Case studies

Vanderbilt collaborates with ComNet to enhance toll booth and plaza security

Vanderbilt’s SPC was recently deployed to act as part of a security and communication solution between a toll booth and plaza located on the M1 between Dublin and Belfast. At night time, the toll system is automated and therefore an intruder alarm system was needed for protection. The distance between the toll booth and plaza is 6.2 kilometres and the security systems – SPC and video cameras – had to be able to connect and operate over that distance so operators could get an ov...

NW Systems IP video unlocks multiple security & operational efficiencies at Chester Zoo, UK

Chester Zoo has grown rapidly since its foundation in 1930 so that today it is spread across more than 125 acres, and is home to more than 15,000 animals and 500 different species. It attracts more than 1.9 million visitors each year - making it the most popular UK visitor attraction outside London.  With further growth planned, Chester Zoo began a site-wide vulnerability assessment, led by the zoo’s then head of security, Nigel Peers, out of which flowed a series of recommendations...

Vectis video management provides enhanced surveillance for Douglas Borough Council

Vectis DVRs and network video software provided the solution for Douglas Borough Council Douglas Borough Council (DBC) in the Isle of Man developed an innovative concept of delivering video surveillance as a service to public sector users, such as schools, car parks, libraries, and the police. Video equipment requirements The video equipment used would have to be very versatile as it would need to work with existing cameras of various types, and it would also have to be scal...

Fitness World’s security is in good health with Vanderbilt SPC system

Vanderbilt SPC intruder alarm system’s flexibility meant that it could be used throughout the entire Fitness World estate Fitness World’s buildings are designed to be accessible and safe places for its members to train. Security is a high priority for the company and ensuring that only authorised members and personnel can enter the building is vital. Flexible intruder alarm system Vanderbilt SPC intruder alarm system’s built-in flexibility meant that it cou...

The Ritz London improves security with ACT access control system

An access control system was required that would cope with increased levels of hotel staff A London landmark, The Ritz London has been one of the world’s greatest and most renowned hotels since 1906. Minimising crime at the hotel With plans underway to expand The Ritz, staff entrances can often be perceived as an easy option for gaining unauthorised entrance to hotels. An access control system was required that would cope with the increased levels of staff and minimis...

Vanderbilt video security solution protects Liverpool safe houses

Vanderbilt's integrated electronic security system is protecting sensitive social housing properties The system not only had to cater for external security such as covering approaches to the property and access points, it also had to provide coverage of the interior areas to ensure that there was no misuse of fixtures, fittings and furnishings. External intrusion detection External areas are protected by PIR beam detectors linked to the video installation. If a beam is broke...

Vanderbilt Industries news

Product
Vanderbilt announces release of SPC Wireless device range

Vanderbilt, a global provider of state-of-the-art security systems, announced the release of a new range of SPC Wireless devices. The range of devices include detectors, panic buttons, fobs, and a transceiver. The devices are discreet and tasteful in design with sleek and modern lines to complement the interior styles of many environments, such as retail stores and apartment buildings. “At Vanderbilt, we are pleased to announce the expansion of the SPC intrusion detection family with the...

Events
Vanderbilt to showcase ACT Enterprise access control solution at IFSEC 2018

Vanderbilt, a global provider of state-of-the-art security systems, announced that it will preview the upcoming ACTEnterprise access control solution at this year’s IFSEC International, June 19-21, at ExCeL London. Along with demonstrations of the solution, visitors can explore the wide range of products that Vanderbilt has to offer at Stand F305, with a significant focus on increased integration both within and with third-party systems. The latest version of ACTEnterprise will be release...

Round table
What are the benefits of case studies as a marketing tool in physical security ?

Knowledge shared among peers is often afforded more credibility than information from manufacturers. An approximation of that principle is at work in the use of case studies as marketing tools in the physical security industry. Case studies are aimed at telling real-world success stories – from actual customers – about how various technologies are used to accomplish security goals and make the world a safer place. But how useful are they? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Round...