIQ

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Well the big news this week in the world of CCTV is Avigilon’s announcement that they are buying out HD analytics experts VideoIQ. In a statement released yesterday a spokesman for Avigilon said:

“We are excited to announce that today we have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the video analytics company, VideoIQ, Inc.  Founded in 2006, VideoIQ has… Continue reading