6 important reasons to upgrade from an analog CCTV System to a Hybrid HD or IP system. 

Denver has been/is growing rapidly, hence instances of property crime are on the rise as well and now more than ever, protecting homes, businesses and possessions from theft and vandalism are vital. One of the best ways to prevent crime and protect property is by utilizing a video surveillance system. CCTV (closed circuit television) systems have been used reliably for decades but recent advances in our Hybrid HD (can support HD & Analog) & IP systems offer many advantages and features not available on analog systems. Hybrid HD and IP network systems can instantly improve the way that surveillance video is captured, processed and stored.

Although analog methods have been used for years, it has some big disadvantages. First, the quality of the video is constrained by the limitations of the camera and analog signal. Unlike our Hybrid HD & IP systems that use multiple Megapixel technologies, the image quality from analog cameras can’t compare. Also, analog systems are very sensitive to interference from other equipment, storms and damage to wiring. Finally, these systems can be expensive and difficult to expand when additional areas require surveillance.

IP & Hybrid HD systems don’t suffer from the limitations of analog.

  • IP cameras capture high-definition video and digitize it for transmission over a LAN (local area network) to a computer or web server. Each IP camera acts as an individual network device and systems such as this give users many more features and options that are not available on pure analog systems.
  • Hybrid HD systems allows users, who are not ready or cannot afford to switch their whole system over to HD or IP yet, the option of slowly switching their whole system over to HD. Our Hybrid HVR can accept analog & HD cameras.

The following key points outline the immediate benefits of upgrading an existing analog system to a digital IP or Hybrid HD system:

  • Better resolution:
    IP cameras have image resolutions that are up to 20 times higher than analog. Using HD technology, these systems result in greater source image quality and video that can be further enhanced with many powerful software options that exist.
  • Servicing:
    CCTV Manufactures are not making nearly as many replacement parts or even new parts for Analog systems anymore. They are getting harder and harder to find. Most of any analog equipment you can find usually has an HD option and you are going to pay the HD pricing anyway.
  • Remote access:
    IP & Hybrid HD cameras exist as part of a network that can be connected to the internet. This allows features such as off-site storage and management. Also, IP systems are compatible with a wide range of software and Apps that allow for remote access. Users can log into their security system from anywhere and view their home or business.
  • Scalability:
    Analog systems are difficult to expand with additional cameras because of the limited number of ports available on typical analog equipment and may require additional expensive components. IP & Hybrid HD systems are designed with scalability in mind. IP can accept an unlimited number of cameras & our Hybrid HD systems can be combined with existing analog, HD & IP systems. Thus, they are easier to scale up as security needs change.
  • Mass storage options:
    Analog video is difficult to store, requires antiquated equipment such as VCRs and is susceptible to physical damage when stored on tape. IP & Hybrid HD systems use digital technology and massive amounts of surveillance video can be easily stored on computer drives, hard drives and web servers. In addition, digital storage is easy to backup for redundancy and protection from data loss or damage.
  • Cost effective:
    IP & Hybrid HD systems may have some higher initial component costs over analog but their advantages in features, media storage, accessibility and scalability result in greater cost savings over the long term. In fact, using our Hybrid HD system allows users to take advantage of existing analog cameras while adding additional features that are only available on digital systems.

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Our new digital 4K technology enables you to focus on every detail.

Smiley faceAs 2015 has come to a close, it’s a good time to look back at how our industry changed last year and what we can expect for 2016. The trend toward higher resolutions continued last year and here at SSS we are continuing that trend by leaping into the 4K technology for 2016!  Whereas a few years ago, 720p was the most popular resolution for HD cameras, 1080p has now become the standard choice. Now even higher resolutions, such as 4K ultra HD cameras, are seeing increased sales. SSS will now be offering 4K Ultra HD system to our clients and good luck finding anyone to truly deliver true 4K to a home or business besides a very select few.A typical surveillance application is challenged by moving objects, variable lighting conditions and bandwidth limitations for transmitting video. That’s why we offer a 4K ultra HD solution which takes such limitations into account, covering a large area and identifying objects even at a great distance.Our 4K ultra HD offers 8-12 megapixel resolution to deliver amazing detail even when zoomed-in. It’s incredibly high frame rate of 20 fps at 12 megapixel and up to 30 fps at 4K. UHD lets you capture fast moving objects in high resolutions. This speed and these resolutions provide the level of detail that makes the difference when collecting evidence. The images produced are perfect for a detailed and effective retrospective analysis.The camera’s ability to give a wide-angle overview and multiple focus points on a single screen helps you focus on details without losing the bigger picture. The focus is to enable you to see every detail, everywhere, 24/7.

Improved quality Special features take the 4K ultra HD cameras to the next level. They are equipped with intelligent techniques to improve quality and lower the costs of video surveillance. Intelligent Auto Exposure (IAE) accounts for superb front and backlight compensation, providing you with the perfect exposure every time. Intelligent Video Analysis (IVA) tracks and focuses on relevant situations, and adds sense and structure to video allowing you to quickly retrieve the correct data. Intelligent Dynamic Noise Reduction (IDNR) reduces bitrate by up to 50% to significantly reduce storage costs and network strain without compromising video quality.

Increased awareness and easy integration The camera’s ability to give a wide-angle overview and multiple focus points on a single screen helps you focus on details without losing the bigger picture. Regions of interest allow zooming in on certain details of the full image. These close-ups are transmitted in a separate stream, so both overview and detail can be viewed at the same time. Regions of interest also allow automatic tracking of persons or objects of interest in a single frame, so you never lose track of them. The camera’s multi-stream capability also enables easy integration with 3rd party video management software as well as easy management of large video data to reduce network strain.After only 20 minutes you can miss 90% of the activity on a screen. Intelligent Video Analysis (IVA) assists by alerting you when predefined alarms are triggered. By smartly combining up to 8 IVA rules, complex tasks are made easy and false alarms are reduced to a minimum.IVA also adds sense and structure to your video by adding metadata. This enables you to quickly retrieve the relevant images from hours of stored video. Metadata can also be used to deliver irrefutable forensic evidence or to optimize business processes based on, for example, people counting or crowd density information. With IVA, our focus is to alert you when needed and help you quickly retrieve the correct data.

What is the difference between High Definition and Ultra HD 4K?Pixel counts4K = 8.3 megapixels, aspect ratio 16:9 Horizontal resolution1080p= 2.1 megapixel, aspect ratio 16:9 Vertical resolution720p= 1.3 megapixel, aspect ratio 16:9 Vertical resolutionD1= 0.4 megapixel, aspect ratio 4:3 Vertical resolution4K Ultra HD is 4x Greater Than 1080p: 4K security systems are perfect for high-traffic areas where you need to be able to zoom in to see whether someone is dancing or fighting. Think about it? Who benefits from all this technology…hotels,  athletic fields, schools, universities, big box retail, train/bus stations, government facilities, and tourist areas are just a few of the industries that could benefit from these 4K systems.Here at Security Surveillance System™ we now offer fully installed Ultra 4K Security Camera packages for your needs. We can also customize any Ultra 4K Camera System to fit your specific needs and requirements. Our Ultra 4K HD Security Camera Systems include the 4K Cameras, an average of 30 days of recording, power supplies and don’t forget my favorite “that’s right, If you haven’t guessed by now! The 4K Monitor!  We’ll have you all set up, and trained before you can bake our friendly techs fresh homemade chocolate chip cookies! (Don’t forget us in the office that have to type up all this stuff!).  We warranty everything for One Full Year on all parts and labor. We’ll even come back out to give you a refresher course on your system within that year if you need us to. Because here at Security Surveillance System™ we take a personal interest in the safety of our and your community and consequently, all our customers receive the same level of high quality personalized care. We believe our customers deserve nothing less and intend to continue this commitment far into the 21st century. Security Surveillance System™ was founded on a simple philosophy. We protect everything valuable to you. We pride ourselves on being an innovative security provider utilizing cutting-edge advanced technology to provide the highest quality security systems at competitive and affordable prices. Please Call: 1-877-711-CCTV – Toll Free or 720-535-5803 – locally for any questions or to schedule your free onsite survey and quote. Call Now!

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Protecting Your Assets at Home and Work

There is no need for us to remind you of the importance of protecting your assets. Wherever you live, work, sleep, and play, important possessions and pieces of your identity are left behind. In particular, your family and pets at home need to be protected from crime. Whether or not you are constantly aware of the dangers facing your assets every day, you need to take the appropriate steps to protect them now. Like good insurance, good security is a current investment to protect you against a future disaster. Here are the most important ways we believe that you can protect your assets:

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  • Take ordinary precautions at both home and work: lock your doors, keep computers and other valuables away from windows, and have appropriate outdoor lighting.
  • Install extra-strength deadbolts where possible; just be careful not to lock yourself out.
  • Do not be lax with security concerns at work just because you do not live there. You probably have incredibly important documents and possessions in your workplace. Your decorations and supplies are vulnerable; so are highly private documents about yourself and your clients or customers, some of which may put you or others at risk of hacking or identity theft.
  • Invest in surveillance cameras in Denver so that you can keep an eye on your home and work assets without having to hire a live security guard.
  • Remember that security camera recordings can provide helpful evidence in the event of a crime.
  • Invest in remote access to your security systems so that you can keep an eye on your home while at work and vice-versa.
  • Most importantly, we recommend a burglar alarm with motion sensing technology so that the authorities can be notified in the event of a break-in or other emergency. A good alarm system is basic security for any home or business.

If you take the steps above, we believe you can protect your assets from theft or vandalism. While there is no way for your home or place of business to be completely crime-proof, owning a security surveillance system is the closest thing to it.

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How CCTV Can Help You

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) is an asset at any home or business. At Security Surveillance Systems, we understand that you live a busy life and cannot always be there in person to make sure everything is running smoothly. CCTV lets you monitor your property remotely from your computer or another connected device, and it is one of the best ways to keep your building safe. Here are the top 3 benefits of installing a CCTV system in and around your building.

Prevent Crime

Smiley faceThe biggest reason most people choose to install a CCTV system is to prevent crime. Criminals who see cameras are much less likely to try to steal from you or vandalize your property. Have your cameras installed prominently so everyone who comes to your door knows that your building is protected.

Respond Immediately to Crime

Smiley faceIf criminals do choose to strike your building, CCTV allows your security company to respond immediately. If an intruder is detected, for example, your security system will notify your security company, who can call the police right away. This way, even if you are not personally watching your building all the time, it will still be under the watchful eye of someone 24 hours a day.

Monitor Your Employees

Smiley faceNo one likes to think that their employees are less than honest, but the sad truth is that employee theft is a real risk of doing business. A study by fortune.com reported that employee theft in the United States adds up to about $18 billion per year. However, if your employees know that they are being monitored by CCTV, they will be much less likely to risk stealing from the company.

CCTV also gives you the opportunity to watch your employees as they work to make sure they are living up to your standards. You will be able to give more effective feedback to your team if you know exactly what happens when you’re not there. Cameras also cut down on the amount of time employees spend slacking off, boosting your company’s productivity.

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Security Challenges & Solutions That State Licensed Marijuana Growers Face

Medical marijuana is a cash crop that’s very expensive to grow and produce. State licensed marijuana growers face many security challenges ranging from meeting state government regulations, to protecting your crops and preventing theft. As a state licensed marijuana grower, you are required to have 24/7 video surveillance at your facilities with a complete video security system. We offer a wide range of high-quality, reliable video security systems, security cameras and hidden cameras that are engineered to withstand the demands of around-the-clock surveillance.What are the I-502 Requirements for Video Security Equipment?lawhttp://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/denver-business-licensing-center/marijuana-licenses/medical-marijuana.html
  • Each facility must have a complete IP-compatible video surveillance system with security cameras that produce a minimum resolution of 640×470 pixels.
  • There must be a security camera installed in every room of the facility where the marijuana is growing.
  • All security camera video must be recorded continuously for 24 hours a day.
  • All recorded surveillance video must be stored and kept for a minimum of 45 days on the video recording device. All recorded video is subject to inspection at any time by any liquor control board employee or law enforcement officer, and a copy of the video must be provided upon request.

Protecting Cropsplants

Another security challenge for licensed medical marijuana growers is protecting the crops, and this includes everything from proper planting, to pest control and intruder protection from thieves. Cannabis crops are expensive to grow and are a target for thieves. Protecting the perimeter and interior of your facility with a high quality video security system is essential for ensuring safety and protecting your crops, equipment and other assets. The state of Colorado requires video security cameras be installed in every room and doorway where the marijuana plants grow, and laws regarding the placement of security cameras vary by state.

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State regulations regarding growing and dispensing medical marijuana are some of the strictest laws around, and every state has a different set of laws. There are stringent security standards and codes that need to be met, including everything from how many surveillance cameras are needed, and the placement of certain types of security cameras, to the types of security DVRs and the number of days of recorded video required. 

Monitoring Employeesshop

One of the biggest security challenges for state licensed pot growers is employee theft. Regardless of whether the grower has a small room with cannabis plants, or large-scale warehouse, the ability to monitor employees is essential.Internal theft is prevalent because it’s very easy for employees to pocket a small product like pot and walk out of the facility with it. That’s why it’s important to install a high quality video security system that includes high-resolution security cameras as well as hidden cameras to protect your business from dishonest employees.Video Security SystemssystemOur reliable, high-quality video security systems are equipped with the latest features and capabilities and are built to withstand the demands of 24/7 surveillance needed for licensed marijuana growing and dispensing facilities.

Key Features and Capabilities:

Remote Viewing Capabilities Enjoy convenient remote access and viewing from your PC, laptop, mobile phone or smart device. You can monitor your security system from anywhere—at any time.Security Grade Hard Drives Our hard drives are built for the rigorous demands of surveillance applications. They operate at a lower temperature and deliver smother video streaming with less vibration than standard consumer-grade hard drives. Our security systems use security-grade hard drives to provide continuous recording of surveillance video, improve reliability, and offer better all-round performance.Free Lifetime Technical Support Our video security systems come with free lifetime US-based technical support. Call us anytime for assistance for the life of your product. Our friendly, expert support technicians are here to help you every step of the way. 

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Our high-quality indoor and outdoor security cameras are equipped with the latest security features to keep watch over your state licensed marijuana growing facility for true peace-of-mind security. Our reliable surveillance cameras come in a variety of form factors from dome cameras, to bullet cameras and box cameras, to explosive resistant cameras and are available in a variety of video resolutions to meet your surveillance needs.

Key Features and Capabilities:

Day/Night Capabilities Our day/night security cameras capture clear images during the day and at night to provide around-the-clock security.Weather Protection Our outdoor security cameras have at least an IP66 weather-rated enclosure that provides protection against particles such as dust and sand, as well as harsh weather conditions, including rain and snow.

Hidden Cameras

Enhance your system with hidden cameras, and see what’s happening when and where they don’t think you’re watching! Hidden cameras blend in well in variety of environments and are virtually undetectable to the human eye. We offer a wide range of spy cameras hidden inside form factors ranging from motion detectors and smoke alarms, to coat hooks and writing pens.

Key Features and Capabilities:

Day/Night Capabilities Our day/night security cameras capture clear images during the day and at night to provide around-the-clock security.

Interested in a Security Solution to Protect your Business? Call us today.call

If you are a state licensed marijuana grower interested in purchasing a security solution to monitor your business, our team of experts can help assist you with finding the ideal solution that meets your specific needs. We are your complete security turnkey solution, we can even handle your Burglar Alarm and Access Control security needs. Call 877-711-2288.

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5 Features the Best Surveillance Systems Have in Common

It’s important to outpace criminals, especially when it comes to technology. Surveillance systems are an important part of keeping one’s home or business from falling victim to people with bad intentions. With cameras in place, individuals stand a greater chance of catching criminals in the act or preventing crime altogether. Anyone shopping for a video security system needs to be aware of the specific features offered by various surveillance cameras. Each security system will boast a range of different attributes, including high video resolution or the ability to capture images in the dark, and it’s important to choose the particular system that will work best for your unique needs. By familiarizing themselves with different features, business proprietors and home owners stand a better chance of protecting themselves against criminal activity. Here’s a look at five critical surveillance system features:

1. High Definition Resolution

Smiley faceThis is the attribute to examine before all others. Without high resolution, small details in video footage may be difficult to see. When it comes to providing an extra layer of security, the higher the resolution, the better. Shoppers should bear in mind that surveillance cameras are intended to record criminal acts. If these are captured in crystal-clear resolution, police can more easily apprehend those involved; for instance, high-definition cameras are better able to record identifying details like license plates, facial features, or tattoos. Resolution is expressed in terms of the horizontal and vertical number of pixels (1280 x 800) or the total number of pixels (3.0 megapixels). A camera with more pixels offers better resolution.

2. Storage Devices

Smiley faceFor homeowners or business proprietors who require 24-hour surveillance, a large amount of DVR hard drive storage is a must. All surveillance cameras have the ability to send video footage to an external recording device, and so it is necessary to purchase a security DVR to complete your surveillance system. Some IP cameras can connect to a network and send footage to a storage device on the network or via the Internet. This capability can be helpful for users eager to keep their video evidence in a separate location. Users can review stored surveillance footage at any point in time. They can also transfer it to a different storage device, such as a flash drive, or upload it to online storage. Users of security DVRs benefit from smart search options that allow them to locate specific clips without having to sort through hours of raw footage. When purchasing a storage device, it’s important to choose one that offers plenty of space; at least 4TB. Users who plan to make DVR backups every week, for example, should ensure that their hard drives can hold seven days’ worth of surveillance.

3. Remote Viewing

Smiley faceWith a DVR in place, a surveillance system can make digital recordings and stream video to various devices. Users who want to stream video may need to connect their surveillance system to Wi-Fi or use special software before they can bring a mobile device into the mix. Once remote viewing is set up, users can view their surveillance footage in real time, no matter where they are. That live feed can be accessed on compatible computers and mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Those who plan to connect their security systems to the Internet for mobile streaming should also install extra security measures so that the live feed doesn’t fall prey to hackers.

4. Motion Activation

Smiley faceRather than running surveillance cameras around the clock and using up precious storage space, users can opt for a system with motion activation. Business owners who require 24-hour surveillance don’t often use cameras with motion sensors, but homeowners may find that the feature makes it easier to review video and save hard drive space. DVRs with motion-activated recording are ideal for this purpose.

5. Infrared Night Vision

Smiley faceCameras with night vision are very common nowadays, and users who require 24-hour surveillance will need a solution with infrared night vision capabilities. Infrared detection creates a clear black and white picture when visible light is lacking by using light from the infrared spectrum. Some surveillance cameras can even use thermal imaging to spot potential thieves hiding behind various objects. So much for committing crimes under cover of darkness! Our Surveillance systems come with all of these features, all materials, full installation, and a 1 year warranty, included in one low price. Start protecting your home and business with the newest technologies. No matter how you would like to contact us — by telephone, email, or in person — we strive to provide you with prompt, professional service by any of our friendly security consultants.

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Mobile & Remote Access Video Surveillance Camera Systems

 Do you want to feel confident when you leave your home and or business that everything is safe and secure?  Would you like to be able to just log in at anytime, from anywhere and be able to see that everything is exactly the way it should be? We have your solution!  With a remote access surveillance system installed you could check in on your home, office, children, elderly or sick loved ones, or even if you just have pets you would like to be able to look in on periodically, this could be your answer.Our customers often ask how to access a live view of their remote security cameras when they’re away from their home or business. After all, people lead busy lives, come in and out of work, go on vacations, and run errands so investing in a remote video surveillance system is crucial to the well-being and safety of your home or business. Thus, much of the time you’re not actually able to be onsite where your cameras are installed. One of the primary benefits of remote viewing is that you’re not limited to viewing your remote video surveillance system on site. The advancements in video surveillance technology have made it possible to view your remote security camera from any internet-enabled PC or smartphone. Security Surveillance System™ gives you everything you need to know, and all the installed equipment in order to start viewing your security cameras off-site, all in one low price.

How it Works Because we install the cameras over a network, we can configure them to be accessed remotely. This capability allows for users to login and view the recorded video at any time from any location, as long as you have an internet connection, and smartphone, desktop, laptop, iPad, etc. All of our Security Surveillance Systems have Remote Viewing capabilities. The digital video recorder (DVR) can be connected to your Internet and the administrator or anyone else who has administrative privileges can sign in remotely to the closed circuit television system from anywhere in the world to view the camera coverage. This remote access is very handy to help prevent crime, or monitor loved ones.

 What is Remote Video Surveillance? Remote video surveillance enables users to view live video on a PC, laptop, or smartphone such as iPhone, iPad, or Android from just about anywhere in the world with internet access. To facilitate remote viewing, you simply type in the IP address of your network security camera in your internet browser like you would a website. This is done through DDNS and port-forwarding, which is discussed in greater detail further below. Once you’ve configured DDNS and port-forwarding and have obtained an IP address to view online, you can then begin to experience what it’s like to view your security camera system from a remote location. Remote security cameras are typically compatible with a wide range of web browsers.

 How can Remote Video Surveillance Help You? Remote security camera monitoring and mobile surveillance do not require you to be “on location” in order to view and manage each of your security cameras. You’re not limited to monitoring just one camera remotely; most video surveillance apps provide simultaneous viewing and multi-site options so you can check up on all of your remote security cameras in your business or home. Monitoring off-site is also extremely convenient for users as it gives them the freedom to come and go as they please without having to worry about their property. For example, mobile and remote monitoring is great to have when you’re on vacation. If you’ve got two or three cameras installed at your home, and decide to take a trip somewhere, you can still monitor your property and receive email notifications if your cameras detect motion or tampering. Essentially, remote video surveillance makes it so you don’t have to be at the exact location of your security cameras to keep a watchful eye on your property. In addition, remote monitoring works wonderfully with pet cams, nanny cams, and pool cams. You’re not limited to what you can view. Surveillance on the go has never been easier.

Features:

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  • View Live Stream – Real-time video display is a primary selling point for remote and mobile monitoring. Having direct access to your live camera feed gives you the power to monitor your property without actually being there.
  • View DVR/NVR Live Stream – Our systems offer remote web interfaces that provide remote access to your camera system. These Internet-based platforms give you instant access to live camera displays and recorded video footage that work on PCs, and smartphones. You simply log on to the NVR/DVR’s web interface to facilitate real-time monitoring.
  • View Recorded Video from your DVR/NVR – Another benefit of remote monitoring is with your recorder web interfaces, you can view recorded video. This is especially helpful when you’re on vacation; you can review recorded video and decide if it’s relevant or not, or notify law enforcement if you come across something suspicious that was captured on video.
  • Images are sent to your phone, on motion or schedule – You can configure your camera so that images are sent directly to your email account or smartphone via message MMS if motion, tampering, or vandalism is detected. Images can also be sent on a schedule to keep you abreast of what your video monitors.
  • Send images to email account – With video management software, you can configure your security cameras to send email alerts to your smartphone, iphone or email account for evidentiary purposes and as a way to archive footage deemed important.
  • Administer vs. System remotely – You can do a lot more with mobile and remote monitoring than just viewing live video. A number of IP camera and NVR brands offer web interfaces and cloud services that can be accessed from remote locations. These online platforms allow you to control the settings and configure your camera system like you would onsite.

 How Do You View Your Video Surveillance Cameras Remotely? In order to monitor your video surveillance cameras from a remote device like a PC or smartphone, we will set up DDNS and port forwarding.

DDNS – With video management software, you can configure your security cameras to send email alerts to your smartphone, iphone or email account for evidentiary purposes and as a way to archive footage deemed important.

Port-Forwarding – When you purchase your camera system, you’re at first limited to viewing your cameras locally, meaning you can only access them in a local area network. To view your cameras remotely, you must configure port-forwarding. Port-forwarding sends network ports used by your camera(s) onto the World Wide Web so that you can monitor your cameras remotely. Network ports are typically forwarded through your network’s router, which your installation tech specialist will set this up and help you learn how to do on your own before he leaves your home or business. Port-forwarding can only be set up by obtaining the IP address of your router that connects to your video surveillance cameras. It should be noted your cameras and recorders are still secure when accessed via the Internet because of password protection.

 Conclusion

What makes remote video surveillance and mobile monitoring so favorable is that they both fit within your busy schedule. Remote monitoring and mobile surveillance give you on-the-go, real-time access to your live camera view so you can check up on your property anytime, day or night. The remote solutions made available by us are manifold; it is up to you to decide which one best aligns with your day-to-day routine.

To learn more about the benefits of remote monitoring and mobile surveillance, don’t hesitate to call us. Our veteran sales team is standing by to answer your questions, and talk to you more about how you can take advantage of remote and mobile surveillance for your home or business.All of our Surveillance packages come with all of these features, all materials, and full installation, included in one low price.Start protecting your home and business with the newest technologies. No matter how you would like to contact us — by telephone, email, or in person — we strive to provide you with prompt, professional service by any of our friendly security consultants. Contact Security Surveillance System™ today!Security Surveillance System2620 S. Parker Rd. Suite 210 | Aurora, Colorado 80014Phone: 877-711-2288 | Fax: 720-535-5655 | Direct: 720-535-5803www.ssscamera.com | Facebook | Twitter | Linkedin

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What is an IP Camera System, and why is it better?

Smiley faceView your world like never before in Full HD 1080p viewing and real time recording (30FPS), adding a whole new dimension to your monitoring and awareness with High Definition peace of mind! If you’re thinking of switching from analog to IP video, or are investing in a new video surveillance system for the first time, it’s important to know what IP video (or HD video) provides, and what the superior difference is from a standard (or analog) video surveillance system.

Remote Connectivity  Power-over-Ethernet, which is ever-present in the IP camera era, allows you to power your cameras with a single Ethernet cord. This, in turn, simplifies the installation process and makes it easier to install your cameras in more remote locations. Our video surveillance systems include a network video recorder (or NVR) to view, record, and manage your all IP cameras. Our NVRs feature free mobile surveillance to give you instant access to your cameras when you’re not onsite. Access your HD security NVR system at your convenience from anywhere in the world on you PC or Mac with free remote viewing softwares, and on your tablet or smartphone too. The dual streaming function allows for bandwidth efficient transmissions over the internet while still recording HD quality to the security NVR.

Simultaneous playback and live viewing Never miss a vital event with simultaneous playback and live viewing on the same screen. Furthermore use the powerful selectable digital zoom function and pin-point the specific area you wish to have a closer look at during both live display, and playback mode.

Professional Class Camera Features These unique cameras use professional-class features typically found in high-end specialized cameras. Digital-Wide Dynamic Range backlight compensation provides clear and detailed images when very bright and very dark areas are in the same field of view and frame of the camera, delivering a cleaner, more accurate image.

Exceptional Night Vision Outstanding night vision up to 150ft away in ambient lighting and up to 100ft away in total darkness ensures extremely clear HD viewing and recording in all low-light conditions.

Large Video Storage With large capacity storage, capture and store high definition video on the included surveillance-grade hard drive. Need more recording space and extra back-up? No problem, this system is expandable using a secondary internal HDD slot, and you can also further secure your recordings using the mirror hard drive recording feature which backs up your footage to the second internal hard drive at the same time as recording to the systems primary internal hard drive.

High Definition Digital HDMI Output Easily connect the HD System to HDTVs or monitors with the included HDMI cable and start experiencing your world in full HD, just like the movies.

 
Image resolution comparison Recording 720p HD (1280×720)Full 1080p HD (1920×1080)720p HD (1280×720)Full 1080p HD (1920×1080)
Platform 720p HD DVR systems1080p HD DVR systems720p HD NVR systems1080p HD NVR systems
Video Analog BNC / RG59 connectionAnalog BNC / RG59 or RG6 connectionDigital IP / RJ45 connectionDigital IP / RJ45 connection
Power Standard DC powerStandard DC powerPoE (Power over Ethernet)PoE (Power over Ethernet)
Installation Cameras require wired connection to DVRCameras require wired connection to DVRConnect cameras to NVR or to router/LANConnect cameras to NVR or to router/LAN
 

Here at Security Surveillance System™ we offer fully installed IP security camera packages with everything you need. We can also customize an IP camera system for you if you have special requirements. Our IP security camera systems include the IP cameras you need, a network video recorder, and the necessary power supplies to have your system up and running before we leave.  All of our systems come with completely training you on your new system, and a 1 year warranty on all parts and labor. We’ll even come back out to give you a refresher course on your system within that year if you need us to. Because here at Security Surveillance System™ we take a personal interest in the safety of your community and consequently, all our customers receive the same level of high quality personalized care. We believe our customers deserve nothing less and intend to continue this commitment far into the 21st century. Security Surveillance System™ was founded on a simple philosophy. We protect everything valuable to you. We pride ourselves on being an innovative security provider utilizing cutting-edge advanced technology to provide the highest quality security systems at competitive and affordable prices. Please Call: 1-877-711-CCTV – Toll Free or 720-535-5803 – locally for any questions or to schedule your free onsite survey and quote. Call Now!

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Home Security and Homeowners Insurance

As if there were not enough reasons to install a home security surveillance system, you can also take the plunge simply for the financial benefits. Since many insurance companies offer discounted premiums for homeowners to have a home security surveillance system in place, you could actually come close to breaking even on the deal, depending on where you live, how much your homeowners insurance premiums cost, and whether or not your insurance company offers these discounts. Surveillance equipment can keep more than your property safe – for some homeowners, it can also mean major savings. Installing a security camera system may help you save money on homeowners insurance. Some of the most popular insurance providers in the United States offer this benefit, and using the information below, homeowners can decide whether or not investing in security cameras will also benefit their insurance-related finances.

 Why do these discounts exist? As risk is the major factor of the insurance industry, policy providers prefer clients who pose the lowest threat. Research has shown that properties monitored by video surveillance equipment are less likely to be burglarized than those without, so in turn, fewer of these homeowners will need to file claims for loss or damages. As more claims cost the insurance company more money, both parties can benefit from the installation of security cameras.Intruders tend to stay away from homes that are protected by alarms and cameras because they pose an increased risk of being caught and going to jail. According to The Huffington Post, homes that are not monitored by video surveillance equipment are 300 times more likely to be broken into. These types of statistics are also attractive to insurance companies, as they often will lead to fewer expensive claims.

Does it matter which security system I choose? Many companies offer larger discounts for more sophisticated security systems. These systems feature the latest industry trends, multiple base units, and up-to-date technologies like, remote monitoring and interactive monitoring services. Many of the top Security providers, including us, offer systems with these capabilities that allow homeowners to invest in a more involved system that will keep them safe while making them desirable candidates for insurance companies and discounts.

How Much Can I Save? The discounts that are typically offered vary between 5% and 20%. The discount is usually closer to 5% if you simply install some deadbolt locks and a basic alarm system that is not monitored. For those who go all out and have a monitored home security surveillance system installed, the discount is normally closer to 20%. You would need to talk to your insurance agent in order to confirm what your discount would be. If your insurance company does not currently offer discounts, you may want to find one that does.

Do the Math We install security surveillance systems that you can monitor yourself from any computer, or smart phone, with internet connection. All surveillance is also recorded, for later viewing or making a copy of any happenings, on your DVR we install as part of your package, with no monthly monitoring fee. Now, let’s assume that your annual homeowners’ insurance policy costs $1,200.00 with a 20% discount you will save $240.00 a year. Our 4 camera package, complete with 4 channel DVR, labor, materials, installation, training you on your new system, and 1 year warranty on parts, labor & Tech support, cost $1,999.00+Taxs, so, in essence, your home security surveillance system will pay for its self in 8 years. That’s a great cost effective way to give yourself the peace of mind that comes with a home security surveillance system!

Do your Homework Do some shopping around and see how much a security surveillance system will cost. Do some price comparisons. Check prices for deadbolt locks and other security surveillance systems. Call your insurance agent and have him give you a quote for a discount, or, just have him tell you the companies’ policy in regards to discounts for home security surveillance systems. Doing all of this may take a bit of your time but you will be rewarded in the end.

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Why Every Business Needs an Integrated Security System

Taking care of a business is delicate work. There are numerous responsibilities required to work in and manage your business well. Imagine, though, if the already difficult work of maintaining a business, especially a small business, is being challenged at every turn, with individuals threatening your success in every possible way they can.

This is not imaginary; this is true crime. Criminals will do anything they can to disrupt your business’ health and success, sometimes even damaging your workplace’s reputation.

For your defense, though, is integrated security. Combining security cameras, CCTV, alarm systems, data and file protection, and even remote management, there are numerous commercial security systems available to help you not only track criminals, but actually prevent crime. Here are our top 2 reasons every business needs an integrated security system in order to be safe and successful.

Deter Criminals or Catch Them in the Act

Smiley faceCriminals can steal from just about anyone. If you work in the retail industry, then you know how many financial losses and repercussions shoplifting costs you. However, retail businesses are not the only ones in danger of being victimized by theft. Offices can have expensive computers and databases stolen, medical and dental offices can be robbed of patients’ private health information, banks and other financial institutions can be robbed of large amounts of cash, and there are many other businesses who can be victims of theft, whether petty or in extreme amounts. Without a security system, these incidents will continue to happen with no hope of catching the criminals. With an integrated security system, you can help keep criminals out, catch them with audio and video if a theft does happen, contact police with automatic alarm systems, view camera footage off-site, and more.

Prevent Employee Theft

Smiley faceIt is important to monitor the actions of employees, who can commit time theft, or wasting time while on the clock, as well as other crimes such as product theft, giving free items away to friends (especially frequent in a bar or restaurant setting), and vandalizing property for which they are not financially responsible. The best way to manage a business is to manage employees, after all. Ensure that they take necessary precautions, follow procedure, and, most of all, do not commit crimes at work.A commercial security system can help you in numerous other ways. While it cannot ensure your business’ financial success, we promise that integrated security can help you maintain your business and work without fear of dangerous, illegal, or unfair activity.

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