ADT Provo, Utah

View The World From Any Angle With Professional Quality Surveillance Equipment
Business owners always want to be on top of things. This means being able to keep an eye on a business without having to be there all the time. Having professional quality surveillance equipment inside a business can not only allow the business owner to check up on things, it can also protect that business owner from certain liability claims. Although a business owner is only allowed to install cameras in certain areas, the areas that can be monitored should be. This can help assure policies are being followed may even help protect against theft. Indoor Surveillance Keeping an eye on things indoors may seem a bit excessive, but it’s in the best interest of everyone involved. Workers have to assume there is a reasonable risk of injury or harm when they take a job. This risk may include something as simple as a slip and fall accident. If an accident happens the victim will need compensation for their injuries. Proving there’s a need for compensation may require footage from the day of the accident. If a professional quality PTZ camera was installed, high-quality footage would be easily available in crisp high-resolution quality. Using modern digital recording equipment is important for a number of reasons. The most obvious benefit is the clarity of the footage. Sixty frame per second footage allows for incredible quality for footage with movement. No matter what’s going on in the frame, a clear image will be available. High-resolution imaging makes it possible to focus on the details of the footage and pick out things like distinguishing marks or vehicle tag numbers. Features such as night-time recording are standard. What isn’t standard is the ability to pivot or change the angle of the camera. Only the best professional quality surveillance cameras do that. Outdoor Cameras Generally speaking, there are two different kinds of surveillance cameras. Indoor cameras are only meant to operate in a controlled climate. Outdoor cameras are better suited for exposure to the elements. These camera types differ in quite a few ways, but the most distinctive is the casing on outdoor cameras. Waterproofing and general ruggedness are very important for an outdoor camera, but the quality of footage it captures is equally important. Unfortunately, capturing high-quality footage outdoors is much more difficult. A professional quality PTZ camera offers the best of both worlds with their Axis series cameras. Pivoting angle cameras offer a unique advantage over stationary cameras. Depending on how well the camera is installed, it could cover seventy percent of the property. Being able to change the viewing area means that one camera could cover much more. The total cost of securing the are would be significantly lower. There would be no need to install cabling or any other hardware to handle the footage. Wireless communication means new cameras can be installed anywhere on the property without having to be limited by cables or other obstacles. The only limitation would be the range of the wireless network. Wireless Surveillance Having to install cables throughout a building is hardly relevant anymore. Everything can be handled by using a secure wireless network. Wired cameras can often be vulnerable to attack and limitations in where they can be installed. Having to rely on a cable to transmit footage to the digital video recorder is like covering up half of a camera. Wireless technology removes the limitations previously put on cameras by allowing them to be installed anywhere and offering incredibly high-quality footage. If the camera is able to pivot and find different angles to view an area the overall cost of surveillance will be cut in half. Full Security Solutions Surveillance is only part of a full security solution. Alarms and sensors are often used to alert property owners or service providers of activity. With the use of professional quality surveillance hardware, any disturbance can be spotted right away. Digital footage can be reviewed quickly and easily. Most importantly, authorities can be contacted right away in case of an emergency. Some property owners might choose to use in-house staff members to review footage and control cameras. Some property owners may find it more cost-effective to utilize third-party service providers for monitoring services. Using a monthly subscription service may turn out to be much more affordable for companies that don’t want to employ additional staff members that don’t offer much value. Calling a professional service provider for an evaluation may be a good idea in any case. It’s often hard to spot security gaps in a familiar building. An experienced security provider can view the property from a different perspective and see things the way a burglar might. Using this insight make sit easier to find a way to make unauthorized access. The service provider can add sensors and alarms that close those security gaps and prevent break-ins. There’s no telling when or how a break-in might happen. Business owners just need to be aware of security gaps that could lead to theft or vandalism that could cost thousands of dollars to put right. Insurance is a good start, but those premiums can end up costing more than a break-in might. Using proper surveillance and having a fool-proof security system can help lower the cost of insurance and prevent those break-ins from ever happening in the first place. Property owners can contact their local security solution provider for more information and schedule an evaluation for their business or commercial site.