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Front Of House Lighting Positions | Best Practices and Tips

December 30, 2021

Did you know that just some simple, strategic lighting can have a massive effect on the appearance and beauty of your home? That’s right: choosing the right front of house lighting positions can highlight your home’s appearance and improve your property’s perception. This guide will discuss some of the most important ideas that can improve … Continue reading “Front Of House Lighting Positions | Best Practices and Tips”

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How To Prevent Home Invasion | 5 Effective Strategies You Can Use Today

December 15, 2021

Break-ins can happen to anyone, and it’s best to be prepared if a burglar ever makes your property a target. Of course, this means learning how to prevent home invasion by making it difficult for people to target your property – prevention is always the best strategy. That’s why this article will list five effective … Continue reading “How To Prevent Home Invasion | 5 Effective Strategies You Can Use Today”

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Infrared Thermometer Accuracy | How To Choose A Quality Thermometer

November 30, 2021

Throughout the past year, you’ve likely seen more infrared thermometers than ever before. As a convenient, no-contact measuring tool, they have been incredibly useful and widespread in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. But when it comes to infrared thermometer accuracy, you’ve probably wondered: how accurate are these things, anyway? In this article, we’ll first … Continue reading “Infrared Thermometer Accuracy | How To Choose A Quality Thermometer”

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How Can You Boost FLIR Night Vision Visibility?

November 15, 2021

Night vision has come a long way since its initial use by military forces. Today, FLIR and night vision technology have diverse uses, and commercial night vision technology is becoming increasingly affordable. If you’re looking to boost your night vision system’s image quality, this article will explain how using a dedicated illuminator can help you … Continue reading “How Can You Boost FLIR Night Vision Visibility?”

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Upgrading Your Security Camera Infrared Illumination | A Quick Guide

October 30, 2021

Seeing grainy, low-resolution footage on your security camera can be frustrating, especially when it prevents it from being useful. This commonly happens when the camera fights low-light conditions at night, while you might get a clean, noiseless image during the day. But why is this? The secret lies in your security camera infrared. Security Camera … Continue reading “Upgrading Your Security Camera Infrared Illumination | A Quick Guide”

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What Does The Red Light Mean On A Security Camera? | Security Basics

October 15, 2021

Security cameras have become more accessible than ever before. Home and business security systems are available to consumers at wallet-friendly price points, and they’re easy to set up and use. But a lot of people may still not be familiar with how their security cameras work. One of the more common questions we get is, … Continue reading “What Does The Red Light Mean On A Security Camera? | Security Basics”

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What Is Hazardous Lighting? | How To Choose The Right Rugged Light

September 30, 2021

Choosing a light fixture might seem like a straightforward process. After all, all you need is a light that fits the budget and delivers enough to see in, right? Well, some locations require lighting that can withstand tougher conditions. These fall under the category of hazardous lighting. This post will discuss what hazardous lighting is … Continue reading “What Is Hazardous Lighting? | How To Choose The Right Rugged Light”

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How to Choose an IR Illuminator – 5 Things To Look For

September 15, 2021

Adding an IR illuminator to your setup is a great way of boosting your cameras’ range, visibility, and usefulness. In this post, we’ll give you some tips on how to choose an IR illuminator. Things To Consider IR illuminators come in a range of different shapes, sizes, and intended applications. Choosing a quality illuminator from … Continue reading “How to Choose an IR Illuminator – 5 Things To Look For”

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How PoE Lighting Is Smarter, Cheaper and More Flexible

August 30, 2021

Upgrading your surveillance or illumination setup can seem daunting sometimes. With the wide variety of options to choose from comes a degree of paralysis. Is it wired or wireless? Battery-powered or running off the wall? Compromising on features to have good weatherproofing? Once the domain of specialist engineers working for large companies, PoE lighting is … Continue reading “How PoE Lighting Is Smarter, Cheaper and More Flexible”

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Can Humans See Infrared Light? | The Science of Covert Surveillance

August 15, 2021

In pitch darkness, where you can barely see a thing, you might be aware that there are animals that can see perfectly. Low-light vision seems like a superpower, and indeed for us humans, it is! Part of this is how certain animals with good night vision, like large cats and owls, can perceive a greater … Continue reading “Can Humans See Infrared Light? | The Science of Covert Surveillance”

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