Technology & Trends - Analogue Transmission

Interfaces, integration and interoperability of CCTV security systems

Integrated systems solution - The future proof option Does the key to a successful long-term investment in security systems reside in integration? Patric Meyer, SDK support manager, Geutebruck answers 'yes'.If you are only interested in a stand-alone CCTV system for screening and recording video - full stop - then this article is probably not for you. However, most CCTV users these days want much more for their money. Many want their video surveillance system to communicate wi...

Advantages of hi-resolution IP cameras in public sector CCTV systems

  Outdated technology dominating public sector CCTV systems Why does a common cell phone store images in better resolution than most public sector CCTV systems? Mobotix, manufacturer of hi-resolution IP cameras presents the case for use of new technology in video surveillance installations. Even basic digital cameras provide more definition than the images from CCTV camera systems that are commonly used to identify terrorists. During the 2006 FIFA World Cup almost all the...

Intelligent security solutions: More flexibility and scalability

Can intelligent technology really deliver a high return on investment and what can it offer government and local authorities today? Yvonne Pritchard of Sony Professional Security details the advantages of intelligent solutions within security installations. Surveillance has long been an essential focus for governments and local authorities at all levels, from traffic and hospital  IP security - the intelligent choice monitoring to large-scale security operations for one-off e...

Remotely monitored CCTV surveillance: Performance and cost of ownership benefits

What are the benefits of remotely monitored CCTV? Alan Collinge, Operations Director at RemGuard Visual Management, details the key advantages of adopting a remotely monitored CCTV system. As previous slowdowns have amply demonstrated, economic hardship tends to drive- up crime and, as a consequence, attacks on A remote monitoring CCTV system offers cost-effective security solution premises with resulting unplanned downtime. So now, more than ever, I would contend t...

Financial focus for security

When it comes to the application of sophisticated security techniques in the banking environment - to keep assets, staff and customers safe and secure - financial institutions are looking carefully at how they can seamlessly integrate advances, such as High Definition CCTV and the monitoring of their cash machines, into their existing infrastructure.  Pauline Norstrom, Director of Worldwide Marketing at Dedicated Micros, discusses the challenges. A key issue for banks is to ensure that the...