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Castel audio-video intercom installed at Parc Olympique, Lyon

Audio-video intercom from Castel has been installed at the €415 million Parc Olympique in Lyon, a sports stadium that hosted matches at UEFA Euro 2016. The 59,000-capacity venue in central France is the home ground of Olympique Lyonnais, which plays in the country’s top football division. Parc Olympique Lyonnais Parc Olympique Lyonnais boasts the most interconnected information systems for management and spectators in Europe. French telecom company Orange has built a private Wi-Fi n...

Castel to release fully customisable IP intercoms at IFSEC 2016

Castel intends to create intercoms that fit with all building styles, from modern buildings to historical monuments Specialising in IP access control and professional intercom solutions, Castel has always stressed the importance of developing custom-made products with clear added value by taking technical constraints and the functional requirements of the customer into account. Unique intercom design Castel has now gone a step further by creating a range of IP intercoms whos...

Castel IP intercom solution protects London Underground’s maintenance sites from theft

Transport for London deployed Castel IP intercom system with Honeywell surveillance & access control system London Underground has embarked on a major security upgrade at its London maintenance depots. The facilities available at the busy sites include general maintenance, train-cleaning and driver rest areas. A large number of employees, suppliers and other visitors pass through LU’s various depots on a daily basis. Working alongside Honeywell Security, Castel has s...

Castel’s CAP IP intercoms to enhance security at Aldi’s new regional distribution and staff administration centres across the UK

The brief from the supermarket chain was for an intercom-over-IP system that would enhance the security of the site German supermarket giant, Aldi, best known for its ultra-low prices and ‘stacked-up-high’ goods in its stores, has selected Castel to supply IP intercom systems for its new regional distribution and staff administration centres across the UK. The first development, in Goldthorpe South Yorkshire, is due to open in 2015 at a cost of £25 million an...

Castel CAP IP intercom stations secure Unilever’s UK-based Port Sunlight laboratory and research centre

Castel’s IP intercom units were installed at gates, barriers and turnstiles, as well as at staff and visitor entrances Located on the Wirral, Merseyside, Unilever’s main UK-based laboratory and research centre at Port Sunlight has upgraded its security system using the latest CAP IP intercom stations from Castel. With over 750 scientists at the facility working on the development of many of Unilever’s products and foods, there is a constant need for high leve...

Castel to exhibit its new CAP IP Reader solution at IFSEC 2014

Castel’s new intercom reader solution provides the answer to a small niche that has been a problem in commercial properties for many years Castel, suppliers of communication, intercom and access control solutions since 1970, will be exhibiting at IFSEC London, which has relocated from the Birmingham NEC to the prestigious ExCeL centre in the Docklands. Visitors to stand C1700 at the show will be able to see the exciting new intercom unit with in-built reader (CAP IP Rea...

IP-video intercom from Castel installed at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham

The hospital required an intercom system that was future-proof and which had a range of intercom stations Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, the flagship hospital for the Heart of England NHS Trust, has chosen Castel to supply an IP-video intercom solution throughout its large modern hospital estate. Recently updated in 2000 to a 737-bed capacity, the hospital is still being developed with new and upgraded buildings, services and security systems. Lyrico, the system installers...

Castel’s Xellip IP intercom installed at The Palace of Westminster estate

Castel’s Xellip IP audio and video intercom solution can be applied in a variety of internal and external locations Updating the security in an iconic Grade 1 listed building will always be a challenge. However, by using the latest in IP technology, the upgrade became a simpler task for the company installing the new security system, with Castel’s Xellip IP intercom at the heart of the solution. The Palace of Westminster estate is located in central London and inc...

Castel’s CAP IP V1B intercom installed at Ramsgate Train Depot’s gates and barriers

ICL approached Castel because its Softphone Intercom product fitted the client’s requirements perfectly Located on the southern tip of the UK, in Ramsgate, Kent, lies the operation centre for Southeastern Trains. Serving over 170 stations throughout Kent, East Sussex and London and employing over 3,800 people, Southeastern Trains is owned by Govia (which is responsible for over 30% of all UK passenger rail journeys) and is a major train operator in the UK. Over the past...

Corps Security approaches Castel for IP security upgrade at its London offices

Castel’s new system directs all communication through to Corps Security’s own remote monitoring centre in Glasgow When Corps Security, the specialist security solutions provider, wanted to upgrade security at the entrance to its London offices, a full IP intercom solution was required. Castel has been producing communication and access control technology since the 1970s, with its main emphasis on IP solutions since 2004. This longstanding expertise meant that...

CASTEL showcases Xellip digital IP intercom station

Xellip enables audio/video communications witha coded keypad functionality  for access control Specialist in IP access control systems, voice and image IP communication solutions, professional and security intercom systems, CASTEL will present at IFSEC its know-how, as well as its latest innovations. This new intercom solution has been designed on an open full IP architecture and uses an open SIP protocol, as used by telecommunications companies for voice over IP. The n...