Case studies

Gemplus and Surgutneftegazbank First to Deliver the New Generation of MasterCard Cards in Russia

Gemplus International S.A. (Euronext: LU0121706294 - GEM ; NASDAQ: GEMP), the world's leading provider of smart card solutions, today announces that the Russian bank, Surgutneftegazbank (SNGB), has chosen Gemplus to supply its new generation of off-line smart banking cards. These cards are compliant with the latest MasterCard specifications for EMV[1] (M/Chip 4.0) and utilise the DDA/CDA authentication[2] method. This deployment, the country's first adoption of such a smart card, will en...

Transition transparency, integration and migration fit Nike’s form and function, application and aesthetics philosophy

The Nike ExperienceYou are at the right place, but absent from view are glass-on-glass high-rises compacted together over the typical concrete and asphalt corporate terrain.  But then, this is anything but typical.  You are about to enter the hallowed halls of one of sport’s holiest sites.   You have arrived at Nike World Headquarters (WHQ).  The 185-acre campus sprawls out in front of you and the size and complexity is staggering. Everything would have to be custo...

School bus environments: Pacific Western transportation

OrganizationPacific Western Transportation ensures children within the Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, B.C. area travel to and from school safely.  With the experience of serving the school bus industry for the past years, they have been transporting children within the area for the past 4 years for School District #42.  With 33 employees in the Maple Ridge division, they maintain 25 school buses to serve the 21 routes — 15 regular routes and routes for special needs children.Chall...

DFDS Transport keeps a sharp eye on their customers’ goods with Axis network cameras and Milestone IP video surveillance software. Hundreds of truck drivers traffic the company’s three sites in Denmark where the products are stored. Security is a top

The DFDS Transport headquarters cover 150,000 square meters in a suburb of Copenhagen where 11-12,000 shipments occur daily. Customers demand the highest security for their goods, but DFDS’ old analog CCTV system could not archive recordings long enough, it sometimes crashed and data was lost.  Hundreds of drivers traffic the area round the clock, which makes the surveillance even more critical should any lost or stolen goods need to be investigated.  Proof of handling is also ne...

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...

Rainbow on Track

Varifocal lenses from Rainbow CCTV are being used on the Irish rail network by the country’s railway authority Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail). As part of its “On Track” initiative the authority is investing over EUR1.3 billion in its service with co-funding from the Irish Government under the National Development Plan. There is also financial involvement from the European Union.Many of the Rainbow units have been installed at level crossings. The lenses are operatin...

Rainbow at nuclear reactor

Zoom lenses from Rainbow CCTV are being deployed following the development of previous camera usage at Oldbury, a nuclear power station in Gloucestershire. As part of its remit to ensure that the plants work properly and are safe to operate, British Nuclear Group Reactor Sites perform detailed observations inside nuclear reactors using specially-built manipulators and robots. The procedures allow the company to meet criteria set by an external body, the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate. The 8-...

March Networks railway system win boosts mobile surveillance strategy for Europe

Ottawa-based network management specialists and DVR manufacturers Mach Networks have been specified to provide mobile video surveillance systems for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in California. March Networks' reseller and channel partner Diversified Security Solutions Inc. secured the contract through its Viscom Division in a deal worth $1.5 million, that includes a three-year maintenance agreement.  The programme will see some 80 light rail vehicles (LRVs) equipped...

Creek Nation Casino chose the DVTel iSOC

The Tulsa Creek Nation Casino is one of Oklahoma's premier gaming destinations.  The casino, open around the clock and seven days a week, offers a unique brand of entertainment with an array of over 1400 casino games, including blackjack, poker, slot machines, and many others.  With the completion of a $4.6 million expansion project in December 2005, the casino increased to a total size of 81,000 square feet.  Creek Nation Casino has 650 employees, and over 300,000 visitors from 4...

HID & NEDAP provide a long-range identification solution for perimeter security at Eastman Kodak.

Eastman Kodak Company is the world leader in helping people take, share, enhance, preserve, print and enjoy pictures - for memories, for information, for entertainment.  With sales of $13.3 billion in 2003, the company comprises several businesses: Health, supplying the healthcare industry with traditional and digital image capture and output products and services; Graphic Communications Group, offering on-demand color printing and networking publishing systems consisting of three wholly ow...

Future-Proof multi-function card system expands campuswide security for Arizona State University.

Arizona State University is one of the premier metropolitan public research universities in the U.S. Enrolling more than 57,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on three campuses in metropolitan Phoenix, including the historic main campus in Tempe, ASU maintains a tradition of academic excellence in core disciplines, and has become an important global center for innovative interdisciplinary teaching and research.ChallengeSince 1997, ASU’s identification/access “Sun...

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