Video Surveillance for Bars and Restaurant
Bars and restaurants involve high traffic of people, coming and going every minute every second of the day. Such places are prone to be robbed easily without the perpetrator being seen. The human eye of any employed security guard can never be enough to secure properties, and even lives. However you can amplify these watchful eyes and make it 100% effective by augmenting it with a video surveillance system.
Closed-circuit television (CCTV) are now very easy to install in your bar or restaurant. Gone are the days that you will need technicians to install your surveillance cameras for you. As a proprietor of a bar or restaurant you can easily install the surveillance cameras at strategic places that will enable you to supervise the restaurant or bar with ease. The manual will indicate the do-it-yourself processes that will aid you in setting up the entire surveillance system in no time.
The “dine and dash” problem (whereby people eat and leave immediately without paying) that plagues most restaurant owners can easily be prevented with the use of surveillance cameras. Video surveillance cameras will enable you to have an overview of the restaurant or bar whereby you can easily spot any thief before he successfully perpetrate his act.
Bars and restaurants are also a target for vandals, especially when the owner is not around. The efficient use of surveillance cameras linked to the local patrol system will enable the police to arrest any vandal before irreparable or ghastly damage is done to the property. It is a shame that some staff also get involve in these crimes, however the idea that a surveillance system monitoring their every move will deter them from perpetrating such crimes.
People identify brawls with bars, but in our current civilised society such acts are no longer condoned. A brawl in a bar can only facilitate more crimes such as theft and vandalism to be perpetrated. This will all lead to a great loss for the employees and the proprietor of the bar. However the use of video surveillance in the bar will help the owner to monitor any activity that may incite brawl or fight, and prevent it immediately before it gets out of hand.
The use of an IP camera facilitates the ease of broadcasting the images captured on the internet. This will ultimately help you to monitor the restaurant or bar anywhere anytime, even in the comfort of your home. This is particularly suitable for chain restaurant, whereby the owner will be able to keep a close eye on the entire restaurant at the same time.
However, there are several factors to be taken into consideration when using a video surveillance system for your bar or restaurant. Vandals take it as an easy target to carry out their acts, thus video cameras can easily be broken or damaged. It is important to have an alternative security measure that is equally operative as the surveillance system. This will prevent any form of security breach in your establishment.