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Why Thermal CCTV Cameras Are an Excellent Security Option

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CCTV cameras with thermal imaging are among the most effective security investments you will find in the modern world. The best thing about thermal CCTV is that it requires no light to relay feedback. These cameras can record high-quality video while eliminating obstacles that may come in the way of other types of CCTV cameras. They can get past obstruction from things such as dust, fog and smoke. Thermal cameras have numerous advantages, giving them an edge over some of the most common variants in today's market.

23 December 2020

Security Camera Installation Spots for a Secure Home

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The security of a home is of utmost importance if you consider that about 2.4% of Australian households experienced a break-in between 2018 and 2019. In fact, today's burglars spend very little time getting into a home, and they mostly focus houses with no security add-ons. It might explain why homeowners are installing surveillance cameras inside and outside their homes. That said, security priorities and budget allocation impact the installation of security cameras in residential dwellings.

8 October 2020

Is It Worth Buying and Installing a Home Security System?

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Nobody wants to find themselves the victim of a break-in, but you may wonder if getting a home security system is worth the expense or effort. Here are some pros and cons of such a system to help you decide. The pros Firstly, such a system may deter break-ins in the first place. An opportunistic burglar is much less likely to target your home if they see that you have taken steps to protect it — they will devote their efforts to finding other homes in your neighbourhood without such protection.

20 August 2020

Top Tips to Maximise Wireless Security Solutions

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In the past when businesses started connecting to the internet, the computer, the phone and other security systems were connected to a network via cables. However, while hardwired networks worked for some time, the emergence of wireless solutions upped the ante. Wireless solutions have continued to offer services that clients could previously only dream about. This explains why you do not see many cables in most businesses. However, despite these benefits, companies must still be proactive at maximising wireless security solutions.

22 January 2020

The importance of having an audit log for your alarm systems

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Alarm systems protect many different premises against threats and security breaches. However, it's not enough to simply install the alarm system on your property and walk away. You also need to constantly monitor the system for performance. Tracking performance levels will enable you to keep up with newly emergent threats and to make any relevant changes (to your system) as necessary. A useful way of tracking the performance of your alarm system is by using audit logs.

24 October 2018

Understanding and programming motion detection cameras

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Security cameras are important safety devices for ensuring proper surveillance on your property. Motion detection is a useful feature of CCTV systems, as it allows the camera to become active only when it is needed. By using image sensing and capture, the camera can detect motion and provide a high resolution image/video of what is happening. The cameras can also be set to detect motion only in specific areas, such as near doors and windows.

13 June 2018

A Beginner's Guide to Choosing the Best CCTV Camera for Home

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Many years ago, only businesses had security cameras protecting their property; today, however, these cameras are very affordable and very discreet, so they're now commonly used on residential properties as well as businesses. Closed circuit TV, or CCTV, cameras and a CCTV alarm can monitor your home when you're away, or at night when the family is sleeping, potentially scaring off intruders or making it easier for police to identify burglars if they should break into the home.

22 September 2017

4 Ways to Keep your Property Safe and Secure

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A safe and secure home is a priority for many households. Therefore, a security system is often a smart investment for your property, in order to increase the protection of your home and family. But there are many types of security systems available, and it can be difficult to select a decent one. It is important to do your research and find something you are comfortable with and feel will offer adequate protection.

24 April 2017

What to Look For in a New Commercial Security System

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Whether you're shopping for a new commercial security system or are replacing your old system, you might get a bit overwhelmed by all the features and options from which to choose. The right features can enhance the security of your business and reduce outside theft, employee theft, vandalism and even employee downtime, so you don't want to overlook any features you may need in your new system. Note a few things you should look for in a new commercial security system and why these options can be so important.

29 March 2017

What You Need to Know When Buying a CCTV System

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CCTV refers to a closed circuit TV system, meaning that a picture is captured on a camera and then transmitted to just one receiver; this is unlike standard television signals, which are widely broadcast and which can then be picked up by anyone with the right antenna or cable system. A CCTV system is a good choice for monitoring your home or business, so note some information you might need to understand in order to buy a system for either location.

29 March 2017