IP camera case studies

The Home Depot

The Home Depot builds a strategic advantage with actionable intelligence from Verint Video Solutions Every week, more than 22 million customers visit The Home Depot.  The world's largest home improvement retailer operates more than 1600 stores across North America, with 2002 sales topping $58 billion.  And with a new store opening its doors every 43 hours, The Home Depot is also the country's fastest growing retailer, evidence of its success in offering "the ultimate home improvem...

A simple solution for BP

The ChallengeFollowing software problems with its existing installations, BP was looking to upgrade its security system network without having to embark on a lengthy and disruptive installation and staff training programme.  AGE Electrical Services recommended Dedicated Micros' Sprite Lite multiplexer from Gardiner Security. The SolutionPeter Robinson, Director at AGE explains: "We opted for DM's Sprite Lite because it's the most user-friendly multiplexer on the market, both from an in...

Top Marks For Dedicated Micros

The ChallengeUK Watch Ltd, Dudley, recommended Dedicated Micros popular digital product to replace the school's video recorder and matrix. The SolutionA 16-camera Digital Sprite with networking was installed and, by using the existing computer network, images can now be viewed from any networked PC around the school ensuring coverage in all areas.  Dave Parker, managing director of UK Watch explains: "The school wanted to update its security to provide all round cover, but it had to be...

Shop 'til you drop - in safety

The ChallengeWhen a major UK Shopping Centre was looking to overhaul its security system, installers KCR recommended the Digital Sprite from Dedicated Micros.  The Belfry Shopping Centre in Redhill, Surrey, is a massive complex that includes 50 shops and restaurants and welcomes around 25,000 shoppers a day.  As with most multi-store complexes, the Belfry is open for longer hours than most high street stores - until 8.00 pm some evenings.  The existing VCR-based system could no lo...

Dedicated Micros Fly to the Rescue of 'Merlins Over Malta'

UK and Malta based CCTV specialist Dedicated Micros came to the 11th hour rescue of the ‘Merlins Over Malta’ project by sponsoring the crucial support aeroplane for the epic journey of a Spitfire and Hurricane from the UK to the Mediterranean island they helped so valiantly to defend over 60 years ago.Said Chairman of Dedicated Micros, Nigel Petrie: “We are delighted to have been able to step into the breach when the original support aircraft fell through and cover the costs of...

Axis helps college ensure security of expanding campus using PoE-enabled network cameras

Treviglas Community College in Cornwall has saved thousands of pounds upgrading its surveillance systems by deploying Axis Communications Power over Ethernet-enabled (PoE) network cameras, as well as a range of other hardware from Axis.  The upgrade followed an extensive review of the college’s ten year old, analogue-based CCTV system which revealed major shortcomings. A total of 18 new AXIS 211 Power over Ethernet Network Cameras and one new AXIS 2130 PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) Network Came...

Bosch wins major transportation CCTV contract for London’s new Eurostar interchange stations

System uses Bosch’s latest high resolution Dinion 540 line CCTV cameras for high quality imagesFull system includes 130 Bosch cameras, video switchers, DVRs and monitors etc.Bosch Security Systems has won a £250k plus order to equip the new Eurostar interchange stations at Dartford International in Ebbsfleet and Stratford International, which will serve east and north east London, with a high performance CCTV system.  Bosch are supplying the CCTV including 130 cameras and housin...

Wireless CCTV infrastructure – Amsterdam central station

RequirementProvide a reliable, flexible CCTV network capable of deliver high FPS and telemetry control to two control centres at the same time.SolutionUtilised Wavesight’s high performance OFDM wireless bridges to deliver the performance, output and flexibility the client needed.At the end of 2004 leading Dutch system integrators QCAT were asked to design a wireless network to support surveillance cameras surrounding Amsterdam Central Railway Station. The requirement was to deliver analogu...

DM kit ups profits for high street retailer

The ChallengeThe retailer was looking for a way to combat the growing problem of internal cash theft and consulted Kent-based CCTV specialists Intime Security Ltd.  Tracey Boulton, sales and marketing director at Intime Security said: "This chain of twelve high street shops, one based in Croydon's busy Whitgift Shopping Centre, was losing money through staff theft."  The staff would keep the till drawer open for long periods of time without ringing up.  The managers were...

Digital CCTV for Birmingham A&E

The ChallengeThe Heartlands Hospital, a 900 bed acute teaching trust hospital in central Birmingham and Solihull Hospital, and a 400 bed operation 12 miles further south both lost their existing CCTV coverage in December last year due to system failure.Solihull and Heartlands NHS Trust had been operating a combination of a PC-based digital recorder and a number of traditional analogue multiplexers and VCRs.  The system was becoming less reliable, so the decision was made to upgrade to a new...

Dedicated Micros has Eye on CCTV For DangerPoint

Dedicated Micros has delivered the main CCTV element for DangerPoint, an innovative safety education centre created by the Police and the key agencies responsible for safety in North Wales.  The centre at Talacre, Flintshire, is targeted at school children across the region and is scheduled to open to the public this September.Dedicated Micros has delivered the main CCTV element for DangerPoint, an innovative safety education centre created by the Police and the key agencies responsible for...

Axis helps restaurant chain Zerodegrees to meet local authority licensing requirements and for security

Zerodegrees, the expanding microbrewery and restaurant chain, has installed a new IP-Surveillance system at its Bristol-based restaurant in response to local authority licensing requirements for 30-days of high quality recording in public entertainment facilities.  A total of 16 Axis Communications network cameras, two Axis video servers and Milestone XProtect software has been deployed at the restaurant.Following completion of the trial this summer, Zerodegrees is planning to replicate the...