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Video in 360 Degrees – Hemispheric Cameras

By Brian Merritt / February 29, 2016 / 1 Comment

Hemispheric Cameras cover a 360 degree view.  These cameras  allow you to monitor all angles of a location with a single camera. It can be installed to the ceiling, wall, wall corner and the pole. The camera is equipped with infrared illumination that provides low-light or no-light video. The camera’s  hemispherical image of the camera can be converted…

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Secure Your Cameras from Hackers

By Brian Merritt / December 21, 2014 / 0 Comments

Internet-Based security cameras. also known as IP cameras, are great tools used by many home owners to check if the pets are okay or if an elderly parent needs help. However in the light of recent events, such as the Russian web site that hacked over 70,000 CCTV cameras worldwide, you have to wonder if…

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Security System Layering : Deter Deviants Before They Can Act

By Jonathan / September 19, 2012 / 1 Comment

With surveillance being taken to the next level, homeowners, businesses and government entities are increasing the number of layers on their surveillance solutions. This yields to more outdoor surveillance being implemented at the first tier, or the initial barrier/layer, for the security system. This is where the security begins as stopping an intruder before they…

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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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Surveillance System Maintenance Tips

By Nathan Weaver / May 2, 2012 / 1 Comment

I’ve spent well over 10 years in the field, going out and performing installations and service calls for clients and their surveillance systems.  Based on my experiences, I have compiled a list of helpful tips to help you prolong the life of your security camera system and ensure your investment lasts as long as possible.…

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5 Reasons How A Security Camera System Benefits You

By Tyler / April 26, 2012 / 5 Comments

Theft deterrent: We’ll go with the most obvious reason first. Nobody ever wants to get caught in the act, so if they detect cameras in the area, chances are they’ll most likely exit the premises post-haste! Gives peace of mind through remote viewing: Ever go on vacation and wonder how the house is doing? Well…

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Smartphones and Surveillance

By Will / April 17, 2012 / 2 Comments

One of the most asked question I hear daily in the CCTV industry is, “May I view my surveillance system from my smart phone?”  We can all recognize the crazy growth of smartphone usage over the past few years, and at the rate the CCTV industry is climbing, it makes sense that the demand for…

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Assessing Your Access Control Needs: Getting Your Foot in the Door (Part 2)

By Nathan Weaver / April 11, 2012 / 1 Comment

Nathan’s last article on access control solutions was set out to help you understand the different types of doors.  Part 2 focuses on different types of locks. Access Control can be installed in several types of applications. Doors types are usually pretty common, and there are several different locks that can be installed on each…

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Wireless Security Cameras = Future Company Growth

By Brian Merritt / January 11, 2012 / 0 Comments

Some companies take on change while others resist it.  Does anyone remember Eckerd’s drug stores?  If not, I don’t blame you.  Resistance to change is what ended Eckerd’s run as a strong force in the drug store market.  Meanwhile, taking on change helped keep Walgreens alive, with the addition of the drive through pharmacy, among…

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Facial Recognition Technology in CCTV Camera Systems

By Brian Merritt / December 21, 2011 / 0 Comments

Although there have been many advancements in security applications, one of the most intriguing developments in the security marketplace is facial recognition. Whether you’re trying to protect mass transportation, identify a known hot check writer at a bank, or requiring details on who may be entering a secured entrance, you’ll notice facial recognition technology’s importance…

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