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  • Recording IP Security Camera Systems to FTP or the Cloud

    Cloud storage has become increasing popular the last few years for storage solution needs that arise in companies. It has also become very popular as a solution for off-site storage and backup of footage from IP cameras and IP camera systems that need lots of storage space, as recording in HD resolution is very memory intensive. HD video uploads require a high bandwidth and immense amounts of hard drive space. As security camera video quality keeps getting better with the advent of higher resolution CMOS image sensors, this only adds to the need for more storage space . Continue reading

  • How to view IP Cameras from a web browser

    Let's say you know very little about IP security cameras and you just purchased one. You have it in your hands, and you are wondering how to view the darn thing. If you've purchased one of CCTV Camera World's IP cameras then it's easy to view your camera on your computer. The guide below is for Windows computer users, however the process is very similar for Mac computer users as well. The same process outlined in this article should be applied when trying to view your NVR or DVR from your computer using a web browser. Continue reading

  • Security DVR and NVR Email Alert Setup Guide

    All of the DVR and NVR video recorders offered by CCTV Camera World have video based motion detection and email alert notifications as standard features. Although setting up motion detection based video recording is easy, integration of your email account and configuring email alerts can be challenging for the user unfamiliar with our DVR interface. In the guide below, we demonstrate how to setup email notification in your Surveillance DVR using the web service menu. Depending on the model and year of manufacture of your DVR, the menu may not be identical, but this guide should still be easy enough to follow. Continue reading

  • How to connect an IP Camera to NVR or Tribrid DVR

    IP cameras are sophisticated pieces of technology that have many features that other security cameras do not have. IP cameras at this point have the capability to surpass modern HD cameras in visual resolution and clarity once you start getting into the higher end models. There are many reasons to choose to go IP, but the improved visual capabilities are one of the most substantial qualities setting IP cameras above the rest.

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  • Connecting a Hikvision or Onvif IP Camera to a Dahua NVR

    Dahua has built a pretty strong reputation for manufacturing standalone Digital Video Recorders (DVR) and Network Video Recorders (NVR) that live up to peoples expectations. Not only do they possess all of the features people have come to expect, but they also stand the test of time where others fail. With Hikvision arguably not having options that are as highly sought after, but with their IP cameras still being as popular as they are, it makes sense to look at Dahua to fill the gap. Continue reading

  • Network and IP Camera Based Installations

    Network security camera systems, also known as IP camera systems, are some of the nicest cameras and surveillance systems available on today’s market. The high definition resolution and remarkable fluidity do come at a small price. We’re not talking about dollars here, but rather a time investment. You’ll probably find yourself needing to add a few steps to your installation procedure that you wouldn't have had with an analog system. Continue reading

  • Using IP Cameras with Blue Iris Software

    Network based IP cameras have become immensely popular because of their lowering cost, high resolution video capabilities, and integration of complex functions all over a single network connection. We recommend the use of our PoE IP cameras with network video recorder that we sell because our NVRs offer easy configuration of our cameras. When installing a IP camera system, the first challenge is networking, i.e. knowing how to assign different ip addresses to each camera and NVR that abides by the IP address scheme or subnet of your network. After you get that done, you have to worry about setting the resolution and frame rate for recording that you would like. With 3rd party NVRs or ip cameras software this can be a daunting task. Continue reading

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