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  1. Dan

    How-to: How to Add Optio Cameras to a Samsung Wisenet NVR

    Optio as a range is designed and works best as a complete system, but some users out there will already have systems from other manufacturers and might just be looking for a cheaper option of adding one or more cameras to their existing system. In this post, we will take you through both methods...
  2. Tara Brown

    Wisenet mobile app setup

    The Wisenet mobile app can be downloaded on both iOS and Android devices and you can find more information on the application on our website. This guide is based on the process followed on an iPhone but I would assume the process would be similar on an Android device. Once installed on your...
  3. Tara Brown

    How-to: How do I update my Wisenet camera firmware?

    Firstly it is useful to know that Wisenet refers to 'firmware' as 'software' (abbreviated to S/W) throughout their site. It has come to our attention that it is not currently possible to update Wisenet camera firmware when the cameras are directly connected to the NVR. We have contacted...
  4. Tara Brown

    Wisenet NVR WebViewer

    Browser compatibility and Live View The online platform used to view your Wisenet NVR online is called WebViewer and it can be used on Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Chrome and Firefox can only support the Lite version of WebViewer whereas Internet Explorer can only support the full...
  5. Dan

    How-to: How to Connect a Samsung Wisenet camera to a PoE Port on a Milesight NVR

    When we first started selling Milesight their NVRs could manage 3rd-party cameras that were on your network, but the Milesight NVRs could not provide PoE power to 3rd-party cameras. Now though, with the most recent NVR firmware update*, the NVRs will provide power but to get it to work is a...
  6. Tara Brown

    The journey from Samsung to Wisenet

    The household name that is Samsung is no longer associated with IP Camera solutions. It all started when Hanwha Group acquired a 32.4% stake in Samsung Techwin in 2014, which allowed for joint management of the company. In 2015 the acquisition was completed and Samsung Techwin was re-launched...
  7. T

    Hikvision Replacement Cameras

    I must say, I'm more than a little surprised to see Use-IP sell the Samsung IP camera range as a possible replacement to Hikvision devices. In my experience, Samsung has just never made decent security cameras that can, in any way, be called of commercial quality; I include in that, 'high-end'...