This is about more than just surveillance

    When it comes to your business, protecting it shouldn’t even be a question. With our advanced CCTV technology, it isn’t. Whether you're looking to protect your business against increasing rates of theft, damage, or even defend yourself against health and safety claims, our range of business CCTV systems provide a bespoke service to suit your needs. Our intelligent camera systems keep your commercial premise safe around the clock. It's what we do best.

    Commercial CCTV Systems

    As a bare minimum, your CCTV surveillance systems need to capture live footage for reactive playback, should you ever need it. But is that really enough in today's world? Are you really getting the most out of your surveillance cameras? At Chris Lewis, our AI-powered CCTV and video recording technology goes above and beyond plain old reactive monitoring. Our HD CCTV cameras provide high-quality images and real-time activity notifications, helping to keep your staff, assets, and premises secure, 24/7.

    Record and store unlimited footage with ease, receiving notifications if cameras go down or are tampered with

    Use CCTV as a video tripwire and start recording if motion is detected in a specific area

    View high definition images from anywhere in the world, on desktop or mobile devices, and benefit from quick, in-depth archive searching

    Intelligently identify if a person is loitering or if a group is gathering on your premises

    Get notifications when a person of interest is on your premises, whether this is a VIP or unauthorised individual using facial recognition.

    Automatically identify if cars are parked illegally or speeding and send alerts straight to your device

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    Doing more than just recording and storing video

    Here at Chris Lewis, our expertise lies in the customisation and integration opportunities available with our CCTV technology. Our expert team makes CCTV and digital video surveillance work for you by exploring how it can take your existing setup to the next level.

    Integrate your IP camera system with your access control system to grant/deny access to people inside or entering the building. Or even cars coming onto your premises. This is based on their face ID or using number plate recognition. You'll even be able to link access events seamlessly to the video of the person entering the building.

    When integrated with your intruder alarms, you can use CCTV cameras as motion sensors to highlight if an unwanted guest is inside your premises out of hours. Record the trespasser and alert security guards or the police automatically.  High-resolution images and mapping  helps to identify where the individual is in real-time and what they look like should they escape. 

    If you are working in retail, use CCTV integrated with your POS system to search for video footage by transaction or product. Monitor the conversion rates of customers and their flow through your shop to identify hotspots where you may want to place special offers or high-ticket items. This is a tactic famously used by big brand supermarkets like Tesco!

    Easily identify and record if an individual is turning up late, not wearing the correct uniform/safety equipment, taking money from the till, not fulfilling their duties, being rude/abusive to customers and staff, or if they are acting unprofessionally. And, if you do ever have to take disciplinary action, you'll have the video proof to back your decisions up.

    Want to tell if the puddle someone slipped on was actually there? Did they knock the water over that they eventually slipped on? Was there actually a health and safety hazard that caused injury or was it just a freak accident? These things happen. CCTV helps keep you protected against fraudulent insurance claims if an incident does occur.

    How else can CCTV be used

    Cloud CCTV systems

    Footage can be stored in the cloud and is accessible from any internet-enabled device 24/7, no matter where you are in the world, with no need for any software installations or interference with your existing IT systems.

    Use verified log-in credentials, you can manage your entire footage library from one screen. Relevant events are bought to your attention and smart search features like vehicle colour, number plate recognition, or even specific clothing allow you to find incidents in a matter of seconds. No more wasted hours running through the archives.

    • Easy to use: Intuitive interface, find information in seconds
    • Monitor usage: Check who accessed the system, what they viewed, and if they changed anything
    • Share footage easily: Send footage to colleagues or the police with two clicks by SMS or Email
    • User permission: Set permissions for which cameras each user can see
    • Tamper proof: All data is backed up and encrypted in the cloud so footage cannot be stolen or destroyed
    • Critical alerts: Get notified if a camera is not working, it’s been moved or has been tampered with
    • Scalability: These solutions are incredibly easy to upgrade and expand. Cloud storage is unlimited. Data centres will have the capacity to comfortably handle your extra storage needs 
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    On-premises commercial systems

    On-premises systems

    On-premise systems do exactly what they say on the tin. Servers and data are housed completely on your premises. These systems use backups and disaster recovery software to extract the data when you need it during a network failure. They are available with wired and wireless options,  view the live and archived footage through your local PC and devices.

    • Unlimited customisation: Because the servers and network are all local and specific to you, they can be fully customised exactly to your requirements, regardless of how niche this may be
    • Compliance: Companies with strict data compliance laws tend to prefer having the data stored on site, rather than in the cloud. This is especially important in legal, healthcare, and financial settings
    • Suits in-house IT teams: If you have an internal IT team, having the servers and network in-house may save you money in the long run on support and maintenance contracts
    Steve Porter Head Porter, Pembroke College

    “I can’t sing the praises of our new IP CCTV system highly enough. It’s made our College far more secure, it’s incredibly easy to manage and extremely quick to retrieve and rewind relevant footage.”

    Martin Gibson General Manager, JETS

    “The service that we have received has been first rate. Chris Lewis Fire & Security has really taken the time to understand our requirements and limitations, and has delivered in every aspect of the work. I now see them as trusted advisors who I won’t hesitate to contact when the time comes to extend or enhance the systems we now have in place.”

    Iffat Khan Support Services Manager, Hounslow Primary Care Trust

    “Because of the size and nature of the building our security requirements were extensive. The solution implemented by Chris Lewis Fire & Security is highly intuitive and has delivered the level of protection required. I was also very impressed with the amount of training and the level of support that was provided. “

    What can we do for you?

    If you’re unsure on the system to suit your business premises, our commercial CCTV installation team is here to help. We can visit your site to evaluate your needs and make recommendations backed by our 25+ year history in security installations. We’ll base our decision on the size of your premises, the nature of your business, and your budget. It's our duty to help you find a high-quality and cost-effective business monitoring solution. 

    On the other hand, if you’re after a specific CCTV system, we can simply visit your premises for installation and get your cameras and recorders integrated with your existing security setup.

    Already have a CCTV system on-site? No problem. If you're feeling concerned about the reliability of your existing CCTV Maintenance or CCTV equipment, we can support your business in upgrading to a more modern and secure CCTV platform.

    Looking to connect with one of our experts regarding your CCTV security solution?

    Submit the below form and one of our specialist security consultants will get back to you very shortly. 

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