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.

 

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Read the latest video surveillance & CCTV news:


How IP surveillance has managed social distancing during COVID-19

The team at VIVOTEK explains how video analytics have been used to manage social distancing, and how the company’s crowd control solution can support retail businesses operate securely and safely as measures continue. Read More

Return to work: could elevated temperature screening be part of the ‘new normal’?

The ‘new normal’ will see a number of changes to the way business runs, and temperature screening could be at the heart of this, argues Neil Hendry at Digital Barriers. Read More

Can thermal imaging take the heat out of the coronavirus crisis?

Julian Hall takes a look at recent news stories highlighting the use of thermal imaging technology in detecting potential cases of COVID-19. Read More

How retailers can survive in a new world of risks

What’s next for retail in a post COVID-19 world? And how can businesses utilise technology from the security sector to promote safe working practices for staff and customers? Read More

Density Control Solution launched by Hikvision

Designed to support supermarkets, retailers, banks and other facilities manage the number of people on their premises at any one time, Hikvision has launched its new Density Control Solution. Read More

Carrefour Jordan strengthens security with IDIS solutions

We hear how the supermarket giant has secured its future store rollout and enhanced customer experiences by transforming its ailing legacy CCTV systems with IDIS technology. Read More

City-wide surveillance project completed by Eagle Eye Networks in Mexico City

Eagle Eye talks us through its latest large-scale project, which took place in Mexico City and consisted of over 13,000 cameras being installed in less than four months. Read More

Things to consider when using thermal imaging for temperature screening

What do you need to consider when implementing thermal imaging solutions to undertake temperature screening of individuals? Hikvision reveals all. Read More

Can false alarms become a thing of the past?

Uri Guterman, Head of Product & Marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, alerts us to the potential for Deep Learning video analytics to significantly reduce false alarms. Read More

Hanwha Techwin unveils Wisenet Q Plug & Play PoE NVRs

The ability to record images captured by 8 megapixel cameras is among the long list of added value features built into the new Wisenet Q Network Video Recorders (NVRs), says Hanwha Techwin. Read More