IP Cameras

IP camera advantages

IP Camera Advantages Over Analog System

The security industry has been transitioning to IP security cameras over the last years due to the advantages of this type of device. Despite the evolution of analog camera resolution, IP cameras usage is still growing fast.In this article you will learn about the IP security camera advantages over analog system and understand why is […]

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ONVIF protocol

ONVIF protocol, the benefits and drawbacks

The ONVIF protocol is used by most of the  IP camera manufacturers and has been very important to keep systems compatibility in the security industry.In this article, I will explain what are the different profiles used by this protocol and also what are its advantages and the drawbacks. Just Keep reading. What is ONVIF?ONVIF stands […]

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Protect CCTV camera against hackers

How to protect your CCTV camera from Hackers (easy steps)

It is a proven fact that any device connected to an IP network can suffer attacks and intrusions by hackers and viruses. DVRs and security cameras installed around the world are part of this device list.You need to protect your devices before they get hacked, and just here in this article you gonna learn how […]

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LPR software

How LPR works – The best tutorial for License Plate Recognition

Before decide for the best vehicle license plate recognition system (LPR) it’s important to learn what factors you must take in consideration.There is no straightforward answer on which is the best camera or system for vehicle license plates recognition, it depends on your project’s budget and what you really need and expect from your system.See […]

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H.265 IP cameras benefits and drawbacks

H.265 IP cameras benefits (and drawbacks)

The new H.265 IP cameras are everywhere. Since video compression is essential and the H.265 CODEC is the ideal solution for high-resolution IP cameras, people are migrating to this new technology.Read this article to better understand what are the benefits and drawbacks (yes, there are some) of using H.265 IP cameras in your CCTV project.Hey, […]

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Storage for CCTV

Bandwidth and storage for CCTV

The amount of bandwidth used by a CCTV camera is directly proportional to the video quality. The higher the quality, the higher the transmission bandwidth and also the need for storage space.I will talk about the factors that influence image quality and the use of bandwidth for transmission and amount of storage necessary for CCTV: […]

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VLANs

How to setup VLANs for CCTV

VLAN configuration for CCTV is very important to protect the IP cameras against unauthorized access and also to separate the security camera system from other computers and devices that are connected to the IP network.If you have layer 2 network switches such as Cisco, Netgear, HP, Dell, Dlink and others, they can be easily configured […]

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Memory Card for CCTV Cameras

Memory Card for CCTV

Most of the modern IP security cameras have a memory card slot. This is very interesting because the camera can record on the same type of card used in regular photo cameras, but it is important to understand exactly what is the best CCTV camera memory card type that can be used on your IP […]

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IP camera login

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 […]

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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 that are widely […]

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