Case studies

Milestone Video & BCDVideo servers help Hyatt Hotels set global security standard

It was important for Hyatt to have a standardised security platform across its brands “We wanted a global standard – a security system we could eventually deploy in all Hyatt properties. We also wanted something that could adapt to a diverse, rapidly expanding enterprise. Milestone VMS made the most sense on both fronts,” said Mark Sanna, Corporate Vice President and Head of Global Security, Hyatt Hotels. "I travelled around the world and there was no r...

Milestone VMS, BCDVideo storage, and Oncam cameras Lead to “remarkable” ROI for UK logistics company

The previous video management system could no longer provide all the coverage and information needed Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), has collaborated with Oncam and AsPro Security to deliver a cost-effective security solution to one of the UK’s leading logistics company. The solution combines Milestone XProtect Professional software and BCDVideo storage with Oncam 360° cameras that provide comprehensive coverage of...

BCDVideo executes best practices solution at major Texas school district

BCDVideo developed a custom solution, working with the integrator and school district for over a year Customer challenge A Texas school district encompassing about 100 square miles with 45 buildings and 35,000 students needed to update its video storage capabilities. They received a bond in 2011 giving the police department funding to install, and update the school district video surveillance and access control in all of its buildings and facilities. The existing archit...

Milestone XProtect and Axis cameras ensure animal welfare at Dublin Zoo

Axis infrared cameras were integrated with Milestone XProtect Corporate video management software Contrary to popular belief, ostriches do not bury their heads in sand when threatened. They ‘hide’ by lying flat on the ground … or run away! But when they are asleep at night, it’s another story. The zookeepers at Dublin Zoo were very concerned about overnight attacks by wild animals on their flamingos and stealing ostrich eggs. The zoo was keen to explo...

Milestone Systems XProtect video management system saves Utah Transit Authority time and money

Milestone Systems XProtect allowsUTA's video security system toexpand to over 2,000 cameras Milestone Systems open platform networked video management software (VMS) is the leading-edge technology helping the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) to improve security dramatically, ensuring passengers a safer experience getting where they need to go.UTA employs 2,200 staff and moves approximately 120,000 passengers daily. It services Salt Lake Valley, Park City, Provo and Brigham Ci...

BCDVideo builds its products on HP platforms as part of HP OEM programme

The HP OEM programme provides BCDVideo with leading technology, platform stability, and flexible services In airports, school systems, retail stores, and other spaces throughout the world, video surveillance has become essential to securing the safety of property and lives. BCDVideo, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., is a privately held global manufacturer of purpose-built IP Recording Servers. Regardless of the scope of the project, four cameras or up to 40,000, BCDVideo provid...

Milestone XProtect Express VMS enhances security at Dancing Moose Montessori School in Salt Lake City

Milestone VMS and 40 Axis network cameras allows parents to observe students without interfering in classroom activities Dancing Moose Montessori School in Salt Lake City, Utah, has developed a unique way to increase parents’ participation in their children’s schooling, improve teacher evaluations without disturbing class, and expand overall school security. Milestone XProtect® Express video management software (VMS) and network cameras from Axis Communications...

UK integrator QSG installs BCDVideo NVR solution for estate security installation as part of project for UK police force

QSG used the BCDVideo equipment for an estate security solution as part of a larger project for a UK police force Quadrant Security Group Ltd (QSG) has become the first integrator in the UK to use equipment from BCDVideo, the US-based manufacturer of purpose-built Internet Protocol (IP) video recording servers. The highly resilient equipment was used for an estate security solution as part of a larger project for a UK police force, where a high quality and resilient solution...

BCDVideo news

Adapting servers for IP video surveillance systems: choosing the right solution

Choosing the right server for a video surveillance application comes down to one question: What does the customer expect from the system? Is it a retail location with two cameras that only needs video stored for 24 hours? Does the system need failover protection? What are the ramifications if a system goes down? Does business have to stop? How fast does the customer need to have access to video? Is it a regulated industry where immediate access is a requirement? How mission-critical is the vid...

Wavestore's new NVR series utilises BCDVideo's video processing technology

A new NVR series launched by Wavestore is utilising powerful video processing technology from BCDVideo. Available from all Wavestore Authorised Distributors and Partners around the world, the WR-Series NVRs have been engineered for the efficient processing and storage of video and are an ideal complement for Wavestore’s feature-rich video management software (VMS). The WR-Series, which is powered by Dell EMC, features the latest generation Intel Xeon processors, with RAID capabilities, re...

Adapting servers for IP video surveillance systems: Why manufacturers struggle

Security integrators are often tasked with a multitude of responsibilities which could include a variety of installation, integration or design tasks made up of sprinkler systems, fire alarms, access control, HVAC, video surveillance systems and networks; and then pile on maintenance, training and analytics. Traditionally, most security integrators have installation backgrounds but are now expected to be IT savvy, too. Even the most proficient IT professionals may not fully grasp the complexity...