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 Techwin, Y3K and Tyco.

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


Hanwha Techwin announces UK Wisenet roadshow dates

The roadshows will take place during April and May in Birmingham, Glasgow, London and Manchester. Read More

Redvision RV30 cameras integrated with Meyertech FUSION Eclipse recording and control platform

The RV30 range of rugged dome cameras from Redvision are now integrated with Meyertech’s Fusion Eclipse video management software (VMS). Read More

Qognify launches VisionHub Qblock surveillance storage solution

Qognify’s new VisionHub Qblock is pitched as a one-stop-shop for the secure storage of video surveillance footage and data. Read More

Hanwha Techwin introduces enhanced warranty support for STEP partners

Silver, gold and diamond-level STEP partners will now benefit from a five-year warranty that covers parts and labour on all IP cameras and NVRs. Read More

Hikvision updates HCSA training programme

Hikvision UK & Ireland has announced an update to its Hikvision Certified Security Associate (HCSA) training programme. Read More

BSIA endorses national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales

The UK’s surveillance camera commissioner recently launched a national strategy for England and Wales, which has won the endorsement of the BSIA. Read More

US transportation security agency adopts ThruVis imaging from Digital Barriers

The TSA has adopted a specialised camera technology that can detect weapons and explosives hidden beneath clothing. Read More

Global security cameras market to reach $2.8bn by 2021

Global demand for video surveillance security cameras will reach $2.8bn by 2021, according to Research Nester. Read More

Merging of big data and surveillance threatens to undermine public consent for CCTV: Tony Porter

The government’s surveillance camera commissioner has warned that technological change is outpacing regulation, putting privacy at risk. Read More

Faceless recognition: is it really superior to facial recognition?

Not necessarily, says Mostapha Benhenda, but it's improving all the time, and it certainly boosts your hit rate in identifying suspicious persons when both are used in conjunction. Read More