Digital Video Surveillance and Security

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9781856177474
eBook ISBN: 9780080961699
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 12th March 2010
Page Count: 352
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Digital Video Surveillance & Security provides a blueprint for the IP-based electronic security system clients need, allowing security professionals to protect their client's place of business or home. The author gives detailed plans on the best camera position, areas of coverage, hardware and software to select in order to maximize the effectiviness of newer lower cost networked technologies. Clear, step-by-step descriptions and detailed illustrations describe the integration of such components as the current or new security system, door and window sensors, or other access controls, instantly launching a video of the area under the surveillance on a computer or HDTV.

Today's digital video surveillance solutions are networked, digitally archived, offering granular, managed accessibility from anywhere (any office, home PDA smart phone), and providing interoperability and simple scalability. With recent advances in technology, DVS is economically attainable for most businesses. Security consultants can uses this information to guide their clients in making budget-friendly choices of design and equipment and assembling the optimal system for their needs. Systems installers can uses this step-by-step illustrated guide to master this crucial new technology.

Key Features

Vendor-neutral comparisons of camera equipment and recording options
Common sense approach
Highly visual presentation
Case studies and descriptions of best practices
Step-by-step guides
Easy to read diagrams and schematics


Security consultants; security contractors; systems installers. Secondary market: tech-savvy small business owners and DIY homeowners.


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