Case studies

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...

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....

National Mini Storage - Protecting customers' property 24/7 with PowerFence™

National Mini Storage is the largest self storage company in New Zealand, with six self storage facilities, each with up to 1 kilometre of perimeter that needs security protection.  Since 1993, National Mini Storage has been a strong advocate of the PowerFence™ system to assure customers their property is safely protected. The concept of a self storage facility was relatively new to New Zealand when National Mini Storage opened their first site in Penrose in 1991.  The site desi...

AirAsia Improves Its In-Flight Security with FlightVu Cockpit Door Surveillance System

AirAsia, the Malaysian Low Cost Carrier pioneer, has selected FlightVu Cockpit Door Surveillance Systems (CDSS) for seven Boeing B737-300 aircraft. As a forward looking innovative airline AirAsia is taking this important step to increase the safety and security of its passengers.With this order FlightVu CDSS can now be truly said to be aiding aircraft security worldwide with airlines using the systems in Asia, Europe and America. AD Aerospace of Manchester, UK and Aircraft Engineering & Inst...

Videoswitch to the rescue

Videoswitch have come to the aid of the Bracknell branch of the Samaritans by donating one of their VDC-4 digital video recorders. The VDC-4 DVR forms part of a security system installed by the Samaritans to ensure their volunteers can care for callers and visitors in a safe and secure environment.  Roland Simmons, Managing Director of Videoswitch said: "We are very pleased to be have been able to help this very important voluntary organisation.  The work that they do is universal...

Rainbow in store with Boots

Varifocal lenses from US manufacturer Rainbow CCTV are being used in dome camera units at major Boots stores throughout the UK.  The sites include the company’s flagship operation in Oxford Street, London.The 3-8mm direct drive Rainbow lenses are operating from Mark Mercer QuickSwitch fixed domes and are used internally.  The client is recording digitally at its large stores and there is ongoing migration to DVRs from analogue equipment.  Monitoring is currently performed on...

Rainbow in store with Woolworths

Vari-focal lenses from US manufacturer Rainbow CCTV have been installed at Woolworths stores including Liverpool, East Ham and Egham. The lenses are 3-8mm varifocal models and are operating within dome camera assemblies supplied by Mark Mercer. The client is recording digitally using DVRs by Dallmeier. The systems have been implemented by Bedfordshire-based CSG, a design and installation company who have also created tailor-made matrix managers for the sites.  CSG has niche expertise in ret...

Reading has experienced singular growth in recent years courtesy of unprecedented business and retail expansion, providing Area Traffic Control Manager Simon Beasley with something of a challenge.

“We’re a compact urban area and some sections of our road network have become oversaturated.  To ease congestion we want to give people travel information that allows them to make informed choices about their mode of transport and the route and timing of their journey.”Siemens Traffic Controls’ innovative traffic management and information system forms the hub of Reading’s control centre.Its principal features include a common database and co-ordination facilit...

Helping Biometric Systems Provide Real Security

In the modern office building effective security and access control is paramount.  There are many solutions on the market to identify individuals, the most common being proximity card readers on all doors requiring day to day access, but with an added level of security.When circumstances require higher security, biometric readers, the newest leap forward in security, can be implemented.  These can include scanning a fingerprint or iris to replace the traditional access card. The benefi...

Insuring Security at Lloyds

Lloyd’s has recently completed a significant security upgrade in their award winning building on Lime Street in London by installing Fastlane plus speedgates and Fastlane optical turnstiles, from Integrated Design Ltd.  Established in 1688 in a coffee house, Lloyds is now the world’s best known insurance market, home to over 44 managing agents and 62 syndicates.As Lloyd’s takes security very seriously and keeps the issue under constant review they required a solution that...

North American Video Expands Surveillance System At Tulalip Casino. Networked Digital Solution a Top Priority for Popular Casino.

North American Video, a leading security systems integrator, has been awarded a $1 million expansion to the video surveillance and security system at the Tulalip Casino in Marysville, Washington. The focal point of the extended system will be the capability to record and control up to 612 cameras over a digital network within the 227,000 square-foot facility.Owned by the Tulalip Tribes, a federally recognized Indian Tribe, the Tulalip Casino, opened in early 2002 and is one of the largest gaming...

Cardax FT - the core platform for one of the largest integrated security systems in the world at India's Reliance Group

Reliance Group's revenue is equivalent to 3.5% of India's GDP.  The Group contributes nearly 10% of the country's indirect tax revenues and over 6% of India's exports. Reliance continues to go from strength to strength with Cardax as its integration platform.From late 1999 to 2002 Reliance Infocomm built the backbone for a digital India - 60,000 kilometres of fibre optic backbone, crisscrossing the entire country.The Reliance Group, founded by Dhirubhai H. Ambani (1932-2002), is India's lar...

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