What is CCTV CAMERA?
CCTV, or Closed Circuit Television – Cameras and monitors allow you to watch events live, and recorders archive footage for later use. Do not confuse a CCTV monitor with a simple TV.
CCTV is commonly used for a variety of purposes.
- Maintaining perimeter security in medium-to- high secure areas and installations.
- Observing behavior of incarcerated inmates and potentially dangerous patients in medical facilities.
- Traffic monitoring
- Obtaining a visual record of activities in situations where it is necessary to maintain proper security or access controls
What are the types of CCTV CAMERAS?
Indoor Cameras- As the name represents indoor CCTV cameras are used as an indoor security tool. According to your security requirements, you can place it at any appropriate location inside the building. They can be used for security needs in homes, offices, schools and more.
Outdoor Cameras- These CCTV cameras are used to protect outdoor places such as entry and exit points with the restricted night lighting. Outdoor cameras have a variety of lens choices that you can choose from.
Dome Cameras- These kinds of cameras are placed inside a dark dome that cannot be noticed by visitors. They have a compact design for a discreet appearance and can also be rotated and tipped manually.
Day/Night Cameras- These cameras are designed for high alert security areas where inspection requires to happen through the day and night. Usually, these types of cameras are used by military personnel in parking areas and distinguished security zones.
Bullet Cameras- These cameras are very effective and installed inside a bullet-shaped building and can be used in residential as well as business premises. Bullet cameras have small size and integrated design.
Hidden Cameras- Hidden cameras are used for secret monitoring. They are compact and usually placed in public places such as theatres, clubs, stores and more.
Wireless CCTV Cameras- Wireless CCTV cameras can be installed in any location for maximum coverage. Since these cameras are wireless, you do not have to worry about wires. You can get video footage on your computer or any other recording device of your choice.
Pan Tilt Zoom Cameras- These cameras provide the ability to view and zoom in any direction. They also have an automatic rotation feature.