Modern TVs are often fitted with USB ports, and its not uncommon for external peripherals to take advantage of this added functionality. On such peripheral is a recording device, of which comes in several different formats. USB Recording allows you to record TV programs to an external storage device directly connected to one of your TVs USB ports. Your external HDD then functions in a similar way to a videorecorder. You can even use it to pause live TV. To make use of this, first check if your TV supports USB recording. From 2010 onwards,... Read More »
A large impacting factor on all outdoor security systems are the seasons. As seasons change, so to does the environment and as such so to do the effectiveness of many security systems. Because of the effect of the seasons it is recommended that different systems are used in relation to the current time of year. Roughly speaking, there are warmer months and colder months, between these two periods different systems should be used. During the colder months, general visibility is reduced as a result of the less daylight hours available.... Read More »
Of course security cameras are made predominately for security purposes. Designed to survey the area and provide a visual record but there are some other uses for security cameras that you may not have realised/considered previously. Have a look below. Long-Term Time-Lapse Photography A time-lapse photography is a technique that captures many images, over a long period of time and ‘lapses’ them together. This is a method often used by film makers to create a unique and gradual animation-like sequence of images. Spotting Wildlife Cameras are great at spotting animals and birds, their silent operation... Read More »
An important part of home and business security comes in the form of electric security doors. While the doors themselves have many features, the switches that operate them are just as important. There are many variations of switches for electric doors available. Each one serves a different purpose, so choosing the correct one for the application is paramount. Breaker Switches Breaker switches act as enclosure disconnects when short circuit protection is provided upstream of the switch. This means that if the switch detects anything which interferes with the closing of the door,... Read More »
Perhaps you’ve become the victim of a break-in, you’ve had to shut down your business temporarily and you’re wondering how this could of happened. Security violations do happen, and while they are unwelcome, they do bring a unique experience. In order to make the most out of the situation its important to assess all of the damage and theft that has been carried out. Knowing what has been damaged can give clues as to how the criminals got into the property, or why they did so in the first place.... Read More »
A solid protection foundation begins with choosing the best security guard company in London. You want to know that the people responsible for your security will have the training to handle whatever might come up. To achieve this you need to do a good evaluation of the many security companies available in London and narrow down to the one which offers the best service for you.