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An Architectural Design Approach

Abstract

This chapter details the importance of architectural thinking and design in developing a digital video surveillance or physical security system. It outlines the process from requirements gathering to network implementation and provides insight into the value of a lead architect, who accepts accountability for the technical solution through the iterative process of definition and execution.

Keywords

Architecture; architect; design; dynamic process; requirements; process improvement; site surveys; documentation; deliverables
Digital video surveillance and physical security are not about security cameras; they’re about security operations—the protection of life and property. I’m reiterating this statement because ...

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