Yes – most cameras have reasonably good vision at night time provided there is some ambient lighting within the IR range. There are also specialist low light cameras that will work in total darkness.
Local storage on your own NVR (Network Video Recorder) is recommended and you can then access it remotely as needed.
This is dependent on the size of the hard drive and your requirements, but as a minimum we recommend a month of recording at any time.
This is a simple process and with motion only detection/line crossing/object removal and fast search functions it does not take long to find the footage you need. From there you can save/archive onto the NVR or simply download onto a USB (still pictures or video).
There is very little to go wrong, but 12-monthly is recommended to check camera seals and system settings/time and date/frame rates, etc. and also provide a refresher on system use.
Yes – line crossing detection settings can be triggered and send alerts out but please note this is very site dependant.
Forget analogue CCTV – it is all but obsolete now.
This can be site and requirement dependant but all the main brands are reasonably close in operating specs and price. It is important to ensure the system is genuine (NZ is awash with counterfeit/parallel imports) and supplied locally by licensed suppliers. Get written confirmation of this.
Yes – highly recommended to ensure the end product meets your expectations.
24 or 36 months is standard on all product but life expectancy is much more.