White paper addresses field of view issues
To help enable engineers to set up security cameras effectively, Pure Tech Systems (Phoenix, AZ, USA) has written a white paper that highlights some mistakes commonly experienced in the field when setting up the field of view of such cameras.
Security cameras are an important tool in the protection of facilities and critical assets. One aspect of deploying a security camera is setting its field of view (FOV).
Oftentimes, the setting of the field of view of a camera is taken for granted, with the idea that it will be adjusted during the final phases of installation. However, the proper set up of security cameras is directly related to the level of effectiveness they will provide and their field of view needs to be considered early on in the process.
Now, Pure Tech Systems (Phoenix, AZ, USA) has written a white paper that highlights some mistakes commonly experienced in the field when setting up the field of view of such security cameras. The white paper can be used as a guide to avoid these types of issues in future deployments.
Entitled "Mistakes to Avoid When Setting a Camera Field of View," the white paper can be downloaded from the company's web site here after a brief registration process that takes no longer than a minute.
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