IP Camera

Luxul Managed Gigabit Switch Offers Enterprise Grade Functionality

By Robert Archer · February 12, 2019 • Luxul designed its new AMS-1816P 18-port PoE+ L2/L3 network switch as an affordable networking device integrators can use for mid-size A/V installations.

Netgear Unmanaged Switches Minimize Network Investments

By Robert Archer · July 27, 2018 • Ranging in cost from $100 to $220, the newly announced Netgear unmanaged switches provide integrators with a choice of four cost-effective switches that include PoE options.

Netgear Smart Managed Switches Feature PoE+, Support IoT

By Robert Archer · May 18, 2018 • The new Netgear Smart Managed Switches with PoE+ include the $80 24-port GS728TPv2, the $500 24-port GS728TPPv2, the $600 48-port GS752TPv2, and the $800 48-port GS752TPP models.

Understanding the ONVIF IP-Camera and Access Control ‘Standard’

By Bob Dolph · February 2, 2018 • As with many smart-home and building-control "standards," not all ONVIF-compliant IP cameras, NVRs and other surveillance products are interoperable. Make sure to understand the multiple device profiles.

IC Realtime’s ‘Google for Video Surveillance’ with Deep Learning: Hey Ella, Find Red Hats

By Julie Jacobson · January 2, 2018 • Based on Camio visual AI engine built by former Google Search execs, new Ella from IC Realtime quickly identifies objects and text (OCR) in surveillance videos at consumer-friendly prices.

Nest’s New Security and Home Automation System: Implications for Thread, Weave, Insurtech

By Julie Jacobson · September 21, 2017 • Nest Secure, a new UL-listed DIY security and home automation system with professional monitoring by MONI, seems humdrum until you consider implications for IoT protocols Thread and Weave, as well as smart-home installers and the insurance industry (insurtech). (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Netgear’s New FlexPower Wireless Outdoor Camera with ONVIF is Integrator’s Dream

By Julie Jacobson · September 11, 2017 • Introduced at CEDIA 2017, new FlexPower outdoor camera from Netgear looks like Arlo but provides rechargeable battery and ONVIF support for home automation integration. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Holovision Supports Dealer, Sound Image’s Connect Home Initiatives

By Advertorial · April 19, 2017 • Holovision’s range of intercom, camera, keyless and biometric access products integrate into today’s popular control systems to provide integrators with a range of no-compromise connected security solutions.

11 Common Types of Security Cameras

By Bob Grossman · April 14, 2017 • Bullet, dome, covert, outdoor, varifocal and night vision are just some of the common types of surveillance cameras. Here's a quick reference list.

Speco Technologies DVRPC16T DVR Server

By Robert Archer · July 14, 2011 • The Amityville, N.Y.-based company's latest security component incorporates Intelligent Analytics, dual gigabyte NICs and the company's playback/search function.

Channel Vision 6521 IP Dome Camera

By Robert Archer · December 15, 2010 • The Costa Mesa, Calif.-based company says its latest surveillance product can be used for residential and commercial security applications.

URC Intros New Control Hub, Full Multiroom Audio, IP Cams

By Julie Jacobson · October 7, 2010 • In addition to new MRX-10 controller and two new remotes, URC will debut at CEDIA a complete multiroom audio system including two amps, streaming media player and keypad.

URC Multizone Audio Pricing Very Competitive

By Steve Crowe · September 16, 2010 • URC announces pricing for Total Control line, which is set to debut at CEDIA Expo 2010.

8 Key Features of Surveillance Cameras

By Lisa Montgomery · March 1, 2010 • Night vision is just one of many features you’ll want to consider when installing a surveillance camera.

IP Cams: The Missing Killer App for Connected TVs

By Julie Jacobson · March 1, 2010 • Manufacturers of connected TVs are so enamored of Facebook, Skype and other silly widgets, they ignore the obvious.