PTZ is the abbreviation for Pan-Tilt-Zoom Camera. PTZ is a CCTV camera capable of remote controlling in both direction and zoom. Often the remote controls are carried by an automated system. With the use of PTZ cameras the user or operator can move the camera direction and zoom angle without any trouble. It provides the flexibility to monitor a wider range effectively, if positioned properly. There is an array of PTZ camera to suit all requirements of the system.
When used for surveillance purposes, the PTZ is typically connected to the DVR for recording and monitoring purposes. PTZ also has the ability to record at high resolution.