artec technologies MULTIEYE video surveillance software secures the biggest European IKEA store
IKEA furniture store in Odense, Denmark, the biggest European store of the well-known company trusts video surveillance equipment from artec technologies AG
. The store opened 4th of November 2009.
Not only the dimensions of the building are quite impressive: 35.000 square meters of shopping and warehouse floors on two levels. Thousands of shoppers visit the huge store every day and also park their cars on the giant parking lot. The Video Surveillance Installation secures shoppers freedom, reduces reaction time and allows at any given time of the day a complete overview of all areas of the property is as well.
At present there are 62 megapixel cameras installed throughout the two levels of the store and the parking area. To allow a smooth and reliable 24/7 operation of these cameras, two Quad core servers where installed. MULTIEYE® HYBRID/NET Software runs as the intelligent hub of this system and manages an average image data processing rate of about 644 mepapixel per second.
The control centre in the second level of the building is equipped with 4 22" flat screen monitors. The guards have access to all cameras from here and can display all cameras live.
The Central Management Software MULTIEYE® VideoCenter II
collects all video feeds and displays them in an easy to control and monitor solution. Especially the intelligent Hotspot feature of MULTIEYE® VideoCenter II comes in handy during closing hours of the store.
Kenneth Filipsen, from the Distribution Company SafeVision
/EET Nordic in Denmark who supplied the equipment to the Installer company mentioned as the main reasons for IKEA to choose artec's MULTIEYE® HYBRID/NET Software solution: "Scalability, reliability and ease of use of the complete system."