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Compare Milestone XProtect VMS Products

There are 4 main variants of the Milestone XProtect video management software. Here, we detail all the key features and differences between product variants.

Axis Body Worn Cameras - The benefits and how does it all work?

We explain how the Axis body worn solution works and which organisations and sectors can benefit the most from this wearables solution.

Making sense of the Axis camera naming convention

We are frequently being asked to give examples of what different pixel densities look like and we thought it would be useful to address this FAQ in a visual blog post. So here we go…

Why Do You Need Care Plus For Milestone XProtect?

You don’t (necessarily) need to have Care Plus to be able to run your Milestone XProtect video management system. However, as with all other pieces of software, you leave yourself vulnerable to weakened cybersecurity if you don’t keep it up to date.

Lightfinder 2.0 - What Is It And What Difference Does It Make?

In 2019, Axis Communications launched some new cameras which contained Lightfinder 2.0. This was slipped in quietly as a feature but nevertheless intrigued us. What exactly is it and how effective is it?

CCTV Camera Lens Guide

If you’re new to security cameras you may think all lenses all the same… but they’re not. This is why choosing the right one is an important consideration, as this impacts your security footage. There are actually a wide variety of lenses which produce different scenes, known as field of view. CCTV camera lenses are designed to address specific surveillance needs.

What’s The Difference Between Varifocal And Fixed Lens CCTV?

One of the most frequent questions we get asked is the reason some cameras are priced differently to others. There’s often a variety of reasons, but one of the main culprits is the lens.

Useful Examples Of Pixel Density In Network Cameras

We are frequently being asked to give examples of what different pixel densities look like and we thought it would be useful to address this FAQ in a visual blog post. So here we go…

CCTV Frame Rate Comparison

IP cameras come with frame rate capabilities within a wide range, with most offering 30 frames per second (FPS) but an increasing number offering 60 FPS or even more for specific applications where fast-moving objects require it. If you’re new to network video technology it’s tempting to use the highest setting, as the higher the better, right?

Guide To The I-PRO Product Naming Convention

As with other manufacturers, you can read a product's capabilities from its model number. This can be extremely useful to a regular user or buyer of i-PRO cameras as it can help you to understand quickly what you are using or buying. Here we have a quick guide to what the i-PRO product numbers mean.

Guide To The Hanwha Vision Wisenet Product Naming Convention

The Wisenet range (previously known as Samsung Wisenet and now known as Hanwha Vision Wisenet) has a wide variety of cost-effective products which share a similar naming convention. They typically start with three letters, a dash, then four numbers and sometimes a letter or two afterwards.

Number Plate Recognition - Factors For Success

If you're thinking of investing in a number plate recognition system, perhaps to restrict traffic into your site, reduce losses or analyse the frequency of visits to your premises, there are a number of factors you'll need to consider to get a system that delivers reliable detection and information.

What Are The Differences Between HD And Megapixel Cameras?

Over the last year, there has been an explosion in the number of manufacturers offering multi-megapixel IP cameras. However, more recently there have been a number of cameras offering HD-quality video footage in addition to their megapixel cameras.

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