How Many CCTV Cameras in London?

16th October 2017

Have you ever stopped to wonder how many cameras have recorded your movements, on any given trip to the shop, day out, or journey around your home area and within our capital city, London? Well, we’re here to tell you just how many CCTV cameras there are in London, why there are so many and offer up some statistics that may surprise you. How many CCTV cameras in London? It is estimated that there are 500,000 CCTV cameras dotted around London. You may be asking yourself why so many? But due to criminal activity and CCTV Legal Requirements, many businesses invest…

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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: Contents 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…

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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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