CCTV Surveillance. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 1757996
  • Book
  • 672 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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This revision of the classic book on CCTV technology, CCTV Surveillance, provides a comprehensive examination of CCTV, covering the applications of various systems, how to design and install a system, and how to choose the right hardware. Taking into account the ever-changing advances in technology using digital techniques and the Internet, CCTV Surveillance, Second Edition, is completely updated with the recent advancements in digital cameras and digital recorders, remote monitoring via the Internet, and CCTV integration with other security systems.

Continuing in the celebrated tradition of the first edition, the second edition is written to serve as a useful resource for the end-user as well as the technical practitioner. Each chapter begins with an overview, and presents the latest information on the relevant equipment, describing the characteristics, features and application of each device. Coverage of aging or obsolete technology is reduced to a historical perspective, and eight brand new chapters cover digital video technology, multiplexers, integrated camera-lens-housing, smart domes, and rapid deployment CCTV systems.
  • Serves as an indispensable resource on CCTV theory
  • Includes eight new chapters on the use of digital components and other related technologies that have seen a recent explosion in use
  • Fully illustrated, the book contains completely updated photographs and diagrams that represent the latest in CCTV technology advancements
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Chapter 1
Video's Critical Role in the Security Plan
Chapter 2
Video Technology Overview
Chapter 3
Natural and Artificial Lighting
Chapter 4
Lenses and Optics
Chapter 5
Cameras-Analog, Digital, and Internet
Chapter 6
Analog Video, Voice and Control Signal Transmission
Chapter 7
Digital Remote Monitoring
Video, Communications, Control
Chapter 8
Analog Monitors and Digital Displays
Chapter 9
Analog, Digital Video Recorders
Chapter 10
Hard Copy Video Printers
Chapter 11
Video Switchers
Chapter 12
Quads and Multiplexers
Chapter 13
Video Motion Detectors
Chapter 14
Dome Cameras
Chapter 15
Integrated Cameras, Camera Housings and Accessories
Chapter 16
Electronic Video Image Splitting, Reversal, and Annotation
Chapter 17
Camera Pan/Tilt Mechanisms
Chapter 18
Covert Video Surveillance
Chapter 19
Low-Light-Level Cameras, Thermal Infrared Imagers
Chapter 20
Control Room/Console Design
Chapter 21
Rapid Deployment Video Systems
Chapter 22
Applications and Solutions-Sample Scenarios
Chapter 23
System Power Sources
Chapter 24
Video-Security Systems Integration
Chapter 25
Video System Test Equipment
Chapter 26
Video Check List
Chapter 27
Education, Standards, Certification
Chapter 28
New Video Technology
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Kruegle, Herman
Herman Kruegle is a consultant to Avida Inc., a manufacturer of rapid deployment video systems for personnel protection. He was formerly the president of Visual Methods, Inc., an electro-optics firm engaged in the manufacture of CCTV security and electro-optical, low vision, and inspection products. Mr. Kruegle holds six patents in the security, electro-optical, and laser fields. He has published numerous papers in professional electro-optics and security journals, including a lens primer series on CCTV optics and lenses and a series on covert CCTV security. Mr. Kruegle has been a contributing author for three texts focusing on CCTV security as applied to loss prevention in industry, museums, libraries, and cargo.
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