History of CCTV – Closed Circuit Television

History of CCTV – Closed Circuit Television

The inventor of the CCTV system was Walter Bruch in 1942, this system was designed and installed in Peenemünde, Germany, to observe the launch of V-2 rockets. The first closed-circuit television was installed by Siemens AG at Test Stand VII.

In modern times still use this system to record the locations of CCTV rocket launch, they used to be able to follow closely every step of the rockets in order to study its trajectory and movements with the intention of discovering possible causes of faults. Usually rockets larger lead already incorporated the CCTV.

Being New York city with a large crime rate in September 1968, the United States government ordered the installation of video cameras on every street in an effort to combat and stop the crime. The use of these cameras and closed circuit TV, was a huge success, especially for the police in New York, where he worked all monitoring of these cameras. So began the great fight against crime through the cutting edge of technology.

Increasingly, the use of CCTV has become more real and normal in banks and stores to prevent robberies and thefts, it ensures fast immediate recognition of the assailants, leaving them with more fear of being recognized, then began to lower the level of crime. The first place to use this system of CCTV in the UK was King’s Lynn in Norfolk.

In recent decades, especially with the fear of crime in general increased in the years 1990 and 2000, the use of public space surveillance cameras has taken off, especially in some countries like the United Kingdom. It was then that began to appear the first Kits CCTV

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