The rise of CCTV in the UK and the rest of the world. The use of CCTV or video surveillance cameras has seen an exponential growth over the past five years or so. This rise of CCTV in demand has been reflected in the rise of sales and the amount of supplies provided in the market. The need for tougher security is one factor that has directly impacted the need for surveillance cameras or CCTV (closed-circuit television camera). The universal aim for safety around the globe is something that has contributed to the popularity of CCTV.
In the UK alone, the market for CCTV is quite high. This is where the largest amount of surveillance cameras are sold and currently installed across various parts of the country. The reason for this is because of an endorsement made by the government wherein video cameras had been installed in public areas. The rest of the world is catching up to this phenomena but it is expected to continue to grow after it has shown its importance in various areas of security, crime prevention, and overall sense of safety amongst citizens.
For this reason, the technology used on CCTVs or video surveillance cameras had also developed over time. Unlike during the earlier years of its release CCTV cameras were only available to the government. However, it is now available for public and home security, traffic surveillance, and new construction, among other things.
In order to keep up with the demand for surveillance cameras, the various manufacturers of these technological products have taken it upon themselves to continue to boost the technologies they offer consumers. The use of wireless cameras is one of the most recent breakthroughs so that it becomes more inconspicuous and that anyone who is not aware that a camera is used won’t even notice it!
The maximum resolution on video recordings from the camera has also seen a significant improvement from the earlier years of its release. Ten years ago, the video resolution from a CCTV camera is not as clear and precise, such that it would be difficult to identify thieves or other criminal offenders as they are captured on-camera. Today, it is notably much better and is expected to continue to improve as manufacturers continue to think of better technologies to incorporate into the system.
The analogue CCTV camera is the most in-demand in the world of CCTV market. However, things are expected to change in 2020 wherein there are more products expected to be released in the next few months or years to come. Network IP technology is deemed as the top CCTV technology utilized by consumers as of now. This is just one of many other camera technologies expected to make the need for global security and safety even more effective.