What is an IP Camera?
IP Camera stands for Internet Protocol Camera. It is a digital surveillance video camera which images and sounds can be received through the internet via a computer, tablet or smart phone, at difference than traditional analog closed-circuit television (CCTV).
It means that IP Cameras work with the internet, within your LAN network, in a wired or wireless way. They can be checked in any device by typing an IP address, while CCTV cameras need a system connected to a DVR by cables.
Advantages of IP Cameras
High image resolution and quality.
IP cameras send its digital signal to a Network Video Recorder (NVR) via internet protocol (IP). They don't need to be directly connected to the recorder.
IP cameras are easier to install, compared to conventional surveillance systems.
IP cameras use only one cable (Power over Ethernet -PoE) to supply power and transfer video.
IP cameras video footage is stored on your own video recorder, safely and secure.
IP cameras provide a wider angle view compared to analog cameras.
It allows to record and playback videos when required.
IP cameras send information in real time; most of them have motion detection function allowing immediate reaction.
Technology easy to update, flexible and cost efficient.
Becoming popular for commercial as well as residential use.
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