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VS-US is leading GeoVision Security Solutions Provider

By Brian Merritt / February 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Virtual Surveillance is a Premier Partner and integrator with GeoVision, the manufacturer of advanced IP Video Security Cameras and Network Video Recorders. Virtual Surveillance designs security solutions for small to large business across the U.S. and utilizes GeoVision cameras and NVRs to offer 4 to 1000 camera systems.  Virtual Surveillance also uses GeoVision advanced Access…

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Security Camera and Access Control System Integration

By Brian Merritt / April 7, 2014 / 0 Comments

Controlling access to business facilities and private property is often a requirement in today’s world, even more so than in the past. Application varies, of course, but you might see anything from keypads to biometric scanners on doors, gates, or other entry and access points throughout a facility. These systems are in place to protect…

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Video Surveillance : Why Is It Needed?

By Brian Merritt / November 28, 2012 / 0 Comments

There was a time when video surveillance was reserved for business or government entities that had large budgets. Surveillance systems were rarely seen, and when they were, you could be assured that the owner spent a sizable amount of money to implement it. Those days are now behind us. As with any technology, the longer…

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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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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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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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Are you Proactive or Reactive?

By Will / August 1, 2011 / 1 Comment

When is it that most businesses decide to get a security system? Why does it take a break in, robbery, missing inventory, or vandalism for business owners to decide they need something other than a yard dog? I think most business owners understand that it is not a matter of if something nefarious will happen,…

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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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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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