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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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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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What is H.264, and Why is it Important in CCTV?

By Jonathan / April 4, 2012 / 2 Comments

On the subject of DVRs, I’ve often been asked what H.264 means and why it’s important.  Basically, H.264 is currently the best format for compressing video, and is used on a variety of popular technologies, from Blu-Ray to YouTube.  The ability of a security DVR to be able to compress video is not only important,…

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Assessing Your Access Control Needs Pt. 1: Getting Your Foot in the Door

By Nathan Weaver / March 7, 2012 / 4 Comments

Looking into an Access Control project?  Be sure to keep the following valuable information handy. Whether you’re looking at tackling a DIY project, or hiring a professional company take care of everything, the few guidelines below will certainly help all parties involved. For now, we are going to talk about the doors themselves.  There are…

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CCTV Planning: It’s All About The Little Things

By Nathan Weaver / January 27, 2012 / 2 Comments

There are many important factors to consider when purchasing a CCTV camera system – camera type, shape, lens, cables, DVR, etc.  Some smaller but important items often get overlooked during the planning stages.  Here are some key things to keep in mind that can help improve and prolong your investment. When choosing a cable, if…

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Would You like an Alarm System to go With Those Cameras?

By Brian Merritt / October 5, 2011 / 0 Comments

Most security companies are still offering security alarm systems along with their surveillance packages.  But those security companies are actually taking advantage of their customers when trying to market a security alarm system in addition to a surveillance system.  This is due to the fact that security alarms are a thing of the past; much…

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Residential Security + the Smart Phone = A Growing CCTV Market

By jsmith / September 24, 2011 / 0 Comments

With the number of police departments having to respond daily to numerous false alarms, their response time is getting longer and upset homeowners are starting to get the real picture.  The real picture is now in the palm of their hand and it’s their home, property, family and peace of mind.  With access to the…

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What’s the Power Behind CCTV Cameras?

By Gray Williams / September 18, 2011 / 0 Comments

The power is offered in a plethora of choices for Digital Video Recorders. The DVRs are almost endless and the features are vast. Security camera surveillance software is used to operate Digital Video Recorders and surveillance systems and choosing the correct software is important. Some questions that you need to ask before purchasing: How many…

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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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