Video Surveillance and CCTV

‘Secure by default’ in the age of converged security

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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.


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

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Read the latest video surveillance & CCTV news:

Can facial recognition help contain the Coronavirus?

As the death toll continues to rise from the outbreak of the Coronavirus, there have been indications that facial recognition technology is being used to combat its spread. Read More

Launches from Hanwha include new ANPR solution and Wisenet additions

Hanwha Techwin has recently launched a serverless ANPR solution for small site management, in addition to enhancing its Wisenet premium range. Read More

WATCH: How to install the Hanwha Techwin Wisenet X Plus

Watch this handy step-by-step guide to find out the best practice methods for installation of Hanwha Techwin's WIsenet X-Plus IP Dome Cameras. Read More

Hikvision recertified for Cyber Essentials Plus credentials

Hikvision has received recertification for Cyber Essentials Plus, demonstrating its “commitment to ensuring the security of its internal systems”, says the company. Read More

WATCH: How to install the Hikvision 5A Bullet Camera

Follow this handy step-by-step guide and watch the video to get best practice advice on how to install the Hikvision 5A Bullet Camera when wall mounting. Read More

Facial recognition cameras to be deployed by London police

London’s Metropolitan Police is set to deploy the use of facial recognition technology for the first time, following trials in London and by South Wales Police. Read More

Judging panel announced and nominations open for IFSEC Global Influencers in Security & Fire 2020

IFSEC Global has announced the judging panel for its Global Influencer Awards, with nominations for entries also now open. Read More

Camera tampering analytics added to Eagle Eye Networks cloud suite

Eagle Eye Networks has announced a camera tampering analytic that automatically detects and notifies users if a camera is tampered with. Read More

Body worn camera solutions in action

B-Cam’s diverse client base explain why body worn camera solutions work for them. Read More

How AI and facial recognition are transforming police case management

Johann Hofmann, CEO of Griffeye, discusses why AI and facial recognition are more important than ever in law enforcement case management, and how the technology works in practice. Read More