Company History

  • 1985

    Total Recall expanded beyond basic surveillance systems to develop covert recording systems for network news and law enforcement agency investigations. The lessons learned led to the company's relentless pursuit of innovation in video surveillance to help protect our customers' people, property and assets.

  • 1991

    Total Recall developed BABYWATCH® and video management systems. Although initially met with much resistance from the media, general population and the ACLU, the product overcame these objections and effectively changed the way the world thinks about evaluating in-home childcare. Babywatch was closely followed by a line of mobile covert systems, which are still in use by many of Total Recall's largest clients.

  • 1993

    Designed and deployed enterprise matrix switching system & control room supporting nearly 1000 camera inputs.

  • 1999

    In cooperation with the United States Park Police, National Park Service and other Department of the Interior personnel, Total Recall designed and supervised the installation of the CCTV security system for the Statue Of Liberty and Liberty Island.

  • 2002

    Total Recall was an early adopter of network-based (IP) video surveillance solutions. From being on the leading edge of this new technology, the company is able to deliver innovative, yet proven installations to customers.

  • 2004

    Total Recall designed and installed first Citywide distributed video network. The system has grown and remains in use today.

  • 2005

    Total Recall designed the CrimeEye® tactical video system, enabling police departments to deploy street watch cameras in high crime neighborhoods.

  • 2007

    Total Recall designed the Washington D.C. Citywide surveillance solution winning the contract in competition with much larger competitors based on experience, reputation for quality and cost-effective serviceability of the proposed solution to lower the total cost of ownership for the system.

  • 2014

    Total Recall brought together nine state-of-the-art technology vendors to deliver an award-winning IP-based, digital video surveillance solution for the Statue of Liberty.

  • 2016

    Total Recall introduced new CrimeEye® RD-2 unit. The new lightweight rapid deployment unit provides easy and safe portability, simplified installation, and optimal performance. With the new RD-2 users will stream quality video surveillance footage—with all the capabilities and the reliability expected from a fixed system—in just a matter of minutes.