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Wide Dynamic Range – Advanced Security Camera Feature

By Brian Merritt / February 25, 2016 / 1 Comment

The Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) feature on Video Security Cameras is one of the most important image improvements on security cameras alongside the higher resolution cameras evolution we see in the video surveillance industry today. WDR is the camera’s ability to see in contrasting levels of light such as when a camera is pointed towards a glass…

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Virtual Surveillance – New Ownership and Management

By Brian Merritt / February 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

IN 2015, Virtual Surveillance was acquired by Mark Harris who is CEO of the company.  Mr. Harris brings extensive experience and knowledge of worldwide technology deployments and customer service.  His background includes over 20 years as a Senior Vice President of Global Technology Services for Convergys/InterVoice in Dallas, Texas.  Mark has a BBA from Baylor…

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Types of Security Cameras – What Camera do You Need?

By Brian Merritt / March 28, 2014 / 0 Comments

There are many different types of security cameras. Some are used for very specific purposes, like license-plate-recognition cameras, while others are used for more general applications, such as standard dome cameras. What we are here to look at today are the different types and when you might need which. We will review several different primary…

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Wireless Security Cameras = Future Company Growth

By Brian Merritt / January 11, 2012 / 0 Comments

Some companies take on change while others resist it.  Does anyone remember Eckerd’s drug stores?  If not, I don’t blame you.  Resistance to change is what ended Eckerd’s run as a strong force in the drug store market.  Meanwhile, taking on change helped keep Walgreens alive, with the addition of the drive through pharmacy, among…

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10 Different Uses for Security Cameras

By Brian Merritt / August 10, 2011 / 3 Comments

Security cameras are often used for many different types of applications. Some for home use and some for small and large business use. Below, you will see how you can make security cameras work for your application, whether it is for personal use, work-related use or something completely different. Protect your property and deter theft,…

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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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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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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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