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China Central Television

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Campzone Community TeleVision

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Closed Circut Tele Vision

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Closed Circuit Tele Vision

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Close Circuit Tele Vision

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What does CCTV mean?

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Closed-circuit television (CCTV), also known as video surveillance, is the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a specific place, on a limited set of monitors. It differs from broadcast television in that the signal is not openly transmitted, though it may employ point-to-point (P2P), point-to-multipoint (P2MP), or mesh wired or wireless links. Even though almost all video cameras fit this definition, the term is most often applied to those used for surveillance in areas that require additional security or ongoing monitoring (Videotelephony is seldom called "CCTV"). Surveillance of the public using CCTV is common in many areas around the world. Video surveillance has generated significant debate about balancing its use with individuals' right to privacy even when in public.In industrial plants, CCTV equipment may be used to observe parts of a process from a central control room, especially if the environments observed are dangerous or inaccessible to humans. CCTV systems may operate continuously or only as required to monitor a particular event. A more advanced form of CCTV, using digital video recorders (DVRs), provides recording for possibly many years, with a variety of quality and performance options and extra features (such as motion detection and email alerts). More recently, decentralized IP cameras, perhaps equipped with megapixel sensors, support recording directly to network-attached storage devices, or internal flash for completely stand-alone operation. By one estimate, there will be approximately 1 billion surveillance cameras in use worldwide by 2021. About 65% of these cameras are installed in Asia. The growth of CCTV has been slowing in recent years. The deployment of this technology has facilitated significant growth in state surveillance, a substantial rise in the methods of advanced social monitoring and control, and a host of crime prevention measures throughout the world.

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  • Ogash Babu
    Ogash Babu
    We are also coming up with the 5th generation CCTV. Very soon it will be available in ALL local markets worldwide.
    LikeReply 16 years ago
  • Sher Bahader
    Sher Bahader
    cct v camera
    LikeReply8 years ago
  • Maria Benz
    Maria Benz
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    LikeReply 38 years ago
    • Waqas Ahmad
      Waqas Ahmad
      That's great job me too do this work in KSA
      LikeReply7 years ago

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