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Home Networking Simplified: An Illustrated Home Networking Handbook for the Everyday User by Neil Anderson, Jim Doherty

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Chapter 20. Video Surveillance

Earlier in this book, we mentioned that the network capacity (or bandwidth) within your home network was much greater (three times or more) than the fastest upload/download speeds you will get from your high-speed connection to the Internet. So why does all this excess capacity exist on your home network? There are actually many in-home applications that require more bandwidth; we discuss many of them in this chapter (and a few more in the following chapters). The first of these applications is video surveillance.

Once limited to very expensive closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems, video surveillance is now affordable and, if you already have a wireless network in your home, a decent video surveillance system ...

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