Retail security applications case studies

Genetec and Appriss Retail integration enables instant video correlation with suspicious transactions to detect theft and fraud

Genetec Inc., global technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, announced that its unified platform, Security Center has been integrated with Secure Store, a profit protection and exception reporting solution developed by Appriss Retail. With this integration, retailers can now immediately disprove or validate suspicious transactions by accessing the security video evidence associated with suspected fraudulent activity. Security Cent...

Ad Hoc’s Smart Camera Security Tower deployed for property security management

Property is one of the biggest targets for crime in the UK, especially open land. There are thousands of acres worth of property across the UK which aren’t effectively secured, as a result of which they have become hot-beds for crime, anti-social behaviour, and not least fly-tipping. Security therefore must be a top priority for property owners, too many of whom tend to favour traditional methods such as fencing or hiring security guards. But, these methods come with a premium budget, wit...

Vanderbilt’s SPC IP security system protects Coop retail chain in Switzerland

Coop wanted a security system to protect a number of their valuable instore goods, such as home electronics, cell phones, and tablets, perfumes, and jewelry. They wanted a modular alarm system that could transmit reliably with the most modern means of communication to the standard alarm receiving centers in Switzerland. They also wanted a solution that had proven reliability and fast alarm detection, and that was certified according to SES EN standards. It was essential that this solution would...

Alpro secures Fred Perry headquarters with transom door closers, pole and door handles

IDF Aluminium installs doors and internal screenwork at the new headquarters of iconic sportswear brand Fred Perry in Clerkenwell, London. The work includes use of transom door closers, pole handles and door handles from Alpro as part of the renovation of nineteenth-century warehouse buildings into a complex of offices, showrooms, exhibition space and a rooftop deck over 24,000 square feet. The project extends across seven floors and the client gave all contractors a brief that the site should...

SMARTair wireless access control secures employees and customers at Witzand Almelo

A combination of SMARTair devices — wireless, battery-powered escutcheons, cylinders and wall readers ensure security at the new Almelo building, thereby also ensuring that the demands of a busy mixed-use environment are met. Authorised employees can use offices and warehouse spaces they need; shoppers only access the retail areas of this new Witzand superstore. "This building is our showroom and must come with a modern access control system: SMARTair is the right system for us,” ex...

Jacksons Fencing’s EuroGuard perimeter security solutions safeguard Portsmouth Retail Park

UK perimeter solutions manufacturer, Jacksons Fencing, has recently completed a project at Portsmouth Retail Park, the latest addition to Portsmouth City Council’s investment portfolio. The £17m development aims to generate up to £1m a year for local services, create jobs and contribute to the city’s revitalisation. Development and construction firm Simons Group undertook the 70,000 sq. ft. build while Jacksons Fencing won the tender to supply and install fencing and acc...

Amthal's fire and security solutions safeguard Alfresco Living

Amthal has worked closely with Alfresco Living to design and install fire and security solutions for its chic new showroom and present ultimate protection for staff, visitors and premium products in storage. Hertfordshire-based Alfresco Living specialises in the supply and installation of superior outdoor products for homeowners to maximise usage of their garden, terrace or patio space.  Making a significant investment in a new showroom, Alfresco Living decided upon Amthal as its fire and...

Hanwha Techwin video surveillance solutions watch Houston's GreenStreet entertainment sector

The large crowds that regularly flock to downtown Houston, Texas, known as GreenStreet, call for heightened security measures. However, the 570,000-square-foot mixed-use centre needed to balance a high level of security while maintaining an open and inviting environment that accommodates numerous businesses, delivery drivers, service providers and others who need open access to the property.  With an eye towards improving both security and efficiency, the property’s owners decided it...

Hikvision enhances operational capability and efficiency at Spinner's Pizza, NC

A security camera provided by Hikvision USA Inc., the North American supplier of innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, was installed by Holmes Security to help Spinner’s Pizza in Fayetteville, NC to improve efficiency. Established in 1999, Spinner’s Pizza is a popular restaurant with a dedicated following and a very busy lunch crowd. Owner Spero Poulos thought of using a “Pizza Cam” to streamline operations during their busiest times. &ldqu...

Avigilon surveillance solution deployed at Megabangna Shopping Centre, Thailand

With 4 million square feet of space, the Megabangna Shopping Centre is the first shopping centre of its kind in Thailand. Implementing a comprehensive security system was an important part of ensuring the safety and security of customers, and the Centre’s loss prevention strategy. By addressing gaps in coverage throughout the shopping centre, the security team knew that they could more easily track down lost items for distressed visitors, monitor suspicious activity, and in turn prove or...

IDIS’ DirectIP HD surveillance solution safeguards River Island retail stores

With over 60 years of fashion retailing experience, River Island is a well-known brand on the UK High Street. Renowned for its stylish, affordable fashion, its customers can always rely on River Island for great going-out looks and occasion wear. It prides itself on being the perfect store to pick up everything for a brand new head-to-toe look. Almost all of its products are designed in-house and, with one of the largest design teams on the High Street, it is proud to bring original new fashion...