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CCTV, 3rd Edition by Vlado Damjanovski

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5

CCTV Cameras

Abstract

The very firstand most important element in the CCTV chain is the element that captures the images - the camera. The term camera comes from the Latin camera obscura, which means "dark room." Today, we use the term camera in film, photography, television, and multimedia. Cameras project images onto different targets, but they all use light and lenses.

Key Words

camera; correlated double sampling (CDS); decibel; filter; illumination; sensitivity; sensor; signal/noise (S/N) ratio; specifications; thermal imaging; white balance

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