What is closed circuit television (CCTV)?
CCTV uses a set of cameras to transmit signals to a set of monitors situated in a particular location. The videos are not broadcasted publicly. It is used for surveillance in places like banks, schools, stores, et cetera. Body-worn surveillance cameras are becoming popular amongst law enforcement.
What are the uses of CCTV?
CCTVs are used to deter crimes from happening or minimizing them. It has also become a great source of evidence. Its cost-effectiveness has come into question several times. CCTVs are being used in schools for reducing bullying and crimes. They are mainly placed in hallways, cafeterias, and gym. The body-worn surveillance camera is being used by law-enforcements and journalists and has become a big source of evidence.