In today’s fast moving world of technology it is of utmost importance that the correct technology is applied in all areas of business and CCTV is no exception. There are many differing IP video solutions are available on the market today so it is critical for you that your integrator provides the correct advice.

What is IP CCTV?

IP cameras are the future. They work by turning video images into data which is then transmitted over a network or Internet connection. The key benefits over analogue CCTV systems are:

  • Greater Flexibility

IP cameras can be installed on to your existing Local Area Network (LAN) infrastructure then transmitted via the internet and/or using wireless technology. The images can then be managed for recording, storage & viewing almost anywhere within a network.

  • Higher Quality Images

Even though IP CCTV has been available for more than 20 years, it is only in the last few years that the technology has matured. This has lead to major developments in megapixel and High Definition (HD) technology. Take a look at some of our examples and see for yourself.

IP/HDCVI System Design

We are able to provide IP-based & HDCVI CCTV solutions using the latest technology and recognised reliable brands such as Dahua, Avigilon, Axis, & Panasonic.  We will design the most appropriate solution for your needs, whether you wish to use ‘Open Architecture’ Video Management System (VMS) such as Avigilon or more proprietary systems such as Dahua or HikVision.

IP Technology in Service Stations

We have upgraded the CCTV systems of a number of service stations to IP camera systems. We have also been able to assist with budgeting for future expansion of the system by providing a ‘hybrid solutions which target higher risk areas such as the forecourt or the cash handling area with HD cameras whilst maintaining (for the time being) some analogue cameras in lower risk or general surveillance areas.

IP Technology in Education

New Zealand education facilities are well known for their multiple building layouts over large areas which traditionally made it extremely difficult to deploy an analogue CCTV system. With the advent of IP and HD technology, together with advanced video compression techniques, we can now comfortably incorporate IP CCTV into any education environment. With the added advantage of high bandwidth fibre backbones, large numbers of low bandwidth IP cameras can be deployed around education facilities.

IP Technology in Retail

Some of our larger retail stores are now upgrading their analogue CCTV systems: either to full IP camera systems or to a hybrid analogue/IP solution. In one such case we transferred more than fifty analogue cameras from one site to the customer’s new development and enhanced the solution with ‘hybrid’ recording and 1080P Full HD cameras in those higher risk areas. The system was further futureproofed by utilising CAT6 and fibre optic cabling for video transmission which will allow it to be migrated over to a fully integrated IP system.

IP Technology in Carparks

Video surveillance in car parks presents its own unique challenges. Ensuring wide area coverage and obtaining registration numbers within the same image is now achievable. Take a look at the image below and see what can be done:

Carparks do have obstacles such as pillars, posts and other vehicles so it is vital for each camera’s location to ensure the best possible coverage.

Call us now 0800 228869 for an obligation free quotation or email us on sales@cctvnz.co.nz