How Does Light Affect What Your Cameras Can See?

March 8, 2021By MikeBusiness Security Systems No Comments

When it comes to surveillance cameras, visibility is key.  Some of the obstacles surrounding a camera’s capability to retain high video quality such as lighting, camera installation, and type of camera are somewhat within our control, others are not.  Uncontrollable issues of extreme brightness, like light produced from headlights and the sun, or extreme darkness … Read More

Why Your Security System Needs To Be Monitored

January 18, 2021By MikeBusiness Security Systems No Comments

Traditionally in any monitored security system, the individual security devices are installed by a systems integrator and when an alarm sounds or something looks suspicious a signal, and sometimes a video clip, is sent to a central monitoring station which then either contacts the end-user or the local authorities to initiate an emergency response. This … Read More

What Are Edge Devices And How Can They Protect Your Business

January 4, 2021By MikeBusiness Security Systems No Comments

When it comes to security systems you may have heard the term “edge technology,” “edge analytics,” or “edge devices.”  What exactly do these terms mean and why are they important?  When talking about security systems “the edge” is typically used when referring to video surveillance components.  Every security system integrator and industry professional will likely … Read More

Preventing Shoplifting This Holiday Season

December 9, 2020By MikeBusiness Security Systems No Comments

Helpful Tips to Prevent Shoplifting Each year, shoplifting accounts for millions of dollars of loss for businesses all across the country. Some of the most common items stolen include watches, jewelry, music, books, clothing, and even car parts. While installing a security camera can help to identify suspects after the theft occurs, there are quite … Read More

Why Inspecting and Maintaining Your Fire Alarm Is Vital To Protecting Your Business

November 23, 2020By MikeBusiness Security Systems No Comments

Fire is an unpredictable force that can wreak havoc on any business. It is imperative as a business owner, facility manager, or building owner that the proper precautions are in place to help prevent catastrophe. The NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) is a leading advocate in fire prevention and safety. They’ve written numerous codes and … Read More