closed-circuit television

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closed-circuit television

a television system in which signals are transmitted from a television camera to the receivers by cables or telephone links forming a closed circuit, as used in security systems, etc.

closed-circuit television

[¦klōzd ¦sər·kət ′tel·ə‚vizh·ən]
(communications)
Any application of television that does not involve broadcasting for public viewing; the programs can be seen only on specified receivers connected to the television camera by circuits, which include microwave relays and coaxial cables. Abbreviated CCTV.
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In fact, I see closed-circuit TV market moving in two ways at once: the large, super-sophisticated systems at the high end, and the smaller systems at the other where closed-circuit TV was never used before.
The notion is that closed-circuit TV is akin to cable TV in that closed circuit, if we're talking about videotape or storage of information and playback, plays back from the recorder into a wire that runs into the monitor.
POLICE are to examine closed-circuit TV recordings in a bid to catch a rapist who struck outside a nightclub.
HUNDREDS of Nuneaton people are calling on the borough council to install crime-busting closed-circuit TV cameras on two nuisance-hit estates.
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SCHOOL security is to be improved with pounds 22million Government spending on closed-circuit TV and personal safety training for teachers.
A POLICE constable who attacked two women at a nightclub has been suspended after he was caught on closed-circuit TV.
Customers and staff of the Valencia AutoSpa have witnessed, via the camera and closed-circuit TV, the nesting and hatching as day-to-day progress of the doves and their chicks is broadcast.
The spectre, said to have been seen last year by a steward, is allegedly friendly but has not yet been captured on closed-circuit TV.
The most effective crime-stopping devices are audio/video intercoms and closed-circuit TV systems.
Hostetler will share her experience as corporate editor, manager and administrator of Honda's closed-circuit TV system, Honda News Network (HNN).
RYDER CUP captain Sam Torrance wants the introduction of closed-circuit TV to ensure rowdy fans start behaving themselves.