13 Low-Light Video Surveillance Tips to Enlighten Your Solutions
From processing power to lens selection to proper positioning, here are 13 tips to help shed light on proper installation of cameras in low-light conditions.
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Security integrators should no longer be in the dark about the ever-broadening applications for implementing low-light surveillance cameras to solve their clients’ security needs.
Indeed, low-light camera technology has advanced lightyears from where it stood just a decade ago.
But enough wordplay, the power of low-light camera technology is no joke – these surveillance systems are today using advanced technologies to improve image quality even in the darkest of environments while still permitting the use of sophisticated analytics.
However, in order to get the most out of this product category, there are several key considerations dealers must take into account, from using the proper terminology to the involvement of video analytics to appropriate camera positioning tips.
Some of today’s leading camera manufacturers illuminate us on 13 important factors to help dealers maximize the use of the technology, enhance their clients’ security, and boost their own profitability.
Low-Light Video Tips:
- Using the right terminology to talk the talk
- Distinguishing Among Types of Technologies
- Look for Processing Power
- “Low-Light” May Take on Different Meanings
- Beware of Spec Sheet Claims
- Resolution May Not Impact Results Like You Think
- Check the Lense Speed
- Proper Positioning is Important
- Factor Distance Into the Equation
- Enlisting Video Analytics
- Don’t Expect to Use Facial Recognition
- Think About IR Illumination
- Buy What You Know
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