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CCTV Surveillance, 2e : Video Practices and Technology - Herman Kruegle

CCTV Surveillance, 2e

Video Practices and Technology

Hardcover Published: 15th December 2006
ISBN: 9780750677684
Number Of Pages: 672

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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

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Video's Critical Role in the Security Planp. 1
Video Technology Overviewp. 13
Natural and Artificial Lightingp. 47
Lenses and Opticsp. 71
Cameras-Analog, Digital, and Internetp. 109
Analog Video, Voice, and Control Signal Transmissionp. 145
Digital Transmission-Video, Communications, Controlp. 199
Analog Monitors and Digital Displaysp. 251
Analog, Digital Video Recordersp. 275
Hard Copy Video Printersp. 305
Video Switchersp. 321
Quads and Multiplexersp. 341
Video Motion Detectorsp. 353
Dome Camerasp. 373
Integrated Cameras, Camera Housings, and Accessoriesp. 387
Electronic Video Image Splitting, Reversal, and Annotationp. 405
Camera Pan/Tilt Mechanismsp. 415
Covert Video Surveillancep. 445
Low-Light-Level Cameras, Thermal Infrared Imagersp. 469
Control Room/Console Designp. 497
Rapid Deployment Video Systemsp. 507
Applications and Solutions-Sample Scenariosp. 513
System Power Sourcesp. 553
Video-Security Systems Integrationp. 577
Video System Test Equipmentp. 583
Video Check Listp. 601
Education, Standards, Certificationp. 605
New Video Technologyp. 609
Glossaryp. 615
Bibliographyp. 639
Indexp. 643
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ISBN: 9780750677684
ISBN-10: 0750677686
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 672
Published: 15th December 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.7 x 22.3  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 2.05
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised