Ethernet over coax (EoC) enables more installers to approach IP migration projects with a new set of financial and installation options. An EoC solution’s elegance is its simplicity of design and application — and everyone saves money.
October 31, 2013
Signal transmission methodology is an essential ingredient to optimize a video surveillance system. While more than half of existing systems use coaxial, Ethernet cabling is growing fast as IP-based systems proliferate. And then there’s fiber optics. Learn how to evaluate and balance critical factors to achieve the best results.
March 05, 2013
Vigitron of San Diego introduces the MaxiiCopper IP Extender line. The extenders are designed for UTP applications (Vi2301) and extend digital signals over coaxial cables (Vi2401).
SSI Staff · April 30, 2010
The editors of SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION fanned out across the show floor of ISC West to locate new products and technology, which we'll be writing about over the coming months.
March 25, 2010
One of the most important components of any IP network is also the one that is most overlooked - the cabling. Without proper cable, and cable installation, the network just won't function right.
December 31, 2009
Contrary to what might be perceived by all of the articles in security magazines, exhibitions ...
September 30, 2008
Integration has been a buzzword in our industry for a long time. Whether it’s an access control system tied to a video system to provide video verification of a card swipe, or a perimeter fence protection system that can trigger pan/tilt/zoom (p/t/z) cameras ...
August 31, 2008
Working with CCTV systems typically offers a select number of application technology choices. You can take the old standard route of laying an array of coaxial cable and connecting standard analog cameras or, as we see more and more today, you also have the option of creating a network configuration with category cable, such as ...
June 30, 2008
Q: I just had to drive about fifty screws in trim at an alarm installation. The trim was hardwood and because of the delicate nature, I did them by hand. I did not want to chance damage using my drill. My hand is about to fall off. Are there any tips that could have made life easier for me?
May 31, 2008
As part of a new construction project, you install a camera with a fixed focal length lens. What happens when the user isn’t happy with the resulting view? You change the lens. What if you add a card reader to a system and there is a protocol compatibility issue? You swap out the reader. Fortunately, these problems have relatively simple solutions. But there’s one aspect of such a project that usually isn’t so easily remedied: ...
December 31, 2007