Using Visio for Surveillance Designs

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Jun 04, 2012

Good design can make or break your surveillance system. Locating cameras where they're most effective requires more than guesswork, simply mounting and aiming. In this note, we look at Microsoft Visio, one drawing program commonly used to develop surveillance designs, overviewing its use and features, and sources for surveillance-specific shapes..

What is Visio?

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