The Security Camera Blog

Robert Beagle

H.265 uses less storage

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

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

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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5+ Reasons Why Your Business Needs Security Cameras

Every 12 seconds in the United States, on average, there is a burglary. Burglaries in the U.S. lead to over $3.4 billion in property and personal loss annually, according to crime statistics from the FBI. The best deterrent for burglary is equipping your business with a security system, which can range in cost and performance …

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4K security cameras and installation

What to look for when buying a 4k security camera

The world of IP surveillance systems has a new benchmark: 4K security cameras. Also known as 8-megapixel (8MP), 2020’s benchmark resolution for high-quality security cameras deliver crystal clear quality and the ability to capture even the smallest details like faces and license plates from a great distance away. Exhibiting 3840 x 2160 resolution, 4K surveillance cameras deliver about four times …

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DORI Distance, security camera placement for businesses

Does your security installer factor in DORI Distance?

Does your security camera technician keep DORI distance in mind during the installation process? Detection Observation Recognition Identification DORI distance is the general proximity of space necessary for a security camera to distinguish a person or object within the device’s field of view. To put it simply, you need to place and configure your security …

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Axis, Uniview, Dahua

What is the Best Security Camera System for My Business?

With so many different options to choose from – currently over 45 major brands of security cameras readily available online – it can be overwhelming to make a decision for your business. If you choose wrong, you may find yourself with an unreliable, inadequate system, to address your business’s surveillance needs. Or possibly worse, you …

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Thermal Cameras

Thermal Cameras for Faster, Safer COVID-19 Temperature Monitoring

Is your business worried about the spread of COVID-19? In order to support the fight against the novel coronavirus, we are now offering Thermal Security Cameras. Many companies, like Amazon, have already started using thermal cameras at their operations facilities to ease the process of screening employees for a fever that may be related to the …

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Warehouse Security Checklist

Warehouses have a lot at stake — smuggling, theft, and terrorist activity all pose potential risks — and can threaten your business’ financial and legal well-being. This is why warehouse owners are usually known for their tight security practices. Because warehouses are busy operations, day-to-day logistical issues can often take up a lot of time. …

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