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HD CCTV, maintenance and deterrent

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Maintenance has always been a critical part of ensuring that a HD CCTV system operates correctly and gives the optimum picture quality at all times. It is easy to forget that a CCTV is a 24 hour seven day a week 356 day of the year operating system. Not many other products are asked to perform such a task so it is no surprise that it needs looking after. CCTV… Continue reading

AVIGILON HD PRO camera range.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

HD Pro Cameras

 

Avigilon are about to Introduce their new line of HD Pro cameras. Avigilon claim that these cameras are the industry’s most powerful and they also claim these are the most innovative line of high-definition cameras that the have been manufactured to date.

The new HD Pro cameras are available in three different versions… Continue reading

Why have hundreds of CCTV cameras suddenly stopped working overnight?

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Bizarre but true. Suddenly without warning hundreds if not thousands of CCTV cameras have suddenly stopped working overnight. How could this happen? What is going on? Without warning many CCTV end users are trying to review their footage of overnight incidents and have seen a dramatic fall in the quality of their pictures. Why this sudden change? Have CCTV cameras all decided to fail at once? Well no , not… Continue reading

CCTV without lighting? Is an illuminator the answer?

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

A car without an engine, a rowing boat without oars, A train but no tracks. There are many examples but all the above are a complete waste of time without each other. It seems obvious, a no brainer but every year hundreds of businesses buy CCTV systems but ignore the need for lighting.  As with the other items mentioned above, it will be a complete waste of time… Continue reading

Biometrics, the safest form of access control

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

How biometrics is the smart way to point to the future.

Anyone who has been responsible for administering an access control system of a reasonable size will know that their staff have a very annoying tendency to lose their prox cards on a fairly regular basis. This can be costly for starters. There may also be a high staff turnover so cards may need to be replaced