22nd March 2024

What is the purpose of body-worn cameras?

A body-worn camera is a compact wearable device that captures and transmits both sound and video information. This means that when the footage it captures is viewed, whether in real time or after the situation, there is strong evidence showing what occurred. In some environments, body-worn cameras can be integrated with CCTV and two way radios to trigger an emergency recording. The purpose of body-worn cameras varies slightly from sector to sector, so we’ll examine some examples to demonstrate its uses.
15th October 2023

What are the data protection restrictions for body worn cameras in the UK?

Body-worn cameras are gaining popularity across sectors like healthcare and security, offering audio and video recording to enhance safety. Yet, they pose privacy issues, prompting the UK to implement data protection rules. We'll examine these restrictions and their impact on users in this blog.