What is CCTV?
CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) entails the monitoring and/or recording of people,
processes or property through the use of camera and other related electronic security
systems. This form of video security can be sub-
The Benefits of CCTV
Reduce losses due to theft
Increase employee productivity
Increase customer and employee safety
Provide 24/7 access to your system from anywhere in the world
Reduce the need for physical security
CCTV cameras are available in either monochrome (black and white) or colour. The different types of cameras are Board CCTV cameras, Bullet CCTV cameras, Fixed Dome or Vandal Proof cameras, Fixed CCTV cameras (also called Static cameras), Zoom cameras, PTZ (Pan, Tilt, Zoom) cameras, High Speed Dome cameras and IP Network Cameras. Manufacturers of quality CCTV cameras are Samsung Techwin, Sony, Vista.
A basic CCTV system comprises of a CCTV camera, a video transmission system which sends video signals from the camera to a recording system such as a digital video recorder (DVR) which in turns sends the image to a monitor for display, viewing of playback purposes.