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What are the IP camera advantages? (over analog systems)

An IP camera can have many advantages when compared to a traditional analog camera, in this article you will understand the advantages of IP camera for video surveillance projects.The first thing we must understand is that the principles of light and imaging are universal and do not change when you use an IP camera or […]

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Hacker

Is your CCTV system safe from hackers ?

Nowadays everyone wants to connect their CCTV system on the Internet to see everything remotely via computer, mobile phone or tablet.The question is: “Is your CCTV system safe from hackers ?”People install IP cameras, DVRs or NVRs, enable P2P, cloud, or whatever the new technology that manufacturers offer to make the customer happy with their […]

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HDMI cable for CCTV

How to choose the best HDMI cable for CCTV? (2019)

The best HDMI cable for CCTV are the ones that can handle the traffic from the Digital Video Recorder (DVR) or Network Video Recorder (NVR) in high-resolution without compromising the video qualityIn many CCTV installations that use DVRs/NVRs, the customer wants to see the images through a monitor connected directly to the recorder.For this type […]

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Your CCTV system is about to be hacked

OK, let’s start with that statement above. It is a proven fact that any device connected to an IP network can suffer attacks and intrusions by hackers and viruses. And the world-installed DVRs and security cameras are on this list of devices.Let’s talk now about one of the biggest problems found in the area of […]

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ONVIF

What is ONVIF ? (updated 2019)

 You must have the answer to the question “What is ONVIF” if you are working in the security camera industry and deals with a different brand of devices. This protocol is already implemented in most of the IP cameras out there, so I recommend that you read this article to understand more about this topic.Let’s start […]

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Do you know why CCTV system is so important ?

The practice of crimes such as theft, robbery and vandalism is constantly growing around the world, especially if there is no way to identify and punish the perpetrator.That is why security cameras play a key role in protecting people, property and even animals, since locations are monitored, there is a tendency for crime to decrease.Let’s […]

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Video Codec

How CCTV codecs work

When the video is generated by a CCTV camera, is necessary to compress it to save bandwidth and storage space. The compression is performed by a CCTV codec algorithm such as MJPEG, MPEG-4, H.264 or H.265. In this article I will explain how the main CCTV codecs work. Just keep reading…A CCTV codec works just […]

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Switch for CCTV projects

What is the best switch for CCTV ?

In this article, I talk about switch for CCTV.Layer 2 switches can be used for projects that require reliability and performance. They have the technology to ensure speed and safety using the most modern features available.Below is a description of the most important features for CCTV projects. 100Mbps ports: In a CCTV project the cameras […]

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