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Hong Kong keeps open mind on CCTV surveillance in public places to deter crime

web-post June 22, 2017

Authorities in Hong kong will keep an open mind about permanently installing closed-circuit TV in public places to help maintain law and order, while being mindful of privacy concerns, the Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok said. He told lawmakers, the Government will “maintain an open mind” towards opinions in the community on following other cities… Continue Reading »


Cops to tap into Rly CCTVs for Mumbai’s security

web-post June 21, 2017

Mumbai’s lifeline may become more secure with the Mumbai Police tapping into the video feeds of CCTV cameras installed across the suburban Railway network. This will ensure a coordinated response by security agencies during emergencies and enable better monitoring in times like festivals when the system sees huge footfalls. This framework is part of the… Continue Reading »


GST Council accepts industry demands; revises GST slab on CCTV & Recorders from 28% to 18%

web-post June 16, 2017

Thanks to the predominant and untiring efforts of Rajya Sabha MP and SIS India founder, Mr RK Sinha and some major stalwarts of the security industry, in a significant move, the GST Council in its Sunday’s meeting has lowered the GST rate on CCTV and Recorders to 18% bringing partial relief for the security and… Continue Reading »


Day-care centres to be under CCTV surveillance in Kerala

web-post June 8, 2017

Seeking to ensure safety of children in daycare centres, Kerala police has made CCTV cameras mandatory in such institutions in three districts. Thiruvananthapuram Range IG, Manoj Abraham has directed all police stations under his range to ensure that CCTV cameras are installed in all day-care centres. With this order, the cameras would be installed in… Continue Reading »


More security aids for safer Delhi Metro Heritage Line

web-post June 7, 2017

Several security features have been added at the stations on Delhi Metro’s Heritage Line. A six-foot glass wall has been installed at each station demarcating the checked and unchecked areas after studies showed several theft cases near security X-ray machines as well as people passing items through the security barriers. In addition, CCTV cameras have… Continue Reading »


Over 900 Railway Stations to have CCTV Cameras under Nirbhaya Fund

web-post May 26, 2017

Indian Railways will install CCTV surveillance systems at more than 900 stations under the Nirbhaya Fund at an approved cost of Rs. 500 crore to strengthen security at rail premises. Tenders will be floated shortly to install about 19,000 high definition CCTV cameras at 983 stations across the country to ensure round-the-clock security to passengers… Continue Reading »


Nvidia’s Artificial Intelligence teams up with CCTV to analyse your every move

web-post May 17, 2017

The ultimate all-seeing surveillance system could soon be here with thanks to Nvidia. The company’s new venture is called Metropolis and is an integration like no other between CCTV and complex machine learning artificial intelligence. It’s designed to be able to continuously process and contextualize data collected from over a billion cameras and it could… Continue Reading »


Non-functional CCTV biggest challenge to streamline traffic in Chandigarh

web-post May 12, 2017

Even as the UT administration is mulling smart solutions to facilitate smooth follow of traffic as well as ensure law and order in Chandigarh, the non-functional closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed at various traffic junction is posing a big challenge to the administration’s objectives.  There are around 100 cameras installed at various intersections of… Continue Reading »


Delhi Police’s unique CCTV exercise

web-post May 12, 2017

The Delhi police is planning to  integrate over 1.8 lakh privately owned CCTV cameras to its control rooms to ensure they can keep a watch over the city, after they and the AAP government failed to add enough of their own. The cameras have been installed by resident welfare associations, housing societies and market associations.  … Continue Reading »

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