The History of CCTV

“Always eyes watching you and the voice enveloping you. Asleep or awake, indoors or out of doors, in the bath or bed—no escape. Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimeters in your skull.” – George Orwell, 1984 1920s + 1930s Earliest video camera was made for television production with the goal being to … Continue reading

Two Examples of How CCTV Cameras Nationwide Not Only Deter Crimes But Also Solve Them

Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is used in a vast majority of public spaces to deter crimes. With security cameras sprouting out of every building, park, traffic intersection, or public space, we have seen a dip in crimes while the cameras are rolling. Security cameras are on almost every street acting as an extra set of … Continue reading

Total Security Installs Robust New Security System for Le Havre on the Water, Whitestone, NY

Total Security Completes One of the Largest Intercom Projects of 2020-2021 installing 1,024 intercom units along with 160 Security Cameras for Le Havre. Hire Date:  October 2020 Completion Date:  March 2021 Location:  Le Havre on the Water – Whitestone, New York History Designed by George J. Miller, AIA, and built in 1958 the Le Havre … Continue reading

Why It Is Important For Property Managers To Utilize All Security System Functionalities

Securing your people and properties has been increasingly important over the recent years. The bulk of security responsibility in commercial or residential buildings is placed on the property managers. There is no such thing as a “one-stop” security solution which is why involving a security system integrator is helpful as they can properly assess risks … Continue reading