CCTV

CCTV

CCTV stands for closed-circuit television and is commonly known as video surveillance CCTV networks are commonly used to detect and deter criminals and criminal activities. 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.