ICTip #12: IP Ratings for Surveillance Cameras

IP stands for Ingress Protection. IP ratings are the measure of resistance to the penetration of solid objects (e.g. dust) and liquids (e.g. rain).


Learn what IP ratings are for surveillance cameras, and see how you can take advantage of the protection level for your business.


First Digit


Protection against solids


Second Digit


Protection against liquids

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ICT Month is celebrated every month of June, a celebration commenced in 2008. This is in accordance with Proclamation No. 1521 (series of 2008), which declares that “THE MONTH OF JUNE 2008 AND EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER AS “NATIONAL INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT)” MONTH”. The conduct of this event is to recognize the contributions of ICT as one of the major sectors for economic growth and, as such, has resolved to fully implement a national ICT program that shall optimize the utilization of ICT.

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