What Is CCTV

What Is CCTV and Do I Need It?

Using CCTV (closed-circuit television) monitoring is becoming increasingly popular throughout Australia. As security cameras and CCTV systems continue to become more affordable, more and more homeowners are installing them to combat intruders and burglars.

However, a lot of people still don’t understand what CCTV is or how it works. Because of this, they don’t even consider installing it, even in situations where it could be extremely useful.

Because of this, we decided to put together the following guide. We’ve looked at what CCTV is, how it works and a few of the things to consider when deciding whether or not you need it.

What Is CCTV?

In short, CCTV surveillance involves installing some sort of video cameras around your property to detect the presence of intruders or burglars. The technology has been in use for years, but until recently, it was relatively expensive and ineffective.

However, recent advances in surveillance technology have led to much more useful equipment that can be used to accurately capture and identify criminals. If you live in a crime-prone area or store a significant amount of valuables on your property, we’d highly recommend installing some sort of security camera system.