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.

MOBOTIX launches its first-ever PoE+ network switch and MxMultiSense four-way sensor

MOBOTIX has announced a number of changes to its portfolio, including launching MxMultiSense, a four-way sensor as well as its first-ever POE+ switch and upgrades to the MxActivitySensor and MxManagementCenter. Read More

Multi-tier surveillance storage for scalable growth: Quantum Q&A

Wayne Arvidson, VP of surveillance and security solutions at Quantum, is quizzed on the company's tiered approach to surveillance storage. Read More

Trailblazer apprenticeship standard launched to plug growing skills gap in fire and security

A ground-breaking apprenticeship standard for the fire and security sector was launched yesterday. Read More

UK security companies grow 5% in value despite Brexit turbulence

With the UK economy growing faster than expected in the final quarter of 2016, there’s good news too for the UK security industry. Read More

Bumper profits for Hikvision again as it provides more details on Spring installer roadshows

Hikvision’s global revenues have grown by 26.69% to US$4.67bn, the company’s preliminary earnings results for 2016 have revealed. Read More

FLIR Systems: profile of a leader in thermal imaging

A profile of FLIR Systems, the world's largest commercial company specialising in the design and production of thermal imaging cameras, components and imaging sensors. Read More

Hanwha Techwin strikes deal with ADI Global Distribution to form strategic partnership

ADI Global Distribution and Hanwha Techwin have formed a strategic partnership whereby the former can now offer customers the full range of Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet video surveillance solutions. Read More

Redvision announces SDK integration with IDIS DirectIP NVRs and IDIS Center VMS

Redvision’s RV30 rugged PTZ dome cameras can now integrate fully with IDIS DirectIP NVRs and IDIS Center video management software (VMS). Camera functions like variable speed PTZ operation; minimal joy-stick latency; wiper, IR and white light illumination by manual switch or schedule; and programming of multiple presets and tours can all now be enabled by […] Read More

Smart cities are no longer a vision of the future; they’re already here thanks to cutting-edge surveillance infrastructure

With crime on the rise and terror threats against urban areas growing, improving safety in our cities and towns is a growing concern for those tasked with protecting us. The most recent UK crime figures show a 24% rise in violent crime in England and Wales in the 12 months to June 2016. This includes […] Read More

Honeywell announces integration between Performance, equIP and HDZ series cameras and Xtralis solutions

Honeywell says the integration will cut costs for integrators and help them offer customers greater scope for realising truly connected buildings through Xtralis' signature trinity of security responses: reliable detection, visual verification and remote response. Read More

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