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What are the distinguishing features of a PTZ Camera?

PTZ Camera or a Pan-Tilt-Zoom Camera has very distinguishing features than all other stationary security cameras. In case of the stationary security cameras, the field of view is determined at the time of its installation and cannot be altered until and unless the mounting angle or the security camera lens is changed. This limits the scope of the security camera a great deal as there are many huge blind in the security system design or layout. PTZ cameras on the other hand bring flexibility and simpler installation to the

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Which are the various CAT cables available for a security system?

Security systems are carefully designed keeping in mind the requirements in case. The performance of a s surveillance system not only depends upon the security system design but also on the equipment chosen. One such critical component for any security system is the cables used in the security system. Today, a wide range of Ethernet cables are available in the market and every category has diverse set of specifications with regards to protection from electromagnetic field, data transmission speed

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4 Technologies for low light security camera

Security Cameras to be installed in areas with limited or low lighting need special thought. This is so because the security cameras need light to produce a quality image and hence it is very important to understand your lighting conditions prior to the IP cameras selection. When most criminal acts are carried out on secluded and dark spots obscured from the normal view, security cameras capturing quality images or video even in low light become a vital part of any security system design. Today there is a wide

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How are Analog Cameras different from IP Cameras?

Analog Cameras and IP Cameras are quite different from each other. But the first and foremost difference that sets them apart is the way, how they deliver their video signal. Where Analog signals convert the video signal into a format that can be received by a television or monitor, on the other hand, an IP camera captures analog video and digitizes it using a specialized encoder internally. Hence, the IP camera can also act as a network device, which allows the user to access the security feed not

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In India, CCTV cameras touted as quick fix for women’s safety

NEW DELHI — Last month, a Nigerian woman in New Delhi accepted a ride home from an upscale shopping mall with four men who then raped her in a moving car before pushing her out onto the road. Although her assailants fled the scene, a surveillance camera captured the grainy image of the car as it sped away, and within hours the police arrested the alleged attackers.

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7 Parameters to consider when buying WI-FI Module for CCTV Cameras

Wi-Fi module is a key component in deploying a wireless security system. While choosing a Wi-Fi module for your equipment, you need to consider its both software and hardware aspects. There are various kinds of WI-FI modules available in the market today and each WI-FI Module comes with its own combination of specifications. To make choosing the WI-FI module simpler, we have here the major parameters you should consider when buying a

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Why is motion sensor an essential part of a security system?

A Video Motion Sensor (or Detector) performs the main function of relieving CCTV operators from monitoring one or many screens of information that may not change for long periods. The idea behind a motion sensor system is that the processor is continuously monitoring all the cameras in the system. Whenever there is a movement in any camera, the motion sensor picks it up and the alarmed camera is immediately switched to the blank monitor while

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Domestic help caught stealing on camera

The domestic help had been working at the house of the complainant, Satish Sehrawat, since many years. However, it was only in the last few months that he noticed cash going missing from his home. When thousands of rupees began disappearing from the cupboard every few days, he decided to install a CCTV camera. Credits: www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-newdelhi/domestic-help-caught-stealing-on-camera/article9013457.ece

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AHD vs HD-CVI what's difference between them?

Since the popularity of CMOS image sensor, the traditional analog video surveillance is undergoing tremendous transformation. More and more security camera manufacturers launch new high definition analog solutions, which are, HD-SDI, HD-CVI, HD-TVI, and now HD-AHD. All of them can deliver 720P/1080P high definition images, and transmitting the video over traditional coaxial cable. HD-SDI cameras and HD-SDI DVR are

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