Learn about Security Cameras for Video Surveillance
Security cameras come in a wide variety of form factors so there is a camera for every security need. While building a surveillance system you can choose which type best meets your needs, so you can get the video quality and safety you want.
Sturdy outdoor and vandal-proof cameras are designed to withstand extreme temperatures, snow and rain, and even attempts to tamper or damage the camera. Night vision and thermal cameras make it possible to record video at night when sunlight or overhead lights aren’t available, while megapixel cameras give you large detailed videos.
Choose From Many Styles of Camera
Each type of security camera has a use, so you can select the style that best secures your location. The pages below will help you understand the different types of cameras from outdoor-safe housings to PTZ cameras, and explains their strengths and best use.
Need a camera built to withstand vandalism, tampering, and physical attacks? A vandal-proof camera comes in a special housing built from durable materials that makes it stronger than other cameras, and often includes settings that will send you alerts if the camera is attacked.Learn more
Protecting your office, business, or home at night is just as important as monitoring it during the day, but requires special cameras that can record in low light. Night vision cameras come in a variety of forms, so you can find the camera best suited for your security needs.Learn more
From wireless cameras that cover large distances to the ease of installing a camera with a single cable using Power over Ethernet (PoE), HD and megapixel resolution, and many alarm or alert settings, network cameras give you flexibility and mobility to monitor your business or home.Learn more
Do you need a single camera to monitor a large area, track movement, and zoom in to identify suspicious activity? It’s possible to do all of this with a PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) camera, which allows you to direct the camera’s movements so it’s always focused on the greatest area of interest.Learn more
Security camera kits come with everything you need to protect your business or home, including the surveillance cameras, NVR, and cables for power and network connections. These kits can include a variety of security cameras, from indoor/outdoor to day/night, PTZ, and more.Learn more
What makes video compression important?
Video compression is an essential part of recording and saving security camera footage, because it compresses the raw files into a smaller format. This allows you to store more videos on your hard dri...Read More