Safeguarding your property

With crime on the upswing in
Cayman, one resident who has worked in the business of video security systems
for more than a decade suggests that the public needs to have safety measures
in place to protect their homes and businesses.

“Cayman is changing with the rest
of the world, and with changes sometimes comes good and bad,” said Edgar
Gibson, a local businessman.

He said installing video systems
properly can provide more accurate data and “can act as a deterrent for
criminal intent.”

“Modern video security systems are
now integrated with the internet, so images can be viewed remotely from
anywhere from around the world, on the computers, the iPods or modern cell phones,
therefore making them more effective,” explained Mr. Gibson.

With today’s technology, owners can
keep an eye on their property when they are at work or travelling overseas.

“Bulky video recording tapes are
outdated and the new systems give more accurate information in a shorter space
of time,” he said.

He also said insurance companies
can use video recorded data to verify claims, and police can also use the data
for accidents that happen in the vicinity.

Before receiving his certifications
from a training school in Nashville, Tennessee, US, Mr. Gibson was involved in
electronic training.

“The training took me through all
the basics of designing, installing, testing and integrating the security
system with the internet,” he said.

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