An Internet protocol camera, or IP camera, is a type of digital video camera commonly employed for surveillance, and which unlike analog closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras can send and receive data via a computer network and the Internet. Although most cameras that do this are webcams, the term "IP camera" is usually applied only to those used for surveillance. There are two kinds of IP cameras:
Centralized IP cameras, which require a central Network Video Recorder (NVR) to handle the recording, video and alarm management. Decentralized IP cameras, which do not require a central Network Video Recorder (NVR), as the cameras have recording functionality built-in and can thus record directly to digital storage media, such as flash drives, hard disk drives or network attached storage. Leverage Existing Infrastructure
IP Surveillance Systems are connected to your existing IP network or Virtual Private Network (VPN). They draw their power from the POE (Power Over Ethernet) Switches. They are intelligently controlled with Camera software that is easily accessible via a web browser from any computer with appropriate authorization. This means authorized security personnel can easily monitor multiple location form a PC anywhere on your secured network or VPN. During installation we program your complete surveillance system requirements into the software ensuring a water tight system. Benefits of IP surveillance (IP Camera) over Analog surveillance (CCTV). The digital, network video surveillance system provides a host of benefits and advanced functionalities that cannot be provided by an analog video surveillance system. The advantages include remote accessibility, high image quality, event management and intelligent video capabilities, easy integration possibilities and better scalability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness
Network cameras and video encoders can be configured and accessed remotely, enabling...