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Massive Facial Recognition CCTV system could be deployed across New York

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A massive Facial Recognition CCTV system could be deployed at all the bridges and tunnels around New York, a news report has been able to suggest. A memo from the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s Bridges and Tunnels division, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, shows that on December 12, the MTA put out a […]


New CCTV surveillance hub in Dundee to be more proactive, clamp down on anti-social behaviour

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A new CCTV surveillance hub being currently set up in Dundee will help improve the resident’s safety and possibly reduce the level of damage to the council’s property, local authorities hope. Work is currently under way at the new £750,000 Safety and Alarm Centre, set to open at the West Housing Office at Sinclair Street, […]


New National CCTV Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales endorsed by the BSIA

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The British Security Industry Association has recently endorsed the national CCTV surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales set out by Surveillance Camera Commissioner, Tony Porter, a report reveals. The strategy aims to provide direction and leadership in the surveillance camera community to enable system operators to understand good and best practice and their legal […]


CCTV surveillance systems with video analytics capabilities to play major role in fighting crime

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CCTV surveillance systems featuring enhanced video analytics capabilities will become the solutions of choice for driving drown crime across the world, experts in the field believe. Live video analytics software deliver a more efficient, focused and in-depth analysis of suspicious activities, meaning that they can easily identify potential suspicious behavior in scenes and objects being […]


Facial recognition CCTV to be used for locating missing people in Australia, says report

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After proving their efficiency in reducing crime, facial recognition CCTV technology will also be employed for locating missing people in South Australia, a recent news report has been able to suggest. Following successful trials which lasted from October to December last year, South Australia police has revealed that its intelligence officers will use the new […]


Met Police fails to use CCTV surveillance footage at its full potential, former detective argues

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The Met Police is not using the numerous CCTV surveillance systems installed across London at their full potential, a former detective chief inspector has revealed. Former detective Mick Neville said that CCTV images were found in less than two per cent of cases in London during eight months last year, as images were not routinely […]


CCTV camera system do be installed at Seaton car park in a bid to tackle illegal racing

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A new CCTV camera system will be installed at a Seaton car park as part of the local authority’s efforts to tackle the problem of boy racers in the area, a media news report has been able to suggest. East Devon District Council (EDDC) has made the decision to install the new CCTV camera system […]


New video analytics algorithms detect petty crime in CCTV footage

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A consortium of European companies and organisations has developed a new video analytics algorithm that detects suspicious behaviour in CCTV footage as it happens and can then alert CCTV operators to intervene, saving the footage in case it is needed for evidence, a news report has been able to suggest. Researchers involved in the P-REACT […]


Up to 13,000 CCTV Surveillance Video Cameras to Be Deployed in Lagos as Part of Security Drive

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An estimate 13,000 new CCTV surveillance video monitoring cameras are set to be deployed in major locations across Lagos as part of an initiative to bolster the city’s security, a local news source has been able to suggest. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) believes the CCTV camera installations would encourage an effective and […]


Council to deploy CCTV surveillance systems as part of fly-tipping clamp down

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A local council has decided to deploy CCTV surveillance systems in order to combat significant problems arising around a fly-tipping spot, a news report has been able to suggest. Havering Council is promising a crackdown after huge mounds of rubbish were found yet again in Little Gerpins Lane, Upminster. It’s another fly-tip in a very […]