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.


Cutting frame rates is not the best way to ease your CCTV bandwidth burden

Halving frame rates does not automatically halve storage requirements, writes Julian Inman, Head of Product Management, Wavestore Global Ltd, who offers a more cost-effective solution that better preserves the quality and usefulness of footage. Read More

Our most popular security articles, videos and downloads of 2018

Below is the most popular content – articles, videos and white papers – published on IFSEC Global for 2018. We’ve […] Read More

Hanwha Techwin launches ultra-HD multi-directional camera with integral PTZ

“By placing a PTZ camera at the centre of the PNM-9320VQP we are able to provide a highly affordable and efficient solution for city and wide area surveillance applications such as car parks, shopping centres and warehouses,” said Uri Guterman, head of product & marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe. Read More

The periodic table of security

Security professionals now have hundreds of elements to consider - from fire to facilities, cyber to safety - in an increasingly complicated world. Our Security Periodic Table gives a visual represention of some of the key elements of security in 2014 and how they fit together. Read More

Manything Pro upgrade includes OEM solution and alert scheduling

Manything Pro, the cloud video recording and remote monitoring software, has introduced an OEM distribution model for large installers. Developed in response to requests from partners, the Oxfordshire-based company has also released alert schedules, alarm output and camera input features. Read More

AI start-up AnyVision is first beneficiary of Qualcomm Ventures’ $100m AI fund

AnyVision, a developer of face, body and object recognition technology, is the first beneficiary of Qualcomm Ventures’ $100m fund for […] Read More

Oncam launches ExD range: 360-degree single-sensor cameras with explosion-protected housing

Oncam has released a 360-degree single-sensor camera with explosion protected housing – the first camera of its kind. Available in 5MP and 12MP models the Oncam ExD 360-degree range contains electrical sparks that could otherwise ignite and pose a danger to both people and assets. Read More

Hanwha Techwin launches Wisenet Q Flateye IR dome cameras for humid environments

Hanwha Techwin has released a pair of Wisenet Flateye IR dome cameras designed for high humidity environments where condensation creates problems for conventional cameras. Read More

Cortech Datalog MV now integrates with Hikvision cameras

By allowing multiple CCTV brands to run as individual ‘plug-ins’ Datalog MV maximises overall system stability and minimises exposure to risk and downtime. Read More

Managing CCTV investigations: Mick Neville on Tavcom Training’s new course

Tavcom Training has introduced a course for senior investigating officers who oversee the retrieval and analysis of CCTV footage during criminal investigations. We spoke to Mick Neville, former head of the central forensic image team at New Scotland Yard, about why he designed the course and what it offers. Read More