Video Surveillance and CCTV

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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 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 TechwinZK Teco and Tyco.

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


IDIS Smart Factory wins prestigious productivity award sponsored by South Korean government

Run by the Korea Productivity Center at COEX, Seoul, the 42nd National Productivity Competition effectively provides government endorsement of organisations and individuals that have enhanced productivity with positive commercial outcomes. Read More

“GDPR simply aligned with our principles”: Genetec’s Paul Dodds on securing and exploiting big data

We spoke to Paul Dodds, Genetec’s country manager for UK & Ireland, about the company’s latest innovations and its efforts to better secure and exploit the vast and growing quantities of data being produced by organisations in a wide range of sectors. Read More

What does wide dynamic range – or WDR – mean?

Uri Guterman, head of product & marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, shines a light on wide dynamic range and the benefits it brings to video surveillance systems. Read More

Hikvision Insight events showcase latest innovations in AI-powered surveillance tech

Security installers and system integrators enjoyed hands-on demonstrations of the latest video surveillance innovations from Hikvision at a series of recent events across the UK and Ireland. Read More

IDIS Compact Solution promises cost-effective video surveillance upgrade for small businesses

IDIS has launched a compact range of resilient, high performance cameras and recorders. The IDIS Compact Solution affords users the […] Read More

IDIS signs distribution agreement with Mindware for Middle East and Africa

IT/network integrators across the region can now access IDIS’ full range of surveillance solutions, including its flagship plug-and-play solution, DirectIP, via Mindware. Read More

Digital Barriers partnership with Tomorrow Street brings ultra-low bandwidth video streaming to Vodafone network

The partnership with Luxembourg-based Tomorrow Street means Vodafone customers – both consumer and enterprise – can convert wireless video streaming into meaningful intelligence. Read More

WATCH: Hikvision UK & Ireland on a new R&D facility, AI platform HikCentral, facial recognition and more

IFSEC TV spoke to Gary Harmer, sales director for UK and Ireland at video surveillance giant Hikvision, during IFSEC International […] Read More

Axis Communications wins UK police endorsement through PPS accreditation

Axis Communications has been given full membership of Secured by Design (SBD), a UK police initiative that promotes the importance of making physical security solutions more resilient against physical and cyber-attack. Read More

Surveillance camera commissioner Tony Porter to headline Security TWENTY 18 London

The next Security TWENTY 18 event, a series of regional conference and exhibitions, is taking place at Park Inn Hotel, London Heathrow on Wednesday 7 November 2018. Read More