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ALSO CALLED: Closed-circuit Television, Closed-circuit TV
DEFINITION: CCTV (closed-circuit television) is a TV system in which signals are not publicly distributed but are monitored, primarily for surveillance and security purposes.CCTV relies on strategic placement of cameras and private observation of the camera's input on monitors. The system is called "closed-circuit" because the cameras, monitors and/or video recorders communicate across a proprietary coaxial cable  … 
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Linear Architecture for Municipal Wireless Video Surveillance Solutions
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Motorola knows how to build systems that meet the needs of Public Safety professionals now and over the lifetime of the network. No one technology meets the needs of all applications. With a portfolio of specialized solutions, CIOs and network operators can deploy the network that is the best fit to locate the cameras exactly where they are needed.
Posted: 21 Aug 2009 | Published: 20 Aug 2009

Motorola, Inc.
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CCTV DEFINITION (continued): …  run or wireless communication link. ¬†Access to data transmissions is limited by design.Older CCTV systems used small, low-resolution black and white monitors with no interactive capabilities. Modern CCTV displays can be high-resolution color, providing the CCTV¬†administrator with the ability to zoom in on an image or track something (or someone). Talk CCTV allows the administrator to speak to people within range of the camera's associated speakers.CCTV is commonly used for a variety of purposes, including:Maintaining perimeter security.Monitoring traffic.Obtaining a visual record of human activity.The … 
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