Infrared Security Camera what do I need to know

Infrared cameras are getting more and more market share and become a common choice when selecting a security camera for a surveillance system. Let first understand whet are we dealing with from technology and functionality perspective. The need from infrared security camera arise when you need a camera for vary light, low light or low light environment. With a basic understanding of IR Camera technology that question becomes clearer.

The basic way to understand infrared camera is to describe their functionality as a camera with a flash light. The only different is that the light that produces by the flash light is not visible to the human eye. The stronger this flash light is the larger area its going to light up. For that reason all infrared camera comes with effective distance, which mean how strong is the infrared flash light is and how far area its going to reach. The infrared light in infrared security camera is not active all the time. During the day these camera produces crisp clear color picture, but when the light level drop below 1-2 Lux set level the camera IR light source kicks on and lights the space. The infrared light is produces by small led installed around the lens the more leds the stronger the light is and the larger the space can be lit up. A quality IR camera will list its effective range and angle of its IR beam.

IR cameras come in a variety of sizes and types. The sizes can range from small bullet cameras to larger more commercial look cameras.

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IR Cameras are a best fit for areas with virtually no light that only need coverage in a limited or confined area. Most Infrared security cameras are IP66 Indoor / Outdoor and water proof, so you can easily install them indoor or out door environment

If large area must be covered with IR technology it can be done by using IR illuminator which are basically large infrared flash light.

Security Camera for business

Security Cameras are becoming more and more an essential need for every business, from fast food restaurant to retail stores, banks, warehouses, hospitals and more. Any business regardless of its size can benefit from the increased and monitored security. These security surveillance systems bring the business control, loss prevention, management and more.
When you install new CCTV Camera Security System in your business you will benefit from high monitoring business and assent, monitor employee activity, reduce liability, increase employees performance, loss prevention, etc. The money savings from inventory loss, increased employee productivity, monitoring business activities, etc… make these camera systems pay for themselves.

One of the basic functions of surveillance and security camera system is full remote camera viewing and playback, a CCTV Security Camera System can help a business owner ensure that his business was opened on time, monitor inventory activities, and that his employees are being productive. From any where the owner/ manager can securely login, watch live feed from the business, or playback any event or time he wish to view.

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