Security camera in the bathroom

Are Security Cameras Allowed In Bathrooms?

How would you feel if you find out that there are security cameras in the bathrooms, especially in public toilets? Well, the initial reaction most of us would have is a feeling of invasion of privacy.Naturally! Imagine somebody “spying” on you while you are using the bathroom! If this is the case, you might feel […]

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Hikvision IP camera reset button

How to reset a Hikvision camera (back to factory defaults)

There are different ways to reset a Hikvision camera to factory default.If you have an IP camera, just open it up and look for the reset button.Hikvision camera hard resetIn a Hikvision camera, usually the reset button is located close to the memory card slot. You can easily find it even without any indication, since […]

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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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ICR Infrared Cut Removal

What is ICR (Infrared Cutfilter 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

It’s important to know how to measure bandwidth for IP cameras, especially if there is a need for transmission for remote monitoring via mobile devices.In this article, I will answer the question, “how much bandwidth does a security camera use?” You will understand the IP camera bandwidth requirements and how many Mbps you need for […]

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Advanced Video Analytics Software for CCTV cameras

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 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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What is H.264 DVR

What is H.264 DVR

I can see that in the market, there’s a lot of confusion about what is H.264 DVR, so I decided to write an article to explain this subject…H.264 DVR is a digital video recorder that uses the H.264 CODEC (a video compression algorithm) to better compress the video and save bandwidth and storage space. H.264 […]

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