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Monday, February 22, 2010

Crime Mapping!!!

During our time in the current great recession I have come up with a fantastic tool on finding work. 

Whether your an Alarm, CCTV or Access Control person this blog post is for you. 

The City does us a service on this one. 

The Link Below will show you any crime that has happened in your neighborhood as soon as 24 hours from the time it happened. 

Check it out!

Crime Mapping (Click ME)

Click Here To See What I'm Referring Too!!!

Basically this site is generated with information based off of local police agencies inputing data. 

Sometimes there are cities which aren't covered on this map BUT can be found by searching in GOOGLE for terms like 'crime map in Hulbert, Oklahoma' or 'crime mapping in Cool, Texas'.

So... What Do You Think? 

Bolide G3 PTZ

Bolide's New Auto Tracking PTZ

Quick Specs:
  • 520TVL
  • WDR
  • 35X Optical
  • Mechanical D/N (True D/N)
  • Auto Tracking
  • Snap In Design

Bolide's Auto Tracking PTZ Camera is a highly intelligent PTZ camera that incorporates 1/4" Sony Exview HAD CCD with 520 TV Lines Resolution for crystal clear video imaging, and features a Motion Tracking chip for intelligent video enhancement. 

It also includes a 360º pan and tilt range (Auto flip) , and 35x Optical Zoom / 16x Digital Zoom for capturing video from any angle quickly and precisely. 

This camera also equipped a WDR chip for extreme light condition. Also it built-in multiple protocol for your convenience, and weather proof (IP66) vandal resistant housing. With the new Snap-on installation, it makes PTZ installation with ease. 

The built-in 7 alarm inputs and 2 relay outputs is a plus. Automatic Day/Night IR Cut filters allow low light conditions. 

This PTZ Comes with different mounting options for different locations and meet your installation requirements.


This PTZ Comes with different mounting options for different locations and meet your installation requirements. 

The Wall mount is included

Snap In Design

What's great about this design is that it offers convenience if needing to take the camera head out for service or repair. The mounting plate actually holds all of the tours, patterns and scanning points in the memory so that when you reinsert the camera head, everything is back to normal. You do not have to reset the tours patterns etc. 



Why these cameras will last:
  • Life Expectancy of the Slip Ring is rated over 60 million rotations 

  • The camera module is Japanese (Dont worry their not Toyota/Honda)

  • The rings that runs the run the motor are made of a nylon Synthetic (Very Durable)


Personally I feel as if the Bolide PTZ  ranks on the high end of PTZ and offers a competitive advantage compared to some of the TOP competition. 

Check out the Comparison I did for Bolide's Auto-tracking PTZ and The Famous Pelco Spectra IV.

Pelco Spectra IV
Bolide PTZ/AMT
Signal System
Image Sensor
1/4" Color EXview HAD CCD
1/4" Sony Ex-View HAD CCD
Number of Pixels
768 x 494
768 x 494
540 Lines
520 TVL
Focal Length: 3.4-119mm. f/1.4
Zoom: 35x Optical, 12x digital
Zoom Speeds: 3.2/4.6/6.6 seconds
Focus: Auto with manual override
Angle of View: 55.8° at 3.4mm wide zoom/1.7° at 119mm tele zoom
432x(36x Optical, 12 Digital)

Aperture (F): F1.6 ~F4.5

Electronic Shutter: 1/1 to 1/10,000 s, 22 steps
Iris Operation
Auto with manual override
Auto with manual override
Minimum Illumination
0.55 lux at 1/60 sec (color)
0.063 lux at 1/4 sec (color)
0.00018 lux at 1/2 sec (B/W)
1/60 s mode: 1:4 lux (typical) (F1.6, 50 IRE)
1/4 s mode: 0.1 lux (typical)(F1.6, 50 IRE)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
More than 50dB
Pan Angle
Pan Speed
Manual: 0.1-80°/sec
Manual Turbo: 150°/sec
Preset: 400°/sec
Pan/Tilt Speed 0.5º~160º/s
Tilt Angle
+2 ~ -92°

Tilt Speed
Manual: 01-40°/sec
Preset: 200°/sec (20° without controller)
Pan/Tilt Speed 0.5º~160º/s
Preset Positions
128 Preset Points, 4 Pattern, 4 Scan Zone, Tour
Preset Speed: >300º/s
Electronic Image Stabilization
Day/Night Function
128x WDR
Image Enhancement
White Balance
Gain Control
Day/Night IR Cut Filter
White balance
Gain Control
Motion Detection
Aluminum, thermoplastic
Aluminum, thermoplastic
IP66 Rated housing
3.3 lbs (1.5kg)
3.3 lbs
Operation Humidity

Operating Temperature

-4ºF ~ 140ºF
Snap In
Snap In

Auto Tracking

Monday, February 8, 2010

Is The USA Behind In Electronic Technology

I just found this camera, manufactured in Europe, which allows you to go completely portable off of your 3G Network!

Does Bolide make this? NO, I just thought it was cool!

One Box
Supplied as a ‘one box’ solution: A complete PTZ camera,
500Gb on-board DVR and 3G modem.


The ultimate in portability - Operate a total monitoring solution anywhere with 3G, GPRS, Broadband or Wi-Fi coverage. Flight case included.

Rapid Deployment
Can be rapidly deployed to any location and is ideal as a temporary
portable camera sending live images direct to a PC, laptop
or dedicated monitoring station.

Built-In 3g Transmission
The transmission of live video is achieved using the GSM/3G
phone networks, providing a completely wireless connection
enabling deployment of the unit in almost any location.

Go Anywhere With 3g Transmission
3G Wireless dome - meaning it can be set-up anywhere with
3G coverage. The dome can be linked to the mains or battery
supply. It can be installed even in the most remote locations immediately.

This is the type of stuff that really gets me motivated. The USA is still in its infant stages when I see things like this. BUT thats great because I'll still have a job for the next 20 years!!!

Las Vegas Bum Beats Blue Car!!

**Turn off your sound if your sensitive to Bad Language. 

I would say a mixture of drugs, alcohol and dumbness pushed this Bum from Las Vegas to do something so crazy. My jaw just about dropped when I first saw this. I for one would have ran up and OVER the curb to get a away... what would you do??