Video Surveillance and CCTV

The video surveillance report 2017



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.


GDPR gives CCTV operators chance to “tackle negative image head-on”, says white paper

Watching the Watchers examines the changes introduced by the GDPR, identifies a shift “from compliance to accountability”, offers advice to CCTV operators and asks whether the new law might present an opportunity as well as a legal and administrative burden. Read More

How 360 cameras are a hit in casinos and why Oncam is relishing its Milestone partnership

To find out more about the company’s latest products and strategy for growth, we spoke to Simon Reed, regional sales director for EMEA at Oncam. Read More

GJD detectors and Dahua NVRs now interoperable for detector-activated surveillance

The D-TECT IP range of detectors and Clarius PLUS IP illuminators can now work in concert with Dahua’s NVR6-4KS2 range, comprising 4K-capable NVRs aimed at the enterprise space. Read More

“Would you wait two minutes to retrieve three-month old surveillance footage if it slashed costs by 50%?”

Gabriel Chaher, VP EMEA of sales and marketing at Quantum, tells IFSEC Global about StorNext 6, the latest incarnation of Quantum's multi-tiered storage solution. Read More

Oncam’s 360-degree Evolution becomes first surveillance camera to earn NSF food sanitation certification

The 360-degree stainless steel Evolution camera from Oncan has earned certification from NSF International to standard 169 – the first CCTV camera to do so. Read More

“‘People of interest’ were known weeks before terrorist incidents – but data was part of an unsearched, unstructured archive”

Graham Porter, the company's business development director EMEA for surveillance and security, recently spoke to our US-based media partner SecuritySolutionsWatch. Read More

CNL Software and Promise Technology forge tech collaboration

PSIM pioneer CNL Software is collaborating with Promise Technology to incorporate the latter’s storage solutions into CNL’s flagship IPSecurityCenter platform. Read More

“The panomorph lens will imitate human eyesight and empower AI”

ImmerVision is a one-of-a-kind company intent on persuading the security industry that its patented panomorph lens is far superior to the widely used fisheye lens. Read More

Dahua Technology UK and Ireland announces interactive technology showcase

Dahua Technology UK and Ireland will showcase its full range of surveillance technology at several events taking place during October and November. Read More

From cameras to the court: How to make full video integration a reality

David Spreadborough, a regular expert witness in criminal investigations, charts the technical history of bringing CCTV images to court and provides an insight into the challenges associated with preparing surveillance images as evidence. Read More