“While it may seem simple, setting up a security camera’s field of view is critical to its overall effectiveness in protecting your business or home.”
– Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security
Security cameras are a useful tool in protecting your business or home; however, setting them up correctly significantly affects their usefulness. One important aspect of setting up a security camera is its field of view. Getting the proper field of view for your specific application takes a bit of skill and some patience as well. Forget about the rules you follow when taking a photo or recording video for entertainment purposes and remember what you need these cameras to “see.”
This article by ERIC OLSON for Security Infowatch provides you with some critical guidelines that will help ensure that you get your cameras set up correctly to see the whole picture.