Tag IP Address

New Wi-Fi Technology Aims to Increase Bandwidth and Reduce “Dead Spots”

  As the use of connected devices in both home control and intrusion systems becomes increasingly popular the demand for adequate Wi-Fi bandwidth has continued to expand exponentially as well. In other words, the need for high bandwidth Wi-Fi throughout… Continue Reading →

Eliminating Port Forwarding and Firewall Settings for IP Security Devices

What would most likely be the answer if you asked a group of low-voltage contractors what the most troublesome aspect is of connecting IP devices to clients’ LAN and setting them up for Internet connectivity?  Most likely, the response would… Continue Reading →

Upgrading Your Clients’ Connectivity to Accommodate Home Control Systems

It is becoming increasingly apparent that we have entered a networked world where we are surrounded by devices that are connected to the local network via Wi-Fi. Whether it’s a smart door lock, thermostat, lighting controls or a mobile device… Continue Reading →

Using Existing Phone Lines for IP and PoE Transmission in Surveillance Systems.

Running new cable can be a costly and time-consuming part of any video surveillance installation. Fortunately, IP adapter technology has innovated to the point where virtually any existing telephone cable that has at least two continuous copper conductors can be… Continue Reading →

Best Practices of Password Handling for Video Storage Devices

When it comes to IP security for recording devices that are used for video storage, the management of user passwords is vital to the continued operation and safety of the system.  Should the passwords to a device be lost or… Continue Reading →

Be Your Customers’ IT Consultant

It would be safe to say that, smaller companies having fifty or less employees don’t typically have on-site IT personnel to manage their network usage and devices. At the same time employees have broken out of their cubicles using mobile… Continue Reading →

Smartphone Surveillance as a Great Selling Point for IP-Based Security Camera Systems

With the continued rising popularity of IP-based security camera systems showing no signs of slowing down, the capability to remotely monitor and control these systems from a mobile device has become a major draw for customers. The ability to check… Continue Reading →

Using Unmanaged Network Switches for IP Camera Applications

  In many installations security integration companies are putting IP cameras onto separate or parallel networks. In these cases, the installing firm would normally supply network switches to provide connectivity for IP cameras, access control devices, and other security equipment. … Continue Reading →

Packet Loss and “Fast” Broadband Internet Services

We are currently in the midst of a technological boom the likes of which has yet to be seen in our lifetimes. With the unprecedented growth of IP-enabled devices, smart phones, Netflix, and internet-based services such as Uber, it seems… Continue Reading →

Research Indicates Large Growth in IP Video Markets

A recent market research study published by Transparency Market Research predicts huge growth potential for the global video surveillance and Video Systems as a Service (VSaaS) market. The report titled, “Video Surveillance and VSaaS Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size,… Continue Reading →

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