CCTV camera

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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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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PTZ camera

How to connect a PTZ camera to a DVR

If you want to learn how to connect a PTZ camera to a DVR, I got to tell you that you are in the right place. In this article you are going to learn how to identify the DVR and the PTZ camera physical connectors, how to wire them properly and how to setup the devices […]

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How to fix the CCTV ground loop

CCTV ground loop is super annoying and many installers have a hard time facing this problem sooner or later in their careers.If you are searching for a way to fix the CCTV ground loop, don’t look any further because in this article, I will explain how to identify and eliminate this problem.  What is the […]

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How do security camera systems work

A surveillance system sends the videos from the security cameras installed in different places to a monitoring center where it is possible to monitor everything in real time and record the footage to have evidence.It works in different situations, from home monitoring to applications with thousands of cameras installed in cities, factories, hospitals, schools, laboratories […]

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