The term “IP” can be confusing; after all, IP is usually short of Internet Protocol, which is an internet website address. So, how does it connect with video surveillance? These days, it can also refer to a digital video surveillance system that is tied into a network. Even an older system, one that uses an analog camera, can convert the camera video signals into digital images through the use of a DVR or video encoder. On the other hand, a true IP surveillance system uses digital (also known as IP-based) cameras. These have the virtue of the images and video being able to be accesses without needing the DVR, video encoder (or other hardware) to convert the signal.
By making use of this technology, you gain a number of advantages. First off, this type of surveillance system is new and offers many benefits over traditional CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) systems. … Read More