CCTV security systems have always been used for capturing footage of business and residential premises as well as acting as a deterrence to potential intruders.
Nowadays CCTV security systems provides the added benefits of live remote surveillance, accessible video surveillance history and more through third parties system integration such as DVR, access control or a video/audio intercom system.
When choosing the CCTV security system that’s best for you, you’ll need to decide whether you want a camera that works independently or as part of an overall system, whilst taking into consideration what you may want out of your CCTV security system in the future.
As well as deciding what you want from your CCTV security system, you may need to improve your business internet as well as any necessary technology, should you choose a wireless CCTV security system.
Other factors to consider for your CCTV camera:
• Night vision
• Image resolution
CCTV security systems are essential for every commercial premises as it provides:
• Increased security
• Remote access to your premises
• Decreased costs
• Visual deterrent
• Evidence in an investigation
There are a number of legal obligations when running CCTV cameras on your premises, the business will have to abide by the Data Protection Act, the legislation which governs how businesses can hold and use your data. You’d also have to inform people that CCTV is in use as well as provide information on who the provider / operator is. Furthermore, you’d have to register with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) – an independent UK authority for upholding data privacy and information rights for the public.
Speak to an expert if you are considering a CCTV security system, there is a lot to consider when installing a CCTV security system. To ensure you get the most out of your system, it should be installed by a highly skilled NSI approved security systems installer.
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