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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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Wide Dynamic Range – Advanced Security Camera Feature

By Brian Merritt / February 25, 2016 / 1 Comment

The Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) feature on Video Security Cameras is one of the most important image improvements on security cameras alongside the higher resolution cameras evolution we see in the video surveillance industry today. WDR is the camera’s ability to see in contrasting levels of light such as when a camera is pointed towards a glass…

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HikVision Turbo HD products provide Virtual Surveillance with HD Over Coax Solutions

By Brian Merritt / February 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

Hikvision is one of the  worldwide leaders in innovative, award-winning video surveillance products, has teamed up with Virtual Surveillance for advanced TVI HD over Coax and IP Solutions.  Virtual Surveillance has a diverse product portfolio with many leading brands of CCTV Video Security and Access Control.  The addition of HikVision to the product line has been very…

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VS-US is leading GeoVision Security Solutions Provider

By Brian Merritt / February 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Virtual Surveillance is a Premier Partner and integrator with GeoVision, the manufacturer of advanced IP Video Security Cameras and Network Video Recorders. Virtual Surveillance designs security solutions for small to large business across the U.S. and utilizes GeoVision cameras and NVRs to offer 4 to 1000 camera systems.  Virtual Surveillance also uses GeoVision advanced Access…

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Virtual Surveillance – New Ownership and Management

By Brian Merritt / February 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

IN 2015, Virtual Surveillance was acquired by Mark Harris who is CEO of the company.  Mr. Harris brings extensive experience and knowledge of worldwide technology deployments and customer service.  His background includes over 20 years as a Senior Vice President of Global Technology Services for Convergys/InterVoice in Dallas, Texas.  Mark has a BBA from Baylor…

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Security Risks Facing the Legal and Medical Marijuana Dispensary Industry

By Brian Merritt / December 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

Whether or not you agree with it, the legalization of marijuana in America is starting to gather steam. Medical marijuana has been legal for some time in 23 states and recent legislation has seen its complete legalization in Washington, Colorado, Oregon, Washington D.C., and Alaska with nearly another dozen more states de-criminalizing the possession of…

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Security Camera and Access Control System Integration

By Brian Merritt / April 7, 2014 / 0 Comments

Controlling access to business facilities and private property is often a requirement in today’s world, even more so than in the past. Application varies, of course, but you might see anything from keypads to biometric scanners on doors, gates, or other entry and access points throughout a facility. These systems are in place to protect…

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Types of Security Cameras – What Camera do You Need?

By Brian Merritt / March 28, 2014 / 0 Comments

There are many different types of security cameras. Some are used for very specific purposes, like license-plate-recognition cameras, while others are used for more general applications, such as standard dome cameras. What we are here to look at today are the different types and when you might need which. We will review several different primary…

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Security Surveillance Solutions : Plan Ahead to Reap the Benefits

By Jonathan / October 18, 2012 / 2 Comments

The increased demand for wireless surveillance, fiber optics and IP solutions have placed a strong emphasis on planning ahead for your surveillance solution. Networks are also being impacted because end users want higher megapixel cameras. In some circles, it is being forecasted that close to 80 percent of video surveillance networks will have mega pixel…

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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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