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DIY home security camera system installation (no monthly fee)

Installing a home security camera system yourself is not that hard. You just need to mount the cameras, run some cables and setup the video recorder. In this article, I explain the basics of a DIY home security camera system installation, so purchase your kit and grab your tools to get started 🙂The installation is based […]

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How to choose a security camera system for your home

Home security cameras systems are relatively easy to install and usually, it’s not necessary to have a contract with a security company which charges you a monthly fee to have everything up and running. In this article, I explain the basic differences between home security systems so you can better understand and choose the right one […]

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How to protect your home while on vacation

Protect your home while on vacation is crucial to have peace of mind and enjoy life with your family, so let’s dive in into the best home protection procedures.   How to protect your home 01 Lock the doors, windows and other entry pointsThis may sound obvious, but you really need to make sure everything […]

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CCTV basics (for beginners)

This article is about the basics of CCTV and is intended for beginners who have no experience in the field if that is your case keep reading.In this article, I will explain in detail the basic concepts of analog CCTV, and how a small recording system with 4 cameras and a digital recorder works.Just in […]

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ICR Infrared Cut Removal

What is ICR (Infrared Cut Removal) for Day/Night cameras?

In situations with little or no lighting, a security camera can use infrared light to illuminate the area and the ICR has an important role on that.In this article, you will learn what the infrared cut filter is and what is the meaning of the day/night feature available in professional security cameras.What is ICR (Infrared […]

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How to measure bandwidth for IP cameras

In CCTV projects it is necessary to know how to measure bandwidth usage, especially if there is a need for transmission for remote monitoring via cell.In this article, you will learn how to measure bandwidth usage for IP cameras and recording systems through the use of simple software.Bandwidth measurement unitThe first thing you should learn […]

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Advanced Video Analytics Software for CCTV

In certain situations, camera surveillance systems require better video analytics to meet specific monitoring and recording needs.In this article, you will learn what are the advanced video analytics capabilities that are available in the market and how they can be used in day to day situations. ==> I also recommend reading my other article on the […]

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Intelligent Video Analytics

Intelligent Video Analytics Cameras and Software

Intelligent video analytics is very important in modern CCTV systems because it allows the identification of real-time occurrences and the rapid search for recorded events, which facilitates the operator’s life and allows a faster and more dynamic response to a possible problem.In this article, you will learn what intelligent video analytics is, what are the […]

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RTSP protocol for IP cameras

What is RTSP protocol for IP cameras

The RTSP protocol can be used to transmit images on CCTV systems and due to its compatibility with several devices, it is a great option for hybrid projects.In this article, you will learn what the RTSP protocol is and how to use it for an IP camera, digital recorder (DVR) or network recorder (NVR).What is […]

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How to choose the correct power supply for your CCTV camera

To connect the CCTV cameras it is necessary to use a power supply that provides the voltage and the proper current according to the project.In this article, you will learn how to choose the correct power supply for your surveillance camera, just keep reading. In most modern installations with analog cameras, the power supply is […]

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