Traditionally, CCTV and security camera systems were much complex and costlier, but with the advent of new technologies, these systems have improved tremendously in size, quality and price. With the invention of Digital Video Recorders and Network Video Recorders, recording CCTV footage has become much simpler and reliable and they have replaced the old video tapes. Video recorder are also cost effective as there is no requirement to buy multiple video tapes. These recorders can easily store data on a computer’s hard drive or on your network and can be easily watched online or stored for future purposes. These systems are now widely used at homes, businesses, offices and at various other sectors like health and education.
The type of DVR / NVR that you will need depends on a lot of factors including the number of cameras that you need to install and whether you need the security system for residential or commercial purposes. If you want to install the CCTV cameras in office, school premises or factories, you would need to ensure that you use a high storage capacity and high recording rate Digital Video Recorder. For other small businesses or outlets, a low recording rate is sufficient to meet your requirements. The Al Alarms Team can help you compare the video recording rates to your hard drive storage and can help you choose the right recorder to fulfill your purposes.
The other factors which you need to consider before selecting a right video recorder is your location and access to the suitable infrastructure. With the existing data cabling and your budget, we can help you with the right recorders which would not only fulfill the current needs but can also be easily upgraded for future needs.