Understanding Pixels-on-Target

Eric Olson, Vice President of Marketing
PureTech System

The need to protect remote facilities is an on-going process.  Luckily, technology continues to provide better security options at more and more affordable prices. One such technology is the ever-increasing resolution of security cameras. While CIF (352 x 240) was once the norm, now 4K cameras with resolutions of 4096 x 2160 are readily available.  There are many issues to consider when determining which camera resolution to choose and what to do with all that extra resolution.  Two very important, but often misunderstood concepts related to camera resolution are the principles of “pixels-on-target” and “pixel-dilution.” MORE

The Benchmarking Guide for Investing in a T&M Network Solution for M2M

Todd Cotts, Director of Product Management
Mosaik Solutions

In the second part of this series, I outlined that there are two types of network intelligence most important to an M2M solution provider: (a) network coverage, which deals with a mobile network carrier’s range of wireless coverage, including network mode and technologies, and (b) network status, which deals with the quality of the carrier’s wireless coverage. I also described several different network testing & measurement (T&M) approaches that can be implemented by M2M solution providers. MORE

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