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Stentofon Pulse Examined

Designing an intercom system can be maddeningly complex. Every manufacturer requires specifying a handful of pieces to bring everything together....

By Brian Rhodes - about 10 years ago

Aiphone Overview

Aiphone is one of the biggest names in the intercom industry, used often by integrators on projects of all sizes. However, due to the breadth of...

By Ethan Ace - about 10 years ago

Camera Installation Guide

Camera installation is fundamental to the security industry, but in many cases, little thought is given to planning and installation, leading to...

By Ethan Ace - about 10 years ago

Public View Monitors

Showing that video surveillance is in use can be a powerful crime deterrent as criminals seek out environments where their illegal activity cannot...

By Brian Rhodes - over 10 years ago

Prebid Meetings and Walkthroughs

Integrators who fail to take prebid meetings and walkthroughs seriously can lose the job or lose their shirt when responding to RFPs. While prebid...

By Brian Rhodes - over 10 years ago

Surveillance Subcontractor Usage

Whether or not to subcontract all or part of a security deployment is often a polarizing subject. Some integrators refuse to subcontract work,...

By Ethan Ace - over 10 years ago

How Often is Coax Reused for IP Cameras?

Rather than run new cabling for IP cameras, if an analog camera is being replaced it is possible to reuse coax cabling with anĀ Ethernet over coax...

By Ethan Ace - over 10 years ago

Reusing Existing Twisted Pair Cabling

Reusing analog camera cabling is a common topic in the surveillance industry, as recabling is a significant expense and disruption. This discussion...

By Ethan Ace - over 10 years ago

Reusing Existing Coax Cabling (EoC) Tutorial

The coaxial cables which transmit most analog CCTV video can be reused when migrating to IP cameras. The technology to do so, most often referred...

By Ethan Ace - over 10 years ago

Cat 5e vs. Cat 6 for IP Cameras?

What cabling should you use for IP cameras? Cat 5e or Cat6? Spend any time talking to cabling professionals these days, and they'll tell you that...

By Ethan Ace - over 10 years ago

Estimating IP Camera Cabling Costs

Cabling is a fundamental, yet often overlooked, component of any surveillance project. Indeed, often estimating cabling costs can be more difficult...

By Ethan Ace - over 10 years ago

Debating Axis's IP vs Analog Cost Comparison

We disagree with Axis's claim that IP is lower cost than analog for 14 camera installations. We believe their 'study' is fundamentally flawed and...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Casino Video Surveillance Guide

Casinos break most of the 'rules' in video surveillance. With their large camera counts, high risks, frequent threats and numerous regulations,...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

New Video Surveillance Products Spring 2010

The following report provides a directory and analysis of new video surveillance products announced in 2010. The current version focuses on...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Video Overview of Mx2Wire

Mobotix has released a video overview of their Mx2Wire product offering that allows reuse of existing cabling for powering and transmission of...

By John Honovich - over 12 years ago

Examining Mx2Wire

Mx2Wire [link no longer available] enables existing building wiring to support power (PoE) and network transmission of IP cameras (read the Mobotix...

By John Honovich - almost 13 years ago

HDcctv Alliance Competitive Analysis

HDcctv - the move to non-IP megapixel - is gaining an immense amount of media attention. However, how strong will it be against IP, megapixel and...

By John Honovich - about 13 years ago

How to Migrate from Analog to IP Cameras

Migrating from analog to IP can be tricky, mainly because most everyone has existing infrastructure in place. You rarely can simply throw out that...

By John Honovich - almost 14 years ago

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