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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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Surveillance room

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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