Business-grade video surveillance is usually either hardwired to a digital video recorder (DVR) or a network digital recorder (NVR); an analog closed-circuit television (CCTV); or in IP HD video camera technology where digital cameras connect via Cat5 (Networking) Cable and wireless cloud signals that records and displays on centralized monitors for viewing.
Linked Security provides NYC property owners security camera system installation, repairs, and maintenance services for different surveillance recording technologies. Our security services will support most building infrastructure as well as network requirements. Our team of CCTV installers can assist you in upgrading and setting up a complete small business security camera system for enterprise-level video surveillance.
Get a free assessment and consultation with one of our security technicians to find the right IP, HD video, or CCTV system for your New York property or business’s surveillance protection. We provide the most professional and reliable security camera services to meet the security standards of New York City for residential and commercial buildings.
The Analog cameras system is a cost-effective solution compared to the IP system. It is built on older technology and uses coaxial cable to transfer the image from the camera to the Digital Video Recorder. The DVR translates the image from an analog signal to a digital signal and then records it. Even though today’s Analog cameras can reach some very nice resolutions, this technology is limited and offers a lower quality video. Analog systems are also less secure.
The IP cameras system works on a more advanced technology that translates to a high-quality image and video and increased security. The camera converts the video into a digital signal using advanced coding protocols and sends it to the Network Video Recorder using a network cable (Cat5/6). The data is then decoded and recorded on the NVR’s hard drive. Each camera on the system is protected from hacking and holds a locking mechanism in case of an unauthorized hacking attempt.
Both systems are accessible from remote locations through the web or a smartphone’s App (both iPhone and Android) as long as the DVR/NVR is connected to the internet, though some devices support HD live streaming and some don’t.
Besides the cost and the quality, there are a few other factors to consider when inquiring about a CCTV system, for example:
Size of Hard Drive or how long do we want the DVR to record?
Scalability, or would we add more cameras in the future?
Centralization of different locations through one software
Installation field limits
And many more
Most CCTV systems consist of cameras and recording devices. This setup is known as On-Site storage or On-Site recording. The advantages of this setup are maximal recording quality and fast full control over system functions. From a security perspective, the downside of this setup is that if the device is stolen, all the video is lost. For most of our clients, this setup is enough.
In the past few years, Cloud technology has come a long way and few companies today offer streaming devices that would record the video of the IP cameras directly in the cloud. Even though this service does not come cheap (starting at 15$ per cam/month for 1 month of recording storage), it has the obvious advantage of protecting your video recordings from theft. The recordings are accessible from anywhere and anytime through the internet and are of good quality (though not maximal).
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Single-user or single-tenant intercom system usually consists of 1-2 doorbells or entrance panels and 1-4 indoor monitors. These systems serve the best single-family homes or business operators with no intercom as part of their facility.
Video Surveillance systems are an integral part of any New York City building, store, or organization’s security system. Closed Circuit Cameras let you monitor sensitive and critical locations around your facility, prevent crime or merchandise loss, record and report employees’ or tenants’ fraudulent activity and give you peace of mind knowing you can view and monitor your assets from wherever you are at any time.
As we work with only the best brands in the industry, you can expect our cameras to be of very high quality and feature IR night vision, vandal resistance, weatherproof capabilities, motion detection, tampering alarms, and more. We always choose the right cameras for the right surveillance systems.
Even though there’s a lot to consider when purchasing a new CCTV system, you don’t have to be tech-savvy to make the right choices. Our CCTV specialists are here to help you with all of that! We offer a FREE of charge or commitment consultation meeting where we will go over your requirements and, together with you, prioritize your needs. Then, we will be happy to send you a few proposals that hopefully meet all your expectations.
Contact Linked Security today, and speak to one of our professional security specialists. We will gladly set up a free onsite consultation where we can explain all of your camera and surveillance system options for your company’s needs. We provide security system surveillance solutions for small businesses to enterprises. Linked Security proudly serves customers throughout New York City, including Manhattan, Upper West Side, Soho, Tribeca, Fidi, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and beyond.
By choosing Linked Security as your building security partner, you will feel confident in our services and experience to meet NYC building requirements:
Professional consultation and free quote to help you choose the right security system components and design needs;
We’ll walk through the entire plan with you, picking the right cameras and equipment to make sure your new system matches your needs;
Certified technicians will handle the full installation;
Remote closed-circuit television surveillance;
Repairs and maintenance.
The primary differences between analog and IP camera systems lie in their video quality, security, and technology used. Analog systems use older technology, relying on coaxial cables to transfer images from the camera to the Digital Video Recorder (DVR), which translates the analog signal into a digital one for recording. While they can achieve decent resolutions, their video quality is lower and less secure than IP systems. IP systems, on the other hand, use advanced technology that results in higher video quality and increased security. These systems convert video into a digital signal using advanced coding protocols and send it to the Network Video Recorder (NVR) using a network cable (Cat5/6). Each IP camera has built-in protection against hacking and unauthorized access.
When selecting a CCTV system, consider factors such as the hard drive size (how long you want the DVR to record), scalability (the ability to add more cameras in the future), centralization of different locations through one software, installation field limits, and the type of camera best suited for your surveillance needs. It is essential to evaluate your requirements and prioritize your needs to make an informed decision.
On-site storage, also known as on-site recording, involves using cameras and recording devices at your location. This setup provides maximum recording quality and fast control over system functions. However, if the recording device is stolen, the video is lost. Cloud storage involves recording the video of IP cameras directly in the cloud. While this service can be more expensive, it protects your video recordings from theft and allows you to access them from anywhere, anytime through the internet with good quality (though not maximal).
Various camera types are available for residential use, including dome cameras (mostly for ceiling installation and abuse-prone areas), bullet cameras (typically for sidewall installation), fish-eye cameras (providing wide-angle views), varifocal lens cameras (allowing users to zoom in on small details), and PTZ cameras (permitting pan-tilt-zoom control). These cameras offer features such as IR night vision, vandal resistance, weatherproofing, motion detection, and tampering alarms.
To choose the right CCTV system for your business, consult with professional security specialists like Linked Security. They will provide a free onsite consultation to explain all camera and surveillance system options suitable for your company’s needs, offering security system surveillance solutions for small businesses to enterprises. Linked Security serves customers throughout New York City, including Manhattan, Upper West Side, Soho, Tribeca, Fidi, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and beyond. By working with experts, you can feel confident in their services and experience to meet NYC building requirements.
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