How Can Security Cameras Improve Your Business?

What Can I Gain From a Business Surveillance System? In today’s modern business world, owners and managers need to do everything they can to make their companies efficient and safe.  Oftentimes, a simple adjustment or addition can make work much more efficient without having to invest a large amount of time or money.  We are …

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Benefits of an Auto-Tracking 4MP PTZ Camera in IP Systems

Should I Use an Auto-Tracking PTZ Camera in my IP System?   If you are serious about your home or business surveillance system, chances are that you have looked into a camera with the auto-tracking IVS (intelligent video surveillance) feature. Let’s take a look at why you would want this as part of your system. …

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Security Camera Junction Boxes, what are they and why you should use them

What is a Security Camera Junction Box? When installing security cameras outdoors most people look for a camera that is IP67 rated. This ensures that the camera can stand up to rain and temperature fluctuations. While this ensures that the camera itself will stand up to the elements it does little to ensure that the cameras cable …

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Surveillance Grade Hard Drives Vs. Desktop hard drives

Why Do I Need A Surveillance Grade Hard Drive? You may be questioning whether you really need a surveillance grade hard drive for your NVR. I mean is there really that much of a difference? How is it different? Why can’t I just use any old hard drive? Whats so special about a surveillance grade …

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What is H.265 and why you need it

H.265 vs. H.264 Recent advances in surveillance camera technology have yielded higher resolutions, higher bit rates, and better video quality overall. These increases in image quality also mean a significant increase in file sizes. This can create a hidden cost because of the extra storage now needed to handle the larger file sizes. These costs …

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THE TOP 3 MOST USEFUL SECURITY CAMERA FEATURES

THE TOP 3 MOST USEFUL SECURITY CAMERA FEATURES Security camera systems are arguably one of the most effective tools for securing your property. Just the visible presence of a camera has been proven to deter criminal activity. However not all security cameras are made equal. Some surveillance cameras have certain features that will increase your …

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Surveillance system security and why your router may be vulnerable

SECURING YOUR SECURITY SYSTEM You have no doubt heard troubling stories of people having their security system hacked. But in reality, it usually isn’t the security system that was actually hacked. It was their router or a lack of security on their router that gave the cybercriminals access to their NVR.  This is because your router is the …

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Oregon Marijuana Laws

What You Need To Be In Compliance With the OLCC Video Recording Requirements for Licensed Marijuana Facilities The legalization of Marijuana for recreational use in Oregon has created a thriving industry of both large and small Marijuana retailers and manufacturers. However, businesses both large and small must comply with Oregon’s laws pertaining to video surveillance and video …

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Best tips for protecting your home while on vacation

Best Tips For Protecting Your Home While On Vacation With our modern busy lifestyles, it’s important to take time to relax and enjoy life with a well-deserved vacation. However, leaving your home unattended for even just a long weekend can be just enough time for a thief to target your home. That is why we …

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Protecting your security camera system from Vandals

Vandal proof your surveillance system 1 It’s no secret that a security camera system is a great tool to deter criminals from committing crimes. But what about the ones they don’t deter? Security cameras are usually installed so they are clearly visible to potential criminals which generally acts as a deterrent. But this can also make them …

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Security cameras for your construction site

By Montavue | Jun 26, 2017

SECURITY CAMERAS FOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION SITE $1 Billion in construction equipment is stolen each year. Don’t become the next victim. Get a security system for your job site! According to the U.S. National Insurance Crime Bureau, more than $1 billion in construction equipment is stolen each year. Thieves also target job sites where copper components …

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Home Security Cameras in Florida

By Montavue | Jun 23, 2017

INSTALLING HOME SECURITY CAMERAS IN NEW YORK While New York has seen a reduction in crime it certainly does not mean it is free from crime. Actually, this reduction can be attributed to both a decline in reported crime coupled with an increase in the state’s population. In any case, You can always benefit from …

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Home Security Systems in California

By Montavue | Jun 22, 2017

HOME SECURITY SYSTEMS IN CALIFORNIA Investing in protection for your assets will always provide a good return. And the return on this investment is likely to grow due to rising property crime rates as reported by the Public Policy Institute of California. After a two-decade decline property crime, California has seen a 6.6% increase from …

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IP Cameras for Casino Surveillance

By Montavue | Jun 22, 2017

Surveillance can be a unique challenge for even small casinos. Additionally, the significant amount of activity and potential for theft requires precise real-time monitoring. However, many casinos still rely on outdated analog technology. Even with the advent of Digital Video Recorders analog cameras, just can’t match the capabilities available in today’s IP camera systems. Only 4K Network Video Recorders and 4MP cameras can deliver the precise real-time monitoring you need to protect your assets, customers, employees and your business.

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Home Security Cameras in New York

By Montavue | Jun 21, 2017

INSTALLING HOME SECURITY CAMERAS IN NEW YORK While New York has seen a reduction in crime it certainly does not mean it is free from crime. Actually, this reduction can be attributed to both a decline in reported crime coupled with an increase in the state’s population. In any case, You can always benefit from …

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Home Surveillance vs. Home Monitoring

By Montavue | Jun 19, 2017

Are you sure your security system has you covered? Many people are turning to the cheap small wireless security cameras that are easy to set up and give them a quick and easy solution to their home security needs. But are these cheap quick fixes really meeting their monitoring needs? For some, the answer is …

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Installing Home Security Cameras in Texas

By Montavue | Jun 19, 2017

INSTALLING HOME SECURITY CAMERAS IN TEXAS Crime may not be bigger in Texas but it should still be a big concern. Although property crimes in Texas have been on a steady decline they do still happen. Don’t become another statistic. Ensure that you and your family are safe by purchasing a commercial grade UltraHD 4K …

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Intelligent Video Surveillance Features

By Montavue | Mar 13, 2017

Intelligent Video Surveillance Intelligent Video Surveillance (IVS) is a new technology that we have incorporated into our IP network security cameras. IVS helps you catch the most important moments on your video surveillance system, without always watching live. The IVS features include tripwire, intrusion, abandoned object, missing object, scene change, face detection, and PTZ auto …

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How to install a security camera for your surveillance system

By Montavue | Mar 8, 2017

HOW TO INSTALL YOUR SECURITY CAMERAS You have chosen the right manufacturer for your surveillance system. Montavue surveillance systems provide quality, reliable, and clear images for years to come. Before you set up your security system we want you to evaluate all of your installation options so you can place your cameras in the best …

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Power over Ethernet (PoE) Technology and how to use it for your security system!

By Montavue | Mar 8, 2017

POWER OVER ETHERNET -PoE EXPANDABLE AND SIMPLE Ethernet is something many people use every single day to access the internet or network on their computer or use an IP phone. Now with ethernet you can power and transmit video over that same cable, resulting in IP PoE cameras. PoE cameras are made to produce an …

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Understanding 2D and 3D Dynamic Noise Reduction (2D-DNR, 3D-DNR, and DNR)

By Montavue | Mar 8, 2017

WHAT IS 2D AND 3D DYNAMIC NOISE REDUCTION? (2D-DNR, 3D-DNR, AND DNR) Noise is an unavoidable by-product of amplifiers in security cameras. Video “noise” is the form of “static” which creates a foggy haze, speckles, and fuzz that makes the image on your surveillance camera unclear in low-light conditions. Noise reduction is absolutely necessary if …

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HypeIR Long Range Infrared Night Vision for Security Cameras

By Montavue | Mar 8, 2017

WHAT IS HypeIR LONG RANGE NIGHT VISION? At Montavue we are continuously developing new technologies to stay ahead of the curve. Our HypeIR technology is one of those technologies we are very proud of and are excited to offer our customers. With the advancements of new IR LED’s for our cameras we have been able …

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Understanding why Wide Dynamic Range (WDR), Highlight Compensation (HLC), and Backlight Compensation (BLC) are crucial to a clear image

By Montavue | Mar 8, 2017

Understanding why Wide Dynamic Range (WDR), Highlight Compensation (HLC), and Backlight Compensation (BLC) are crucial to a clear image There are many camera manufacturers out there that take advantage of the average consumer by mislabeling their products and promising features that the cameras and components will never provide. We have warned you before to not …

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MontavueGO Mobile Security Camera Viewing App for Android/iOS and PC/Mac

By Montavue | Mar 6, 2017

Find MontavueGO on iTunes or Android Playstore for your smart phone or tablet. Click here to download for your PC or Mac    MontavueGO is our exclusive FREE mobile app designed for a beginner user or advanced operators of surveillance systems. MontavueGO includes our apps for Android phones and tablets, Apple iOS iphones and ipads, …

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Storage Chart for 2MP 1080P, 4MP 2K, and 8MP 4K IP Security Cameras

By Montavue | Mar 6, 2017

Storage Chart for 2MP 1080P, 4MP 2K, and 8MP 4K IP Security Cameras Storage charts to calculate how much storage you need for your desired amount of cameras and days of recording. The table is based on continuous recording and credit is given to Western Digital hard drive manufacturer for the information. 2MP 1080P H.265 …

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Why you should buy Montavue!

By Montavue | Mar 6, 2017

WHY YOU SHOULD BUY MONTAVUE! Standard of Excellence Montavue is a world leader in the surveillance industry, whether it be for industrial, small business, or home applications, we got you covered. We invest heavily in our R&D to bring new products to the market that are cutting edge, but still competitively priced. You will notice …

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Why you should buy 2K 4MP IP Cameras vs. 4K 8MP IP Cameras at this time!

By Montavue | Mar 6, 2017

WE NOW HAVE 4K @ 30FPS AS OF AUGUST 2018!  As you can read from the post below, 4K used to only be at 15FPS, so images were somewhat blurry with movement. We just recently released our new 4K camera at 30FPS. So now it is totally worth the investment for our 4K cameras as …

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Color Night Optics Security Cameras

By Jonathan Johnson | Mar 3, 2017

COLOR NIGHT OPTICS SECURITY CAMERAS For most people, a camera without night vision is somewhat worthless. That is how infrared (IR) night vision was born and it changed the security camera world. With the invention of IR night vision people were able to use their cameras day and night, but at night the images are …

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