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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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Halos Are Not Always Good and Holy

By Brian Merritt / June 15, 2011 / 0 Comments

When you look at some of Michelangelo’s paintings, some of the people in them have halos above their heads.  We all know that this means that those people are considered holy and good.  But, this is not the case with surveillance.  Sometimes, when viewing video from a night vision camera, halo rings will appear in…

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Why Infrared?

By Brian Merritt / July 9, 2010 / 6 Comments

In today’s security market mass demands have increased the use of IR (infrared). Businesses and homes need 24/7 surveillance and infrared is essential to capturing security footage during evening hours. Many security cameras boast low lux ratings, some as low as 0.1 lux. These specifications would suggest that the camera will function in low light…

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