Infra-red

We live in the real world – and deliver real world CCTV systems

– Posted in: Burglaries, Business Development, Business security, CCTV, Crime prevention, Electronic security, Infra-red, IR cameras, Security, surveillance, The Data Protection Act

As a lover of science fiction, I like nothing more to imagine that I could travel round the universe visiting strange new worlds, seeking out new civilisations etc etc. But I know it is only an artificial image created by clever special effects and computer graphics and will never be a reality for quite some [...]

GuardHomeSafe Is Our Watchword

– Posted in: After Care, CCTV, Crime prevention, Customer Service, Electronic security, Home security, Infra-red, IR cameras, Random Acts of Kindness, Security

We are a business, so making money is fundamental to our existence. However we are also a company that operates high moral standards and we recognise that there are times when profit is of secondary importance. Today for example we were talking to one of our clients who commissioned us to provide her CCTV surveillance [...]

Positioning Cameras

– Posted in: Business security, Car theft, CCTV, Crime prevention, Electronic security, Environmental, GuardHome News, Home security, Infra-red, IR cameras, Reliability, Security, surveillance

The physical positioning of cameras is a key aspect of good CCTV system design. All to often I see cameras positioned above doors looking straight down? All these are good for is to check for hair loss. Often these are positioned for ease of installation, rather than to achieve a specific objective. If you are [...]

February 2015 Review

– Posted in: After Care, CCTV, Crime prevention, Customer Service, Employee, GuardHome News, Infra-red, IR cameras, Security, surveillance

Well that was the shortest month gone in the blink of an eye, and I am glad to report that Darren is rapidly becoming a valuable member of the GuardHome team. Since joining at the start of the year he is quickly learning all about our products and more importantly he is demonstrating that he [...]

CCTV – Part 3 Low light level cameras

– Posted in: Business security, CCTV, Electronic security, Home security, Infra-red, IR cameras, Security

In part one of this short series, we explored the workings of infra-red cameras and in the second part we looked at infra-red illuminators. In this final part we shall discuss low light level cameras. Modern cameras can provide perfectly good colour images in extremely low light levels. How often has a game of cricket [...]