Video Surveillance and CCTV

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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, connected to a 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.

CCTV Camera Guides

Read the latest video surveillance & CCTV news:


Free thermal camera training from Hikvision

Hikvision is offering security installers, integrators and end users the opportunity to undertake free online training on its fever screening thermal products and solutions. Read More

Axis enters body worn camera market

Axis Communications recently announced its first body worn camera solution designed for use by law enforcement and private security. Read More

Can CCTV help contain the Coronavirus?

As the death toll continues to rise from the outbreak of the Coronavirus, there have been indications that facial recognition technology is being used to combat its spread. Read More

“At a time of crisis, video will prove its worth,” says IDIS MD, James Min

James Min, Managing Director, IDIS Europe, explores how video surveillance technology can support security departments when times of crisis hit. Read More

CCTV video analytics trial to improve safety and response times of smart motorways

CCTV video analytics technology is being trialled to automatically detect vehicles that have come to a stop on motorways without a hard shoulder, a new Department for Transport (DfT) report reveals. Read More

Series of new camera and audio security launches from Axis

Axis Communications has launched a range of new products in its camera and audio portfolios. We find out more about the releases. Read More

CCTV Logbook: Supporting the management and compliance of your CCTV system

We speak with CCTV Logbook, a system designed to support those who use and maintain CCTV assets in management of the system and compliance. Read More

IDIS provides cybersecure surveillance solution to Luton hotel

Luton’s Courtyard by Marriott hotel now has a “complete end-to-end solution” for video surveillance, with multi-layer cyber security built in to the solution from IDIS. Read More

Launches from Hanwha include new ANPR solution and Wisenet additions

Hanwha Techwin has recently launched a serverless ANPR solution for small site management, in addition to enhancing its Wisenet premium range. Read More

WATCH: How to install the Hanwha Techwin Wisenet X Plus

Watch this handy step-by-step guide to find out the best practice methods for installation of Hanwha Techwin's WIsenet X-Plus IP Dome Cameras. Read More