CCTV

Submitted on May 28, 2021 | John Adams
As video analytics continues its unstoppable rise, it’s impossible not to wonder about multifarious machine vision technologies and what they might bring to lateral applications in sensing and surveillance. We should point out that machine vision traditionally refers to solutions...
Submitted on May 19, 2021 | John Adams
Green Light Contractors is seeking supply and installation of video surveillance equipment for its huge New England solar farm, currently being developed near Uralla in NSW’s New England region. UPC Renewables Australia is currently constructing Stage 1 of the 720MW...
Submitted on May 16, 2021 | John Adams
Researchers have designed a dual camera-based platform employing an omnidirectional camera for target detection and a separate camera for high-resolution capture, and report overall improved performance during live monitoring, opening doors to potential applications in security systems. Surveillance cameras are...
Submitted on April 20, 2021 | John Adams
In SEN’s opinion, what’s the most important quality of an external CCTV camera – is there any one quality that trumps all others? Image quality being more or less equal, the most important quality of an external CCTV camera is...
Submitted on March 19, 2021 | John Adams
Is a nitrogen-filled camera more reliable over the long term than a standard PTZ or bullet camera? A: Yes, definitely, and particularly with PTZs with motors, gears and belts. One of the advantages of pressurised nitrogen is that it excludes...
Submitted on February 26, 2021 | John Adams
Imaging moving plates in low light is the most challenging application in the CCTV industry. It’s one thing to use expensive cameras and IR to snag fast moving plates on the freeway, but getting the same detail on the street...
Submitted on February 8, 2021 | John Adams
Has SEN heard of an issue with some dome camera bubbles relating to IR light being reflected back towards the sensor from a scratched bubble after routine cleaning? A: We have heard of this issue but have not observed it...
Submitted on November 6, 2020 | John Adams
What would you say are the key challenges facing integrators building medium and large scale video surveillance networks that function over the Internet? A: There are probably 3 key network issues here and each has a serious impact on the...
Submitted on October 19, 2020 | John Adams
What are the key considerations when you're setting up cameras for very long range work - what would you recommend? Our requirements are for face and plate identification during daylight hours and situational awareness at night. A: The key consideration...
Submitted on July 8, 2020 | John Adams
Fraunhofer HHI and partners including Apple, Ericsson, Intel, Huawei, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and Sony) have announced the release and official adoption of the new global video coding standard H.266/Versatile Video Coding (VVC). This new standard offers improved compression, which reduces data...
Submitted on July 1, 2020 | John Adams
What is the best and most useful CCTV camera form factor for typical applications? Is it the dome camera, the bullet, the turret, the PTZ or a species of wide-angle camera? CCTV cameras come in all shapes and sizes, with...
Submitted on June 22, 2020 | John Adams
Dataline Visual Links has won a contract valued at around $A350,000 to replace security CCTV infrastructure at Fremantle Hospital in Western Australia. The project involves replacing the recording system with a current technology recording and management system, upgrade the central...
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