Hikvision Features, Benefits and Terms

WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) The WDR function is intended to provide with clear image performance in strong backlight areas such as exterior light coming through a window or glass door. High contrast light conditions are no longer a problem when you need to capture detailed images.   Conventional Camera                                    WDR Camera ICR (Infrared Cut filter Removal) An IR filter – or IR cut filter - is a color filter blocking…

Axis Cameras Product Naming Structure Guide

This guide explains Axis product naming structure in a comprehensive manner. There are explanations for the following: > Network cameras > Modular cameras – main units and sensor units > Modular cameras – complete modular cameras > Explosion-protected cameras > Video encoders > Network video recorders > Access control > Network audio systems > System devices > Network video accessories (2 pages) > Modular camera accessories Click here to view…

10 Reasons to Switch to IP Based Video.

In the following pages we’ll take a look at ten key motivators for switching from analog to IP- based cameras. Obtain a more reliable security system, reduce costs, and create value for your business. High resolution IP-based cameras are not restricted to the low resolution of analog cameras. With a 5-megapixel IP camera, you get ten times more detail in your images than with an analog 4CIF. Analog cameras have…

Run a smarter, safer restaurant!

If you work in a fast food restaurant, you’ve got a lot on your mind. It’s fast paced, there are long lines in the restaurant and the drive through. Then you also need to keep an eye out for things like sweethearters and credit card fraud. And that’s before you even think about turning a profit. What if you could get help with it all? As the world leader in…

Live Stream Security Glossary of Terms for Security Cameras

ActiveX ActiveX is a software framework created by Microsoft developed for web browsers (primarily Internet Explorer) to facilitate rich media playback from a network or the Internet. Internet Explorer uses the ActiveX software framework to load other applications in the browser. AF (Autofocus) The ability of the camera to focus on and an object or specified area automatically. Angle The camera's field of view expressed in degrees, e.g. 30°. This…

Video surveillance made simple

Keep your business safe with an easy-to-use surveillance solution. Live Stream Security Corp., can help you monitor your whole premises onsite, and even on-the-go. Flexible options provide a reliable solution that’s ready to scale for any home and business need. Whether you own a shop, hotel, office or any other small business, Live Stream Security will give you a complete security solution that’s designed to keep your business safe. And…

Security as a service

End-to-end surveillance and security as a service Take the hassle out of security and surveillance by hosting everything in the cloud. With a Live Stream Security's hosted solution, you can secure your business with a managed service. Secure your premises in an even easier way with video surveillance in the cloud. Live Stream Security can provide you with a complete, hosted video solution as a service. It’s ideal for smaller…

Why it pays to switch to network video.

Why it pays to switch to network video. Network video can save you money, help you work more efficiently and give you better quality images. But what if you’ve already invested in analog CCTV systems? It’s a question many organizations are asking themselves. And they’re finding that the answer is video encoders. With Axis video encoders, you’ll get the flexibility, efficiency and savings of network video without sacrificing your analog…

What is VSaaS – Video Security as a Service

Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) refers to hosted cloud-based video surveillance. The service typically includes video recording, storage, remote viewing, management and alerts. The video processing and management is performed offsite using the cloud. The video processing and recording and management no longer occurs on a computer/DVR/NVR that is installed on-premise. Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) takes video monitoring into the cloud.…