Category Archives: CCTV

“With new technology, you can watch everyone in your home, from the nanny to the pet sitter. But should you?”

” You have two choices: You can bury your head in the sand and hope for the best, or be proactive and get yourself some eyes on the scene. ” – Perry Myers, President of the U-Spy.

A thought provoking piece written by Jennifer Graham from deseret news discussing personal surveillance in your home. Perry Myers, president of U-Spy, was asked to speak on the topic as well! Give it a read, you don’t want to miss out!

https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900060170/with-new-technology-you-can-watch-everyone-in-your-home-from-the-nanny-to-the-pet-sitter-but-should-you-alarm-clock-a-necktie-sunglasses-emoji-security-spy-recordings.html

 

 

DVR Maintenance Tips

As a service to you, we are supplying you with some helpful tips to keep your video security system up, DVR and cameras, and running well. A little prevention or self help can save you money and keep your system healthy. Continue reading

The Lack of Value Buying Cheap Security Camera Kits

It’s hard not to find a store selling security cameras these days.  Home Depot, Sam’s Club, Costco, Menards, Best Buy and other stores are selling all inclusive packages.  But I want to discuss whether buying these do-it-yourself kits make sense.

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Security CCTV Camera vs Surveillance Camera

Security needs of different premises or homes differ. This is why it is important to understand whether you need security cameras or video surveillance cameras. Each of these gadgets operates in a different way. Each is required for a different reason that cannot be fulfilled by the other.

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CBS Chicago interviewed the President of the U-Spy Store concerning the value of placing security cameras at the front door of your residence or business.  The interview took place on Friday, December 30, 2016, and aired on January 3, 2017, at the Chicago U-Spy Store location at 2406 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647.

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How to Choose a Best CCTV Security Surveillance System

Securing your home or business goes beyond installing high tech gadgets. It is about a comprehensive system that seals all the loopholes or areas of exposure. Consider the following points when choosing a system for your house or office.

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Video Surveillance Equipment Benefits for Home and Business

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Having video surveillance security cameras was considered a luxury. Those who have tasted the benefits now understand why it should be part of your basics at home. Here are benefits that make these security installations a priority. Continue reading

How To Make A University Campus More Secure

University CampusRecently an incident was reported by WDRB.com where a person was seen running towards a campus with a gun. The campus was located in Louisville, Ky. According to the police, “[the] situation began as an armed robbery and no injuries were reported from it.” The officials were unable to locate any suspect but investigations are on and so are the exams. When such incidents occur, not only do they pose a threat to the students and staff in the campus, but they are also hard to investigate due to lack of evidence. In the end, it is the university that suffers due to delays in examinations and other activities.Check out these simple yet effective tips which are useful in keeping the campus safe and secure:

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Holiday seasons are a big time for thieves

The holiday season is a big time for thieves and vandals as some of you may have experienced.  Halloween, Christmas and Hanukah decorations are ripe for the picking or destroying.  We see a huge increase in customers scrambling to get security cameras (Spy Camera Detector) installed before the decorations go up.   Continue reading

The Problem with Dummy Cameras

Many of the dummy cameras being sold today have batteries and flashing strobe lights included. We strongly recommend that you resist and do not use this needless feature. Of the tens of thousands of security cameras on the market less than 1% ever have any kind of light visible let alone “flashing lights” in the front of the camera.

A flashing light on a camera screams “I am a dummy camera” and many thieves may know that. Simply don’t use the feature. Any bad guy with half a brain can figure out that the flashing light is a sure sign of a dummy camera. Continue reading