A SIMPLE GUIDE TO VIDEO SURVEILLANCE

The vast majority of old video surveillance systems still deployed today,sometimes known as Closed Circuit Television or CCTV, are based on ananalog format for their video. In most cases, the performance and qualityof the recordings and images are very poor. How often do we watch our localnews broadcasts and the newscaster asks if we “recognize the person”in a retrieved video recording of a robbery taking place? When all we see isa pixilated blurry shape. This is a typical example of the analogue format inits lowest form.

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HELP ME CHOOSE A CAMERA

Considering your camera choice is the first and most important process,ensure you begin with an IP-based technology, and avoid anything on theold analog platform (coax). The biggest advantage to IP cameras is the adventof Megapixel technology. Camera resolution is measured in pixels, thenumber of pixels vertically and horizontally make up the entire image.

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