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The advantages of IP and TVI over HD-SDI and CVI

The advantages of IP and TVI over HD-SDI and CVI

Daniel 07/28/2016 1
The advantages of IP and TVI over HD-SDI and CVI There have been several technological breakthroughs since the past few years. It was only until two decades back that we started transforming from VHS to CDs and in the next decade, we took it to the next level with Blu-Ray Discs. There has been constant evolution in technology. On similar lines, HD video recording also has four standards that are...
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NVRs and IP Camera Technology

NVRs and IP Camera Technology

Daniel 06/30/2016 0
A Network Video Recorder (NVR) with Internet Protocol (IP)-based cameras is a recent entry to the surveillance technology market. A NVR does not process or encode video feeds like a Digital Video Recorder (DVR). Instead, the NVR relies on the IP cameras to do that task which reduces the bandwidth needed on the network. The NVR uses IP based network protocols to receive the video feeds.  This can b...
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Network and Digital Video Recorders for Security Systems

Network and Digital Video Recorders for Security Systems

Daniel 06/30/2016 0
In the world of security systems, there are two types of video recorders. Network Video Recorders (NVR) take advantage of Ethernet-based networks or wireless and the Internet Protocol (IP) to provide the connection between the security cameras and the video recording unit. Digital Video Recorders (DVR) use legacy cable systems or Ethernet cable, but do not take advantage of existing IP-based netwo...
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HD Analog Formats for Security Cameras

HD Analog Formats for Security Cameras

Daniel 06/29/2016 0
When choosing a video recorder for security purposes, you have a lot of choices as to which format you could use for wired cameras. There are the older CCTV Standard definition (SD) analog formats, or the newest Internet Protocol based formats, but they tend to be more expensive. Rather than using IP cameras and installing new Ethernet cabling, you can re-use your existing CCTV camera wiring with ...
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