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.


HD cameras to replace control tower in ground-breaking revamp at London City Airport

In what is believed to be a first for a UK airport, a remote monitoring system based on high definition video cameras is to replace the physical control tower at London City Airport. Read More

Tackling drones, phones and unknowns: innovative solutions for securer prisons

An in depth look at the security challenges faced by prisons and the technology being deployed to surmount them, notably a widening array of drones. Read More

Digital Barriers launches first live facial recognition system for body-worn cameras

SmartVis Identifier, which brings together Digital Barriers’ video-streaming platform EdgeVis and analytics solution SmartVis, is targeted at the defence, security and law enforcement markets. Read More

The future of video surveillance amid the rise of artificial intelligence

Willem Ryan, senior director for global marketing at Avigilon, explores the profound benefits that deep learning algorithms could realise in the video surveillance market. Read More

MOBOTIX completes Mx6 6MP camera series with new indoor models

MOBOTIX has added new indoor models – c26, i26, p26 and v26 – to the Mx6 6MP camera line. Read More

Qognify announces deeper integration with Bosch’s suite of network cameras

PSIM pioneer Qognify has expanded the integration of its Situator and VisionHub platforms with Bosch’s network video security cameras. Read More

Virgin Trains had “legitimate interest” in publishing Corbyn images, rules ICO

Virgin Trains did not breach data protection laws by publishing CCTV images of Jeremy Corbyn as he searched the company’s train […] Read More

Chubb launches traffic monitoring system for smart motorways

Chubb Systems has launched a surveillance camera solution designed for the growing number of smart motorways around the UK road network. Read More

False alarms: The fake news of the control room

Udi Segall, director of business development at Qognify, reflects on the huge financial and man-hour costs of one of the most intractable problems in security. Read More

Watch: Technologies for borders and critical infrastructure showcased

Featuring L3, Satel, CDL Fencing, Genetec, AxxonSoft, Technocover, Morgan Marine, Gilgen Door Systems, UAS Flight Ops in the Drone Zone and BRE Global in the Attack Testing Zone, here are a selection of interviews, stand tours and product pitches from Borders & Infrastructure Expo at IFSEC 2017. Read More