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Category Archives: Camera Installation

Surveillance Cameras Installed by Maryland Security Professionals Help Catch Murder Suspects

Security cameras placed by Maryland Security Professionals played a key role in solving the murder of a 28-year-old father-to-be in Accokeek earlier this month. The arrest in the case comes despite no reported witnesses to the violent crime. Fatal shooting in Accokeek Early in the morning of Monday, February 13, someone alerted an off-duty Prince…

Top Considerations for Residential Camera Surveillance

Residential security cameras are a proven tool for deterring crime and theft. With the advent of newer technologies, homeowners and renters have more choices than ever before when it comes to safeguarding their assets both in and outside of the home. Strategically placed surveillance can catch prowlers in action, providing concrete evidence should a break-in occur….

Virginia Video Surveillance and Camera Recording Legal Regulation

Installing video surveillance – whether in commercial or residential applications – is a proven deterrent against violence, crime and theft. However, before installing security cameras on your property, it is important to know the legal ramifications and laws in your state. In Virginia, there are laws which criminalize the videotaping or photography of non-consenting individuals…

Popular Consumer Site Considers Benefits of Home Security Cameras

A recent report by consumer review hub Angie’s List explored the costs and benefits of residential security cameras. The article highlights some of the increased options in accessibility and price range, as well as how the newer options can impact home security. Developments in security cameras Gone are the days when a home camera fed images to…

Washington, D.C. Offers Security Camera Incentive for Low-Income Residents

As part of a Public Safety initiative to deter crime, the city government of Washington, D.C. initiated a Private Security Camera Incentive. The program provides rebates for the purchase and installation of security camera systems that are owned or leased by residents, businesses, nonprofit organizations or religious institutions. Since its launch last February, the city has…

Vacation Rental Home Security Essentials

The safety and security of rental properties against theft is a top concern among many home owners. Like most vacation home owners, you probably have your property listed on several websites, providing a detailed catalogue of amenities, from flat screen TVs and iPod docking stations to surround-sound stereo systems. And if your occupancy calendar is…

Don’t Try This at Home! Why Residential Camera Installation Should Be Left to a Professional

Even the most ardent of “Do it Yourselfers” need to call a professional for certain things – and residential security camera installation should be one of them. Those who love a good DIY project enjoy the financial savings, the flexibility to pick and choose favorite features, as well as bragging rights. But when it comes…

Upgrading Your Analog Security Camera System, While Using Existing Cabling

Technology changes.  Daily.  And that does not exclude your security camera surveillance system.  The majority of surveillance systems currently in place are analog, but within the last couple of years, digital or IP camera surveillance systems have become  much more popular as the technology and image quality are much better.  The analog system usually use…

How Safe is Your Multi-Unit Property? Security Considerations for Condos, Apartments, Hotels

Professionally installed surveillance equipment, alarm systems and other security measures are becoming increasingly common for use in multi-unit residential communities such as condominiums, apartment buildings and hotels. Building owners and property managers of these types of sites are taking greater interest in utilizing the latest technology to protect both residents and visitors. Key reasons to…