In today’s fast-paced world, ensuring the safety of our homes and loved ones is of paramount importance. Thankfully, advancements in technology have made home security more accessible and affordable than ever before. Budget-friendly CCTV cameras offer an excellent solution for those looking to enhance their home security without breaking the bank. In this blog post,… Continue reading Top 10 Budget-Friendly CCTV Cameras for Home Security
The Nest Hello video doorbell is a product from Google Nest, a brand that offers smart home devices and products. Here are some of the key versions available : Please note that Google Nest may have released new versions or made updates to their product lineup since my last update. For the latest information on… Continue reading Google nest hello video doorbell
Ring, which is now owned by Amazon, offers several versions of their popular video doorbells. Please note that Ring may have released new versions or updated their products after my last update. Here are some of the key versions currently available: Please note that Ring may have introduced new versions or made updates to their… Continue reading Different Ring video doorbell versions
The SimpliSafe doorbell needs to be hardwired. Many people will purchase the bell, to only learn that you need to have an existing doorbell to install it. But don’t worry just yet! There are a number of different options for running the doorbell wiring. You can add a new hardwired transformer, directly off the consumer… Continue reading Installing a SimpliSafe Doorbell Camera
Ring has FINALLY unveiled its dual facing dash cam. This is great news. It’s available to pre order in the USA for $200 but we’ll surely see it here soon enough. if you can’t wait until then feel free to contact us to discuss your vehicle security needs.
Power over Ethernet (PoE for short) connectivity simplifies cabling needed to connect a device by allowing power and data delivery over a single network cable such as CAT5e or CAT6. It makes it easy to connect devices such as IP security cameras, wireless access points or office phones; a separate power supply or electrical outlet… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Active and Passive PoE?
One of the most popular CCTV systems that many home users and businesses use are from Swann. They offer reliability, and high specifications at reasonable pricing. They offer much better value for money when compared to cheaper unbranded options available. The newer “Enforcer” models have built in alarms, and lighting which actively alert intruders that… Continue reading The Swann DVR
Whilst I personally use iSpy for viewing on my Windows machine – there are other alternatives. Swann Security Systems have a Windows application: Home Safe View for Windows (opens Swann Support). The software itself is pretty good. It even allows you to download the video files to your remote machine from the Swann DVR. After… Continue reading Swann Home Safe View for Windows
iSpy is a fantastic piece of software. Although we are not affiliated with this software in any way, it is something that i’ve used personally for some time on my Windows machines. It’s great because I can monitor many of my own personal systems from different DVR’s etc on a single screen. I even use… Continue reading Using iSpy to monitor multiple video streams
One of the many functions of many CCTV cameras, and CCTV DVR systems is their ability to broadcast a live feed to a remote location. Many CCTV systems include a web interface to do this, but many of us have multiple systems, or cameras – sometimes even from different brands. These systems might be located… Continue reading CCTV RTSP Streams