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New CCTV cameras deployed in Milford Haven as part of a reinvestment in the CCTV surveillance system

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A set of new CCTV cameras have been deployed in Milford Haven, as part of a reinvestment in the CCTV surveillance system, a news report in the local media can reveal. The four new cameras, centrally monitored at Dyfed-Powys Police Headquarters, are now live and recording. Milford Haven is the seventh town out of a […]


Cutting-edge facial recognition CCTV system to be deployed across Moscow

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A cutting-edge facial recognition CCTV system is set to be deployed across the city of Moscow next year in a bid to identify wanted criminals, Mayor Sergey Sobyanin has recently revealed for a news outlet. “In order to make the city safer, we will soon get to a new type of information technology for our […]


Residents in West Mercia and Warwickshire to be consulted on the use of ANPR across the region

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The West Mercia and Warwickshire Police forces are asking the residents’ opinion on the use of ANPR technology across the region, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The forces have launched an online survey that will run for six weeks and aims to give local communities, as well […]


New CCTV network with ANPR capabilities planned for Edinburgh

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Plans for deploying a new CCTV system with ANPR capabilities across Edinburgh and also creating a citywide operations centre to oversee it will soon be put forward by the city council, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The council currently has 226 CCTV cameras across Edinburgh including 17 […]


CCTV surveillance systems are excellent tools for the prevention of fly-tipping

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The illegal dumping of waste, or fly-tipping, is costing the security industry thousands in clean up and insurance claims according to the British Security Industry Association (BSIA). Fly-tipping is a growing issue which can end up costing thousands and in some cases up to seven figures in clean up and insurance claims. The costs, which […]


Facial recognition CCTV systems set to be deployed across Indian train stations

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CCTV cameras with facial recognition capabilities are set to be deployed at more than 6,000 stations across India to make rail premises secure, a recent news report has been able to suggest. RailTel, Indian Railways’ telecom arm, had launched a tender earlier this year for the supply, installation, testing, commissioning, operation and maintenance of 89,845 […]


Rapid deployment CCTV systems are the perfect solutions for public event monitoring in Jamaica

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Rapid deployment CCTV systems that can be installed and ready to work in a matter of minutes might be just what public events organizers in Jamaica will need, as the St James Municipal Corporation will now require promoters of major events and places of amusement to install closed-circuit television cameras at venues, as a condition […]


CCTV surveillance systems can help coordinate responses to homelessness, new research suggests

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Although CCTV surveillance systems are typically associated to security and law-enforcement, they can be used for a variety of other purposes, including helping people affected by homelessness. According to a recent study conducted in the Australian city of Cairns, where homelessness occurs at twice the national rate, and supported by the Queensland Department of Housing […]


Facial recognition CCTV technology to be deployed across Grimsby town centre

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New facial recognition CCTV cameras are set to be deployed across Grimsby town centre in an attempt to curb the violence, shoplifting and anti-social behaviour that have been plaguing the area, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The advanced systems will record and compare facial characteristics with images […]


Stoke-on-Trent Council reduce security costs through CCTV technology

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Stoke-on-Trent City Council has managed to reduce security costs by nearly £700,000 by installing CCTV cameras and motion detectors in and around its buildings. The council used to spend £1.6 million a year on contracted security services, which was blamed on ‘a lack of expertise, focus and control’. They centralised control within one council team, […]