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Italian police force deploys facial recognition CCTV systems in an attempt to drive down crime

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Italian police has started using a new facial recognition CCTV system that employs a database of over 16 million faces, a recent news report has been able to suggest. The Facial Recognition CCTV system was introduced last year following an 8-month testing phase and has already helped in the arrests of shoplifters and burglars across […]


CCTV surveillance camera system expenditure across Harrogate estimated at £408,000

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The CCTV surveillance camera system expenditure for Harrogate last year was £408,000, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. Across England, councils spent £78 million on cameras in 2017-18. Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government figures show that it is one area of spending that has gone up […]


Funds made available to improve CCTV systems across Shropshire

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Funding amounting to £1 million is being made available to fund and improve CCTV systems across Shropshire, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The funds have been put aside by West Mercia police and crime commissioner John Campion, who said improved quality of images would help the police […]


Deploying CCTV systems to become compulsory in Scottish abattoirs

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Installing CCTV camera systems will become mandatory across in all areas where livestock are present in abattoirs, under new legislation announced by the Scottish Government, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. About 80% of slaughterhouses in Scotland have installed CCTV voluntarily, but rural affairs minister Mairi Gougeon said […]


Facial recognition CCTV system to be deployed in Malaysia’s Penang state

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A new facial recognition CCTV system will be deployed across the Malaysian state of Penang in a bid to detect criminals faster by enhancing the capabilities of the existing 767 CCTV cameras installed by the Penang City Council, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The system will be […]


New CCTV cameras deployed in Milford Haven as part of a reinvestment in the CCTV surveillance system

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A set of new CCTV cameras have been deployed in Milford Haven, as part of a reinvestment in the CCTV surveillance system, a news report in the local media can reveal. The four new cameras, centrally monitored at Dyfed-Powys Police Headquarters, are now live and recording. Milford Haven is the seventh town out of a […]


Cutting-edge facial recognition CCTV system to be deployed across Moscow

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A cutting-edge facial recognition CCTV system is set to be deployed across the city of Moscow next year in a bid to identify wanted criminals, Mayor Sergey Sobyanin has recently revealed for a news outlet. “In order to make the city safer, we will soon get to a new type of information technology for our […]


Residents in West Mercia and Warwickshire to be consulted on the use of ANPR across the region

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The West Mercia and Warwickshire Police forces are asking the residents’ opinion on the use of ANPR technology across the region, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The forces have launched an online survey that will run for six weeks and aims to give local communities, as well […]


New CCTV network with ANPR capabilities planned for Edinburgh

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Plans for deploying a new CCTV system with ANPR capabilities across Edinburgh and also creating a citywide operations centre to oversee it will soon be put forward by the city council, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The council currently has 226 CCTV cameras across Edinburgh including 17 […]


CCTV surveillance systems are excellent tools for the prevention of fly-tipping

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The illegal dumping of waste, or fly-tipping, is costing the security industry thousands in clean up and insurance claims according to the British Security Industry Association (BSIA). Fly-tipping is a growing issue which can end up costing thousands and in some cases up to seven figures in clean up and insurance claims. The costs, which […]