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    What is CCTV?

    Some of the different types of CCTV security cameras that are used for security in home and business settings.

    Some of the different types of CCTV security cameras that are used for security in New Zealand home, business and sometimes even education settings.

    CCTV is the acronym for Closed-Circuit Television, but it is also known as a video surveillance system. Over recent years, CCTV has become a popular security method for both home and small business owners as the costs continue to decrease and the range of easy to use features grows. Here’s a bit of a summary of what CCTV is, how it’s developed and how it works.

    CCTV systems use video cameras to transmit a video signal to a specific place and generally to a limited set of monitors. The main parts of a system include the cameras, which obviously need to be placed in a good location for surveillance, the observation of the camera’s input somewhere and also the storage of the video footage for later uses.

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