By Ben Cornett - Last update November 7, 2014
This guide is designed to educate you on basic surveillance system design and application. It is intended to help you make the right choices when designing a video surveillance system that will meet your expectations.
The first step is to understand the different technologies, their operations and benefits. The technologies range from traditional "Analog" DVRs and Cameras to cutting edge HD-SDI cameras, which can provide you with Blu-Ray quality 1080p footage. Your goals and what you want to accomplish will dictate which technology is right for you.
In this guide, we will walk you through the latest security camera technology as well as the cutting edge features that our newer DVRs have to offer. A LOT has changed in the video surveillance industry in the past few years, so being educated before making a purchase decision is the best thing you can do to ensure you get the security system that you need. You can use the table of contents in any section to skip straight to what you're looking for.
|• High-Definition Recording||• Pre-Alarm Recording|
|• Live Video Viewing||• Remote Access & Alarm Monitoring|
|• Custom Recording Speeds||• Web Browser Access|
|• IP Camera Support & Integration||• Multi Site & Multi Camera Viewing|
|• 30-60 Days of Video Storage||• Remote Audio Monitoring|
|• Multi-Site / Multi-Camera Viewing||• Dual Monitor Display|
|• Custom Users Settings, Passwords, & Time/Date Display||• DVD & CD Backup|
|• Motion Detection Recording & Alarm||• Digital Picture Adjustments|
|• Automatic Email Alarm Notification||• Missing Object & Foreign Object Detection|
|• Automatic Recording Schedules||• Watermark Verification|
|• Pan/Tilt/Zoom Camera Control||• Remote Dynamic IP Access|
|• Auto-Tracking||• Counting Application|
|• Audio Monitoring & Recording||• Easily Expandable|
|• Operates on Windows XP, Vista, 7, & 8||• User & Event Logs|
|• Multi Camera Playback & Multi-Drive Recording||• Our Famous Support|
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Ben Cornett, CEO of EZWatch, is an expert in security camera systems and video surveillance. Ben is recognized as a leader in the security industry and has spent his career growing businesses and greatly contributing to their achievements. Prior to joining EZWatch, Ben served as President of Honeywell Security Group for over 7 years, a $3 billion entity in the security industry. Ben also worked over five years with ADEMCO Group from 1995 to 2000, serving as Executive Vice President of Sales and as President later in his tenure.