Articles By Robert Moore

4 things to consider before you install IP video surveillance

Back in August, we started examining the Top 10 issues and trends affecting IP surveillance. In our first installment, we looked at bandwidth, storage, and security issues; our second dealt with hardware issues,

Published on: September 5th, 2014 Robert Moore

Switches and servers need upgrading for IP surveillance

In my last post, I began enumerating the top 10 issues and trends that will affect IP surveillance in the next few years. Part 1 discussed gauging the impact IP-based cameras will have on

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Robert Moore

3 trends mark the dawn of the age of IP video surveillance

As technology marches on to the beat of Moore’s Law, the trends that face users of surveillance technology are quickly evolving. The shift from analogue closed circuit television (CCTV) to Internet protocol (IP)-based

Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Robert Moore

Why Moore’s Law won’t result in pixel perfect CCTV

Moore’s Law, an off-the-cuff surmise by Intel Corp.’s Gordon Moore back in the 1960s, has come to take on the same credibility as a law of physics. Laws of physics are based on

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Robert Moore

The untapped potential of the surveillance camera

Don’t call them security cameras. Closed-circuit television cameras suffer from typecasting: the grainy VHS footage, shoplifters caught on camera, suspects leaving the scene of a crime. Of course, I certainly won’t deny or

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Robert Moore