Think You Know HDCVI? Think Again – Dahua North America

Posted on October 9th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

HDCVI has been around for years. First introduced by Dahua in 2012, its primary purpose was to provide high definition video over coaxial cable. The HDCVI line of cameras and recorders has expanded since then to include a host of cutting-edge technologies. HDCVI cameras are available in fisheye, PTZ, multi-sensor, and covert options as well […]

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4 Ways People Counting Improves Customer Service – Dahua North America

Posted on August 28th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Video surveillance is useful for far more than just security. An IP camera with people-counting capabilities, for example, can help business owners make operations decisions more efficiently. Here are three ways people counting can support customer service in retail environments. Monitor Lines at Cash Registers A people-counting camera can discern how many people are gathering […]

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Which DSS is Right for Me? – Dahua North America

Posted on August 16th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Dahua’s DSS (Digital Surveillance System) is an all-in-one Central Management System (CMS) / Video Management System (VMS) that encompasses a wide range of features and functions within video surveillance. It manages IP cameras and recorders and is able to connect to third-party cameras via the standard ONVIF protocol. Here, we will discuss the differences between […]

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Tips & Tricks for Perimeter Protection – Dahua North America

Posted on July 31st, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Dahua’s Analytics+ technology introduces the latest innovations in highly accurate perimeter protection. The technology enhances the tripwire and intrusion detection functions by including an object filter, a highly accurate way to distinguish between people and vehicles. Objects that cross a defined line can be categorized as humans or motor vehicles, making incidents easier to search […]

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3 Things to Know About WDR – Dahua North America

Posted on July 22nd, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Application: You need to install a camera in the lobby of a building to capture the entrance area. Problem: The application has a lot of windows which over exposes the image making it difficult to capture who is coming and going. Solution: A security camera with good Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) is a solution to […]

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How to Choose the Right Resolution – Dahua North America

Posted on June 26th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Deciding what camera resolution is right for your application isn’t complicated, but it can be confusing if you’re not familiar with best practices. Here are three quick steps to make sure your video surveillance system is capturing the needed detail in a scene, without incorporating pricey high-megapixel cameras your customer doesn’t necessarily need. Finding DORI […]

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How AI Is Being Used on School Campuses – Dahua North America

Posted on June 16th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

The increase in security measures in educational environments brings new challenges. These include maximizing the benefits of video surveillance and addressing privacy concerns, while keeping the safety of students, faculty, and staff a top priority. Though challenges evolve, technology is evolving too. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is powering a new generation of advanced, highly effective, security […]

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What Is AI, Exactly?

Posted on June 7th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Can you define AI? What about deep learning and machine learning? These words are being used a lot lately, and they can be confusing. Here, we give you a breakdown of what each of these terms mean and how they are being used in video surveillance. Artificial Intelligence (AI) The concept of artificial intelligence has [...]

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What’s Smart About Video Compression?

Posted on May 22nd, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

H.264. H.265. You’ve heard those terms, and you’ve probably heard of Smart H.265+ as well. But do you know what differentiates these video compression codecs and why you might want to choose one over the other? We’ve put together a quick guide to understanding the benefits. Save on Storage Costs When spec’ing a video surveillance [...]

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4 Cool Things Smart H.265+ Can Do – Dahua North America

Posted on May 17th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Calling all tech geeks! We know that some of you are curious about how, exactly, Dahua’s optimized video compression codec, Smart H.265+ works. Here are four innovative things it does to reduce bitrate and storage requirements. Scene-Adaptive Encoding A typical surveillance scene is not fixed; the scene is constantly in flux even though these changes [...]

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