What is an Analog CCTV Camera?

An analog surveillance camera begins with a CCD sensor and then digitizes the image for processing. But before it can transmit the video, it needs to convert it back to analog so it can be received by an analog device, such as a video monitor or recorder. Unlike IP...

What is an IP CCTV Camera?

What is commonly known as an IP (Internet Protocol) camera, is a camera that digitizes and processes analog images, encodes them internally, and then transmits the video information digitally over an Ethernet connection to a computer or similar device. An IP camera...

Analog VS IP CCTV Cameras

The CCTV industry is all abuzz with talk of an IP (“Internet Protocol”) camera takeover. Yet reports of the death of analog cameras are premature. While some IP or ‘network’ cameras can potentially deliver high definition megapixel images, analog CCTV...