Closed circuit television
surveillance is an increasing feature of our daily lives.
Its deployment is commonplace in a variety of areas to which
members of the public have free access.
We are all likely to be caught on camera
whilst going about everyday lives and the images relayed
back to a control room.
The average person on the street is happy
knowing that their safety and well being are covered by the
cameras on the street corner, shopping centers or car
CCTV can only be part of an integrated approach to problems,
where it can be a very effective mean of crime prevention
and detection, as well as crime reduction.
CCTV is not just used for problems and the `bad` side of
society. CCTV is used for many `good` things, such as
helping visitors find their cars in parking lots; updating
local radio with news about traffic flow and car parks;
assisting with emergencies or other special events, and
helping with the strange occurrences that happen for time to
Business owners may be able to:
Negotiate lower insurance rates.
Record slip and fall accidents.
Deter robbery attempts or record robberies.
Deter employee theft of cash or product.
Record employee work practices.
Watch their business from a home office or any remote
Homeowners may be able to:
Record nanny`s daily activities.
Watch their home from work or a remote location.
See who is at the door from a TV inside the home.
Watch a toddler from another room.