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
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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
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
So the debate goes on. Is CCTV out of control is a question asked in the recent security briefing from IFSEC. References to government legislation that seem to be pointing to far greater control over CCTV in public places is a highly contentious issue. We already have the data protection act and this has served us well over a number of years. Do we really need more… Continue reading
Avigilon have released financial figures that prove the shift to HD CCTV is accelerating and at quite some rate! With revenue up 77% the results are encouraging for everyone who is trying to promote HD into the world of CCTV and Avigilon’s approach and easy upgrade path from analogue to HD is proving highly successful.
Check the full set of financial results through the link above… Continue reading