The lens of an IP camera determines the field of view (FOV). A lens can provide a wide or narrow FOV. For example, A wide field of view allows us to see a pasture filled with cows, and a narrow field of view allows us to see only one cow.
This article describes how to determine and calculate the best Field of View (FOV).
By August of 2022, there had been over 300 mass shootings in the United States. With the increase in mass shootings, Panic Buttons have become more popular. Several emergency notification systems have been developed over the past few years to address this requirement.
This article compares the different systems available and how they can be used.
The brain of a door access control system is the controller or access control panel. One or more door readers connect to a controller. The access controller receives the person’s ID number from the door reader, matches the credential to the list of approved users, and then opens the electric lock.
This article compares the different types of access controllers or control panels.
How to Use the Magnetic Lock in an Access Control System
The magnetic door lock is a unique lock requiring special handling to ensure safety. Since the mag lock holds the door shut and prevents both egress and ingress, additional devices must be present to allow people to exit.
This article describes how to use the magnetic lock in your access control system.
The IP cameras are designed for different applications. What is the best camera for your application? This article compares the different IP cameras and describes the Pros and Cons, and the best place to use each type of camera.
“Poor Old fool,” thought the well-dressed gentleman as he watched an old man fish in a puddle outside a pub. So, he invited the older man inside for a drink. As they sipped their whiskeys, the gentleman thought he’d humor the old man and asked, “So how many have you caught today?”
The old man replied, “You are the eighth.”
Two fleas were walking out of a bar when they discovered it was raining.
One turned to the other and asked – Shall we walk or take a dog?
A Description of the Internal Components of IP Paging
An IP Paging System is a set of network-attached audio devices that convert digital signals to audio. These network-attached speakers include amplification so that many people can hear the message. The system also includes software used for managing and controlling the audio. The IP Audio system includes speakers, intercoms, audio amplifiers, and management software.
Description of the Components of the Access Control System
Door access control is part of an overall security system that keeps our organizations safer. The access control system ensures that only registered people can enter the organization. It provides four essential functions:
It identifies who can enter
Determines what door a person can use
Defines when they can enter
It maintains a record of everyone who is registered and keeps a list of who goes in and out
This article describes the components of an access control system.