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UK Home Secretary backs use of facial recognition CCTV cameras

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The UK Home Secretary, Sajid David, has backed the use of facial recognition CCTV cameras to identify suspects in public spaces, a news report has been able to suggest. Police facial recognition cameras have been trialled at events such as football matches, festivals and parades. High-definition cameras detect faces and compare them with existing police […]


300 automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras to be deployed across Leeds

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As part of its efforts to reduce pollution and create a Clean Air Zone (CAZ), Leeds City Council has begun to install automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras for monitoring and area enforcement, a recent news report has been able to suggest. Although the actual date when the CAZ will become operational has been delayed, […]


CCTV system set to be deployed in Bungay town centre

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A new CCTV system is set to be deployed Bungay town centre later this year, as police figures reveal a spike in anti-social behaviour, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. Following advice from Suffolk Police, nearby towns and experts in planning and enforcement, 13 security cameras will be […]


Council-run CCTV surveillance system in Flintshire to be monitored in Wrexham

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The council-run integrated CCTV surveillance camera system in Flintshire is set to be monitored from a facility in Wrexham following the approval of cost-cutting measures by both local authorities, a recent news report has been able to suggest. There are currently 120 cameras installed in the county, all of which are monitored by staff at […]


New “secure by design, secure by default” standard for surveillance systems’ manufacturers launched on world’s first Surveillance Camera Day

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In conjunction with the world’s first Surveillance Camera Day, Tony Porter, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner, has announced the launch of a set of minimum standards for the manufacturers of surveillance camera systems and components. Driven by the need to ensure the UK’s resilience against this and other forms of cyber security vulnerability, as well as […]


CCTV Surveillance parent company Tensor is appointed as an official supplier on the ESPO Security

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Following a competitive tender process, CCTV Surveillance’s parent company, Tensor plc, the UK based, award winning designer, manufacturer and installer of security, access control, attendance monitoring and energy management & monitoring solutions, is proud to announce that we have been appointed as  a supplier on the ESPO public sector Surveillance Equipment/Services Framework (No. 628_19) for the […]


US schools to trial facial recognition technology in a bid to improve students’ security

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A new facial recognition system will be trialled across an US school district as part of a project to help security staff identify individuals who may pose a threat to students and staff members, a recent news report has been able to suggest. Last year, the district used $1.4 million it received from funding to […]


CCTV Surveillance parent company Tensor is appointed as an official supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6089 Workplace Services Framework Agreement

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Following a competitive tender process, CCTV Surveillance’s parent company, Tensor plc, the UK based, award winning designer, manufacturer and installer of security, access control, attendance monitoring and energy management & monitoring solutions, is proud to announce that we have been appointed as one of only 19 official suppliers on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6089 […]


Surveillance Camera Commissioner announces the world’s first Surveillance Camera Day

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The world’s first Surveillance Camera Day will take place on the 20th of June, marking an important step forward in the National Surveillance Camera Strategy for England and Wales, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner has announced. The event aims to raise public awareness about how and why surveillance cameras are used, the regulations governing their use […]


Over 25% of CCTV systems ran by local councils in the Scottish Borders now out of order, report finds

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More than a quarter of all the CCTV systems ran by public authorities across the Scottish Borders are not currently working at the required standards, a recent news report has been able to suggest. According to the paper, outdated closed-circuit TV systems monitoring streets in the region are being allowed to fall into disrepair as […]