Case studies

Rainbow on the ball at Vicarage road

Lenses from Rainbow CCTV are being used at Watford Football Club’s Vicarage Road ground. The model being employed is a 6.5-65mm focal length zoom which is compatible with 1/3” and ¼” cameras. The lenses are sited on one of the stadium’s main gantries in PTZ mounted cameras and are used predominantly to monitor crowd behaviour on the other side of the pitch. Watford FC’s CCTV systems are maintained by Strood-based Ewatch Limited who will be helping the client...

Urban cure

New Zealand city brings new life to troubled neighbourhoodsA crime prevention video surveillance network deployed by New Zealand's Manukau City Council is proving to be an effective means of reversing urban blight.Crime rates have been slashed, drug dealing and other illicit activities have been curtailed, and real estate values are staging a comeback in four commercial areas subject to video surveillance.  Located on New Zealand's North Island within greater Auckland, Manukau is the countr...

TransVu mobile DVR on Dutch trains - best international security installation 2005!

NS turned to Dedicated Micros and its TransVu digital video recorder - specifically designed for transport applications - to conduct a mobile CCTV surveillance trial.  Initially TransVu units were installed in 8 Sprinter type trains on the busy Zoetermeer Stadslijn (City Line), each featuring 14 cameras and 2 recorders. Said Frank Meeuwens, Account Manager for Scandinavia and Benelux at DM: “We are delighted to have secured the Award for the Netherlands Railways project. The results f...

Rainbow on the Wards

Dome cameras, colour monitors and quad processors from Rainbow CCTV have recently been installed at a leading medical facility, the Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida.Health Central offers 171 beds, a 24-hour emergency room, special delivery maternity unit, paediatric unit and helipad.  Current expansion is adding an advanced cardiac care unit with 30 beds. The CCTV installation includes the QPCF quad processor.  These connect up to four cameras and one VCR, offering quad and sw...

Rainbow powering up at Lake Erie

Zoom lenses from Rainbow CCTV have recently been installed at the Monroe Power Plant on the shores of Lake Erie in Michigan.This 3,000-megawatt facility run by DTE Energy is America’s fourth largest coal-fired plant and is at the forefront of President Bush’s initiatives for clean coal technology. The site has been visited by the President who addressed staff and local community leaders about ongoing work to modernize the electricity grid, create conditions for job growth and ensure...

San Francisco Muni deploys mobile DVRs on light rail fleet

Automated wireless download a key capabilityEfficiency is a way of life at San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni).  Each day, the public transit authority is responsible for the safe and on-time transport of more than half a million people, and the operation of a 1,000 vehicle fleet that includes light rail vehicles, electric trolley buses, diesel buses, historic streetcars and the city's world-famous cable cars. Muni staff is always looking for ways to work smarter and save time.  Tha...

North American Video continues to score in gaming industry with Video Surveillance Systems Awards

North American Video, one of the nation’s premier security systems integrators, has announced contract awards from the Atlantis Marina Village in the Bahamas and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood located in Hollywood, FL. The announcement was made by Cynthia Freschi, President of North American Video from the company’s headquarters in Brick. NJ.  The two contract awards are valued at approximately $2 million.“The gaming market continues to be one of North...

Rainbow are prize exhibit

Zoom lenses from US security product manufacturer Rainbow CCTV are forming a key element in the complex security and management of the National Exhibition centre (NEC) in Birmingham. The lenses are being used predominantly with Philips cameras on PTZ assemblies throughout Britain’s leading exhibition and conference venue. The NEC stages more than 180 events a year, ranging from Crufts and the British International Motor Show to our own industry’s IFSEC trade fair. Up to four million...

REG cameras used in world’s most northerly ANPR border control system.

Derwent announce the installation of their REG number plate capture cameras in one of the world’s most northerly - and most challenging - ANPR border control systems. Finnish Customs are using a 12-camera system, installed by Visy Oy, for border traffic operations in Lapland, northern Finland. Here, at the most northerly position (68.5 degrees north) in the Karesuvanto region, traffic moving between Finland and Sweden is monitored automatically using REG.The REG cameras operate with the VI...

Healthcare Organisations face a myriad of issues and challenges in addition to ensuring the safety of staff and patients

DVTel offers a comprehensive turnkey Network Video Management System (NVMS) Hospitals often have large geographically dispersed facilities and multiple perimeters for which they must provide rapid response to any security threats that may arise.  In addition to patients and staff working in these high pressure environments, healthcare facilities are like mini-cities complete with a constant stream of visitors, vendors, deliveries, repair work, and many other entries and e...

Major hotel chain selects JVC for UK wide surveillance

JVC’s TK-C1480BE cameras and TK-WD310E wide dynamic range cameras were selected by installer Complete Visual Systems for a national installation at various sites of a major hotel group throughout the UK.Dave Clements, Operations Manager at Complete Visual Systems comments, “JVCprovides the highest possible quality at an affordable price. Having installed TK-WD310E and TK-C1480BE fixed cameras both internally and externally, the cameras are set to achieve optimum picture quality in a...

PowerFence™ Security System stops Dinsdale Mitre 10 plant thieves in their tracks

Sick and tired of thieves helping themselves to your stock?Need a ‘sure-fire' way of keeping your plants secure after hours?Rick Currin, Manager of Mitre 10 Dinsdale in Hamilton, New Zealand has taken a proactive approach to securing plants and stock.  To maximise site security Rick installed a PowerFence™ system  from Gallagher Security Management Systems along his garden centre perimeter wall.Since installation, four and a half years ago, Rick reports that the PowerF...