Video Surveillance and CCTV

The smart buildings report 2017: installed base, benefits and challenges, cyber threat and barriers to adoption

Video Surveillance or CCTV (closed circuit television), represents the largest segment of Security technology.

Video cameras are used to observe an area and connected to recording device or IP Network and monitored in a Control Room.

Video surveillance technologies are used for far more than their roots in crime detection, with video analytics solutions able to serve a variety of applications  such as traffic and crowd control management.

Popular manufacturers include Hikvision, Sony, Panasonic, Axis Communications, IDIS, Pelco, Hanwha Techwin, Y3K and Tyco.

Browse our directory for a full listing of video surveillance manufacturers.

Anti-surveillance clothing: surveillance for commercial gain – not security purposes – is what really breeds resentment

Few people object to surveillance tech deployed to deter and catch criminals, writes Carl Gohringer of facial recognition experts Allevate. It’s being tracked for commercial purposes that people resent and that spurs the development of anti-surveillance clothing. Read More

Samsung Wisenet P series: Hanwha Techwin launches panoramic 180° camera with H.265 and WiseStream compression

Hanwha Techwin has launched a 7.3 megapixel 180° panoramic camera as its latest addition to the Samsung Wisenet P series. Read More

Why tethered drones are a boon for surveillance of crowded public events

Outlining the regulatory regime that governs the use of drones in the US, this article also explores the benefits of tethered over wireless drones during sports events, parades, festivals and other crowded public events. Read More

Hanwha Techwin’s MD on the “most powerful DSP chipset ever” and exacting password standards to ward off hackers

Hanwha Techwin Europe MD Bob Hwang reflects on an eventful year for the company that began 2016 as Samsung Techwin, as well as setting out 2017 priorities. Read More

The smart buildings report 2017: installed base, benefits and challenges, cyber threat and barriers to adoption

IFSEC Global recently polled hundreds of professionals involved in the building supply chain and management of commercial premises to understand the changing ‘smart building’ landscape. Read More

Hikvision Turbo HD analogue solutions will now integrate with Milestone XProtect device pack 8.9

Hikvision’s Turbo HD analogue solutions can now be integrated with Milestone’s XProtect Device Pack 8.9 VMS software, the surveillance giant has announce. Read More

CES 2017 sneak peak: the light bulb with a hidden security camera

Light bulb maker Bell & Wyson is set to unveil a light bulb with a concealed camera embedded at CES 2017. Read More

6 trends in video surveillance to watch out for in 2017

Wayne Arvidson, Quantum’s vice president of video surveillance and security solutions, surveys the CCTV market and shares his predictions. Read More

Top trends in security tech to expect in 2017

An insight into what 2017 will bring for the security industry, as predicted by Johan Paulsson, CTO at Axis Communications. Read More

Hikvision profile: the biggest video surveillance brand by global sales

This is a profile of the Chinese CCTV giant, retracing its history, detailing its increasingly muscular approach to acquisitions and its latest products in network video. Read More

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