Category Archives: digital video

Aftermath of Richmond High Rape– Surveillance on Campus

A couple of weeks ago, a 15-year-old Richmond High School student was gang-raped in a campus alleyway during a school dance. A crowd of witnesses watched for hours while the brutal act took place, yet there was no surveillance cameras … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s gun stolen from car, video footage poor

The crime: A Georgia sheriff has his gun, radio, GPS device and briefcase stolen from his car in broad daylight at a public parking lot. The problem: The video surveillance footage shows merely a figure with no detailed information. All … Continue reading

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DNF Security e-News: August 2009

Here is the recap of our first DNF Security newsletter: Mobile and Rugged surveillance systems Hybrid surveillance with analytics Video Management Engine (VME) SSD support Read the full August Newsletter. Want DNF Security news emailed to you monthly? Sign up now.

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Use your IP network to centralize video surveillance

In recent years, video surveillance has shifted to the IP network. The change is not just for higher resolution images and longer retention, the growth of IP surveillance has resulted from a variety of benefits. One of the key benefits … Continue reading

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Buying IP cameras online: Things to Consider

Seen a camera online for cheap? Thinking about buying it?  Well it seems harmless enough, but what if you run into installation, compatibility, or support issues? I ran across a post on IPVideoMarket.Info that reveals an emerging trend of online … Continue reading

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DNF Teams with Nuuo for all-in-one hybrid video system

We have teamed with NUUO, a leading video software maker, to launch the new Falcon Hybrid N Series. This solution is ideal for security administrators looking to incorporate the latest IP technologies, while still supporting existing analog investments. The Falcon N supports up to 64 … Continue reading

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Is your security infrastructure equipped for a lingering disaster?

As the wildfires in Santa Barbara, CA demonstrated to local business, it’s important to be prepared for the unforeseen. Some companies, such as AAA, used surveillance to monitor and analyze the crisis. Making sure employees were evacuated and accounted for, … Continue reading

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Onssi on why IP surveillance makes sense

Remember when you purchased your first digital camera?  It was easy (sort of).  You could take as many pictures as you wanted.  And purge the crappy images later.  There was instant preview.  You could email the pics without a scanner … Continue reading

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Video tutorial on designing a video security system

Need some help designing a video security system?  Check out this video from GSP America. Here are 6 questions from the video on what to look for and what to ask: What type of cameras should I use? How should … Continue reading

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The 411 on H.264

A few months back we compared H.264 vs. MPEG-4 for surveillance applications, and found that H.264 compression is growing and fast becoming the preferred video compression format for video surveillance.  Here are some of the key advantages of H.264: Low bitrate for reduced … Continue reading

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