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Upgraded CCTV System in Colchester delivers impressive results

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A major upgrade process that saw a boost of the quality of CCTV footage and coverage in Colchester town centre is being heralded by the borough council, as it has led to the arrest of 104 people in just five months, a news report in the local media has been able to suggest. A Colchester […]


Video analytics systems help transform video data into actionable business intelligence

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Video Analytics is the latest-generation development in the field of video surveillance solutions, designed to help customers further improve the overall effectiveness of their CCTV security solution. These systems monitor video streams coming from analog, digital, or IP CCTV cameras in near real-time and automatically create current security alerts when recognizing specific types of events […]


Average UK person is captured on CCTV cameras up to 70 times a day, research suggests

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The average UK resident is likely to be caught on CCTV 70 times a day, considering the fact that the UK has around 5.9 million CCTV camera’s including 750,000 in schools, hospitals and care homes, a recent news report has been able to suggest. The study suggests that the U.K accounts for approximately 4.2% of […]


Entire city to be covered by CCTV surveillance systems as of this autumn

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One of the world’s largest, most populated cities will be completely covered by CCTV surveillance systems as of this autumn, a news source can reveal. Mumbai will be under close-circuit television (CCTV) camera surveillance as Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is set to launch Phase II and III of the project, which is expected to meet […]


Independent CCTV monitoring of English slaughterhouses costs revealed

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The costs of independent CCTV monitoring across England’s slaughterhouses can vary between £150,000 and £370,000 a year, a report from experts at Sheffield Hallam University has been able to suggest. The paper – CCTV Monitoring in Slaughterhouses – points out that there are about 260 slaughterhouses in England and the cost of installing a four-camera […]


Budget cuts lead to massive CCTV switch offs across England and Wales

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Budget cuts for local authorities across England and Wales are leading to cameras being switched off to save money, a recent news report has been able to suggest. Unlike other services councils are legally required to deliver, CCTV is a “non-statutory service,” which means it’s at each council’s discretion. And hard pressed to implement significant […]


CCTV Surveillance and Video Security market to display significant resilience to Brexit-related volatility

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The CCTV surveillance and video security markets are not likely to be significantly affected on the short term by the UK’s decision to exit the European Union, but future prospects might be affected by the overall state of the economy and construction industry, a recent report from IHS Markit has been able to suggest. The […]


Video security bolstered at Southport Pier Pavilion following costly burglary

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The video security system protecting the Southport Pier Pavilion has been beefed up following a break-in at the cafe at the end of the pier, which saw two perpetrators stealing cash and trashing the tills. Colin Jamieson, owner of the Pier Pavilion, revealed how the level of security has been improved after the break-in. He […]


Dundee resident to launch campaign calling for CCTV deployment following spate of vandalism

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A Dundee resident will launch a campaign for deploying CCTV cameras in his area following a spate of vandalism that resulted in £20,000 worth of damage to cars and allotments, a news report in the local media has revealed. 70-year-old Douglas Fisher had his car damaged during the vandalism spree in the Law and Hilltown […]


CCTV Commissioner reveals shock at local authorities’ lack of compliance with camera surveillance standards

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter has recently revealed his shock that, when he came into the job, just 2% of the 433 principal local authorities complied with the recommended standards for camera surveillance. There is believed to be 4-6 million surveillance cameras in the UK, which means people in an average town or city can […]