Posts Tagged ‘IP CCTV solutions’

CCTV IP certification

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

IP CCTV

IP CCTV is the new way forward but as yet much of the industry is still waiting for some kind of standard to work to. The NSI has worked very hard over the last 20 years to ensure many standards have been put in place and inspected rigorously to ensure affiliated companies keep to these standards.

IP CCTV is about to change things.

Things such… Continue reading

Seagate or Western digital

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Seagate  or Western digital.

Hard drives! Anyone in the IPCCTV world will tell you these are the only two hard drives that are really used in most digital recorders today. They will also tell you that both are the same , there is no difference, it does not matter which one you use. This is especially true of installers who buy their DVR’s from the manufacturers and install their own… Continue reading

International Security Exhibitions

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

We may be based in the UK, but we always like to follow some of the up and coming International Exhibitions!

Volcano ash permitting, we are looking to bring good information on emerging technologies from the following exhibitions in 2010

ESSEN – Essen, Germany 5th to 8th October

ASIS – Texas, USA 12th to 15th October

ISC EAST - New… Continue reading

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