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, 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.

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

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Read the latest video surveillance & CCTV news:


Eagle Eye Networks partnership offers SALTO KS customers video-access control integration

Within the Salto KS mobile app, a user can now confirm a person’s identity via video before remotely granting access to a door. Video footage can be stored offsite in cloud back-up. Read More

Winners of the British Security Awards 2019 revealed

Organised by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), the awards were handed out at the London Grosvenor Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London on 10 July. Read More

Tyco ramps up education with new conference plus showroom and training facility

Tyco, the security products division of Johnson Controls, has opened a new interactive showroom and training facility in Ireland. Located […] Read More

IFSEC 2019 review by Thinking Space Systems

Last month saw Thinking Space Systems exhibit once again at the leading international security exhibition, IFSEC. Here is our IFSEC […] Read More

WATCH: Avigilon at IFSEC 2019

Video surveillance brand Avigilon spoke to IFSEC TV recently. In the interview below Paul Such, VP of EMEA sales at […] Read More

WATCH: Anixter security solutions showcased at IFSEC 2019

Anixter brings together solutions from the security sector’s top manufacturers to deliver complete solutions, comprising combinations of thousands of products […] Read More

IDIS partner awards 2019 go to SECOM, Johnson Controls and ISD Tech

Presented on the South-Korea headquartered company’s stand at IFSEC International 2019, the awards were given for high standards in large-scale implementations and high definition IP system upgrades using IDIS tech during the previous 12 months. Read More

The skillset of tomorrow’s security leaders

James Morris, head of security solutions at Aon UK, outlined the opportunities and risks presented by this shifting landscape, and what security professionals must do to adapt to it in IFSEC International 2019’s Future of Security Theatre powered by Tavcom Training. Read More

Genetec unseats Milestone as world’s biggest VMS vendor

Genetec now boasts the biggest share of the global video management system (VMS) market, a report by IHS Markit has […] Read More

WATCH: Highlights from IFSEC International 2019

Here's a chance to revisit IFSEC International 2019 if you managed to get to London ExCeL between 18-20 June - or to see what you missed if you couldn't make it. Read More



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