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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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Video to go: The applications and components of mobile video

By Chris / May 17, 2011 / 1 Comment

The future will bring expansion of the capabilities of wireless networks and devices that bring mobile recording into the hands of the average consumer as well.

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Surveillance Video Helps Break Robbery Case

By Brian Merritt / March 2, 2011 / 2 Comments

Surveillance video of a robbery at a T-Mobile store on Frankford Road in Dallas was uploaded on YouTube and led to the tip that broke the case, police say. Public release of surveillance footage in recent crimes in the Dallas area have helped to bring in several felons. The Dallas Police Department have posted these…

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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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Choosing The Right Kind of Video Recording Device

By Brian Merritt / January 25, 2011 / 0 Comments

Choosing the right kind of recording device for your surveillance system can be difficult at times. This is especially true given the system’s location and its environment. Remote locations can be the trickiest. In many instances, people need surveillance in isolated locations. Secluded locations are more susceptible to theft and vandalism. Unfortunately, most distant locations…

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Research Should Always Precede Purchases

By Brian Merritt / January 17, 2011 / 1 Comment

This article explains the importance of researching the cameras and current technology available before making your final purchase. When research is completed before buying, one can know what to expect with the products he or she purchases.

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To Build or Buy? That Is the Question

By Brian Merritt / January 6, 2011 / 3 Comments

When one decides to purchase a PC-based DVR, they have the options of either building the entire DVR themselves, purchase the DVR card or cards and install them into an existing machine, or have one built for them.  It may seem as if any of these options may be feasible.  But, there are definitely advantages…

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CCTV Systems: What are we trying to Accomplish?

By Brian Merritt / December 27, 2010 / 3 Comments

When you install a CCTV system in your home or place of business, what are you really trying to accomplish? Well, I believe for a lot of people, it originally is installed as a deterrent. Hopefully, if there is someone looking to break into your home or business, or even cause property damage in some…

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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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Dimly Lit or Pitch Black?

By Brian Merritt / November 30, 2010 / 4 Comments

Choosing the right camera for your application is critical in terms of video quality and getting the most bang for your buck.  This is especially true when deciding whether to purchase a night vision infrared camera or a camera with a low lux level. Sometimes an IR camera is not always necessary for a dimly…

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