Full name of CCTV = Closed Circuit Television
Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is the system that encompasses devices like cameras, monitors and cables to form a small live video feeding unit to desired destination terminals. CCTV is used for continues monitoring of a location or place.
Camera continuously takes videos and transmits it through cables to other terminal for storing or viewing. Walter Bruch of germany was the first person to successfully install a CCTV system. Vericon was the first commercial CCTV system to be launched in US market, in 1949. At that time a dedicated person was required to continuously monitor video signals on television as there were no video storing devices available.
Outdoor CCTV cameras are highly useful for governments and polices in crime prevention. Certain dangerous industrial processes can be continuously monitored using CCTV. Traffic monitoring has been successful only due to CCTV.
Other full forms and full names of CCTV:
- Campzone Community Television
- China Central Television
- Circuito Cerrado de Televisión
- Command and Control Training Vehicle