Cabling: Troubleshooting Security Camera Cable Failure

June 10, 2021
After cabling repairs

Whether you’re installing a brand new system yourself, troubleshooting or adding cameras onto an existing security system, or, more commonly, having an experienced security camera installer put in a system, it’s important to know about different types of cabling used in various situations of security camera installation. What kinds of cabling work with which security …

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From 150 meters away, Uniview PTZ Captures Sign Contractors on Video During Demonstration

June 3, 2021
30x optical zoom with UNV PTZ

Now available from Camera Security Now and UniView, the IPC6222ER-X30P-B is one of the most innovative PTZ security cameras on the market. This 2-megapixel motorized pan, tilt, and zoom camera has full 1080p resolution along with a number of features that have been optimized for equipping this camera in nearly any environment. IP67 Ingress Protection …

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Catalytic converter theft is more common during pandemic, here’s what you can do

May 19, 2021
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In light of recent events, there has been an uptick in catalytic converter theft around the world. In fact, compared to 2020, catalytic converter theft has increased by 300% in cities like Houston, Texas. On top of that, the National Insurance Crime Bureau says there’s been a surge in catalytic converter thefts since 2018, with …

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Will H.265 be the new standard for security cameras in 2021?

April 8, 2021
H.265 uses less storage

What is H.265? H.265 or High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is the latest iteration in a long line of video compression standards. Originally developed for the broadcast industry, H.265 handles the compression demands of the latest high-resolution imaging formats, like 4K, that its predecessor H.264 cannot compress enough. Basically, you’re getting the same picture quality as …

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How to protect your security cameras from hackers

March 25, 2021
Digital Privacy tips with CameraSecurityNow.com

CameraSecurityNow.com offers their best advice for protecting your digital privacy. Home security systems like Nest and Ring are now subject to a new kind of threat. Hackers are hijacking home surveillance cameras to fake emergencies — some have even gone to the extent of getting the police involved in a dangerous hijacking prank called “swatting.” …

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