Video Surveillance and CCTV

The smart buildings report 2017: installed base, benefits and challenges, cyber threat and barriers to adoption

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.

FLIR Systems: profile of a leader in thermal imaging

A profile of FLIR Systems, the world's largest commercial company specialising in the design and production of thermal imaging cameras, components and imaging sensors. Read More

Hanwha Techwin strikes deal with ADI Global Distribution to form strategic partnership

ADI Global Distribution and Hanwha Techwin have formed a strategic partnership whereby the former can now offer customers the full range of Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet video surveillance solutions. The agreement was negotiated by Alan Paterson, managing director of ADI’s Europe, Middle East and Africa businesses’ and Bob (HY) Hwang Ph.D, managing director of Hanwha Techwin Europe. “We […] Read More

Redvision announces SDK integration with IDIS DirectIP NVRs and IDIS Center VMS

Redvision’s RV30 rugged PTZ dome cameras can now integrate fully with IDIS DirectIP NVRs and IDIS Center video management software (VMS). Camera functions like variable speed PTZ operation; minimal joy-stick latency; wiper, IR and white light illumination by manual switch or schedule; and programming of multiple presets and tours can all now be enabled by […] Read More

Smart cities are no longer a vision of the future; they’re already here thanks to cutting-edge surveillance infrastructure

With crime on the rise and terror threats against urban areas growing, improving safety in our cities and towns is a growing concern for those tasked with protecting us. The most recent UK crime figures show a 24% rise in violent crime in England and Wales in the 12 months to June 2016. This includes […] Read More

Honeywell announces integration between Performance, equIP and HDZ series cameras and Xtralis solutions

Honeywell says the integration will cut costs for integrators and help them offer customers greater scope for realising truly connected buildings through Xtralis' signature trinity of security responses: reliable detection, visual verification and remote response. Read More

Soaring cybercrime and 40% jump in violence against staff fuels latest rise in retail crime

The latest BRC Crime Survey has revealed that the total cost of retail crime reached £660m between 2015-2016, up from £613m the year before. Read More

Hanwha Techwin launches Wisenet X series with new chipset, gyro sensors and Wisestream II

Hanwha Techwin has launched the Wisenet X series, boasting a new embedded proprietary chipset, 150dB WDR, gyro sensors and enhanced low-light performance. Read More

Hikvision UK & Ireland sets five dates for UK roadshows

Hikvision UK & Ireland has announced details of a series of roadshows it is taking to five cities throughout March. Read More

Share your views on skills, training and apprenticeships: Fire, Emergency & Security Systems Apprenticeship Trailblazer survey

Anyone working in the fire safety, emergency and security sectors are being urged to complete a skills survey from the FIA, BSIA and FSA. Read More

The resolution revolution in video surveillance: 4K and beyond

Roger Lawrence, product manager for video security at Sony Professional Solutions Europe, says 4K is increasingly de rigueur and considers the potential for higher resolutions still. Read More

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