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.

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WCCTV accelerates growth plans with £30m investment

Wireless CCTV is set to accelerate its expansion and product development plans after securing a £30m investment from private equity firm, LDC. Read More

The rise of body-worn cameras in security, retail and healthcare

Ron Alalouff examines the growing usage of body-worn video in sectors such as security, retail and healthcare. Read More

Why video buyers will need greater focus on the environmental impact of chosen solutions

Jamie Barnfield offers his views on why the video tech supply chain will need to be increasingly mindful of the true carbon costs of security solutions. Read More

ONVIF announces Leonid Levit as new chairman

ONVIF has appointed Leonid Levit as the new chairman of the ONVIF Steering Committee. Read More

Growing use of deepfakes puts pressure on integrity of video evidence

There is a growing concern regarding deepfakes, making it increasingly important for video tech users to prove the integrity of evidence. Read More

Milestone invites industry to explore ‘future of video’ at MIPS 2021

Taking place online, Milestone Systems is inviting the industry to explore the future of video technology at its 16th annual MIPS event. Read More

Facial recognition under scrutiny as Clearview AI’s practices ruled illegal in Canada

Canadian authorities have deemed Clearview AI's facial recognition practices a “clear violation of the privacy rights of Canadians”. Read More

Mexican jewellery boutique elevates security system with Vivotek

With high value items on offer, Peyrelongue Chronos specified Vivotek cameras to support its security operations and monitor its assets. Read More

IDIS acquires KT Powertel to extend secure mobile comms and IoT capability

IDIS has acquired a controlling (44.84%) stake in KT Powertel, the radio communications subsidiary of telecoms giant KT Corp. Read More

Dahua showcases range of solutions with Virtual Innovation Centre

Find out more about Dahua Technology's Virtual Innovation Centre, designed to make up for the absence of face-to-face meetings. Read More