October 23, 2017
CCTV

3 Solutions for CCTV Cameras in Low Light

A camera set in a position where light levels are low won’t always pick up the detail it needs to. Sometimes, the simplest solution is the best. It’s often easiest to install a light source nearby. This isn’t always possible, and light sources can always be broken. Further complicating matters, many details are still hard […]
October 20, 2017
IP security camera

Advantages of an IP Security Camera System Over Analog System

There are many advantages that an IP security camera CCTV system offers over an analog format. IP security cameras send their signal over a network, allowing greater information transfer than an analog signal sent to a DVR. What are the biggest advantages? Resolution Whether cabled or wireless, CCTV systems that use an IP system have […]
October 19, 2017
CCTV

How do Analog, IP, and Wireless CCTV Cameras Work?

What’s the difference between an analog and an Internet Protocol (IP) security camera system? How does each system work? Each form of CCTV system records what’s happening on your camera feeds so you can play it back later. IP systems are able to offer much more capability than analog, however. How is each different? Analog […]
August 25, 2017

Deciding Between Wired and Wireless CCTV Systems

Deciding Between Wired and Wireless CCTV Systems Wireless technology has become tremendously capable in recent years. Yet is it capable of managing your CCTV and security camera system? Wireless CCTVs have many advantages, yet wired CCTVs are still the better choice for many businesses. It really depends on what your business, the coverage you need, […]
August 25, 2017

Different Fire Alert Systems Fit Differently-Sized Businesses

Different Fire Alert Systems Fit Differently-Sized Businesses The first consideration when choosing your fire alert system is the size of your business. More precisely, it’s the size of its workforce, clientele, and the size and complexity of the building itself. Fire codes will address most of this, but it’s important to understand why different requirements […]
August 25, 2017

Streamlining Safety: Integrate Fire Safety, Emergency Response, and Security

Streamlining Safety: Integrate Fire Safety, Emergency Response, and Security Chances are that if you own a business, you have to manage safety for one or multiple buildings. This includes 24-7 alert systems, monitoring, and the ability to manage your and your business’s responsibilities in an emergency. It can become overwhelming when you’re trying to balance […]
August 25, 2017

4 Benefits of Keycard Access Control

4 Benefits of Keycard Access Control Keycard access control offers some advantages over cardless access control. It isn’t superior or inferior, it’s simply a different choice with different strengths. The key is to match those strengths to what your business needs. There are advantages to having a keycard access control system: No Unauthorized Written Records […]
August 25, 2017

4 Benefits of Cardless Access Control

4 Benefits of Cardless Access Control There are many types of access control that businesses can use. From straightforward approaches like keycards to incredibly stringent access control systems like fingerprint scanners, they run the gamut when it comes to confirming identity. There are certain advantages to a cardless access control system: Many Types For many, […]
August 24, 2017

What is a Wireless Mesh Network?

What is a Wireless Mesh Network? A wireless mesh network is a type of network for communication. It’s set up in what’s called a “mesh topology.” This means that each node relays data for the whole network. The nodes work together to distribute data. This means that it’s self-forming and self-healing. How can a network […]