Practical CCTV

This on-line seminar covers the practical aspects of IP CCTV (IP VSS), and it is recommended to experienced professionals who already understand the fundamentals but wish to expand their knowledge with practical system design, understand the tendering, installation and implementing of an IP CCTV system.

Duration: 5 days in 3 hours each day with two small breaks (total 15 hours)

Location: On-line via Zoom!   (15 classes; spread over 5 days)

The number of students is limited and on a first come first served basis.

Every student will receive a certificate and the presentation in PDF format.

Sessions are planned on a monthly basis, to suit different time zones, which will be advised after your booking.

Please indicate your time zone area when booking.

Cost: US$115 / €95 / A$150                   Click here for a Secure Payment via Stripe (Credit/Debit/ApplePay/GooglePay) 

The Syllabus for the 5-days Practical CCTV on-line seminar is shown below:

1. The new IP VSS standards

    The 62676 standards


    Pixel Density


    Minimum Illumination

    Apparent Dynamic Range 

    Motion blur   

    Environmental influences

2. CCTV in practice

    The process of Tendering 

    Understanding the customer 

    Site inspections

    Installation considerations

    SW and HW selection

    Special considerations

3. System Design    

    Designing and quoting a CCTV system 

    Presentation and documentation

    Training and manuals



    Preventative maintenance

    Security (GDPR)

4. Drawings         

    Drawing tools 

    Reference template for a VSS    

    Putting a network system together

    Project implementation 

    Installation and Operation 

    Trouble-shooting tips

5. Project Management

    Choosing the right VMS

    Choosing the right cameras


    Using a test chart

    Camera quality analysis

    ViDiLabs calculator

6. Faces and LPR

    Face identification standards

    Licence Plate Recognition (LPR)

    Motion blur due to moving objects

    Moving vehicles at an angle

    Electronic shutter 

    Minimising motion blur

    Strobe lights

    Storage calculation

    Practical examples

7. Bank and Casino applications

    Light levels in banks and casinos

    Money, Casino cards and chips recognition

    Colour temperatures


    Motion blur due to moving objects

    Rotating objects blur (roulette wheels) 

    Electronic shutter

    Image and Video Compressions

    Storage calculation

    Practical examples

8. Video testing

    The ViDi Labs HD/UHD test chart

    Setup procedure

    Static tests

    Motion tests

    Some real life examples

9. Using the ViDiLabs calculator

    The ViDiLabs calculator concept

    Angles of view

    Pixel Densities

    Finding the focal length

    Motion blur and how to reduce it

    Storage  capacity

    Practical examples

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