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CCTV (Industrial Report) - UK - November 2014

“The prospects for the UK CCTV industry appear strong, with construction in the commercial sector anticipated to climb steadily and the private sector widely upgrading systems. As a result, the market is expected to deliver real terms growth again in 2015. ”
– Ben Harris, Industrial Analyst

This report answers the following key questions:

  • How will the latest guidance covering the use of CCTV affect manufacturers’ new product development?
  • What can manufacturers do to accelerate the adoption of IP cameras among existing analogue camera users?
  • Which emerging demand sectors have most impacted the market in 2014?
  • What new technologies and products are expected to have the greatest effect on the market in the coming five years?

This report covers the UK market for CCTV, including sales and rental income.

Closed circuit television is a surveillance technique that uses cameras to capture and transmit visual information over a closed circuit through electrically conducting cable or wireless transmitter and receiver.

Since its introduction, CCTV has evolved from cameras and recorders that were connected to each other to monitor a limited area, to systems that are no longer closed in their operation. CCTV is therefore increasingly being replaced by the term ‘video surveillance’.

CCTV and video surveillance systems can now cover larger areas, operate through remote monitoring and recording and be integrated with other security equipment applications.

The CCTV equipment sector includes the following categories, although due to a lack of official data no breakdown can be provided for the individual sectors:

  • Charge Coupled Device (CCD) camera 
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP) cameras 
  • Dome cameras 
  • Lenses, including fixed focal length and zoom 
  • Monitors 
  • Control equipment, including sequential switchers, telemetry transmitters and receivers, squad splitters and multiplexers 
  • Time lapse recorders 
  • Digital recorders 
  • Internet Protocol (IP) enabled equipment and systems 
  • Ancillary equipment, including pan and tilt heads, camera housings and infra-red lamps. 

All market and industry statistics up to 2014 are quoted at actual prices for the year and therefore include inflation. Forecasts for 2015 onwards are made at 2014 prices and therefore exclude inflation. With such a high level of industry fragmentation it is not possible to review all the companies in a report of this type. This report is not a directory of industry participants, and the following provides a synopsis of some of the operators selected as being representative of a cross sample of types of operator rather than necessarily the largest industry participants. 

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

      • The market
        • Recovering economy to underpin 5% current terms growth in 2014
          • Figure 1: UK market for CCTV, including sales and rental income, 2010-14 (£ million)
        • Local authority spending on CCTV budgeted to fall in 2014/15...
          • Figure 2: CCTV expenditure by local authorities in England, 2010-15 (£ million)
        • ...but 4% real terms growth forecast for total market in 2015 as private sector drives expansion
          • Figure 3: Forecast UK market for CCTV, including sales and rental income, 2015-19 (£ million at 2014 prices)
        • Market factors
          • Body-worn video to come into closer focus in 2015
            • Greater acceptance of cameras creating commercial opportunities
              • Companies
                • Samsung exploring commercial partnerships in bid to arrest revenue decline
                  • Internal restructuring threatens to halt Synectics Systems’ recent growth
                    • What we think
                    • Introduction

                      • Issues in the market
                        • Definitions
                          • Methodology
                            • Abbreviations
                              • Market positioning
                                • The supplier
                                  • The customer
                                    • The regulator
                                    • UK Economy

                                      • Overview
                                        • Inflation
                                          • Interest rates
                                            • Consumer spending
                                              • Manufacturing
                                                • Business investment
                                                  • Imports
                                                    • Exports
                                                    • Market Factors

                                                      • Key points
                                                        • Construction rises sharply but service sector shows most consistent growth
                                                          • Figure 4: UK economic output, by sector, 2012-14 (Quarterly percentage change in output value)
                                                        • Rising business investment levels across the economy boost sales
                                                          • Figure 5: Business investment in the UK, 2012-14 (£ million seasonally adjusted)
                                                        • Increasing cost of store crime adds to retailer focus on cameras
                                                          • Figure 6: Experience of crime in the last 12 months, in England and Wales, 2012 and 2013 (000 incidents)
                                                        • Decline in retail store numbers but refurbishment activity climbing
                                                          • Figure 7: Number of business premises in the UK, 2009-13 (Number of outlets)
                                                        • Construction recovery generating demand
                                                          • Figure 8: Construction output in Great Britain, by type, 2009-13 (£ million)
                                                        • Declining share of flats in housing construction slows residential sector
                                                          • Figure 9: Housing type in total new housing build in the UK, 2009-13 (Share of total dwellings)
                                                        • Falling domestic crime levels challenge manufacturers of household cameras
                                                          • Figure 10: Incidence of domestic crime, in England and Wales, 2009-14 (000 incidents)
                                                      • Market Size

                                                        • Key points
                                                          • Security equipment market being driven by CCTV growth
                                                            • Figure 11: The UK market for security alarms & systems, by product type, 2010-14 (£ million)
                                                          • Niche demand sectors boost underlying demand for surveillance
                                                            • Figure 12: The UK market for CCTV, including sales and rental income, 2010-14 (£ million)
                                                        • Segment Performance

                                                          • Key points
                                                            • Added-value features inflate value of CCTV equipment sales
                                                              • Figure 13: Analysis of the UK CCTV market, by revenue type, 2010-14 (£ million)
                                                            • Local government expenditure on CCTV to fall in 2015
                                                              • Figure 14: CCTV expenditure by local authorities in England, 2010-15 (£ million)
                                                            • Private sector spending rises as a share of total market
                                                              • Figure 15: The UK CCTV market, by end use sector, 2014 (£ million)
                                                          • Market Trends

                                                            • Key points
                                                              • Commercial potential for body-worn cameras increasing
                                                                • Consumer technology suites create opportunities for manufacturers
                                                                  • Analytics features and 4k CCTV top 2014 product launches
                                                                    • New video systems open up analytics possibilities
                                                                      • Thermal imaging and higher definition video roll out continues
                                                                        • 4k hits the market in 2014
                                                                          • Options for buying surveillance services increase
                                                                            • CCTV Code guidance points the way for manufacturers
                                                                              • Integration of security equipment prompts partnerships and acquisitions
                                                                                • Greater acceptance of cameras is creating new demand sectors
                                                                                • Demand Market

                                                                                  • Key points
                                                                                    • Private commercial construction recovery boosts CCTV demand
                                                                                      • Offices
                                                                                        • Shops
                                                                                          • Education
                                                                                            • Health
                                                                                              • Figure 16: Analysis of private commercial construction in Great Britain, by type, 200913 (£ million)
                                                                                          • ADI Gardiner

                                                                                              • Figure 17: Financial analysis of Adi-Gardiner, 2009-13 (£ million)
                                                                                          • ADT Fire & Security

                                                                                              • Recent company activity
                                                                                                • Figure 18: Financial analysis of ADT Fire and Security, 2009-13 (£ million)
                                                                                            • Bosch Security Systems

                                                                                                • Recent company activity
                                                                                                  • Figure 19: Financial analysis of Bosch Security Systems, 2009-13 (£ million)
                                                                                              • Dedicated Microcomputers Group

                                                                                                  • Figure 20: Financial analysis of Dedicated Microcomputers Group, 2009-13 (£ million)
                                                                                              • Honeywell Security UK

                                                                                                  • Recent company activity
                                                                                                    • Figure 21: Financial analysis of Honeywell Security UK, 2009-13 (£ million)
                                                                                                • Samsung Techwin Europe

                                                                                                    • Recent company activity
                                                                                                      • Figure 22: Financial analysis of Samsung Techwin Europe, 2009-13 (£ million)
                                                                                                  • Secom

                                                                                                      • Recent company activity
                                                                                                        • Figure 23: Financial analysis of Secom, 2009-13 (£ million)
                                                                                                    • Synectics Systems Group

                                                                                                        • Recent company activity
                                                                                                            • Figure 24: Financial analysis of Synectics Systems Group, 200913 (£ million)
                                                                                                        • Vicon Industries

                                                                                                            • Recent company activity
                                                                                                              • Figure 25: Financial analysis of Vicon Industries, 2009-13 (£ million)
                                                                                                          • Xtralis

                                                                                                              • Recent company activity
                                                                                                                • Figure 26: Financial analysis of Xtralis, 2009-13 (£ million)
                                                                                                            • Demand Forecast

                                                                                                              • Key points
                                                                                                                • Construction output projected to grow by 5% in real terms over 2015
                                                                                                                  • Figure 27: Forecast construction output in Great Britain, 2015-18 (£ million at 2014 prices)
                                                                                                                  • Figure 28: Forecast construction output in Great Britain, by type, 2015-18 (£ million at 2014 prices)
                                                                                                              • Market Forecast

                                                                                                                • Key points
                                                                                                                  • Steady growth anticipated across wider security equipment industry
                                                                                                                    • Figure 29: Forecast UK market for security alarms & systems, 2015-19 (£ million at 2014 prices)
                                                                                                                  • Mobile access and business intelligence applications to drive demand
                                                                                                                    • Figure 30: The UK market for CCTV, including sales and rental income, 2015-19 (£ million at 2014 prices)
                                                                                                                  • New product development to boost equipment revenues
                                                                                                                    • Figure 31: Forecast of the UK CCTV market, by revenue type 2015-19 (£ million at 2014 prices)
                                                                                                                  • Service model to expand across CCTV industry
                                                                                                                  • Further Sources and Contacts

                                                                                                                    • Trade associations and advisory bodies
                                                                                                                      • Trade magazines

                                                                                                                      CCTV (Industrial Report) - UK - November 2014

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