Daylight Saving October 2018

Don't forget to fall back 1 hour

BST has ended!

Clocks in the UK will fall back by one hour at 1am on the last Sunday in October, as the UK enters a period called Winter Time. From Sunday 28th October, there will be less daylight in the evenings and less in the mornings. This is also known as Daylight Saving Time or British Summer Time (BST)

Your Hikvision CCTV system should automatically adjust the time to reflect the changes. If for any reason your system doesn’t, please see the YouTube guide below which explains how to make the adjustment.

It takes no more than two minutes and you will only have to do it once 🙂

Why do they change?

The moving of the clocks was first introduced during World War One by Germany and Austria, and then by the allies, to save on coal usage.

It was invented by George Vincent Hudson, a New Zealand entomologist in 1895, while British businessman William Willett is also credited with the idea as a way of getting up earlier and so having more daylight hours after work.

While the UK has always had daylight savings time since it was first introduced, it came into widespread use across the world during the 1970s because of the energy crisis.

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