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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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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Home Security 101: How to Protect Your Home

31st January 2017

Gone are the days when security technology was only found on commercial premises, or in the homes of the wealthy. These days, security systems are becoming more affordable for everybody. This means that any homeowner can benefit from boosting their home security using dependable systems.   In addition to technology, there are a few other bits of common sense that you should remember to keep your property and family safe. To find out how to protect your home, read on to see our guide to home security 101. Security cameras A professionally installed CCTV system enables you, as a homeowner, to…

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