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Casino Security Surveillance : The Future Is Now

By Chris / April 15, 2012 / 1 Comment

A lot of casinos are still tied to analog camera solutions, but this industry is slowly moving to HD megapixel surveillance.  Faced with multiple security challenges including false claims, employee theft, table game scams, money laundering and drugs, casinos around the US are upgrading their surveillance to ensure customer and employee safety. While consumers have…

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Selling CCTV? How to Convert Your Clients from Analog to IP

By Brian Merritt / March 12, 2012 / 5 Comments

Are you a CCTV dealer or retailer?  If so, you must have noticed that the demand for IP cameras is growing exponentially.  Many industries have already adopted IP video as a standard, some of which include universities, K-12 schools, health care, transportation and government.  The retail market hasn’t fully adopted IP, but will soon begin…

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Security Systems : Why Choose IP Over Analog?

By Thomas P / February 27, 2012 / 2 Comments

When choosing which type of cameras you’ll need for your security system, there are many questions to ask yourself: What is my overall budget? How much video footage (how many days or weeks) do I want to be able to store? Am I replacing or upgrading a current system? Does the current system already have…

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WDR Cameras Are Great! What’s Inside Them?

By Gray Williams / October 13, 2011 / 0 Comments

There is no question that IP cameras offer higher resolution than analog choices, however, analog has a couple of unique features.  The most notable is the WDR feature.  Wide Dynamic Range has evolved and offers great results.  In the past, analog cameras depended on, and still do, a processor called DSP.  Digital Signal Processor, simply…

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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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Turn the Holiday Frown Upside Down with Security Cameras

By Gilbert Valdez / September 13, 2011 / 0 Comments

Well believe it or not the fall and winter Holidays are just around the corner and for most people, this reminds them of Family, Friends, Great Food and Gifts Galore. But for others this reminds them of the best opportunity to steal from those overcrowded stores. With some many Holiday Specials and traffic increasing tenfold,…

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One security camera instead of 4? It can be done! Our fisheye camera offers a 360 degree view

By Gray Williams / August 24, 2011 / 6 Comments

The 360 view or source image is ideal for several applications:  retail stores, office settings and hotel lobbies. The Fisheye camera has many features that can allow full coverage of approximately 1000 sq. feet mounted on 10 foot ceilings. Some features to keep in mind are no mechanical moving parts, electronic PTZ, built-in web server,…

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NY Beefs Up World Trade Center Security for 9/11 Anniversary

By Brian Merritt / August 8, 2011 / 1 Comment

The lower Manhattan force will eventually rise to 670 – larger than any of the 76 precincts in the five boroughs – and entire police departments in other cities across the country. The thousands of people expected to visit the Sept. 11 memorial after it opens this fall will endure airport-style screening and be watched…

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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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Wait a Minute….Where Did that come from?

By Brian Merritt / June 7, 2011 / 0 Comments

The latest version of our DVR/NVR software, V8.4, offers a feature known as “Unattended Object Detection”. Basically, if an object appears in front of a camera that is not normally there, the software can detect it and send an alert instantly. In this day and age, this feature is crucial. This is especially true considering…

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