Portable CCTV Brings Benefits to the Security Industry

Surveillance is a growing and important aspect of keeping society safe, with a wide range of applications from monitoring construction zones to influencing behaviour or enforcing laws. One of the best avenues for surveillance is CCTV, which has been an integral part of the security industry for a long time, offering a cheaper, safer and more efficient solution than having a physical presence.

For many, CCTV is proven to be a reliable solution. However, there are many applications within this industry where fixed CCTV is not a viable solution. For temporary or roaming security projects, a fixed CCTV system could end up being highly expensive or impractical.

MVIS supply portable CCTV solutions that are ideal for such applications, offering superior products in many ways to fixed iterations.

Compact Portable CCTV

The Compact CCTV integrates wire-free CCTV with our solar powered Compact Base, offering increased portability and a reduced footprint compared to other solutions.

This outdoor surveillance camera boasts an ultra-wide viewing angle of 355° pan & 140° tilt and connects through Vodafone 4G. Offering 1080p HD at 15 frames per second and a 6x Digital Zoom, this camera performs well for a range of applications, made even more impressive by the 10m Night Vision range.

Its PIR (passive infrared) detection distance is up to 10m too and when combined with the 90° Horizontal PIR detecting angle, this camera is a highly capable solution for security, monitoring work zones and anything else that requires an outdoor HD camera.

This unit is especially useful for projects where space is limited, as the full-sized Solar IP can often have a footprint too large for urban work sites, limiting its use in such projects. The Compact CCTV has been developed to address this limitation, allowing site managers to still have eyes on the ground even when there is limited space.


Our Portable CCTV VMS Solution discreetly integrates an IP65 HD CCTV camera with our VMS-A, allowing you to have eyes on the ground without having to be physically present on-site, creating a surveillance and feedback solution that can be used to monitor and respond to situations quickly.

As a tried and tested traffic / crowd control solution, the original 5-colour Bartco portable VMS are often used by councils, retail, events management and many other industries to communicate vital information and safety messages all over the UK.

Featuring a 5-colour LED display for text or pictograms, the VMS-A is versatile and requires no external power source.

Messages can be updated remotely by your team or ours, via a web-based portal that can publish changes in seconds, allowing you to respond to the situation as it changes.

Integrating CCTV with our VMS allows you to monitor and record situations without having a member of staff physically there. The visible presence of CCTV is well known to influence behaviour and help enforce rules, allowing the combined use of these units to offer an effective information, surveillance and feedback solution.

Fitted with a VSIM from Vodafone as standard or compatible with any UK SIM card (purchased separately), users can connect to the camera using a smartphone or the Windows & Mac client.

Low Light CCTV

Our Portable Low Light CCTV has brought a new level of CCTV quality to portable applications. This product was made possible by the combination of The Invictus HD camera from 360 Vision with our Solar IP.

Producing an incredibly clear picture and performing excellently in low light conditions, this camera is low in power demands but still offers an HD image.

The Invictus HD camera itself offers a fully ruggedized housing, with exceptional build quality. The toughened optical glass window features a wiper and its Pan & Tilt gearbox is ultra-reliable and resilient. The defining feature, however, could be argued to be its integrated high-performance IR lights with intelligent control, which enables its powerful performance in low light conditions.

As a result of the low power demands of this unit, it is able to perform to extended run times, filling a strong market requirement for a CCTV product that is also portable, solar powered and has a much clearer image than seen in previous solutions on the market.

This unit is ideal for locations where night-time street lighting may be lacking, which could represent a potential serious risk for pedestrians. It is also ideal to help monitor events that take place in the dark or at night time, such as live performances.

All these solutions offer online monitoring platforms that allow users to monitor things in real time, helping them to stay responsive to situations as they occur. They are also able to record, equipping users with video evidence of incidents which is highly important to the security industry.

For more information about our Compact CCTV, CCTV VMS, or Low Light CCTV and how they can be applied to other applications in the security industry, please contact us via our contact form.

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