Posts Tagged ‘IP camera solutions’

Emerging Video Technologies – Pt6 Mesh Wireless Networks

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Today, we take a look at Mesh Wireless Networks

Potential Benefits:
Video surveillance is often wanted in areas that are remote from buildings, such as in parking lots and along fencelines. Running network cabling can be cost prohibitive and requiring expensive and/or disruptive trenching.

Ip wireless systems offer a wire free alternative to transmit video in those areas. Mesh wireless systems (a specialized form of IP wireless) allow… Continue reading

Emerging Video Technologies – Pt5 Storage on-board IP Cameras

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Today, we take a look at On Board storage for IP cameras

Potential Benefits:-

Some camera locations have limited or unreliable bandwidth. In those lcoations, ensuring that video can be streamed and recorded remotely can be expensive (or simply not possible). Putting storage inside of an IP camera can eliminate this problem. Of course, some network connections will be needed to remotely view/download record video. However, this will… Continue reading

Emerging Video Technologies – Pt4 IP Based Storage

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

continuing our look at’s ‘Emerging Video Surveillance Guide 2010′, today we look at IP Based Storage (SAN)

Ok, Potential Benefits?

Traditional video surveillance deployments combine video management software and hard drives inside a single appliance (usually a DVR). In larger systems, this can result in hundreds of hard drives inside of dozens of DVRs. This can be difficult to manage, inefficient and difficult to upgrade. Also, DVRs… Continue reading

CCTV Over wifi

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

we have blogged before about sending CCTV data over wireless ‘units’

today, we take a look at Silvernet, a great little UK company specialising in Professional Wireless solutions.

Silvernet offer various products to take a straight forward ethernet connection and send it wirelessly over to a receiver and back out to join a LAN setup.

Offering short range LoS (Line of Sight) solutions such as the Sprint… Continue reading

HD cameras – can they be the same?

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

An interesting demo came up recently…..

we took a few cameras, HD 1080p to be precise, from a very renowned IP Manufacturer,,,,,,,,,,,

a couple were mini dome based, the type you see in the analogue arena, you know, Vandal Resistant with varifocal lens, 3 axis, day night etc etc

the others were ‘boxed’ cameras……..the type where you fit the lens, usually (and recommended) a high quality lens… Continue reading