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.


Surveillance camera commissioner Tony Porter to headline Security TWENTY 18 London

The next Security TWENTY 18 event, a series of regional conference and exhibitions, is taking place at Park Inn Hotel, London Heathrow on Wednesday 7 November 2018. Read More

Hikvision Evaluation IP series gains Common Criteria cybersecurity certification

Certification offers reassurance to customers that minimum standards around security, reliability and privacy protection have been met. Read More

“Our dewarping is still unique”: Simon Reed of panoramic camera pioneer Oncam

We caught up with Oncam’s Simon Reed, VP of sales for EMEA and Asia, to find out about its 180- and 360-degree cameras and patented dewarping technology. Read More

Axis white paper: Stakeholder roles in achieving privacy (and security) by design and default in smart projects with IoT devices

Smart assurance for a smarter world, a white paper from Axis Communications written by James Willison and Sarb Sembhi, examines the challenges around using IoT devices such as surveillance devices, their collection of data in large systems, and compliance with GDPR in large projects, among other things. Read More

SD cards: Getting the most out of these unsung heroes of video surveillance

Uri Guterman, head of product & marketing for Hanwha Techwin Europe, sings the praises of SD cards and provides guidelines on what to look out for when buying them. Read More

Genetec partners with AnyVision to offer more powerful, AI-driven video surveillance solutions

Genetec, the developer of IP video surveillance, access control and licence plate recognition solutions, has partnered with AI recognition specialist AnyVision. Read More

Finalists revealed for Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2018

Held in partnership with IFSEC and FIREX International the awards will be presented on Wednesday 21 November 2018 at London Hilton on Park Lane. Read More

Pivot3 wins 2018 Innovative Product Award for large-scale surveillance solution

Launched mid summer 2018 the Pivot3 platform was commended for outperforming rival server and storage systems in terms of reliability, operational benefits and cost-effectiveness. Read More

AI, video analytics and panoramic cameras can secure schools more proactively, comprehensively and cost-effectively

Improving security and reducing security expenditure needn't be mutually exclusive goals, write Simon Reed, VP of sales, EMEA and Asia, Oncam. Used in concert AI, video analytics and panoramic cameras make staff and students safer without straining the budget. Read More

Trust is currency in the world of security systems procurement

The average number of customer stakeholders involved in a purchasing decision is now estimated to be 6.8, up from 5.4 in late 2014, writes Louise Stewart-Muir of Say Communications. Read More