Posts Tagged ‘IP video systems’

IP CCTV – the true cost?

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

IP CCTV – it’s not just about the cost, it’s about the total cost of ownership

Calculating the “Total Cost of Ownership” (TCO) of an IP CCTV system can highlight its true worth to the end user. Despite an initial greater capital outlay on the cameras, compared to their analogue equivalents, an IP CCTV system will more than pay back the difference in the long run.
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IP camera systems.Time to upgrade from analogue

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

IP camera systems  have long been the preferred upgrade path for the CCTV industry as whole. This is however a little behind schedule as far as we see it and mainly due to the reluctance of end users to waste the investment they have already ploughed into their analogue CCTV solutions. This is where the use of Hybrid CCTV solutions can gently push the industry into the area where they really… Continue reading

Avigilon position themselves for the future.

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Avigilon logo

Avigilon have repeatedly shown over the last couple of years that they are clearly one of the market leaders when it comes to high spec megapixel IP camera solutions and video surveillance systems.

This has been re-enforced with the announcement that they have employed 3 new
sales executives in order to meet the growing demand across the Globe.
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CCTV engineer. What is your future?

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

CCTV engineers are you listening?

CCTV engineers,  luddites! Harsh perhaps, but in our experience it is the CCTV engineers within the security industry who least like change. Over the years they have seen little change to how their basic job works. Yes regulation means they have had to embrace a few tweaks to the standards and to be fair most engineers are happy to take these on board, but… Continue reading

TCO of an IP Surveillance system. The burning question!

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Analogue CCTV v IP camera solutions

An acquaintance  of mine is responsible for building very large hotels from the ground up to the handing over the finished building. Nice work if you can get it! Being a very astute kind of fellow he phoned me up for some advice regarding the security aspect of his newest project. The question he asked was one that is being put to many… Continue reading