Thursday, November 30, 2006

Color vs B&W Bullet Cam See Video to Compare

Is it worth $150 extra for a color bullet camera? $99 for the B&W, $249 for the color camera. What color is that car?

Other considerations in upcoming video, low light levels, which works better, color or black and white?

Visit Camera Security Now Bullet Camera Information

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

New Security Camera Can See Through Clothes

Look for applications for airport security guards to skyrocket in the near future: a new technology will allow the wand wavers to see through people's clothes. It's to let them see if anyone is carrying a nuclear bomb in their pants, I guess.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Middletown Regional Hospital Construction Update

The progress at the hospital is on track. This will have a dramatic effect on the businesses on the east end of town.

Monday, November 27, 2006

Video Playback using Geovision codec

You need to have the geovision codec installed on the pc to view the AVI files using Windows Media player.

Discuss this further on the tech-army forums.

read more | digg story

Friday, November 24, 2006

Low Light Or Infrared Camera Technology - Which Is Right For You ?

If you need video camera security to cover a low light area then you need to know about the often competing technologies involved; specifically the technologies of Infrared and Low Light.

Once you have a basic understanding of those technologies choosing the right security camera is a lot easier.

One of the first things to keep in mind about the two technologies is that of course each has its place.

Read the full story.

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Linux Embedded PC Based DVRs - Pros and Cons.

Open discussion on the much hyped Linux Embedded DVR as used in a video security application.

read more | digg story

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Camera System Design Takes Off

Google Earth Helps Plan Your CCTV Security System. announced today that they will be using the highly detailed satellite images provided by Google Earth to help their clients design a system based around their line of GeoVision DVR products.

Bill Schiering, the companies’ sales manager, said “It’s a natural fit. In live time we can have a client on the phone and have access to amazing visual information about their facility.”

Schiering said this has been a great help to his sales staff who use these satellite images to suggest potential camera locations, lens sizes, etc.

For more information contact:
Camera Security Now
Toll Free Voice: 877-422-1907

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

IBM Camera Security could monitor Borders, Liscense Plates, Stores

A new High-tech digital-surveillance system from IBM Research analyzes video for shoplifters, intruders, or even a specific license plate number, is now ready for the mainstream market.

The technology, called S3 (reminds me of PS2) has far-reaching possibilities for business, governements and individuals.

From the store owner to the border security depart, The Smart Surveillance System (S3), available in conjunction with IBM's digital-video surveillance services, can analyze real-time video while it is being digitally recorded and stored over an Internet Protocol (IP) network.

Video stored both online and offline can also be retroactively searched for certain characteristics.

For more info:
Security Camera News Source: C-Net