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BrickHouse Security is the industry's premier supplier of security and surveillance solutions. As a recognized authority in GPS tracking, hidden cameras, cell phone/PC monitoring, video surveillance and counter surveillance, we help our customers use technology to get the clarity they need. We proudly serve consumers, businesses of all sizes and the law enforcement community. When you need to know, BrickHouse has the answers.

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Fleet management is what a company does to organize and track an entire fleet of company vehicles. The most basic function in all fleet management systems is the vehicle tracking component. This component is usually GPS based, triangulating a vehicle’s location on a map. This can be used to effectively dispatch trucks for delivery or emergency purposes. Fleet management software is either part of the GPS tracker’s capabilities or can be bought separately. Once vehicle location, direction and speed are determined from the GPS components, additional tracking capabilities transmit this information to a Fleet Management software application. Methods for data transmission include both terrestrial and satellite.

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DVR

short for Digital Video Recorder, this abbreviation refers to any device capable of recording and saving a digital video file. This is the high-tech equivalent of a VCR.
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EDGE is an acronym for Enhanced Data GSM Environment. EDGE is a faster version of GSM wireless service for cell phone web browsing that enables data to be delivered at rates up to 384 Kbps.

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Bug

A covert listening device, more commonly known as a bug or a wire, is usually a combination of a miniature radio transmitter with a microphone. The use of bugs, called bugging, is a common technique in espionage and in police investigations.

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A borescope is an optical probe, or “snake cam,” inserted through a small hole drilled into a wall, or other crevice that lets an investigator inspect and explore a small portion of the wall without causing extensive damage. Also good for covert video surveillance.

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