Frequently Asked Questions
CCTV stands for Closed Circuit Television and refers to one or more cameras linked to a monitoring point and/or recording device.
CCTV is used for cameras to view an area for the use of Security, Safety or Monitoring.
The type of system should be designed with the purpose in mind along with environmental conditions. Our surveyors are trained to match the correct equipment to your system’s needs.
Digital CCTV refers to the use of the storage medium for the images, typically a hard drive within a DVR (Digital Video Recorder). This is not being too confused with IP video cameras which refer to the transport medium used to connect with the recording device.
This is a type of based Video Analytics. It is able to see movement within the scene and can execute an action; like increase the record rate or email a picture etc… Basic Video Motion is not suited to external use as objects such as trees will cause it to trigger.
Yes, most DVR’s these days include remote viewing software. All you will need is a broadband line to which the DVR gets connected to.
Remote monitoring is the linking of your site to our Video Control room where they can see and control the CCTV whilst having the ability to issue warnings over a speaker system.
DVR means Digital Video Recorder. This is the recording device that replaced the old video records that used tapes.