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The Future of Red Light Camera Enforcement

By Brian Merritt / January 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

Red light cameras have been around for a while now but what most drivers don’t know is that tickets issued from red light cameras are not as enforceable as a ticket you would receive from a cop. Recent public backlash and high cost of maintaining these cameras has caused some cities to reconsider them. In…

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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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Marathon Bolsters Security Cameras Before the Big Day

By Brian Merritt / December 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

Marathons draw tens of thousands of runners, spectators, and event staff to the host city every year for a fun, safe race to the finish line. However, having this many people packed together in the heart of the city presents local Police with a logistical nightmare in patrolling the crowds, spotting potential threats, and responding…

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Rikers Island Installs 7,800 New Security CCTV Cameras

By Brian Merritt / December 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

The New York City Department of Correction plans to add 7,800 new surveillance cameras at Rikers Island as part of the reforms that were announced Tuesday. The Rikers Island facility has been criticized about the prison’s conditions and urged to reform their security measures, specifically on the harsh treatment of teenage prisoners by a small…

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Let’s Talk Frame Rate (FPS) Settings

By Nathan Weaver / April 16, 2013 / 1 Comment

When we talk FPS (Frames Per Second) or IPS (Images Per Second), it is really rather simple…the more frames you have available the more fluid your video feeds. This is a good thing, right? Yes, it can be, but there are pros and cons to everything. If you have an unlimited budget, that’s great! Crank…

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Fiber Optic CCTV Cables : The Next Frontier

By Jonathan / January 2, 2013 / 0 Comments

There is a new cable becoming more prevalent in our industry and it is poised to replace the standard RG59 siamese cable. With the enormous increase in popularity of IP cameras over the past three years, we can expect to see a similar trend with fiber optic cable as it comes in two types. Single…

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Loss Prevention : Security System Catches Missing Merchandise

By Eric Nauta / November 14, 2012 / 2 Comments

A large Southern-Californian manufacturing company recently approached our team with a problem:  Merchandise was disappearing and nobody seemed to know if it was walking out the door or if their inventory was drastically off. They needed a solution quickly or management was going to audit their facility. Our client informed us that they had security…

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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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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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HD CCTV Camera Technology : Maximum Flexibility

By Will / July 7, 2012 / 2 Comments

High Definition CCTV (HD-CCTV) is a next progression from analog standard definition CCTV. The technology utilizes the same technology that is used in broadcast HD television and gives a much enhanced image over what you get with standard resolution hardware. Keep in mind, this should not be confused with HD-IP-CCTV which is an Internet Protocol…

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