CCTV Legal Requirements: CCTV Laws Explained

1st July 2017

This month with Caught on Camera we’ll be explaining the law surrounding CCTV in the UK. CCTV Laws Explained We want to ensure that our customers understand the procedures that must be followed when installing a CCTV camera and the laws they must abide by. In this article, you will find the answers to: When do I Need to Follow the Data Protection Act? CCTV Filming Being a CCTV Operator When is CCTV Footage OK to Hand Over? How Long Should I Hold on to Footage? CCTV at Home Using CCTV Responsibly What Should I Do if I Capture Images Beyond…

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10 Common CCTV Problems and How to Fix Them

6th June 2017

It can be hard understanding the problems that occur with your CCTV, which is why our friendly team have put together a guide to help you to fix the issues. 1. Verify camera power and connection Sometimes a problem can be as simple as a disconnected lead and it might even be that the network is currently down. Internet protocol (IP) cameras generally have LED indicators that are used for transmitting data across to the network but this might be hidden inside the camera. If the LEDs on the camera are not lighting up, you should check to see if the…

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10 Reasons You Need IP CCTV for Business

7th May 2017

This month with Caught On Camera Ltd, we will be discussing the 10 reasons why you need internet protocol CCTV for the good of your business. CCTV for Business Let’s face it, all businesses should be equipped even with the most basic of security because it protects your livelihood and others’. This being said, a slightly more expensive kit-out can be cost-effective and provide you with numerous advantages to make your life easier and stress-free. What is IP (Internet Protocol) CCTV? IP CCTV (Internet Protocol Closed Circuit Television): this is a digital video camera that records live footage. It uses your…

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Smartphone Surveillance for Businesses

28th April 2017

This month with Caught On Camera Ltd we will be explaining wireless security camera systems for business. Specifically: what remote monitoring is, what it does and the benefits of using it with your smartphone. Remote Monitoring With remote monitoring all you have to do is hook your CCTV up to the WiFi, that’ll be running all day, everyday. This device is advantageous to all because you will be alerted if the alarm has been tripped, you can then check your cameras to look out for any activity of possible intruders. If you do see activity on the cameras, you have the…

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Business Security 101: How to Protect your Business

20th March 2017

This month with Caught On Camera, we will be discussing the ways you can protect your business. Ensure tight security, the safety of you and your staff and the protection of important customer data from hackers with a few simple procedures. Importance of Security Every business will understand that technology is used every single day, as it’s a reliable way to converse with customers without all the leg work. However, your data holds extremely sensitive information including: bank details, medical data, National Insurance Numbers, addresses and goodness knows what else! It’s important security keeps this locked down because when you retain…

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Hikvision CCTV Cameras: Everything You Need To Know

10th February 2017

As the one of the world’s leading suppliers of video surveillance equipment, Hikvision are at the forefront of the CCTV technology industry. Their innovative approach to creating surveillance products has made them a key feature of many types of premises, including retail, finance, education, government and residential. And with this high quality technology becoming more affordable, perhaps it’s time that you considered upgrading your business’s CCTV equipment to Hikvision.   What is Hikvision CCTV? Chinese company Hikvision were established in 2001, and have since become a leading manufacturer of innovative CCTV solutions. Hikvision produce a vast range of CCTV cameras and…

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