Video Surveillance and CCTV

‘Secure by default’ in the age of converged security

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

Video cameras are used to observe an area, connected to a 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 TechwinZK Teco and Tyco.

 

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Video Surveillance 2020 survey – Win £100 Amazon voucher!

We're looking for end-usesr, installers, integrators or security consultants, to answer our quick survey on video surveillance in 2020 - you could win a £100 Amazon voucher! Read More

Things to consider when using thermal imaging for temperature screening

What do you need to consider when implementing thermal imaging solutions to undertake temperature screening of individuals? Read More

Sustainable surveillance system implemented in Scottish highways project

A sustainable renewable energy surveillance solution has been developed by Axis Communications and Camera Control UK as part of a major transport project in Scotland. Read More

Why AI and facial recognition software is under scrutiny for racial and gender bias

In the light of the Black Lives Matter protests, facial recognition vendors and users are taking notice of concerns over racial bias and privacy, reports Ron Alalouff. Read More

European integrators offered support from IDIS for ‘growth markets’ in video projects

IDIS is working with systems integrators across Europe to identify and secure video projects in post-COVID growth sectors. Read More

Camera cyber security jargon buster

Read Hanwha Techwin's jargon busting explanation of video surveillance cyber security terminology. Read More

Growth in global mass surveillance linked to COVID tracing measures

IFSEC Global reports on the growth in global mass surveillance linked to COVID tracing measures, highlighted by the mass media during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Surveillance in modern society: where next?

Gerry Dunphy, Strategy Director for IFSEC International, explores the role of surveillance technology in modern society, and why the conversation has been highlighted once more with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Tavcom Training adds ‘CCTV IP Networking’ course to accredited portfolio

Tavcom Training has announced that its distance learning course CCTV over IP Networking has been awarded a BTEC Level 3 accreditation by Pearson. Read More

“Cloud-based video surveillance is now the standard – it’s no longer the future,” says Eagle Eye Networks

We speak with Rishi Lodhia, Managing Director of Eagle Eye Networks in EMEA, to discuss the latest developments in the cloud-based video surveillance sector. Read More