Video Surveillance and CCTV

Security sector insights in the age of terror and the cyber-attack



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.


Face-pixellating module is first video surveillance product to be declared ‘GDPR-ready’ by EuroPriSe

KiwiVision Privacy Protector, which pixellates the faces of persons captured in video surveillance footage in real time, has been declared […] Read More

IDIS Critical Failover aims to boost fault tolerance with multi-layered protection

IDIS Critical Failover combines existing, improved and brand-new failover features for multi-layered protection that IDIS says can prevent downtime in a range of scenarios. Read More

Security sector insights in the age of terror and the cyber-attack

This round-up of articles, which distills several presentations from the event to their key tips and messages, focuses on counter-terror and cybersecurity – especially regarding physical security systems – as well as drones, access control trends and CCTV procurement. Read More

How public CCTV operators can avoid eye-watering fines under the GDPR [including video]

Jean-Philippe Deby, business development director for Europe at Genetec, shares his thoughts on the implications of the GDPR for CCTV operators and the wider security industry. Read More

Honeywell launches rugged IP equIP cameras and updates MAXPRO NVR and VMS and Pro-Watch security management suite

Multi-imager and low-light dome and bullet models have been introduced to the equIP camera series, which supports new versions of the MAXPRO network video recorder (NVR) and video management system (VMS). Read More

Watch: Is it time to replace your analogue cameras with IP CCTV?

Is there still room in the digital age for analogue surveillance cameras? In this video CCTV consultant Simon Lambert considers the long-term prospects for the analogue camera. Read More

6 ways in which police drones are being deployed by US law enforcement

This infographic reveals the staggering rise in drone use by US law enforcement. Read More

Hanwha Techwin Wisenet SSM is integrated with TDSi EXgarde PRO

A transaction server module has been added to the Wisenet SSM VMS to connect access control activity with related video captured by Wisenet cameras. Read More

Wavestore unveils WR-Series NVRs with optional support services from Dell

VMS developer Wavestore has launched three network video recorders (NVRs) with optional next business day or four-hour on-site response services […] Read More

Facial recognition needn’t infringe our privacy as the CCTV commissioner fears. Quite the opposite – if we get the tech right

Rather than obsessing over the legal implications, we should be exploring ways to make AI work for everyone, argues Cloudview founder James Wickes. Read More