Wireless communications technology has advanced considerably in recent years and with it ever broadening applications — security included. Knowing its capabilities as well as limitations will ensure the substantial benefits of wireless surveillance are fully realized and maintained throughout the life of the system.
August 01, 2012
Requirement variances aside, analog and IP-based surveillance systems alike are doomed to failure unless they are sufficiently powered. Understanding the way key factors like voltage, current, resistance, power over Ethernet, and other standards affect transmission and performance is vital for optimizing video solutions.
June 01, 2012
You’ve learned about thermal imaging’s history, technology and applications… now what? It’s time to put it all together to gain a firmer grasp of this exciting and growing surveillance sector. So step up to finish earning your thermal imaging diploma!
April 01, 2012
The migration from analog to IP video is often an incremental one in which both must co-exist within the same overall surveillance system. Keeping these so-called hybrid systems running as trouble-free as possible requires technicians to understand legacy and new technologies. Find out where to begin when problems do arise with this free download from Security Sales & Integration.
March 01, 2012
In an effort to solve more property crime and burglary cases, the Orlando Police Department (OPD) is encouraging homeowners to install video surveillance cameras, ClickOrlando.com reports.
February 07, 2012
Formerly the domain of the very high end of the security and maritime markets, thermal imaging technology is expanding fast and branching into myriad industries and applications. As costs continue to tumble, thermal-enabled devices proliferate and unhinge potential uses and revenue opportunities. Find out where the technology is today and likely heading tomorrow.
January 01, 2012
Tampa city officials have agreed to spend $2 million to install about 60 video surveillance cameras ahead of the Republican National Convention, which will be held Aug. 27-30, 2012.
December 20, 2011
As analysts forecast a deeper economic downturn, IMS Research predicts that demand for video surveillance equipment will remain strong in 2012.
December 05, 2011
Technological advances along with declining prices are opening up myriad security applications for thermal imaging. Understanding how thermal cameras are affected by variables such as detector type, lens, f/number, resolution, pixel pitch and image processing is essential to ensure results mesh with expectations.
November 01, 2011
Much the same way a clogged artery can shut down the human body, overloaded or inadequate cabling can undermine even the most advanced video surveillance system. Matching the application and system components to the transmission medium is critical to achieve desired performance. Learn how to make the best choices.
October 01, 2011