Video Surveillance and CCTV

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

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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 TechwinZK Teco and Tyco.

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

Genetec launches AutoVu Flexreader for hardware-free ANPR capabilities

The new AutoVu Flexreader from Genetec provides supported IP video surveillance cameras with automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) capabilities and can be added to an existing Genetec security system without the need to buy ANPR hardware. Read More

Wisenet WAVE VMS pre-loaded on BCDVideo servers

System integrators are now able to order Wisenet WAVE video management software (VMS) pre-loaded on selected BCDVideo servers. Read More

Axis Communications is awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation

Network video technology supplier Axis Communications has been awarded Cyber Essentials accreditation, a UK government scheme for mitigating cyber security risks within an organisation. Read More

Hanwha Techwin Q&A on Wisenet WAVE, latest tech partnerships and AI R&D

In this Q&A the company’s managing director, Bob (HY) Hwang PhD, attempts to explain the company’s recent stellar growth, outlines the fruits of myriad new technology partnerships and offers his thoughts on what future innovation in the video surveillance sector as a whole might look like. Read More

Mobotix Mx6 cameras now supported by Genetec Security Center

Video security provider Mobotix has become a platinum partner of IP security management systems supplier Genetec, covering research and development, testing, business development and sales support. Read More

Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2018 now open for entries and table bookings

You can now enter yourself or your company for one or more of the categories in the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2018. Read More

AXIS T61 Series adds audio and I/O functionality to existing Axis cameras

With the camera separate from the audio and I/O interface, customers have the flexibility to capture audio close to a point of interest, while positioning the camera in a more distant, discrete position. Read More

WATCH: 6 reasons to visit IFSEC International 2018

IFSEC International, Europe’s leading security event, is evolving to reflect rapid changes in security technologies and the threat landscape and is driving the global security conversation. Read More

IDIS wins two design awards for H.265 IR PTZ surveillance camera

IDIS has won two prestigious design awards for its H.265 IR PTZ surveillance camera. The H.265 IR DC-S3883HRX model, which […] Read More

Konica Minolta invests €1.5m into MOBOTIX’s tech development

Konica Minolta, which acquired a majority stake in MOBOTIX in 2016, aims to boost the German firm’s development of hardware and software for a range of applications. Read More