can anyone install cctv

SHORT ANSWER: Anyone can install CCTV cameras, but a professional CCTV installer will get better results.

As they become easier to use in homes, one question arises: is it wise to install CCTV cameras by yourself?


cctv with remote monitoring

CCTV forms part of almost every security system these days. But the technology has evolved beyond the need for an on-site guard who spends his shift watching a bank of monitors. Remote monitoring is just as effective, and can be more cost- and time-efficient.

So, how does remote monitoring work? And is it right for you? Read on to find out.


security camera monitoring system

The visual range of a security camera depends on a variety of features. Generally speaking, security cameras have a range of anywhere between 10 and 70ft during the day. Some advanced night-vision security cameras have a range of 100-200ft!


does CCTV reduce crime?

CCTV (closed-circuit television) has been used commercially since 1949, and it's come a long way since then. According to a report from CNBC, it was estimated that approximately 1 billion surveillance cameras were in use in 2021. There is no denying that CCTV is good at detecting and record-keeping; it's an excellent and well-rounded surveillance tool that can provide vital evidence when you need it most. But does it actually reduce crime?


CCTV camera recording - can CCTV cameras record sound?

CCTV cameras are a great piece of equipment to own, for the safety of your home or your business. A CCTV camera can act as a very effective crime deterrent as it means you can monitor the activities surrounding your property at all times.

One commonly asked question is 'Can CCTV cameras can record sound, and what does that mean for you as a property owner?'

You'll be pleased to hear that, yes, modern CCTV cameras can record audio. This means that your CCTV system can be the eyes and the ears that watch over your property. Some CCTV cameras come with built-in audio input, while others can be connected to a remote microphone for clearer sound. It really depends on your premises and your security needs. IP CCTV cameras gather audio data from the camera itself so the sound is automatically digitalised, whereas analogue cameras need to have audio input through a digital video recorder. More...

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