CCTV Systems Dublin
Closed Circuit Television or CCTV
CCTV stands for closed-circuit TV. It is an electronic system composed of a video camera which transmits signals to specific receiver monitors. The term CCTV can be applied to most video cameras, however it is most often used in surveillance areas that are in critical need of monitoring. These may include banks, military installations, airports, casinos, Hotel, supermarkets and or various commercial establishments.
A CCTV system may use a DVR, or digital video recorder, which can let its user record data. Users of this kind of recording may opt to vary the performance and quality of the video along with other features including mail alerts and motion detection.
Some newer recent installations of CCTV cameras have been IP-based systems. IP cameras provide better quality, enabling its owners to monitor and view higher quality images form the cameras wherever they are. Some have been equipped with direct recording on storage devices attached to networks, internal flash which enables complete stand-alone operations, and megapixel sensors.
7 out of 10 Homes & Businesses in Dublin that are burgled are solved by CCTV. CCTV is proven to prevent & solve serious crime in Ireland.
Uses of CCTV Systems in the Prevention of Crime
During the 70s and 80s, experiments on crime prevention and CCTV systems conducted in the United Kingdom were deemed successful, and warranted further, more extensive experimentation that led to even more successful results. This resulted to the sharp increase in CCTV installations in city centre areas to include some estates, car parks and public stations.
Crucial Benefits Of CCTV
CCTV systems have been especially helpful in detecting offenders, leading to a more hasty arrest and conviction. Indeed the Garda now routinely make use camera recordings when investigating crimes. The use of CCTV has led to the resolution of more cases compared to those days when CCTV technology has not yet been in widespread use.
CCTV Use In Establishments
Besides security, CCTV systems are also used to monitor employees in retail stores. It helps monitor the effectiveness and actions of employees to better assess their performance. CCTV cameras help a store owner monitor the scanning, selection and moving of the store’s goods; monitor operators when operators are entering their passwords; implement and monitor certain aspects of the store’s operations, especially financial matters; control and monitor the kitchen in restaurants; and myriad other concerns. Banks with automated tellers also routinely employ CCTV cameras to effectively monitor customer transactions, criminal activity and correspondence of the time and occurrence of customer transactions.
Other Uses of CCTV Systems
CCTV has a wide range of other uses. Monitoring of traffic for security purposes and monitoring violations have been especially useful. Various business operations and public services are also benefited by the use of CCTV when certain areas crucial to employee safety need monitoring. Other establishments such as amusement parks also effectively use these cameras to increase the safety level of their rides.
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