Over the next few years, BT will be phasing out the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN). The aim is that by 2025, these networks will be shut down for good, and will be replaced by Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) – or simply put, phone service over internet. By … Read more
What type of intruder alarm grading does my premises require? If you’re unsure as to the grade of alarm your business requires, the first step is to have a risk assessment carried out on your property. This is another key recommendation within the EN50131 guidelines. It will highlight all risk factors to establish the most … Read more
What are the intruder alarm system grades? The key element of the EN50131 standard is the system of grades it outlines. These classify the level of sophistication that is required for the alarm system installed. The higher the risk of crime to your property, the more sophisticated the system you will require and the higher … Read more
All intruder alarm systems are included in the EN50131 guidelines, along with hold-up alarms (together they are referred to as I&HAS). Intruder alarms detect when somebody has broken into your property. Hold up alarm systems allow employees at a workplace to silently trigger a police response in the event of an attack on-site. They are … Read more
What is EN50131? The grading of security alarms fitted at UK business premises is outlined in the EN50131 European standards for intruder alarm systems. This set of guidelines also became known as BS EN50131, after it was adopted by the British Standards Institution. Through their PD6662 scheme, the BSI introduced these European guidelines to boost … Read more
Hik-Connect 4.3 not available in Google Play store anymore If you have been notified from the Hik-Connect app that there is a new and improved version of Hik-Connect 4.3 but you can’t find the new version on Google Play, you’re not the only one having this issue. Unfortunately, Hikvision decided to no longer maintain apps … Read more
How long does the cctv installation take? depends on the number of cameras and size of the property ,it usually takes from 4-8 hours for domestics or small houses but this is not a case always
Why Should I Use PoE Devices? With PoE, you can deploy network devices into places where there is no power outlets available through a single Ethernet cable.
What is PoE? Power over Ethernet (PoE) allows network switches to transmit both power and data through an Ethernet cable at the same time.
Analog Cameras Analog cameras tend to be significantly cheaper, especially as your camera count increases Analog cameras like TVI,CVI,AHD,SDI,CVBS are fairly easy to run, sending recordings to a digital video recorder (DVR), which then converts the analog to digital and stores it Analog cameras has less detection features than IP cameras Analog camera need to … Read more
Are the monitoring team constantly watching all cameras? No, the building site surveillance systems we install work using PIR detection. Although the cameras are recording continually, we only view images if movement onsite triggers an alarm. During working hours when the system is unarmed we will not view any images.
Could be some strong interference sources nearby such as Fans.fluorescent lights unstable voltage loop grounded can be used to rectify the issues most of the time
Check If there is pollution in sensor, please ask us for help. Check If it is an IR camera, it could be whether the lens is close to shield, whether there is specular reflection near the lens. There are bad dots in the camera. Analog camera could detect this using bad dots detection function.
Unfortunately No We are authorised and Certified by Hikvision UK to supply and install their products.We are unable to provide you with an installation only service if you have purchased your own equipment as we are not insured to do so.
Colour in the day, black and white in low light conditions (When infrared night vision is activated) but there is a new type of cameras with led white light which enables the camera to capture colour in the night
CCTV increases the likelihood of offenders being caught in the act, which will help deter any potential criminal activity as footage can be retained for 31 days to help with police investigations if necessary. Businesses across the UK are using CCTV as a deterrent, and the results are showing just how effective their security systems … Read more
Prevent crime. One of the benefits that people first think about when considering a CCTV system is its ability to prevent crime Monitor employees Encourage order among everyone in the premises Prevent safety incidents Remote viewing Assist law enforcement collect evidence reduce insurance premiums
In addition to the bell-only alarm features, the alarm is monitored externally by an Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC). This centre monitors activity, and may also be connected to police response, if relevant. A monitored alarm system is suitable for unoccupied premises and high risk premises, as well as any business – as knowing your business … Read more
A home CCTV camera is an excellent way to keep your home and its perimeter more secure. Whether you want to see what is happening in your house when you are away or seek to deter burglars and other intruders, a home CCTV camera makes it easy.
If your CCTV system captures images of people outside the boundary of your private domestic property – for example, from neighbours’ homes or gardens, shared spaces, or from public areas – then the GDPR and the DPA will apply to you. You will need to ensure your use of CCTV complies with these laws. If … Read more