CCTV Surveillance

CCTV Surveillance and Security Camera System

Surveillance plays an important role in the day to day life and it helps you to stay protected from danger. Whether it is home or office or any place, having a CCTV always helps you in getting the highest level of security for yourself. 

What is a CCTV security camera?

A CCTV camera is like a system that helps you in keeping an eye on your surroundings. It consists of cameras and monitors and you can see all the live events going around or inside your establishment. Furthermore, you can record the footage as well and can store it for future use as well.  

Pros of Analog Surveillance

  • It is cheaper
  • You can easily run, record, and send the recordings
  • Easy to install and find good vendors for it

Cons of analog surveillance

  • The frame rate of analog is low
  • Image quality is not good
  • You need to use more cables 

Components of a CCTV video surveillance system

When you are going for installing any CCTV system, then you must know that it needs 4 components. These components are considered to be primary and basic things that you must have while going for CCTV. 

Camera- The first and important component is the camera. Without this component, you will not able to go for any surveillance system at any place

Recording system-  The second component that you need to have is the recording system. It is very much helpful as you can access old videos or any particular day or time video easily. 

Monitor-  To see what is going on, you need to get a monitor and in that way, you can go for surveillance. 

Video management software- it is used for recording, deleting, zoom in and out and many more to get a clear picture. 

CCTV Security Camera Types

Dome camera

Bullet Camera

PTZ camera

C-mount camera

Day/Night camera

Measuring CCTV Image quality

If you want to know how the quality of an image is if you install any CCTV camera, then look at this.

  • Look at the image resolution
  • Type of lens used in it
  • Quality of image sensor
  • What is the frame rate of the camera
  • What it supports- WDR or HDR

Effects of digital conversion on image quality

When you are thinking of converting the image digitally, then it may get affected. The reasons that affect the quality of an image are as follows.

  • Quality of the CCTV camera
  • Way of storing the image
  • Size of the image