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VidGuard includes a CAD (Computer Aided Design) tool that lets you configure your security system exactly to your requirements.

To use the CAD tool, you lay out icons representing the components of your video security system, e.g. video camera, recorder, video motion detector. You then connect these components with links to tell VidGuard how security information flows through the system. The CAD tool is similar in concept to patch panel, except all the connections are inside your PC.

The CAD tools lets you quickly and easily set up the configuration of your security system, and you can re-use the same design in many similar installations.

A simple example security diagram:.



The thick green links carry data and the thin black links carry triggers.

Video from the Video Camera icon flows to the Video Motion icon (1) to detect moving objects, to Event Storage (2) to store the video when motion is detected, and to Browser (3) so the operator can view live video from the camera.

The trigger output from the Video Motion icon flows to the Sound icon (4) to activate an audible alarm when a moving object is detected, and to the Event Storage icon (5) to turn on recording also.

VidGuard gives you access to a large, rapidly growing range of security hardware - you just drag and drop icons representing the hardware device and then connect data and trigger control lines. Some of the security and PC hardware already supported by VidGuard:

Any security camera with NTSC, PAL or SECAM output format.

PC sound card for warning announcements, integrated public address and intercom functions.

Pan/tilt/zoom cameras from leading manufactures like Pelco.

PC web-cam USB cameras for low cost deployment of networks with single camera security nodes.

Alcohol breath-testing hardware from AlcoTrak.

Wireless and TV video cards for wireless camera and frequency multiplexed cable video integration.

Keyless entry systems and key locks for after hours premises security.

Electric door locks for video identification access control.

Sirens, gates or any relay activated external device.

Pager and modem integration for alarm notification and off-site transfer.

Time clock for different business / non-business hours system operation.



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•  Automatic camera scan
•  Bars and clubs
•  Cabling
•  Camera zones
•  Cameras
•  Central station control
•  Computer aided design
•  Covert camera
•  Dial-up access
•  Digital pan/tilt/zoom
•  Digitizers
•  Door release
•  Electric Lock
•  Hierarchical central station
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•  IR camera
•  Motion detection
•  Network access
•  Off-site transfer
•  Optical character recognition
•  P+V cabling
•  Pager alert
•  Pan/tilt/zoom cameras
•  Parking lot security
•  Patch panel
•  PCI video input card
•  Pelco pan/tilt/zoom cameras
•  Remote management
•  Security CAD
•  Security solution packs
•  Security zones
•  Wireless camera
•  Zero lux camera







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