Author Garrett Savage

Selection and Use of Fiber Optic IP Media Converters

  Fiber Optic media converters provide an inexpensive method to extend LAN IP connectivity using existing fiber optic links. With a pair of EtherWAN ET-EL100T media converters and functional fiber optic links, the extension of a LAN can be accomplished… Continue Reading →

PoE Network Switch Power Calculations and Usage

In most green field installations where new Cat5e/6 UTP cable will be installed to connect remote IP cameras and devices it only makes sense to use the PoE powering option that most major vendors are building into their medium to… Continue Reading →

Worldwide Study Provides Data on Installed Surveillance Cameras

The sales and installation of surveillance cameras is a large and growing segment of our industry. Recently IHS, a respected think tank and reporting organization released a report on the global numbers of surveillance cameras that have been professionally installed…. Continue Reading →

Tips for Choosing Video Products

Video surveillance is one of the most critical components of any organization’s overall security plan. That’s reflected in one research firm’s estimate that the global market for cameras, recorders and switches will reach nearly $43 billion by 2019. That opportunity… Continue Reading →

Beyond Surveillance – Business Uses for Video Data

In this age of “Big Data” where every purchase, contact, or web site visit is logged by some company in hopes of using the information for marketing or other uses, video surveillance systems can play a critical role in providing… Continue Reading →

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