A Guide on CCTV Systems

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) is one of the popular security systems people put up in their homes and businesses. The system uses video cameras that transmit their signal to a monitor. One of the main advantages of CCTV is that they store the footage. Below are a few uses of CCTV.  In schools. CCTV systems not only enhance security but are also used by teachers to prevent bullying and vandalism by students.

What To Expect When Contracting A Drafting Service

Perhaps the most important part of any building project is the initial design and plans for your project. Without these the project never really turns into anything other than an idea and nothing can happen without detailed and well thought out architectural drafts. The problem often is, especially for people undertaking their first building project, many people have little to no understanding of how and what a drafting service can provide for them.

4 Considerations When Buying a Router for a Home Network

Wirelessrouters are integral components of a home internet system since they help to connect various devices such as video game consoles, smart TVs, and computers to the internet. A wireless router must be considered for reliable internet connectivity when upgrading an existing home network or deploying a new one. Here are some tips when you want to buy a wireless router for a home network.   Internet Service Provider (ISP) Issued Router – On most occasions, an ISP will bundle the cost of a router into the home internet plan during the signing up phase.

Top 5 Most Damaging Structured Technology Cabling Cases

Technology cabling systems have to be installed properly to ensure proper functioning. However, poorly installed cabling networks may lead to consistent breakdowns with technology and communication systems such as low browsing internet speed. Here is a quick checklist of some damaging structured cases and a brief illustration of why you need to address them immediately to avoid serious breakdowns. Intermittent Breakdowns This type of fault is among the most common damaging issues affecting structured cabling network systems.

How to Create a Magical Combined Home Theatre and Planetarium

If you’re creating a home theatre then why not go one step further, and integrate your very own planetarium? A home planetarium is an amazing way to teach your kids, relax before bed, or enjoy a romantic evening under the stars. You’ll enjoy a full view of all the amazing constellations the night sky has to offer, without having to drive to the science museum or freeze to death outside!

6 Common Data Cabling Mistakes That Can Cripple Your Business

Businesses rely on their data cabling networks day in and day out, so there’s no such thing as a ‘little problem’ when it comes to data cabling. Even the smallest issue can impact your network, but you can prevent that from happening by ensuring that you don’t make any of the common mistakes listed below. 1. Measuring Incorrectly This is one of the most obvious errors, but it’s also one that people make fairly frequently.

3 Signs You Should Add a Video Doorbell to Your Home Security System

There are countless different elements and pieces of equipment you can add to your security system, and ultimately, the parts that are best for you depend on your personal preferences and needs. A video doorbell can be a useful addition to a home security system, but not everyone needs one. Here’s three signs you absolutely need a video doorbell: 1. You receive a lot of visitors. If your doorbell is constantly ringing, you have to waste time checking who it is.

Still Using Paper For Your Presentations? Here's Why You Should Make The Switch To Whiteboards

Whiteboards have been on the scene for quite a while now. Featuring a glossy white surface, they are the modern alternative to blackboards and paper. Unfortunately, many people still use paper for their presentations. In this article, find out why you should make the switch to whiteboards for good. Never run out of paper So, imagine you are making your presentation, and as you scribble your points on each page, you suddenly realise you’re running out of paper!

Hard Copies, Printers and Identity Theft: Five Things Your Office Needs to Minimize the Threat

If you or your employees print any sensitive data at work, including personal information, client details or even proprietary creative content, you need to have a plan in place to deter and avoid identity and information theft. Unfortunately, when you print hard copies of information, anyone can easily slip the paper into their pocket and take it home. However, you can minimise the threat: 1. Education If your employees aren’t aware of the risks of identity or information theft, they may not be as likely to follow safety protocol.

Why Avoid Replacing Your Old Computer?

There are probably few things more irritating to someone who relies on their computer for work than to have it slow down, freeze up, and crash consistently throughout the day. Since you need to have your computer running smoothly when you rely on it for business and personal use, you may be tempted to simply buy a new one once the old one starts to perform poorly. However, this can be as shortsighted as assuming that you should buy a new car as soon as your current vehicle needs new brake pads or a simple tune-up.

How to Bolster the Security of Your KNX System

Buildings are becoming more “intelligent” with the creation of software (such as KNX systems) that enables facilities managers to control aspects like heating/cooling, access to the building and the entertainment systems available. However, hackers who wish to disrupt services in the building or practice for bigger hacking tasks that they wish to perform elsewhere can target such systems. This article discusses some steps you can take to boost the security of your KNX system.