The Field of View for IP Camera Systems

How to Determine the Best Field of View

IP Camera System Field of View
IP Camera System Field of View

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).

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Panic Button Comparison

Comparison of Emergency Buttons

Panic Buttons
Panic Buttons

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.

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Access Controller Comparison

The Best Door Access Controller

Access Controller Comparison
Access Controller Comparison

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.

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Technical Jokes and Cartoons Jokes-91

As I get older, I realize 

  • I don’t need anger management.  I need people to stop irritating me.
  • My people skills are just fine.  It’s my tolerance for idiots that needs work.
  • The biggest lie I tell myself is, “I don’t need to write that down. I’ll remember it.”
  • I have days when my life is just a tent away from a circus.
  • These days, “on time” is when I get there.
  • I still haven’t learned to act my age.

Why isn’t phonetic spelled the way it sounds?

Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii?

Why are there flotation devices under plane seats instead of parachutes?

Rocket Scientists
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The Magnetic Door Lock

How to Use the Magnetic Lock in an Access Control System

Controlling the Mag-Lock
Controlling the Mag-Lock

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.

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Technical Jokes and Cartoons Jokes-90

A man is walking home around midnight

“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?

Cartoon Fitbit Walk Lost
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How the IP Powered Speakers and Intercoms Work

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.

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How Access Control Works

Description of the Components of the Access Control System

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:

  1. It identifies who can enter
  2. Determines what door a person can use
  3. Defines when they can enter
  4. 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.

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