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- Big Brother cares. Horne, Fiona Russell // Builders Merchants Journal;Jan2002, p3
Comments on the Data Protection Act 1998 concerning the use of closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems in Great Britain for security purposes. Provisions of the act regarding the privacy and respect of an individual; Factors to consider in implementing CCTV systems; Sanctions for unlawful use...
- 7 Signs it's Time to Upgrade Your Video System. Mesenbrink, John // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 39 Issue 3/4, p16
Focuses on the modification of closed-circuit television (CCTV) system. Impact of security market growth on CCTV technology; Considerations in CCTV enhancement; Factors influencing preference for CCTV technology.
- Notes on CCTV. O'Mara, Deborah L. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Aug2000, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p39
Focuses on the scalability of closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance systems in the United States. Digitization of traditional security; Details on remote monitoring and control of CCTV; Advantages of digital video management and scalability; Impact of scalability on dealers and end-users.
- Reactive Attention: Video Surveillance in Berlin Shopping Malls. Helten, Frank; Fischer, Bernd // Surveillance & Society;Sep2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2/3, p323
The paper examines the practice of use of video-surveillance in Berlin Shopping Malls. The video systems observed here do not seem to be an efficient instrument of social control and exclusion. They are used more on demand for various purposes such as the monitoring of daily tasks and the...
- Editorial. The Growth of CCTV: a global perspective on the international diffusion of video surveillance in publicly accessible space. Norris, Clive; McCahill, Mike; Wood, David // Surveillance & Society;Sep2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2/3, p110
This editorial surveys the growth of video surveillance or Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) throughout the world, setting the scene for this special double issue of Surveillance & Society, on the politics and practice of CCTV, and provides a brief introduction to the contents of the issue .
- Vision on guard. Blackman, Greg // Imaging & Machine Vision Europe;Apr/May2008, Issue 26, p16
The article offers information on how security market has moved on from closed circuit television (CCTV) to more complex imaging technologies. Security camera technology has advanced beyond standard CCTV systems, and the need to monitor people is greater as the technology advances. Demand for...
- The Apple of the Eye: Parents' Use of Webcams in a Danish Day Nursery. Jørgensen, Vibeke // Surveillance & Society;Sep2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2/3, p446
Via webcams parents can now, from their place of work, see what happens in the day nursery of their child. The focus of this paper is why Danish parents of children, aged 0-6, use webcams, what they use them for and why some parents refuse using the webcams. The conclusions rest on a qualitative...
- Open-Street CCTV in Australia: The Politics of Resistance and Expansion. Sutton, Adam; Wilson, Dean // Surveillance & Society;Sep2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2/3, p310
This paper summarizes the first systematic attempt to document and assess the extent of open-street CCTV systems in Australia. In addition to providing empirical data, this paper argues that it is tempting for Australian scholars, and those elsewhere, to view the UK 'surveillance revolution' as...
- Controlling CCTV in Public Spaces: Is Privacy the (Only) Issue? Reflections on Norwegian and Danish observations. Sætnan, Ann Rudinow; Lomell, Heidi Mork; Wiecek, Carsten // Surveillance & Society;Sep2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2/3, p396
This paper examines data from an observation study of four CCTV control rooms in Norway and Denmark. The paper asks whether issues other than privacy might be at stake when public spaces are placed under video surveillance. Starting with a discussion of what values public spaces produce for...