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3 Reasons You Should Be Using Hikvision Turbo HD

June 1st, 2016


3 Reasons You Should be Using Hikvision Turbo HD

Hikvision Turbo HD is a new range of HD-TVI CCTV cameras that is perfect for both first-time buyers and those upgrading an existing coax system. Available at a lower price-point than other CCTV cameras, very easy to set up, and with a host of features that can rival those found in IP cameras, Turbo HD is a real game-changer in the world of security. Read on to see why you should consider Turbo HD when building your next CCTV solution!

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Fraudsters: Why you shouldn’t try to scam a CCTV company!

January 20th, 2016

police bottle
 

Just before Christmas we were at the receiving end of a rather crafty scam attempt. Read on to find out why scamming a security company isn’t a very good idea!

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Your First Home Security System – Part 4: Camera Installation

January 7th, 2016

Hikvision DS-1280ZJ-DM21 - Perfect for an insulated camera installation

In this forth part of our on-going series on installing your first home security system, we’ll cover some of the common things to consider, and pitfalls to avoid, when carrying out your camera installation. Whilst we won’t go in-depth on the process itself (there’s a wealth of information to this effect available both from the manufacturers and on sites such as YouTube), we will hopefully illuminate some important areas and help smooth the process as much as possible for you.

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The New 4k IP Cameras – A Writeup of Axis and Hikvision’s Webinar

January 7th, 2016

Axis P1428-E - From use-IP's range of 4k IP cameras
Hikvision and Axis recently gave a webinar in conjunction with Security System News on the topic of 4k IP cameras, the challenges that the new technology brings, as well as the vast number of benefits we can expect to see within the next couple of years as it increasingly moves towards becoming the industry standard. Below is a short writeup of their discussion by us at use-IP, where we’ll go over their points and provide a general introduction to 4k technology for the average user. Be sure to check out the webinar yourself here if you’re interested, ‘From the Living Room to the Control Room: 4k Ultra HD Surveillance‘, as it makes for a very interesting listen for anyone excited about where the technology will be taking us over the next few years.

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Your First Home Security System – Part 3: NVRs and Storage Solutions

December 22nd, 2015

Hikvision DS-7716NI-I4-16P 16 Channel Network Video Recorder
 

In this third part of our multi-part series on setting up your first home security system, we’ll be looking at network video recorders (NVRs) and the different storage options available to you as a first-time buyer. We’ll cover NVR hardware and how to balance footage quality with storage space and network bandwidth.

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