The latest in security cameras and surveillance systems, CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) is a cost-effective crime prevention tool that also has some other useful functions. When staff and customers know that they are being monitored and their actions digitally recorded this serves as a strong deterrent of any wrongdoing. This is particularly beneficial when one considers the crime these days.
A correctly set up CCTV system has been proven to reduce stock shrinkage by up to 90% and can even increase productivity and service levels, thereby making a significant financial contribution.
A CCTV system is a popular tool used in many industries today because of its reliability and affordability when compared to a stand-alone guarding service. Cameras do not fall asleep, arrive late or make demands. However, a CCTV system can become a very effective tool when paired with an offsite monitoring and armed response system to reduce the risk of, and efficiently react to, suspicious activity or even break-in attempts.
As well as the obvious benefits, a Closed Circuit TV system also functions as a passive monitoring tool, such as for night time recording in stores, warehouses and workshops. Staff movements and actions can be monitored or recorded for future review and the video feed can even be superimposed with till or other system output.
Lastly, a CCTV system can be greatly beneficial in the management of customer relations. More than once have CCTV records been used to avoid malpractice suits