Guidance for specifiers of CCTV in security applications

This guide describes Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), also known as Video Surveillance System (VSS), technology and practice in security applications. Readers with limited technical knowledge of the subject will benefit through gaining a better understanding of the subject and the issues of relevance to customers and specifiers.

The guide sets out to provide an appreciation of all the elements of the subject felt to be of most importance to a risk management advisor, an insurance surveyor or a reader with similar objectives and level of knowledge (as contrasted with a specifier such as a CCTV consultant responsible for designing a system in the fullest technical detail).