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  1. Emma Hedges

    Axis Announce Discontinuation of Their Axis Companion Range

    On the 6th February 2020 AXIS announced their plans to discontinue the AXIS Companion hardware products. Axis made the decision to discontinue the Companion range as a result of their decision to only include NDAA-Compliant products in their large portfolio. Their statement explained: It has...
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    What is the maximum vehicle speed that a Hikvision ANPR camera can capture number plates at?

    ANPR stands for Automated Number Plate Recognition, which means the camera is designed to capture, store and act on the number plates that it collates within a database. We recently had the following request from one of our customers who was looking to confirm if a Hikvision ANPR camera could...
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    Hikvision Turret Cameras With Built-In Microphones

    Turret cameras with built-in microphones are finally here. This is what we know about the anticipated range of -IU, Hikvision Turret Cameras featuring built-in microphones. Why is a built in microphone useful? Including the ability to record sound as well as video is a great way of adding...
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    Darkfighter Vs Powered By Darkfighter

    Hi, @gp116126 is correct that the "powered by" uses software whereas the true DarkFighter cameras feature hardware differences too. Whilst that video certainly shows a difference between DarkFighter cameras and "powered by" cameras, it does only show the camera in day mode. With that, it...
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    Hikvision SRSM

    Hi, I have been looking in to this and it appears to be a special order item (10 week lead time). I wonder if you could give me a little more information on the model number for the camera / wall mount that you need it for? Thank you Emma
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    Hikvision Launch their first ranges of Secure by Default cameras - What does it mean?

    Hikvision UK and Ireland have announced their first release of cameras that comply with the Secure by Default guidelines. In this post we will discuss what this means and how it affects you and your camera selection. Secure by Default is an initiative backed by the government containing a set...
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    Help needed selecting a system

    Hi, No problem at all. The product you linked to is not one that we are familiar with so it is hard to give much information on it. There are no Hikvision NVR's with wireless LAN, people often use a Powerline device with their NVR which is connected via their mains cabling. That should...
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    Help needed selecting a system

    Hi Nick, You're definitely on the right path in regards to your camera choice, let me answer your questions below to help further. It is fair to say that more megapixels does not always mean better image quality at night. Simply put, the pixel size is larger on the lower MP options which...
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    Network Camera Ingress Protection (IP) Ratings

    Whilst searching for the right camera to add to your IP security system you may have noticed the phrase “IP rated”. In this post we will help you understand Ingress Protection, what it means and how it has an important role in maintaining the life of your CCTV system. What is Ingress...
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    Why I Chose use-IP

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    Why I Chose use-IP

    Hi! My name is Emma and I wanted to introduce myself and let you know a little about why I chose use-IP. If you think this is going to be your typical “they had great prices” biased kind of post, think again. I actually chose use-IP to be my new employer! Just over a month ago I was contacted...