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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, […]


CCTV surveillance is a great deterrent

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Moneyhole Lane Playing Fields in Welwyn Garden City has been an attraction for “boy racers” for years, who upset residents by driving dangerously and revving their engines at night. There have been years of complaints by the residents. At last, the borough council has agreed to install the CCTV facilities, at a cost of £7,500. The CCTV […]


Facial Recognition CCTV Systems to be Deployed in Malta’s Paceville district, PM confirms

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Facial Recognition CCTV systems are set to be deployed in Malta’s Paceville district in a bid to step up law enforcement efforts, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. Located west of St. Julian’s, Malta, Paceville is the name given to an informal district heavily populated with nightclubs, bars, […]


CCTV Surveillance Systems can double as research tools in the urban environment

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CCTV surveillance systems (including advanced solutions offering facial recognition capabilities) can also double as research tools for the urban environment, researchers have argued. When anyone closes the door of their apartment and steps outside, it is possible (and increasingly likely) in a modern city to walk into a digital surveillance network and become part of […]


New CCTV system set to go live in Saundersfoot

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A new CCTV system is set to go live in Saundersfoot, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The installation is part of the Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn’s key pledge to reinvest in a public CCTV system throughout the force area. Other Pembrokeshire locations for CCTV […]