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Dispelling Hollywood Surveillance Myths


By Bryce Miller

We have all seen them, but not all of us can recognize them. Over the years, Hollywood and television have portrayed video surveillance to be far more advanced than it often is. Many of the ideas put forth in these movies are just too expensive to be practical. And some are downright irresponsible from a risk management perspective. Below is a quick look at some of our favorite examples of Hollywood surveillance silliness.

The blinking record light – In the movies, cameras commonly have blinking lights to clue the audience in on the fact that the system is recording. However, it’s a security device and most security devices are intended to be discreet. Even if it is supposed to clearly visible, we don’t want people to know when the camera is and is not recording, do we? In reality, the famous blinking red light is usually reserved for

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This entry was posted on May 23, 2013 by .

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