Monthly Archives: August 2009

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]