CCTV Camera for Secured Business Operations with Analytics

Posted On: December 29, 2020

As the owner of a small or medium business (SMB), you may think the size and relative anonymity of your business prevents it from being targeted by criminals, but you would be wrong. SMBs are especially vulnerable to threats such as theft, because they are short-staffed, and have limited budgets for security.

According to a recent article by KPMG about the state of physical security in India, organization level risk perception related to physical security is dismally low — in the bottom quartile.

If your business is one of those, not budgeting for security can come to bite you in the heels later. It would be good to do a risk assessment on your business so you understand the threats unique to your situation, then decide which types of protection are most required, and budget for them.

One easy fix to any SMB’s security needs is the installation of a reliable CCTV surveillance solution via a reputable e-surveillance partner like IGZY.

Surveillance solutions of today are sophisticated systems, offering an array of features and it is easy to get bewildered by the options.

In this blog, we decode CCTV technology and options for you.

CAPABILITIES OF CCTV CAMERAS

CCTVs offer several features that can help you gather and review the footage. Some factors you should consider are:

Video storage

Resolution of video footage

CCTV cameras that are static vs. Those with the ability to zoom, tilt or pan

Sensor driven automated video recording

Night vision capabilities

What is your goal with the CCTV cameras?

Wireless vs. Wired Cameras

Analog vs. IP Cameras

An IP (Internet Protocol) camera does away with the need for the DVR. The camera captures video digitally and can transmit the digital over the internet.

IP cameras compress and digitize the videos themselves. Most IP cameras store the video on SD cards. Some IP cameras can connect to Network Video Recorder (NVR) and they can stream video to smart devices.

ADVANTAGES OF IP CCTV CAMERA SYSTEMS

But do not let cost be the primary driver of your security decision. You may want to consider the long-term effects of choosing an analog camera system. Analog systems are in serious danger of going the way of the dinosaur — extinct. If the analog manufacturer stops hardware and other support for the system you invest in today, you may find yourself having to replace it with the more expensive IP surveillance system a few years down the road.

IP systems also usually have a larger field of view i.e. a larger area is covered with fewer cameras, which means you will need to invest in fewer devices. IP cameras connected to a NVR can also stream videos to handheld devices. Their footage can be stored and retrieved from the cloud, which makes it possible for members of your security team to monitor and review footage even when they are not in your office or connected to the network.

IGZY’s high definition IP cameras provide wide-angle access and its multi-view feature helps you track every area of your business, all while live-streaming video to your devices. For businesses, IGZY offers 30 days of video storage on the cloud.

GAIN PEACE OF MIND WITH IGZY

It’s not just about security. Our surveillance solutions bring to light previously unnoticed SOP failures and help solve problems in crucial areas of cost reduction, compliance audits, maintenance and operations, business efficiency, hygiene control, space management, etc.

With IGZY as your surveillance partner, you gain so much more than just peace of mind.

Originally published at https://igzy.com on December 29, 2020.

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