Services offered by IDS Fire and Security

Closed Circuit Television

IDS Fire and Security utilise the current NSI codes of practice together with the Police Scientific Development Branch (PSDB) guidelines and operational requirements. These guidelines help to select the correct type of camera and lens combination for use in any CCTV system and ensure a quality recording and monitoring solution is in place.

CCTV Monitors displaying images
CCTV Workstation
CCTV Control Unit


IDS Fire and Security only utilise high quality cameras which are capable of providing quality images at all levels of scene illumination. The range includes both monochrome and colour cameras as well as cameras capable of switching between colour and monochrome depending on the available light. Cameras are selected for their purpose which could include static local proximity target to fully functional units designed to cover areas over hundreds of square metres. The latest technology in our cameras can also include intelligent target tracing/tracking facilities.

Control Equipment

Generally digital video recording units combined with multiplex and telemetry control functions are installed and designed to operate with the site risk management in mind. The head-end equipment can then be remotely managed over ISDN, LAN/WAN, broadband or GSM methods.

Data Protection Act

The provision of the Data Protection Act 1998 came into force on 1st March 2000 and applies to CCTV installations. IDS Fire and Security can provide the correct products to comply with the act but it is important that our customers comply fully with this provision also. It may be necessary to register your CCTV installation in accordance with the Act and to comply with the requirements within particularly when recording images. Further information can be obtained from the Data Protection Registrar, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF (Information Line 01625 545745)
Data Protection Act