Thermographic or Infrared (IR) cameras create images using IR radiation as apposed to the visible light used in conventional cameras. Basically, what this means is that they are able to “see” heat as it radiates from an object and then display the differences in heat within its picture as various shades of grey in black and white video. Thermal cameras are therefore able to see through objects when a heat source is inside, require no light, and are not affected by things like smoke or dust.
Caught On Camera! Recently, Security Technology of South Texas Inc, installed a video surveillance for a local Home Owners Association that had been experiencing problems with people hitting the security gates at their community.
Traditionally, school video surveillance security consisted of a few low quality analog cameras, connected to a DVR, watching exterior areas and hallways. As is the case with analog cameras, the video quality was poor and the recorded video required an onsite visit to view footage. Read more
Video Camera Monitoring
What good is a video surveillance camera if no one is watching it? This is a common question asked by business owners, managers and security directors. Traditionally, video surveillance systems provide a recorded image history and that’s about it. This does little to help companies protect themselves in “real time”, as the crime is occurring at their facility. That’s all changing…..and fast! Read more