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The Complete Guide To Security Camera Resolution

The Complete Guide To Security Camera Resolution You're probably aware that the majority of IP security cameras range in resolutions from 1080p to 4k, with the latter considered higher quality. But do you know what these numbers stand for and what the difference means? Further, are you able to identify which type is necessary for each application? If not, don't worry. Many so-called 'security experts' are not even aware of the objectively proper way of determining the correct resolution needed. In this guide, we will show you how to understand camera resolution, including what 1080p and 4k stand for.  We'll then move on to explain the concept of Pixels-Per-Foot, the correct way to determine what resolution you need for a given application. Understanding this concept will provide you

Surveillance Storage 101: How To Make Sure The Footage You Need Is Always There

Surveillance Storage 101: How To Make Sure The Footage You Need Is Always There As a small to medium business, your camera's live feed is likely not monitored 24/7. In fact, most commercial camera systems are checked only once stored footage needs to be retrieved. The last thing you want or need is to review important footage only to find that it was not recorded properly. Despite this, it is amazing how many commercial security systems are not optimized for proper storage and retention. At least once a week, we get a call from a small-medium business who says they have a relatively new camera system (installed by a different company) that suddenly stopped recording. Often, this is followed by "we can't get a hold of the original

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