IP based solutions are transforming the shape of the security industry. Network Security and Fire can offer video monitoring solutions with far greater access to quality images via IP. CCTV systems can be improved by introducing the latest technology through IP based solutions. This is where an internet protocol camera, a type of digital video camera is used as the primary purpose for CCTV. The data picked up from the camera footage can then be sent and received via a computer network through the internet. This state-of-the-art software platform also offers opportunities for the integration with intruder alarms, access control systems, fire alarm systems and video security monitoring.