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IP Camera Local Storage – Livin’ On the Edge!

By Gray Williams / May 27, 2011 / 0 Comments

‘On the edge’ or ‘at the edge’ recording allows images to be stored on the IP camera with a SD card. This feature can offer several advantages: Bandwidth If the server becomes overloaded with data, the SD card will store that data on your camera, preventing loss of important recordings. This option can also preserve…

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Why should I upgrade to IP security cameras?

By Chris / May 22, 2011 / 2 Comments

The IP-camera based security system offer access, quality, and cost-effectiveness

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IP Cameras Revisited

By Brian Merritt / April 17, 2011 / 3 Comments

As we wrap the first quarter of the 2011 year we are finding studies are holding true. IP cameras are on the rise. Quickly making its presence in the market in many residences and business throughout the nation, IP cameras are taking the market by storm.  IP cameras offer higher resolution that’s an obvious but,…

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2011 – An Exciting Year in Security

By Brian Merritt / February 16, 2011 / 0 Comments

2011 is an exciting time in the Surveillance industry. We expect even more growth than the year before. Where we expect this growth is in the IP network solutions or IP cameras to be exact. As the market and technology move forward we are seeing a rise in demand for camera solutions to be viewed…

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Wireless: Only if absolutely Necessary.

By Brian Merritt / December 22, 2010 / 0 Comments

With technology changes occurring daily, you would think that the wireless solution for CCTV cameras would have come around by now. Well, in reality, it has come a long way. Just not as far as some would have liked. If you are looking into a CCTV system and are thinking about wireless, there are still…

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Stop Getting Tangled in Network Camera Cables

By Brian Merritt / December 5, 2010 / 4 Comments

When most people take make the move from analog cameras to Network Cameras (IP Cameras), what they need in the ways of video recording, archiving, and cables is the biggest challenge for them to learn. Unless you are a network engineer or seasoned IT vet, you’ve probably never had to deal with switches, PoE ports,…

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IP Cameras Making Fictional Surveillance A Reality

By Brian Merritt / December 5, 2010 / 1 Comment

Until recently, analog cameras were the only available choice for surveillance. While they were useful for identifying and capturing careless thieves, they had no chance of identifying clever thieves who understood their limitations. Generally speaking, analog cameras are terrible for using software to zoom in digitally. Movies and TV show detectives zooming in on an…

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Centalized and Decentralized IP Cameras

By Brian Merritt / November 28, 2010 / 3 Comments

Did you know that an Internet Protocol Camera, or IP Camera, is available in two different styles? The most common style of IP Camera is the “Centralized” IP Camera. The “centralized” IP Camera Requires a Central NVR(Network Video Recorder). The Centralized IP Camera can be connected directly to the Internet and record to an NVR…

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Network Cable: The future of Security Camera Installation

By Brian Merritt / November 10, 2010 / 2 Comments

More and more Video Surveillance installers are switching to CAT 5e and 6 network cable for their applications. This trend hangs on the fact that more Surveillance Systems being installed are integrating IP cameras versus the traditional Analog Systems. Although the number of Analog systems outweigh IP, everyone in the CCTV business realize that the…

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The IP Take Over

By Brian Merritt / October 27, 2010 / 8 Comments

The entire market is flooded right now with the transition ideas of sharing networks. Its now easier than ever to monitor away from the site on many mobile devices such as cell phones and laptops.  As the age pushes forward we will see a strong decrease in the amount of popularity base that traditional analog…

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