Security Cameras for Hotels, Motels, and Inns
Security Systems for Hospitality Businesses
Hotel security cameras, though seldom written about perhaps because they are so universally accepted and the benefits so easily understood,
are a major part of our nationwide security camera business.
Anyone who has stayed in a hotel or motel in the last 15 years has surely noticed the security camera monitor behind the front desk with the video of the property there for the staff and the
guests to see. This of course lets the guests, or any unwanted troublemakers, know that the hotel management is using security cameras to monitor lobbies, hallways, pools, and other common areas.
If you are like me, you may have noticed that many of the security camera systems you see behind that front desk look very old. Perhaps the cameras are black and white, perhaps the monitor is a metal case that almost looks like a TV, but not quite. These older security camera systems are being replaced daily throughout the country. The modern equivalent of these old systems are IP cameras connected to NVR systems. The acronym NVR stands for "Network Video Recorder", and it's the component that attaches to the hotel's local area network and records and stores the live video feeds from the cameras. It's also the component that's responsible for controlling playback and all remote access to the video.
Featured Products for Hotels
With the benefits of four cameras, this camera from Axis allows you to easily cover four different areas with a single unit. With a remote zoom and focus, flexible positioning of four varifocal camera heads, and 360° IR illumination, you'll be able to capture more than you thought possible. With one of these cameras in your hotel's common area you can cover multiple different angles, and potentially rooms, with just one camera.
Buy Axis Communications multidirectional cameras, starting under $2,000
Featuring up to an Intel Core i7 processor, this hot-swap capable system supports up to 32 IP Camera channels. With a built-in HDMI port on the system, you'll also be able to display your video surveillance in High Definition. The Geovision NVR Cube stores all your camera footage in high definition allowing footage to be saved and reviewed. Such a device is essential for any camera security needs.
Buy Geovision NVRs, starting at $500 and up
Available at 2MP, 4MP, and 5MP (depending on the cabling and DVR available), this long range camera features a 5-50mm motorized varifocal lens. Rated IP66 to be dust tight and resistant to damage from the elements, this camera is ideal to use for parking lots, entrances, and exits. With this camera's high IP rating it has to unique ability of being extremely resistent to the harshest weather, allowing it to keep your hotel parking lots safe and secure.
Buy Bullet cameras from Dahua, starting at $175 and up
Free Remote Lifetime System Health Check
To help keep our clients safe and protected, all security camera systems sold by Camera Security Now come with a free, remote, monthly system health checkup for the lifespan of the camera system (restrictions may apply). Our goal is to help make sure your hotel cameras will be online when you need them the most. With our Free System Health Check, a qualified technician will:
- Perform an NVR hard drive health check
- Ensure cameras are recording per their schedule
- Ensure that the correct time and date stamp is set
- Verify camera lenses are focused and adjusted properly
- Verify cameras are aligned and have not been knocked off their proper view
- Verify any pan, tilt, and zoom functions are working correctly
A thorough report outlining any problems detected will be provided to our clients at no cost.
Issues can be resolved by our clients or by a qualified technician from CameraSecurityNow (standard labor rates will apply).
Ask your sales representative about our Pro System Health Check Plans for even more protection.
Many companies in the hospitality industry end up replacing their old security camera system to take advantage of improved image
resolutions, extended video retention periods, and enhanced remote viewing and playback through an Android or iOS cell phone app. Additionally, modern surveillance systems are more easily scaled
to allow for future expansion while maintaining a unified user interface.
A few popular cameras that provide a great value for Hotels and Motels nationwide are the GeoVision FishEye camera that can see in 360 degrees. This allows a lobby. or an open common area to be covered with just one camera. Another popular product would be in outdoor infrared bullet camera. These cameras use infrared light, that's invisible to the naked eye, to illuminate their field of view and provide a clear image even in total darkness.
If you would like to learn more about our GeoVision security camera solutions for your hotel or hospitality related property give us a call today at 800-440-1662
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With over 30 years of experience, we know a thing or two about how to install a security system. With an installation from our experienced experts, we'll properly position your cameras
or access control system so the areas you wish to protect are covered. We'll answer any questions and address all your concerns because your 100% satisfaction is most important to us. So,
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Many times hotels need systems that cover areas that are remote and possibly even outside in open areas (pools, courts, etc...) In these situations it can be difficult to have a traditional wired network because these sites often lack internet connection or power.
However, Camera Security Now offers wireless system networking and installation. We can build and install systems to cover areas you thought might be too costly to cover. Our systems can even cover long range distances up to 3 miles! So if your hotel has areas out of range of your traditional system, find out how we can help!
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Frequently Asked Questions For Hotel Security Systems
How long do wireless security cameras last?
When discussing professional-grade security cameras from manufacturers like Univew, GeoVsion, etc, you will learn that any camera is turned into a wireless camera by adding an external wireless transmitter. This is the most common approach for non-consumer-grade wireless security cameras as it leaves you free to choose booth the best camera and an external wireless transmitter/receiver kit that's most appropriate for the distances involved. Given that approach to implementing a wireless security camera, there is no reason to believe that the lifespan of the camera will be any different if it were wireless or not. Pro Tip - Always ask about the manufacturer's warranty for all products involved, including the camera and the external wireless components.
Are cameras completely wireless?
A completely wireless security camera needs two things, an internal power source, and either an internal video storage device or built-in WiFi / Bluetooth. An example of such a completely wireless camera would be a "trail camera" or "game camera" sold at a sporting good store. Completely wireless security cameras are not, however, common in business applications.
What are compact ways my security footage can be stored?
When video from a security camera is stored on the hard drive of a Network Video Recorder (NVR) it is always compressed. The effectiveness of that compression determines the amount of video the hard drive can store before it becomes full and the older video then is overwritten. This relationship determines the "retention period", usually expressed in days of video, of an NVR system. The current and most effective compression algorithm is H.265. The most compact way to store your footage be sure to use both security cameras and an NVR that support H.265 compression.
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Top 10 Do's of Hotel Security Systems
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Nationwide Hotel Security Services Available
Our corporate office is located in Middletown, Ohio between Dayton and Cincinnati. Camera Security Now
a network of technicians across the United States and have performed camera installation and service at a multitude of hotels in all 50
All of our security camera installations are backed with the same customer satisfaction guarantee that we extend to local clients, regardless of your hotel's location. With service represenatives at the ready to answer any question or handle any problem, we put the customer first, evey time.
For a hotel security camera estimate, we require a site visit, which typically requires a fee. We offer free onsite estimates for customers local to us in the following areas: