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OS for Windows VMS: Server vs. 7

How important is it to choose a 'server' version of an operating system? While every major VMS developer supports Windows 7, many new enterprise...

By Brian Rhodes - over 9 years ago (Info+)

Energy Costs and Video Surveillance

Should you be concerned about the energy costs from your surveillance systems? Are these a hidden killer or can certain products deliver huge...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

No More Bucket Trucks? CamEvator

Servicing cameras mounted high in the air can be very problematic and costly. Renting a lift, transporting it to the site, and manoeuvring it in...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

The World's Easiest to Install Camera?

8 cameras installed in 5 minutes. That's the claim of loss-prevention niche surveillance provider USS [link no longer available]. The company...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Temporary Intrusion Alarm Kit Examined

How do you protect seasonal worksites or temporary storage areas? This is a frequent request of many end-users to their alarm providers, with no...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Ubiquiti ToughSwitch

Ubiquiti's lack of standard PoE compatibility has been one of few integrator complaints against them. Users have had to turn to lesser known lines...

By Ethan Ace - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Access: IP Readers vs. Control Panels

Should you continue to use traditional centralized, panel-based access control or does it make sense to use IP readers? Let's overview the 2 key...

By Ethan Ace - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Powering IP Cameras When Using Fiber

Solving distance issues with fiber optic cable creates a new set of problems. Due to the lack of PoE, users must find a local power source and...

By Ethan Ace - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Dealing with PoE Only Cameras

Increasingly, IP camera manufacturers are dropping low voltage support in favor of PoE power only. This can cause problems and unexpected expense...

By Ethan Ace - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Security Gates Tutorial

While gates are a critical component for many facilities, selecting them can be challenging. Numerous types of gates exist with various tradeoffs...

By Benros Emata - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Can Integrators Replace Electricians?

PoE is not just for cameras, and a new trend may turn the tables by making lights just another networked service. While electricians often poach...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

PoE Power Problems

One of the nastiest and most difficult to identify problems is insufficient PoE power. One minutes, things may be working fine. The next, the...

By Ethan Ace - almost 10 years ago (Info+)

Quiet Door Hardware Examined

The incessant buzzing of electrified door hardware can drive people crazy. Is noisy door hardware the norm? In this note, we examine the causes of...

By Brian Rhodes - about 10 years ago

Outdoor Camera Temperature Impact Examined

How often do integrators fight temperature extremes to keep cameras operating? In our latest Integrator Insights Survey, we asked a group of...

By Brian Rhodes - about 10 years ago

Proxicast With IP Cameras

4G wireless networks are on the rise, with cellular providers building out their networks and heavily marketing increases in speed and...

By Ethan Ace - about 10 years ago

Success in the Security Industry

Unsuccessful people often wonder why they are so, developing silly theories about what is holding them back. The Women's Security Council is an...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

New Product: OCULUS Surveillance Robot

While new innovation in surveillance is sorely lacking, a startup is championing an amitious idea - surveillance robots - using very non...

By Brian Rhodes - about 10 years ago

PIR Detector Selection Guide

Motion sensors are a frequent source of 'false alarm' headaches in many intrusion systems. 'PIR', or 'Passive Infrared' technology have been widely...

By Brian Rhodes - about 10 years ago

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