Video Surveillance and CCTV

The Video Surveillance Report 2020

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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, heatmapping, footfall analysis and social distancing or face mask detection. Popular manufacturers include Hikvision, Sony, Panasonic, Axis Communications, IDIS, Pelco, Hanwha TechwinZK Teco, Dahua, and Tyco.

Browse our directory for a full listing of video surveillance manufacturers.

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The benefits of deep learning video analytics ebook launched by IDIS to support integrators

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“There is a big uptick in demand for deep-learning analytics”: IDIS on lasting changes in the video tech industry after COVID

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What’s behind the global growth of cloud-based video surveillance?

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