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Safe CCTV camera passwords (don’t get your IP camera hacked)

Installing IP CCTV cameras and not worrying about passwords, is the same as locking your house main door but leaving the windows open.In fact we have to worry about all aspects of security, and when we install devices such as cameras, DVRs and NVRS, there is the possibility of having hackers attacks via network.The most […]

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Coaxial cable for CCTV

Best coaxial cable for CCTV

When you are about to design an analog CCTV project it is crucial to know which CCTV coaxial cables can be used and how they affect the overall quality of the system that will be installed.Let’s talk about the best coaxial cables for CCTV.In this article, we will talk about coaxial cables widely used in […]

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Coaxial cables for CCTV Systems

Coaxial cable for IP CCTV Systems

When designing an IP CCTV system, it is necessary to know how the data will be transmitted from the cameras to the recording and monitoring system.There are different ways to send the cameras signals, some are better than others and sometimes also more expensive, so we have to know the options available and what are the […]

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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? (2020)

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 2020)

 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

Understand 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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