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cable  |  networking  |  wireless  |  wireless installation

Wired vs. Wireless

To use network cable or not to use network cable, that is the question.  This article will cover the magic transportation layer that data travels over networking cable or via RF microwaves. There are advantages and disadvantages to both.  Each method certainly has it criteria that make them ideal. Cost, performance, and security are often driving factors.

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mesh  |  networking  |  point-to-multipoint  |  point-to-point  |  wireless installation

Mesh Networking for Fixed Wireless Installations – Don’t believe the Hype!

Wireless “Mesh” networks are all the rage these days, gaining a reputation among customers of various industries where fixed wireless Ethernet installations are required.  The allure is great, we get it. The idea that a professional design and installation company can buy multiple radios with mesh networking firmware and scatter them wherever they need an Ethernet device and then connect them back through the mesh to the head end network location. It sounds as simple as hitting the easy button but it has proven to be both tall on excitement and small on performance. Whether it’s a PLC or IP camera, the “magical mesh theory” that promises to make challenging installations simple and reliable has bitten many a professional installer in the backside.  

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industrial wireless  |  networking  |  outdoor ethernet  |  wireless video surveillance

How do you determine the components of a wireless security system?

Different Components Of A Wireless Security System Do you feel safe in your office? Do you have the feeling that your office lacks privacy? Are you perturbed because of the rising cases of thefts in your area? Is there a way to keep a check on these dubious activities? Well Yes! You can ensure the safety of your employees with a Wireless Security system. With the increasing crime rate, it is very necessary to install a wireless security system. Central Computer, Sensors, Motion Detectors, IP Cameras and Intercoms are different components in a wireless security system which performs varied functions.

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RF  |  analysis  |  networking  |  radio  |  spectrum  |  wireless

How to read a spectrum analyzer?

The Basics Of Spectrum Analyzer Science has always been about the observation of the existing phenomena and the discovery of new things from the same. Talking about the analysis and observation, one of the major scientific equipment meant for this purpose is the Spectrum Analyzer. The basic function of a Spectrum Analyzer is to measure the magnitude of input signals (both known & unknown). Though the input signal in a spectrum analyzer is generally electrical, other signals like - sound waves, light waves, etc. can also be measured. For this, however, a suitable transducer needs to be used along with the Spectrum Analyzer. The Spectrum Analyzer can be used to monitor the incoming signals on various parameters like dominant frequency, bandwidth, distortion, etc. Such analysis proves helpful in the characterization of Wireless Transmitters & other such electronic devices.

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networking  |  outdoor ethernet  |  security  |  wireless  |  wireless video surveillance

What are the key benefits of a video surveillance system?

Video Surveillance System is becoming very popular security tool in present times. It is used for the benefit of society as a whole in many ways. Equipment like video cameras, digital video recorders, digital video cameras, and CCTV (closed circuit TV) video cameras are in huge demand for security purposes. Terrorist attacks and other such situations can be avoided with the help of Video Surveillance System. This amazing system helps in various other ways and has diverse applications in different establishments. 

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cyber sercurity  |  encryption  |  ethernet bridge  |  industrial wireless  |  networking  |  outdoor ethernet  |  outdoor wireless bridge  |  security  |  wireless  |  wireless video surveillance

Helpful Tips On How To Make Your Wireless Network Secure

Nowadays, any big or small business that you see around is undoubtedly making use of wireless connections. A secure wireless network is a must for the sake of data security & for the businesses to function smoothly. Nowadays, Wireless Networks are prone to hacking & it is very essential that proper steps are taken in order to avoid such a situation.

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cyber sercurity  |  encryption  |  firewall  |  networking  |  security

AvaLAN NetAppliance Saves the Day!

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