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CCTV cameras in Exmouth shop disabled by intruders

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Although considered quite a serious deterrent against thefts, it would seem that more and more criminals are learning how to circumvent CCTV security cameras installed on the premises of shopping estates and businesses.




Newquay’s CCTV monitoring service saved by local council

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As Government budget cuts affect more and more local authorities across the UK, local councils are forced to make some pretty difficult decisions, taking things into their own hands, especially when very important public services, such as CCTV surveillance, are concerned.


Cyber-crime may prove to be a very serious issue for digital CCTV

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Although CCTV systems are typically associated to the idea of safety, the truth of the matter is that, when these surveillance solutions don’t offer a sufficiently high level of security, they can be used for a variety of illegal purposes.


£1.3m CCTV system overhaul planned for Renfrewshire

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The Renfrewshire council, near Glasgow, has just revealed plans to overhaul its entire CCTV surveillance system, with the future £1.3m investment going towards upgrading systems which focus on the town centres of Paisley, Johnstone and

UK police develops mobile safety camera education programme

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The North Yorkshire police force has decided to offer motorists a chance to quiz officers on the use of mobile surveillance cameras, which have caught an astounding 26,000 motorists speeding during their 20-month trial period, a news report reveals


CCTV cameras boost public’s safety perception, but lack effectiveness in crime fighting

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CCTV surveillance cameras offer an increased level of confidence and security for most members of the general public, but, unfortunately, they’re not equally effective in actually providing relevant information that could lead to the apprehension of offenders, a new

World’s fastest facial recognition solution for video surveillance applications revealed

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Ultra-fast facial recognition is likely to become an extremely important requirement for the future public CCTV surveillance systems, and now, a company called Herta Security announced the launch of what they claim to be the world’s fastest solution of this type.


Scientists develop “bug eye” cameras that records 180-degree videos

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CCTV camera networks might be set for a significant revolution, since researchers at the University of Illinois in the US have developed a new type of camera based on a concept borrowed from insects.