Uniview Starlight Camera Showdown!

Background As the world moves towards increased video surveillance, we are seeing constant innovation from the CCTV manufacturers. One of the latest and most exciting trends has been the improved low-light or 'starlight' sensors. Because the majority of crimes occur at night, it is important to improve the cameras' image quality in dark conditions. Two major manufacturers: Hikvision and Uniview, have released their low-light camera series. Hikvision released their darkfighter cameras in 2015, and published a white paper on the topic...

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what is poe

PoE (Power Over Ethernet)

PoE is an industry standard for transmitting electric power along an Ethernet cable. This allows for a single cable to connect between the cameras and the NVR, compared to running a separate power adapter to the camera. This can significantly simplify the installation of a home security system and help keeps costs down. It also results in less points of failure, resulting in longer system uptime and easier maintenance of the security system. Uniview Extended Transmission PoE The typical maximum recommended...

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