Closed circuit television

Definition: CCTV (also known as a video magnifier) is a magnifying aid for people with some useful vision. Printed material and objects can be placed under a camera and the magnified image is displayed on a television screen or computer monitor. They are mostly used for reading, but can also be used for writing and other activities such as sewing.

Category: Technology

Credit: RNIB

Source: http://www.rnib.org.uk/livingwithsightloss/computersphones/pages/glossary.aspx


Service descriptions mentioning the term Closed circuit television

Stepney Centre for VI - (Carmarthenshire County Blind Society)Service

Demonstrations of Dolphin computer systems and CCTV Electronic Magnification by Enhanced Vision and Optilec.
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VIM Resource Centre - (Visual Impairment Merthyr (VIM))Service

Sensory impairment aids for everyday living such as mobile phones, talking clocks and watches, fully equipped kitchen demonstrating various aids, CCTVS etc. There are also demonstration facilities for other disabilities eg Tunstall equipment.
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