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 Techwin, Y3K and Tyco.

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


Hanwha Techwin launches Wisenet WAVE VMS

The new Wisenet WAVE video management software (VMS) from Hanwha Techwin has been developed to simplify VMS installation and operation, but with all the advantages of an advanced HD solution. Read More

Wavestore VMS upgrade simplifies camera setup and cuts joystick latency

UK developer of open-platform and secure Linux-based video management software (VMS) Wavestore has launched the latest version with simplified camera setup as well as new features. Read More

WATCH: Countdown to GDPR – Risks and opportunities for video surveillance operators

Images captured by video surveillance cameras often feature personal data, so anyone involved in the operation of network cameras and the processing, storage or retrieval of surveillance images needs to be prepared for the new regulatory regime. Read More

“Cameras with weak cybersecurity are being installed in national infrastructure”: Hanwha Techwin Q&A

Cybersecurity, the growing importance of sustainability certification and dealing with the spectacular, price-driven success of Chinese CCTV brands – few […] Read More

NSI adds cybersecurity advice to updated CCTV code of practice

Installers are also offered detailed advice on attaining optimal sustainability, functionality and effectiveness when designing and installing systems. Read More

8 trends in video surveillance for 2018

(Image: Axis Communications) When it comes to the accelerating pace of technological change – though that’s disputed – people often […] Read More

We expect to build “100 terabyte hard drives by 2025”

Seagate’s Andrew Palmer discusses soaring data demands, the IoT, cloud storage, why the hard drive should be the core of your system and Seagate Rescue Services. Read More

Redvision releases A and E specifications for X-SERIES and VOLANT rugged PTZ cameras

Devised for consultants, specifiers and engineers, the A and E specs encompass both IP and analogue models. Read More

A new keynote theatre and a focus on cyber and integration: IFSEC’s Gerry Dunphy on the 2018 revamp

IFSEC brand director Gerry Dunphy discusses plans for the revamped 2018 edition of Europe's largest annual security trade show, taking place 19-21 June 2018 at ExCeL London. Read More

Watch: Is cloud CCTV viable and secure enough for your organisation?

Flexible, remotely accessible and offering disaster recovery, cloud-based storage offers many compelling benefits. But is the model viable for every kind of organisation? And how secure can anything online ever truly be? Read More