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Fisheye Security Cameras – Managing Your Company Remotely

By Eric Nauta / September 30, 2012 / 0 Comments

We recently installed a surveillance camera system for a government agency in Philadelphia. Management needed a solution that allowed monitoring of the employees without their being alerted to the fact that they were on camera. The video coverage needed to be complete while being discrete. Finally, our client required high-resolution images of a diverse setting…

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Tips and Tricks for Installing Microphones

By Jonathan / May 25, 2012 / 3 Comments

I am often asked about cameras that have built in microphones. When thinking about it, they seem like an excellent idea and they solve two issues at once. However, if you’re considering cameras with built-in audio or implementing audio period, there are a few things to consider. Make sure that the DVR that is being…

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Security CCTV Integrators : The Best vs. The Worst

By Brian Merritt / May 18, 2012 / 0 Comments

Recently, a number of technology vendors were interviewed and asked a few questions regarding the best and worst integrators in the industry.  Below are the most common questions and respective answers from some of the industry’s leading vendors. “What are the 3 key attributes of the best integrators?”  The first was leadership, the second was…

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Surveillance Security System Future-Proofing

By Kedric Walls / May 9, 2012 / 3 Comments

When searching for the right surveillance system, it’s obvious to want to go the cost-effective route, no matter if the application is residential or business.  But what if you spent the money in the present in order to save the money in the future? Future-proofing your surveillance system is getting more and more popular in…

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Amazing Possibility with the Right PoE

By Gilbert Valdez / September 30, 2011 / 1 Comment

So much can be said about the evolution of the Surveillance industry and probably the number one topic these days is the transition to IP Networks, PC Based DVRs, NVRs, and IP Cameras. Much goes into finding out how many Mega Pixels a Camera has. How powerful is the network or software. But one minor…

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Are you Proactive or Reactive?

By Will / August 1, 2011 / 1 Comment

When is it that most businesses decide to get a security system? Why does it take a break in, robbery, missing inventory, or vandalism for business owners to decide they need something other than a yard dog? I think most business owners understand that it is not a matter of if something nefarious will happen,…

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Should Security Cameras be Hidden?

By Nathan Weaver / July 22, 2011 / 2 Comments

I have had many people coming to me in the recent months asking about covert cameras. If you are looking at implementing a new CCTV system into there are two ways you can go about doing it walk around your property and find the vulnerable areas that need to be more secure that could use…

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Picking the Right Access Control Locks for your Property

By Chris / June 11, 2011 / 1 Comment

When looking into choosing you locks don’t forget a very important step in the development of your access control application

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“Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late”

By Chris / June 2, 2011 / 1 Comment

A lot of people don’t realize their need for surveillance until an incident happens. Then, all of a sudden, surveillance becomes a huge necessity. In this day and age, surveillance is an absolute necessity.

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Important Accessories to Keep in Mind when Purchasing Your Surveillance System.

By Chris / May 24, 2011 / 2 Comments

There are many other useful tools you should know about that often come at a small cost but provide a big benefit when it comes to the efficiency of your system

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