What You should Know Before Buying a Cloud Camera System

It seems everything is moving to the “cloud.”  What is the cloud? Should I use it for video storage?  Is it secure and safe?  What are the weaknesses? Let’s take a look at cloud video storage and cloud cameras and see what you think… What is the Cloud? The “cloud” is nothing more than servers (hardware and software) that are …

How to Choose Between IP and Analog Cameras

Cameras are the heart and soul of your video system.  Costs and features vary greatly, so make sure you match your need to the camera… 1. Analog Cameras:  Analog cameras have been around for decades, and prices have come down drastically in the last several years.  Unfortunately analog cameras only deliver an image with a resolution of 640×480 pixels.  This is a relatively …

Vacation Time – 5 Simple Steps to Assure Your Home Is Protected

It is vacation time. Time for family’s to enjoy some time to explore their favorite vacation destination. With all the planning and excitement make sure to follow some simple steps that will give you peace of mind while you away. 1. Stop your newspaper and mail while you are gone.Leaving these items to pile up is just asking for trouble. …

How to choose the Best Home Security Systems

It used to be expensive to have a security system installed to protect your home or business. Between equipment, installation and monthly service fees, it could be a costly investment. But thanks to advancements in technology, the best home security systems have become more efficient and affordable. Here are traits that the best home security systems share. They are wireless …

Commercial Fire Alarm Systems

The business owners, who really value their assets, including employees and equipment, will consider installing afire protection system. Typically, this system includes passive and active fire protection. While passive protection is ensured by integral, fire-resistant doors, walls, and floors that are meant to reduce the spread of fire, active fire protection relates to automatic or manual detection and suppression of …