police will procure 129 wireless CCTVs for better surveillance | Chennai News

Chennai: In a bid to enhance surveillance, the Tamil Nadu Police will soon procure 129 mobile and wireless CCTV systems.
Unlike conventional patrol cameras, which can only be attached to vehicles, these mobile CCTV systems can be mounted on any surface such as roofs, walls or poles of buildings.
Mobile camera systems can be a great help to police in the field while providing a bandobast function for political events, festivals and other public gatherings.
“Establishing a wired CCTV network is a difficult task, especially during the bandobast, so we decided to purchase mobile wireless (RF-based) CCTV cameras and all necessary accessories” , said a senior Tamil Nadu Police Technical Service official. wing.
Also in this system, videos can be monitored via portable LED displays, installed at any desired location within the RF range of the cameras, and images are stored on hard drives for post-data analysis. This comes in handy when the police want to track any crime, which takes place in such events.
Other than that, these mobile systems can be useful in an emergency to rescue people or recover damaged property.
Tenders for the supply of these 129 surveillance systems will close on May 5 and the successful bidder will be invited to perform a trial run and complete the installation in four months.
However, a few network engineers have told TOI that the range of these wireless systems will be less than 1,000 feet and the output quality may be affected if there are obstructions such as trees, buildings, or vehicles in between. camera transmitter and receiver at the control or monitoring station.

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