Surveillance & Security News for November 2013

Nedap provides easy self-service locker access and management for University of Salford laptops on loan

Enabling self-service in a secure way In 2012, the University of Salford library decided that they needed a unique selling point to draw potential students, and also to continue the brilliant services they were providing to their existing ones. At the time, the university library was using key based lockers to store and charge their laptops. These laptops where meant for students to borrow and were issued manually by the library employees. Whilst it was the right solution for the university li...

Bosch EX14 extreme environment camera enables effective monitoring of the Mount Erebus crater

Mount Erebus is the ultimate proving ground The Bosch EX14 Extreme Environment Camera is an integral part of the permanent recording equipment at the edge of the Mount Erebus crater – Antarctica’s most active volcano. The camera is currently recording passive convention of the volcano’s lava lake and is ready to capture video of the next transition to explosive activity expected soon. Conditions on Mount Erebus are as extreme as they get – with winter temperatures below...

The University of Nottingham deploys Nedap’s AEOS access control system

The University of Nottingham is renowned for its research innovations. Its system to control access and to secure the facilities no longer reflected its commitment to excellence in the advancement of technology. Over the years, the University acquired several systems for access control, each with their own card technology. Additionally, it had various platforms for its daily operations. Not only was maintaining all these different systems and technologies time-consuming, expensive and complex. I...

Bosch EX36 Corner-mount No-Grip Camera provides video surveillance at major Oregon and Washington hospitals

Hospital rooms must be well-lit for video surveillance to deliver usable images. At the same time, the rooms must be dark at night so patients can sleep. Surveillance equipment must also be designed for maximum durability and safety. To achieve effective surveillance video, major Oregon and Washington hospitals use the EX36 Corner-mount No-Grip Camera from the Bosch Extreme CCTV series in their Behavioural Health units, Sleep Research Labs and ER Holding Rooms. Problem: seeing in the dark Sl...

Axxonsoft security platform protects customers at Raiffeisen Bank

Investing in security: Raiffeisen Bank Aval protects customers and saves money with Axxon’s  security platform Raiffeisen Bank Aval, a branch of the global Raiffeisen International Bank, is one of the largest Ukranian banks, serving nearly 4 million customers and over 200,000 legal entities. In any bank, and in particular for a bank with such a large customer base and national reputation, safety is of utmost importance. It was critical that Raiffeisen’s security system prevent...

Premier mixed-use property protected by NVT's IP Migration Solution

The mission TWELVE in Atlantic Station is Atlanta's premier live-work-play condo community. Its 26 stories of stunning architecture and luxury condominium residences are built atop a stylish boutique hotel and located in the heart of “Intown” Atlanta. The complex has over 80 cameras, covering the campus and additional areas such as sport recreation, parking garage, retail stores, and building perimeter. To meet today’s higher resolution standards, the original 2005-installed...

Axxon Enterprise security software platform used to monitor automobile and retail service centres

SIM Group, a member of the Russian Car Dealer Association, has been on the national market for 15 years. The group is an official dealer of Suzuki, Kia, Renault and Hyundai vehicles. In 1998, the SIM showroom was among the first in Russia to be awarded official dealer status for Suzuki Motor Co., Ltd. Today, seven state-of-the-art SIM car retail and service centres provide a full range of services to their clients. The SIM quality management system has been certified ISO 9000-compliant – a...

Dahua’s complete vehicle surveillance solution with in-house CMS enhances user experience and safe driving

Dahua vehicle surveillance solution includes a full product portfolio ranging from the front-end cameras to back-end storage devices, along with in-house CMS and necessary accessories. The solution further ensures the driving safety and simplifies the work on fleet dispatch and management; in addition, its footage could also be served as an evidence for some special occasions. What a complete mobile surveillance system looks like? A complete mobile surveillance system consists of dispatching h...

VIVOTEK IP cameras secure public transportation in Hungary

Modern transportation, better city environment Szeged, a history-enriched city with a present population of approximately 163,000, is ranked one of the largest cities in the southeast regions of Hungary. In reflection of its history, Szeged experienced numerous negative social events in the 19th and 20th century, primarily caused by either natural disasters or wars. Following these negative events, Szeged has recently rebuilt its beautiful buildings, well-organised streets, and comprehensive pu...

Bosch Security Escort system deployed at Home Harbor in Racine, Wisconsin

Home Harbor is an assisted living community of large efficiencies, one and two-bedroom apartments that are complete with full kitchens, private entries, patios and spacious common areas. The facility is designed for seniors who are aged 62 and older and offers a range of care options to give residents choice and flexibility. The organization's desire is to protect and encourage its residents' independence and well-being. The facility includes 110 apartments spread over an entire city block in Ra...

VIVOTEK IP CCTV system installed at Siam Paragon shopping centre in Thailand

Siam Paragon, the eponymous shopping centre built by Siam Paragon Development Co. Ltd., opened its doors to the public in 2005. The complex was well received and has since enjoyed eight years of steady fanfare, enough time and growth to warrant a comprehensive CCTV system upgrade. Moving toward the Intelligence Overhauling the eight-year-old CCTV system involved a delicate process of replacing the original coaxial cable with a new UTP cable. Both systems had to be fully operational for the en...

Bosch FlexiDome IP and AutoDome Junior HD Cameras offer visual feedback for martial art centre

Dojang seeks visual feedback system for students Master Seung’s Taekwondo teaches the martial art to a wide range of students – from children under the age of seven to older students who participate in competitions, even partaking in the Junior World games. The dojang sought a way to better analyse the skills of students and to provide visual feedback that would help them understand and improve their performance. Problem: Dojang looks to enhance coaching tools Dojang coaches unde...

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