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May 2023 snapshot: 2 Cases where CCTV helped fight crime

May 2023 snapshot: 2 Cases where CCTV helped fight crime We’ve collected a couple of criminal cases in NZ during the month of May where CCTV footage helped fight crime through deterrence or police investigation. Real world examples of efficacy will always trump hypotheticals and technical details. CCTV camera stolen in Muriwai Original story: Man …

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Mar 2023 snapshot: Murder case where CCTV helped fight crime

March 2023 snapshot: Murder case where CCTV helped fight crime March’s CCTV news were dominated and overshadowed by one high profile case. Although not a home invasion, burglary, ram raid or business robbery – this murder case still demonstrates the effectiveness of CCTV in fighting crime and ensuring justice. David Benbow murder case Original story: …

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Creating a Safe Haven: Pet-Friendly Home Security

Creating a Safe Haven: Pet-Friendly Home Security Ensuring the safety of our homes is a priority for all of us, and when you have furry companions by your side, that priority extends to their well-being too. Welcome to a comprehensive guide on Pet-Friendly Home Security. In this article, we’ll delve into the intricate balance between …

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Beyond the Key: Discover the Advanced Features of Smart Locks

Beyond the Key: Discover the Advanced Features of Smart Locks Smart locks and keyless entry systems have revolutionized the way we secure our homes. Gone are the days of fumbling for keys; instead, these cutting-edge electronic access control solutions offer convenience, enhanced security, and peace of mind. With wireless entry systems and digital door access, …

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The Future of Home Security: Embracing Smart Home Technology

The Future of Home Security: Embracing Smart Home Technology The rapid advancement of technology has revolutionized the way we approach home security. Gone are the days of relying solely on traditional locks and alarms. With the emergence of smart home technology, homeowners now have access to a range of innovative solutions that offer enhanced protection …

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Alarm Sirens: A jarringly effective intruder deterrent

Alarm Sirens: A jarringly effective intruder deterrent Sirens are the action part of an alarm system. After the alarm notification is received, it can be configured not only to show up on the security monitor’s radar, but also to loudly declare the alarm has been triggered. Producing a piercing, repetitive high pitched sound characteristically known …

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Commercial Security System equipment: 16 Vital Components

Commercial Security System equipment: 16 Vital Components UPDATED: 05/06/2023 A comprehensive list of everything you need to consider for a commercial security system. Retail stores, warehouses, offices, or any other large building with multi-tier access and a need for security are all covered by this list. 1. CCTV cameras Security cameras are a crucial component …

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Analog vs Digital: Pros and Cons of DVRs in Security Systems

Analog vs Digital: Pros and Cons of DVRs in Security Systems UPDATED: 06/06/2023 Simply drilling a few holes and installing a security camera is not the whole package. You need somewhere to store your camera footage. Most system installers will use the term “recorder”, you’ve probably heard it thrown around. In terms of dedicated physical …

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No more blind spots: Why Outdoor Cameras need Indoor Backup

No more blind spots: Why Outdoor Cameras need Indoor Backup Everyone wants outdoor cameras for their home security. After all, for an intruder to get inside your house, they still need to approach your house. This is where your outdoor cameras will spot them and alert anyone monitoring the property. However, having cameras indoor does …

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Energy-Efficient Safety: Home Security power consumption

Energy-Efficient Safety: Home Security power consumption With any electrical system or appliance, the initial cost is not the only expense. Many electrical systems use a lot of power, incurring a running cost. Ongoing expense because of power consumption is a consideration to make with any electrical system, and security systems are no exception. In this …

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