Video Surveillance and CCTV

The video surveillance report 2017



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.


S2 Security launches S2 Magic Monitor version 5

S2 Security has launched version 5 of S2 Magic Monitor, which brings access control and video surveillance together with forensics, digital signage and real-time data feeds into a unified interface. Read More

Turn your employees into human security sensors: Qognify launches Qognify Extend

Qognify has launched a range of integrated mobile solutions with which organisations can enhance situational awareness by harnessing field resources and responders. Read More

Dell EMC Q&A: “Customers don’t want vendors pointing the finger at each other when there’s a problem; they want integrated support”

Nicholas Thermenos, the company's director of sales and marketing for surveillance and security in the Americas, spoke to our US-based media partner SecuritySolutionsWatch about the video surveillance landscape and how the industry is meeting soaring demand for video data storage. Read More

Wavestore launches version v6.8 of its video management software

Wavestore has launched v6.8 of its open-platform, Linux-based video management software (VMS). Read More

Benchmark Innovation Awards 2017: winners revealed

Avigilon and Vanderbilt are among the winners of the Benchmark Innovation Awards 2017, which reward excellence in nine categories of physical security technology. Read More

The Axis Partner Showcase to return with integrated solutions from 35 vendors

Axis Communications is inviting security installers and integrators to attend its Axis Partner Showcase event in Manchester in October. Read More

5 things you may not know about your video management system

What can a next-gen VMS offer over and above your incumbent system - and is it worth upgrading? Erez Goldstein, director of marketing at Qognify, offers some reasons. Read More

How is smart technology making businesses more safe and secure?

From remote locking and monitoring to the deployment of drones as airborne CCTV, Guy Brewer of Door Controls Direct examines what 'smart' security means. Read More

Video-surveillance-as-a-service solution emerges from Digital Barriers-Morphean collaboration

Digital Barriers’ government-accredited video analytics and facial recognition solutions will now be available as part of a Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) solution across Morphean’s video surveillance platform. Read More

The official body-worn camera supplier for UK prisons on industry trends, VideoManager and VideoTag series

IFSEC Global recently spoke to Richie McBride, the Edinburgh-based company's CEO, about Edesix's direction of travel, its latest products, the future of body-worn video and its recent presence at IFSEC 2017. Read More