Typically, a complete camera surveillance system includes both indoor and outdoor cameras. However, many users don't want to spend much money on a complete system, especially for residential users. So, many of them choose to install one or two IP cameras which can also effectively protect property with minimum investment. In terms of security, outdoor is the priority. An outdoor camera can capture the potential criminals in perimeter area before they enter into your property. It also provides much details for further investigation when crime happens, these details including how they break-in, and how they escape from crime scene. Certainly, compared with indoor cameras, outdoor cameras offer you some unique benefits including:
Unlike indoor cameras which allow users to place them in anywhere. Outdoor cameras have to be mounted either on wall or ceiling. Because the outdoor camera is pretty heavy, double sticker can't be used for installation, users have to prepare a Drill motor to drill holes for fixing the bracket. To install outdoor camera, you may need to pay attention to following things.
As long as outdoor cameras utilize IP67 or IP68 rated weatherproof design, dealing with rain and dust is pretty easy. Winter season is approaching, a regular outdoor camera only can work in the temperature range of -10 Celsius degree to + 50 Celsius degree. Some high quality network cameras have built-in heater and temperature maintaining design which are a great option for those who live or work in areas of the country that get extremely cold. Alternatively, you can put the outdoor camera inside a weatherproof CCTV housing.
There are many methods to save video footage, especially for network cameras.
Unifore, a best-in-class security networking hardware brand, recently launched the D1400, which is an outdoor 720p HD WiFi IR network camera. Sporting a fully waterproof and completely wireless design, the new compact camera is suitable for both indoor and outdoor installation, the IP67 rated weatherproof grade design, allows camera to provide reliable performance although working in extreme weather conditions. Included with 4-axis swivel installation bracket, you can easily attach the device to a wall or ceiling.
Need to keep an eye on your primeter from anywhere? Unifore's new D1400 features integrated 2.4GHz wireless N networking, designed for installations that requires no wired Ethernet cable. The camera's compact size and lack of visible wires make it well-suited for nearly any outdoor home or business environment. Different from conventional network cameras, D1400 adopts P2P technology, it's easy to set up, can stream CIF/VGA/720p video to your smartphone, tablet or PC;
Three-step install, seriously, only three steps.
This is a High Definition equipped IP camera captures superior quality recordings at resolution of 720p. The camera utilizes dual stream technology which can deliver video streams with different resolutions (LD, SD, HD), no matter you use 3G/4G or WiFi connection, the camera can deliver smooth video on your smartphone.
Unifore's new outdoor bullet camera features a 3.6mm F1.4 fixed lens to provide you approximate 78 degree field of view (FoV), it's ideal to monitor a wide and near area. Moreover, it features powerful Infrared illuminators, this enables camera to capture images in complete darkness for up to 100 feet. Built-in smart IR and digital wide dynamic range technology helps optimize night visibility and video quality respectively. Built for extreme weather conditions, the D1400 has an operating temperature range of -22°F to 140 °F and an IP66 outdoor weather rating.
The camera also has built-in microSD/TF slot for video storage up to 128 GB (sold separately). The maximum recording time of 64GB microSD/TF Card is 142 hours (about 6 days) with the 1280x720 resolution. The recording time of 128GB microSD/TF Card is about 12 days.
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All Unifore smart cameras come with complimentary professional center monitoring software to manage up to 64 smart cameras. The software allows users to preview multiple network cameras simultaneously, and record video on computer, playback video clips, as well as remote config cameras, plus many other pro-grade features. Additionally, Unifore offers demonstration device allows users to get familiar with products, and check the image quality.
No cloud storage, no monthly recurring fee. This network camera complies ONVIF standard, users can use any ONVIF compliant PC software and Smartphone App to locally access the camera. Certainly, this camera work with network video recorders for professional video recording and storage. Additionally, this network camera support Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP), users can use VLC and Quicktime players to play video streams on both Windows and Mac OS.
The RTSP URL
Compared with conventional network cameras, We regularly update the firmware to fix firmware bugs. Upgrading the firmware of this camera is pretty easy. Click "Check firmware" on your smartphone App, the camera can automatically check the available updates, then download the latest firmware from remote server. This ensures the stability of network cameras, also eliminate the hassle to upgrade the firmware.
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