CCTV

From Light to Pixels

By

  • Vlado Damjanovski, CCTV engineer, educator, and editor of the CCTV Focus magazine in Australia.

The new edition of CCTV, a high-level professional reference, is expanded to cover all video compression techniques used in the ever-increasing assortment of digital video recorders (DVRs) available on the market today. In addition to demystifying DVR technology, the third edition also clarifies the technology of data networking and explains various compression techniques. Along with all this, the book retains the particulars that made the previous editions convenient and valuable, including details of CCD cameras, lenses, coaxial cables, fiber-optics, and system design.
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Audience

Security system designers, dealers, and  installers; security managers; security consultants

 

Book information

  • Published: September 2013
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-404557-6

Reviews

"... a complete and all-inclusive handbook of video monitoring systems that can be utilized effectively by security managers and security consultants. Keep it nearby as a ready reference for any CCTV related issues."--Security Management (online), December 3, 2014

"The third edition of this high-level professional reference is expanded to cover all video compression techniques used in the ever-increasing assortment of digital video recorders (DVRs) available on the market today…Fully illustrated with dozens of photographs, tables, checklists, charts, diagrams, and instructions, it is a valuable resource for security system designers, dealers, and installers; security managers; and security consultants."--SecurityPark online, December 16, 2013

"...the book is well written and highly informative. Anyone seeking in-depth knowledge on CCTV will find it a worthwhile investment in terms of both time and money."--Security Management

"CCTV is worth the money for anyone involved in the CCTV industry, including designers, installers, sales staff, security managers, consultants, and manufacturers."--Security Insider




Table of Contents

SI Units of MeasurementLight and TelevisionOptics in CCTVGeneral characteristics of TV SystemsCCTV Cameras; MonitorsVideo Processing EquipmentVideo RecordersDigital Video RecordersTransmission MediaNetworkingAuxiliary Equipment in CCTVCCTV System DesignThe CCTV Test Chart