Archive | August, 2009

10 August 2009 Comments Off on What is the number one mistake owners and operators make with their carwash security cameras?

What is the number one mistake owners and operators make with their carwash security cameras?

Hands down, the number one mistake most operators make is buying a security camera system from a discount warehouse, Internet retailer or overseas manufacturer. You will find that these systems are not intuitive to use and are hard to navigate. The manuals are not readable or understandable, and the available resolutions that you can record […]

10 August 2009 Comments Off on What happens when a security camera gets wet?

What happens when a security camera gets wet?

How can this be kept from happening and/or ruining the footage? We expect the cameras to get wet. In car wash bays or tunnels, there is really no way to avoid this. We also expect them to be able to put up with some abuse from customers as well. We manufacture a lot of our […]

10 August 2009 Comments Off on Security Camera Systems Appear Very Complicated

Security Camera Systems Appear Very Complicated

Security Cameras and their supportive equipment are getting pretty intricate, are they something that the average joe can operate and understand?

10 August 2009 Comments Off on What is happening that is new with today’s security cameras?

What is happening that is new with today’s security cameras?

At Rugged CCTV, 5% of our budget goes into Research & Development toward new products designed for use in the highly corrosive environments commonly found at car washes. We are also developing new and better ways to render video, both at the camera and at the recorder. One of the new technologies we have developed […]

10 August 2009 Comments Off on What are the best ways to waylay criminals and why?

What are the best ways to waylay criminals and why?

Try to take a three-fold approach: deter, detect and delay. Deterring criminals always starts with good locks and solid entry points. But it also includes things like making sure that you have plenty of alarm signs and stickers placed at access points and cash points. Having an alarm system may not stop criminals from breaking […]

10 August 2009 Comments Off on What are some of the top things a criminal looks for when choosing a business to rob?

What are some of the top things a criminal looks for when choosing a business to rob?

What are some of the top things a criminal looks for when choosing a business to rob? Burglars are not professionals as a rule, so they are mainly opportunistic and look for easy targets. They may have been in your business and something got their attention, such as seeing a low security safe, or a […]