Clearance: original price $34 member, $37 nonmember
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) surveillance remains a growing industry in response to increased security threats, and while new developments have brought clearer images, digital recording, and high speed data transmission, effective security systems still rely upon proper specification and installation by engineers with an in depth knowledge of CCTV principles and technology.
The third edition of Closed Circuit Television
provides a thorough technical guide for all those involved in the design, specification, installation, and maintenance of CCTV systems. Fully dual-standard for PAL and NTSC systems, the book covers the essential equipment and topics of relevance to practitioners, managers, and students. Extended coverage of flat screen devices, digital recording, and a new chapter on networking principles, brings this popular guide up to date with the latest developments in the field.
Chapter topics include the CCTV industry; signal transmission; light and lighting; lenses; video recording equipment; camera switching and multiplexing; telemetry control; ancillary equipment; commissioning and maintenance; and a glossary of CCTV terms.
Reviewed in Security Management