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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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License Plate Capture | Proper Illumination Boosts Your Results

July 30, 2021

As a law enforcement professional, you may have felt frustration at the inability of license plate capture systems to capture information under challenging conditions. Correct identification of a license plate can mean the difference between catching a perpetrator and not having anything at all. Fortunately, you can significantly improve your results by adding high-quality illumination … Continue reading “License Plate Capture | Proper Illumination Boosts Your Results”

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Night Vision for your Surveillance Camera: The Hidden World of Infrared

July 15, 2021

Your surveillance camera is an integral part of your home or office security system, allowing you to observe your premises and spot any potential threats. But even the best cameras are often limited in their night vision capability. There is no doubt that modern cameras have made advancements in sensor technology leaps and bounds ahead … Continue reading “Night Vision for your Surveillance Camera: The Hidden World of Infrared”

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How to Stop Organized Retail Crime (ORC)

June 30, 2021

Since we’ve been exposed to COVID-19, many retail stores have closed their physical sites. Some did it for the time being, and others permanently. The main reason behind this closing is the reduction in business. However, some stores have downsized simply due to organized retail crime. What is ORC? Organized retail crime is also known … Continue reading “How to Stop Organized Retail Crime (ORC)”

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How to Secure Empty Vacation Homes

June 15, 2021

Summer is right around the corner, and everyone is planning to enjoy in the vacant vacation homes. Although these holiday homes are empty for most months, they should be secured like your primary residence. In reality, they may need even a higher level of security because they can be at a higher risk of burglary … Continue reading “How to Secure Empty Vacation Homes”

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