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CCTV frame rate comparison – which is right for me?

18th Sep 2013

CCTV frame rate comparison – which is right for me?

IP cameras come with frame rate capabilities within a wide range, with most offering 30 frames per second (FPS) but an increasing number offering 6…
How to install Axis Media Control / ActiveX in Internet Explorer

14th Nov 2012

How to install Axis Media Control / ActiveX in Internet Explorer

As development in IP camera technology progresses most camera manufacturers look to support both a wide range of integration and recording platform…
Day/night IP cameras: What is an infrared-cut filter and why do I need one?

18th Sep 2012

Day/night IP cameras: What is an infrared-cut filter and why do I need one?

When specifying cameras for an IP-based security installation, it’s important to know what each camera is capable of seeing in both light (daytime)…
How to register your camera with Axiscam.net

3rd Sep 2012

How to register your camera with Axiscam.net

Note: this blog post exists for information only. The AxisCam.net service has been discontinued and no longer exists. We've been asked about this…
What is NAT loopback?

11th Jun 2012

What is NAT loopback?

Suppose you’ve set up an IP camera that you want to access from anywhere across the internet and have an external IP address or dynamic DNS address…
How to play audio from an Axis IP camera without Internet Explorer

18th May 2011

How to play audio from an Axis IP camera without Internet Explorer

Listening to sound from an IP camera can be a headache when using a web browser other than Internet Explorer (IE). Most camera manufacturers create…
Some important facts and tips about Security Cameras and minimum illumination

14th Dec 2010

Some important facts and tips about Security Cameras and minimum illumination

When considering which security camera to purchase, the minimum illumination level is often one of the most important specifications to keep an eye…
Dynamic DNS with Panasonic's Viewnetcam.com

23rd Feb 2010

Dynamic DNS with Panasonic's Viewnetcam.com

To access your camera over the internet you need to know the IP address of your external internet connection this is known as your public IP addres…
How to set up email (SMTP) settings on Axis IP cameras

18th Feb 2010

How to set up email (SMTP) settings on Axis IP cameras

IP cameras can send you email notifications on alarm or at scheduled intervals, but to do this they require access to a SMTP server to send the ema…
What is a Network Port and why do I need one?

17th Feb 2010

What is a Network Port and why do I need one?

Note: NW does not recommend the use of port forwarding, except in certain specific scenarios where it may be required and where other security…
How to set up remote access for IP cameras

16th Feb 2010

How to set up remote access for IP cameras

Note: NW no longer recommends the use of port forwarding as technology has moved on and new access methods have become available. Remote access i…
What are the differences between HD and megapixel cameras?

12th Feb 2010

What are the differences between HD and megapixel cameras?

Over the last year, there has been an explosion in the number of manufacturers offering megapixel IP cameras, with many reaching over 3-megapixel.…
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