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 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.


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Analogue Hikvision systems can now use cloud recording software from Manything Pro

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IDIS surveillance technology was deployed at two World Cup Russia 2018 stadiums

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Hanwha Techwin launches dual-channel multi-directional Wisenet P camera

Hanwha Techwin has launched a dual-channel, multi-directional Wisenet P camera ideal for monitoring large open spaces: the PNM-7000VD. Read More

How a murder investigation was solved in minutes using video analytics

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WATCH: Christian Horner OBE and Zoe Chilton of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing on protecting IP with FLIR security systems

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Perimeter-based video analytics from DAVANTIS now available for IDIS customers

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Amazon’s mugshot AI fail and 5 other facial recognition controversies

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Hanwha Techwin launches compact, vibration-proof Wisenet Transport Solution

Hanwha Techwin has launched a new solution – comprising vibration-proof Wisenet cameras and discrete NVRs – designed for the transport sector. Read More

Pivot3 launches enterprise-class video surveillance solution for large-scale deployments

The Austin, Texas-based company says the platform offers “the performance, resiliency, scalability and ease of use that is required for large scale environments at a lower cost than any other enterprise solution.” Read More