CCTV Inside my House on a Budget

16th August 2019

Perhaps one of the biggest benefits of having a smart home is the ability to monitor it when you aren’t there. Whether you’re checking on children who are home alone, mischievous pets or keeping a watchful eye over your heirloom jewellery, installing a smart CCTV system within your home will help. Nevertheless, there are many homeowners who don’t have the budget for top-of-the-range CCTV cameras. So in this post, we’ll be explaining how you can have CCTV in and around your home for a fraction of the cost.   How much should I spend on a security camera? Although you can’t…

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Best Cameras to Monitor Outside at Night Time

11th June 2019

The security of your commercial or personal property is of the utmost importance, and you need to be able to monitor your premises in both the day and night to ensure its safety. The choice of your security camera is an integral part of this and so we have some tips to help with your decision. What to look for in a night time security camera: One of the things you need to consider when choosing your security camera is making sure it is high resolution, at least 1080p or above. Another important quality for a night time security camera is…

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CCTV Cloud Storage

31st December 2018

CCTV cloud storage is a new service that provides commercial and domestic customers with a variety of secure online document storage options. It’s a comprehensive programme that enables users to stay compliant with laws and regulations and simplifies the process of retrieving video information, making it a time saving management scheme for many. Today our experts are here to offer a brief explanation of the different levels of CCTV cloud storage – so you can start benefiting from a time saving, tailored and affordable service.   How does the CCTV Cloud work? CCTV cloud storage uses the internet to keep all…

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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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