Advice 1: How to view video camera footage

Surveillance - almost obligatory component of the modern requirements for security on protected objects. Hard to find a company or enterprise, which would not have benefited from this system, especially in large cities.
How to view video camera footage
You will need
  • - computer with Internet access;
  • program Any Video Converter.
Instruction
1
Install on your PC the necessary codecs. Usually to cameras surveillance is accompanied by original encoding programs designed specifically for a particular system of observation. Such codecs (if they for some reason are not included in the package) you can try to find in the Internet, focusing on the manufacturer.
2
Play recommended videos in the player. If the player installed on your computer for some reason does not read the video, download other. Let's see in what format the saved video, pick the player that plays this format.
3
Try to find some of the below players. They are the most common and produce most of popular video formats. Here are some of them: Windows Media Classic, K-lite, KMPlayer, VLC. Video systems surveillance is most often used in Mpeg4 or umv.
4
If you are unable to open the file in its original format, find a way to recode the video in a suitable format. To do this you can use special software (Any Video Converter, ProCoder, Adobe Encoder, VirtualDub). Looking for information about the video transcoding on specialized forums and websites on the Internet.
5
Use for transcoding program Any Video Converter. To do this open video in the program (File-import-video). In the opened window specify the format in which you intend to translate the source file. Specify the folder on your computer where the resulting file should be saved. Start recoding.
Note
Do not interrupt the process of transcoding the file until it is completed.
Useful advice
Use licensed programs.

Advice 2: How to choose a surveillance camera

Security of any enterprise and private property is not without the use of cameras of videoobservation. However, the choice of a particular model is some difficulty for those who have not previously encountered them. You can buy a surveillance camera for the lowest cost, with greater practicality.
How to choose a surveillance camera
You will need
  • - a catalogue or a shop selling surveillance cameras;
  • - technical description of the cameras.
Instruction
1
Define the desired design videogamereview CCTV camera type depends on its placement and display purposes: - mini camera is designed for covert surveillance and are mounted in the wall. Box these cameras can be cylindrical or rectangular;- dome cameras mounted in the ceiling and have an interesting design;- street cameras have a protective cover with a heating system, sun visor, and an infrared backlight for night - standard camera is usually made in cylindrical form and is suitable for installation on any surface. You can use almost any lens with the required angle;- modular chambers are produced without the case with one charge and small lenses. They can be inserted into the housing or duct; adjustable cameras have a swivel mechanism for a better consideration of the object and a specific zone.
2
Select color or black cameracase-white video cameras have a lower cost and higher sensitivity, allowing you to see better at night than color. However, color cameras may be equipped with a large number of functions. For example, the function "day/night" allows you to go to monochrome mode in the dark. In some cases, the color image is mandatory for a better recognition of the object. Although color models are more expensive.
3
Please note technical specifications - resolution: measured in TV lines. Vertically everyone models resolution is equal to 625 TV lines, horizontal and happens from 380 to 600 TVL. The higher the number, the more fine detail you can see;- sensitivity: its choice depends on the illumination level the controlled area. Sensitivity is measured in Lux (LX). The larger the value, the brighter the lighted object during the day. The smaller it is, the better the visibility at night. For example, for areas with poor lighting (outside) is to give preference to cameras with sensitivity from 0.01 to 0.05 Lux.
Note
Video cameras from Chinese manufacturers are marked by fragility. Therefore, it is better to buy CCTV camera Russian, Japanese or Western origin.
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