In new age companies and organizations of the 21st century have become more conscious about their security and as a result surveillance systems have gained huge importance. Surveillance is the monitoring of behaviour and it includes simple methods such as direct observation, observation with binoculars, cameras. Many organizations today want to shore up the safety and security of their employees, visitors and students as well as their premises and assets, hence seek for innovative, affordable alternatives that deliver rapid and appropriate responses to crimes or Security threats. Government, institutions and enterprises of all sizes are realizing an urgent need to visually monitor all the activities. Real-time video surveillance systems based on latest technologies are proving to be one of the most effective methods of addressing a wide range of security challenges in both the public and private sectors.