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Ipswich ranks high on CCTV surveillance hotspots’ list

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Despite not being one of the most crowded towns in the UK, Ipswich ranks surprisingly high in a CCTV surveillance hotspots’ list, with 228 cameras – one for every 596 people – a recent news report in the local media has revealed. A map produced by electronics firm RS Components shows Ipswich with more than […]


Welsh government provides funding for installing CCTV systems in abattoirs

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Although it’s not a legal requirement, Welsh slaughterhouse owners can now install new CCTV systems in their facilities or upgrade/improve their existing ones courtesy of a £1.1m funding package provided by the local government, a recent news report has been able to suggest. Only eight out of 26 slaughterhouses in Wales currently have CCTV systems […]


Singapore starts trialling ANPR system to facilitate traffic management

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Singapore has started trialling a new ANPR system to facilitate traffic management, a recent news report has been able to suggest. The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has begun testing an Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) camera system with Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) beacons at various locations along expressways and major thoroughfares. The use […]


Facial recognition CCTV system installed at Miami International Airport

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A new concourse at Miami International Airport has been equipped with an advanced facial recognition CCTV system, which seems to represent the next phase in the US Customs and Border Protection agency’s expanding biometric border program, a news report has been able to suggest. The Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) has announced that the airport’s Concourse […]


New CCTV camera systems deployed across Bedford car parks

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New CCTV camera systems have been installed across Bedford’s town centre car parks, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. A total of 124 CCTV cameras have been installed in three Bedford car parks to deter and identify more swiftly any misuse following renovations made to Allhallows and Lurke […]



CCTV surveillance system set to improve crime detection across Fiji

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It is hoped that a new CCTV surveillance system deployed around Fiji will improve security and crime detection, a news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The Fiji Police Force is working closely with municipalities around the country to set up the system. They are looking into deploying a system similar […]



India set to deploy CCTV surveillance systems across Delhi classrooms

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New CCTV camera systems are set to be installed in classrooms across India’s capital territory following a series of violent incidents, a news report in the local media has been able to suggest. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said surveillance cameras would be installed in all government schools in the next three months, with parents […]


NSI updates CCTV code or practices, adds cybersecurity guidance

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The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has recently updated its CCTV code of practice by adding guidance on protecting systems from cyber risks and emphasising to end users the value of comprehensively assessing security risks and requirements, a news report has been able to suggest. Providing guidance on best practice for the design, installation and maintenance […]