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Comtex will give you the power to know exactly what is happening in your business, 24 hours a day ( CCTV/CCTV for all businesses). Whether you’re monitoring your workforce, guarding assets, securing your premises, or protecting employees, you can be confident that a CCTV system installed by Comtex will keep you secure. We are a top CCTV security camera provider and installer in NJ. Looking for CCTV Installation Jersey City NJ?
Comtex – CCTV, Access Control & Business Telephone Systems
We provide a full selection of securit cameras, digital recording equipment (DVR and NVR), monitors, and other essential accessories to ensure effective surveillance. All CCTV systems have a one year GUARANTEE that includes the Comtex Proactive Support Program. Each business day, Comtex will remotely confirm the working performance or your cameras and recording devices (DVR or NVR). If we detect an issue, we will notify you and schedule a service visit.
We provide a full selection of security cameras, digital recording equipment (DVR and NVR), monitors, . Our extensive range of CCTV equipment features the latest technology and security innovations. and other essential accessories to ensure effective surveillance.
Our systems are designed to monitor your workforce, secure staff and visitors, limit business liability, and secure your property and premises. Our camera images are crystal clear, our DVR and NVRs have user-friendly interfaces, and the mobile apps ensure your ability to remotely watch live camera views from anywhere in the world. You can choose to store your recordings locally or in the cloud for added protection and storage.
Can CCTV Be Connected To Your Smartphone
As we develop our security systems, they are becoming more advanced than ever. Everything is becoming high tech and becoming easier to manage than ever before. You can connect your CCTV to your smartphone with literally the click of a button.
Connecting CCTV To A Smartphone
All you are going to need is an app one your phone that will pick up what is known as your IP address. This app will also stream your wireless internet or your router. You could be across the country or even world and be able to check your security cameras.
This has made life much more convenient and easier. However, with the advancement in technology, we are going to have issues with hackers. We are going to talk about how you can keep track of your security systems and know all the risks involved.
Connecting Your Smartphone to Your Security Cameras
If you would like to see your security footage away from the premises, you can connect it to your phone. All you need to do is download an app. This works as long as your security cameras are high-quality cameras. Luckily, today, with the advancement in technology, almost all security cameras can be hooked up to your smartphone.
You can even link your cameras to other smart devices such as a tablet or another computer as well. Keep in mind that some systems only are supported with iOS or android, not both. Some systems will be able to be used with both. It is best to do some research before you purchase a security system, so you are able to use it on your phone without problems.
Another Thing You Can Do
The second thing that you must do is add your security cameras to the application. You will use either the QR code or a model code to do this.
Once you have linked your security cameras to your phone, you should be able to click on the camera that you linked to watch live feed on your camera.
The Next Steps
Once you are done with setting up your system, you can now go in and set configurations. This includes any motion detections, what alerts you receive, and other monitoring requirements that you deem necessary.
Keep in mind that all systems are different, and some systems may require more information or steps to setup to your phone. Take the time to read what comes with your specific security system before setting it up with your phone.
What If I Cannot See my CCTV on the Phone?
There are going to be times where you are unable to see your live security footage on your phone. The first thing that you should be doing is checking your router. There is a possibility that the connection was interrupted. We are going to talk about a few things that you should do when you are unable to view the footage from your phone.
You need to make sure that internet is working on both ends. This means that you need to ensure that the internet is working where the security cameras are and where you are with your phone. If there is an internet issue, resetting your routers will help do the trick most of the time.
The Other Thing To Do
The second thing you need to make sure is that the IP address is the same. If your provider has changed the IP address, you are not going to get a connection on your phone. This is often not the case because providers will usually change the IP address when you are not paying the internet bills. To ensure that the IP address is the same, make sure that you are comparing the IP address. All you need to do is google the phrase what is my IP address, and you should find it. Make sure that the app IP address and the one displayed are the same. If they are not, be sure to call your internet provider.
If you are still having trouble, try to reboot your routers and the CCTV system. Once everything is rebooted, try connecting again. If you have done all of the above and are still having problems, you should call customer service.
Can CCTV Record At Night
When you are looking at surveillance systems, it could be overwhelming. There are many products available with unique features. You might now know which way is up or down. We are going to talk about a few features, night vision and dark recording in particular in this article. Keep reading to learn if your CCTV camera can record while it is dark outside or inside the building.
Types of CCTV Cameras
Many people do not realize that there are two specific types of cameras. There are commercial grade cameras and there are consumer grade cameras. It is important that you know these two types of cameras before we talk about the dark recording.
Any type of camera that you will find in a store will be considered a consumer-grade camera. These cameras usually come in sets or with a bundle and are relatively cheap.
Another Kind Of Camera
The second kind of camera that you will see is a commercial-grade camera. These cameras are not available in stores. You also will expect to pay more for these types of cameras because they are higher quality than consumer cameras. In fact, these cameras are going to be roughly 400 dollars per camera and the recorder will be sold separately.