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D-Link IP Surveillance Business Solutions

IP Surveillance Solutions that Connect Businesses to More Peace of Mind Knowing that high quality, reliable security cameras keep a vigilant eye on your facility even when you are not there can provide you with tremendous peace of mind. Investing

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D-Link Home Monitoring

How to set up an affordable home monitoring system A home monitoring system need not be expensive or difficult to set up. With the right products, setup requires only a few pieces of equipment and few or no tools: Just place a few cameras on

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Edge Storage

The practice of edge storage is storing audio and video from a surveillance camera at the edge of a network, usually on an internal SD card or a directly connected external device. With video edge storage, recorded video is dispersed among

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Simultaneous H.264 and MJPEG

A single surveillance device can support simultaneous H.264 and Motion JPEG streams. Cameras and encoders are available with simultaneous H.264 and MJPEG capabilities, though the required processing power is greater than with single mode devices.

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CMOS Sensor

CMOS sensors are image sensors located behind the lens of a camera. CMOS stands for complementary metal oxide semiconductors. This type of sensor uses much less electrical power than CCDs (charged couple devices), which are the more traditional

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MPEG-4

The term MPEG-4 refers to a licensed standard for video compression. It is one of three formats available for compressing video files. The other two standards are H.264 and Motion JPEG, with H.264 being the most recent standard. Within the

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H.264

The H.264 standard for video encoding is also referred to as MPEG-4 AVC. H.264 was released as an open standard by telecommunications and IT industry organizations. It is often associated with high definition applications, including HD DVD.

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ONVIF

The abbreviation ONVIF stands for Open Network Video Interface Forum. This is an industry group that has developed a specification to support global interoperability among IP-based physical security products. The goal is for the IP products

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WDR

In surveillance technology, WDR refers to wide dynamic range. This is a camera’s capability for digital exposure adjustment so that a wider range of image details can be identified, even when subjects are surrounded by shadows or bright

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Outdoor-Ready Surveillance

An outdoor-ready camera is built specifically for exterior imaging. This category of surveillance equipment is ready for outdoor installation and can operate within a wide range of temperatures. It features weather-resistant camera housing.

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Day/Night Camera

The day/night camera function allows for automatic adjustments in daylight and low light surveillance conditions. The cameras often include an Infrared Cut Removable Filter, also known as an ICR. The filter is in place during the day to block

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