The EntroStore Guide To Security Cameras
The use of Security Cameras has increased significantly in recent years. Historically the devices were extremely complex and expensive with many offering poor image quality and restricted recording capability. Advances in technology have allowed significant improvements in the quality of the image recorded, as well as increases in recording capability. However, perhaps more importantly, the cost of such systems has reduced significantly from earlier devices.
Security Cameras capture live image recordings of events that happen in a particular area. The most obvious benefit of installing a Security Camera is to protect a building, and item or a specific area from theft, vandalism or any other event.
A wide range of options now exist in the Security Camera Market, from single stand-alone cameras to other, integrated complete security solutions.
Temperature Screening Cameras
To help make buildings COVID-19 secure some organisations are installing temperature and mask screening cameras. These types of cameras can act as standalone devices or connect to an access control system to allow or deny entry based on whether a person has 'acceptable' temperature and/or is wearing a face mask.
Where can Security Cameras be used?
Home – More of us are now installing Security Cameras at home to protect our properties from burglaries and break ins. Security Cameras are not limited to just protecting your home and its valuable contents. The devices can be used to check with loved ones, or pets, providing piece of mind when you are not at the property.
Retail – Security Cameras can provide an additional layer of security, protecting the building, staff and stock held in the premises. Security cameras are a good visual deterrent both inside and outside of the premises.
Corporate Buildings - Security Cameras can provide an additional layer of security, protecting the building, staff and stock held in the premises. Security cameras are a good visual deterrent both inside and outside of the premises. Some security camera systems can be integrated with Electronic Access Control provided a more complete security solution to a building.
Gyms & Leisure – Security Cameras can be used effectively in this setting. Whether the premises are large or small, security cameras can be used to provide all day monitoring for the protection of equipment, staff and members of the public alike.
Hospitality – Security cameras can be an effective tool in monitoring daily operations. In high traffic areas they can help manage foot flow providing a safer environment for staff members and visitors.
Healthcare – Security cameras can help make sure health and safety standards are met, while, at the same time prevent public access to restricted areas and protect a building from vandalism or other criminal damage.
Do I really need a Security Camera?
If you want to protect your home, your business or any other valuable asset, yes. Security Cameras have never been as accessible as they are now, with lower prices, modern technology and easy installation, now is a good time to invest in a Security Camera.
How many Security Cameras do I need?
How many cameras you need will be based on how many areas and rooms you want to look over. Consider positioning cameras in areas or rooms you want to protect the most - planning is important before you begin installation.
Can I install a Security Camera myself?
Many camera systems can be installed ‘wirelessly’ and are operational by simply plugging them in and connecting them to a Wi-Fi network, while others require some degree of DIY technical knowledge when installing them, and, in some, more complex installations, professional fitting would be recommended.