Axis camera with overlay text

How to add overlay text to Axis cameras

Want to have text overlay in your Axis Camera ?The camera can display different type of information as shown below. As you can see, the camera in the picture displays the following information:Camera NameIP addressStream ProfileBitrateFrame rateTemperatureDate and timeImageYou can use text and variables to display such information.It’s possible to display a image (such as a […]

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Axis camera network statistics via SNMP

How to monitor IP cameras via SNMP

In this article, I explain how to monitor an IP camera via SNMP.By enabling and using this protocol in the device, it’s possible to get all sorts of information such as Uptime, Network Traffic, Storage Status, Temperature, etc.Axis IP camera monitored via SNMPThe SNMP protocol is very popular among IT professionals.I used to have it implemented in dozens of […]

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Shared folder with recorded videos

How to Record Axis Camera to a Windows File Share

Do you want to record your Axis camera to a Windows file share?This is not a typical situation; however, I can show you the steps to get it done.I’ve tested the setup myself with an Axis camera P1365 MK II I have in my lab, so rest assured you have all the information you need from the […]

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Analog security camera on TV

How to View Axis Cameras on Roku TV

Want to learn how to view your Axis cameras on a Roku TV?Yeah, it’s possible to do that. I did it myself, and I can show you the step-by-step.The picture below shows an Axis P1365 MK II on a TCL Roku TV. Axis P1365 MK II camera on a TCL Roku TVAs you can see, I got […]

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FTP Sever with videos from Axis IP camera

How to record security camera to FTP server (example with Axis IP camera)

In this article, I explain how to record your security camera to an FTP server.It’s possible to have a Free FTP server at home and avoid spending money with paid services. If that’s what you want, please just keep reading.Pictures and files recorded to the FTP server (Filezilla)Yes, I have a setup at my home, so this […]

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Axis camera on TV

How to watch IP cameras on TV (7 ways)

In this article, I explain how to watch IP cameras on TV.Yes, this is an IP camera on my TV (using Firestick)It doesn’t matter if you have a standard or a smart TV; either way, it works.There are different ways to have an IP camera streaming video to a TV. It’s just a question to […]

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Analog security camera on TV

How to watch analog security cameras on TV (5 different methods)

In this article, I teach you how to watch analog security cameras on TV.TV with a high-resolution analog camera (TVI)Of course, there are many different ways to do that, and it all depends on the type of cameras, recorders, TV, and other available devices.You can watch analog cameras on your standard or smart TV. Let’s […]

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Internet Speed

How Does Internet Speed Affect the Security System?

There‚Äôs no denying the fact, the internet has emerged as a popular commodity in every household across the globe. The Internet is responsible for how data travels from one location to the next and how quickly people can get in touch with each other. A few years back, nobody had even thought that the internet would […]

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image settings

How to delete security camera footage

In today’s article, we will go over different ways to delete security camera footage.Plenty of people think deleting footage is hard. But, on the other hand, some believe it is easy, like in the movies. Well, which one is it?  Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. If you wish to delete footage, it should be […]

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Dahua VTO Intercom

How to Reset the Dahua VTO Password (step-by-step)

In this article, I explain how to reset the Dahua VTO Password.Once it’s reset, you can login using the default password.It’s important to be aware that the credentials vary according to the device model.Dahua VTO Default PasswordOld Dahua VTO devices use the username: admin and default password: admin . You can find the camera in […]

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