Audio surveillance - Case studies

Sepura and GEG support COVID-19 emergency hospital in Italy with critical communications solution

Sepura’s Italian partner GEG has donated vital critical communications equipment to an emergency hospital in Italy, to aid the country’s medical support during the COVID-19 outbreak. COVID-19 health facility The rapidly deployed Fiera di Bergamo hospital is situated in an event venue in Bergamo, the worst affected region in Italy and is managed by staff from a nearby permanent hospital. The facility was constructed in just a week, supported by private and corporate donations and vo...

United Kingdom Supreme Court gets equipped with Panasonic PTZ cameras for transparency and live streaming

The Supreme Court is the highest and final court of appeal for all United Kingdom civil cases, and criminal cases from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Formed in October 2009, it replaced the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords as the highest court in the UK. At the time of writing, it has heard over 835 appeals and hears cases of the greatest public or constitutional importance. The building is located on Parliament Square, just opposite Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The judg...

Sepura provides Highways England with SC20 TETRA Terminals to enhance traffic monitoring solutions

Highways England is the government company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England’s motorways and major A roads. In total they manage over 4,300 miles of road, carrying a third of all traffic by mileage and two thirds of all heavy goods traffic. Traffic Officers have a responsibility to help the company keep major roads free-flowing, safe and serviceable. Their ability to communicate with other patrols and back to one of the seven control rooms, using the UK’s nat...

Ultimate Visual Solutions video walls completes 25,000 hours of continuous operation at Bristol’s control centre

Video walls installed in Bristol City Council’s “world class” security operations centre by visual display experts Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) have completed 25,000 hours of continuous operation. The three video walls are each made up of 55-inch 24/7 grade LCD displays with narrow bezels and are part of a multi-purpose centre which brings together some of the city’s critical support services and acts as a control centre in the event of a major emergency. The Operati...

Forward Securities installs Hikvision Passive Infrared Cameras to secure construction site

For one installer, Hikvision’s range of Turbo HD PIR-equipped cameras has had a dramatic impact on his business, allowing him to more efficiently monitor and secure construction sites and other valuable locations during vulnerable out of hours periods. Paul Hookings, Managing Director of Hampshire-based security installation firm Forward Securities, had a problem. His company had built a solid reputation for, amongst a variety of other services, securing building sites, notably the importa...

Swedish Radio Supply signs agreement with Region Värmland for continued supply of Sepura radios

Sepura partner, Swedish Radio Supply is proud to announce that they have once again secured the trust of Region Värmland, signing an agreement to provide them with the latest products in radio communication and applications for their businesses. Through the new agreement, Swedish Radio Supply will deliver Sepura SC21 hand-portable radios and Sepura SRG3900 mobile radios for use in vehicles, as well as, a range of applications which will be delivered after the summer in around September 2019...

Safer Scotland enhances security at a West Lothian site with canine capability to deter intruders

He is man’s best friend, but the bad guys’ worst enemy. That is why technology-based security specialist Safer Scotland backed up its state-of-the-art crime prevention precautions at a troublesome site in West Lothian recently with a canine capability which has sent the local predators packing. The Paisley-based company brought in what Safer Scotland Director Ryan Clark said is the ‘last line of defence’ – a trained dog handler and his German Shepherd companion &nd...

Sepura TETRA Terminals and radios provide clear communications in Sweden and Norway’s Ski Resorts

TETRA has been widely adopted by several commercial and utility companies across Europe and further afield, including in countries and regions famed for their arctic weather conditions and long harsh winters. With operational temperatures dropping to between -20°C and -30°C in many of the operational environments, Sepura’s rugged TETRA terminals can cope with the challenge of snow, ice, water and freezing temperatures. In particular, Sepura’s SC20 and STP9000 hand-portable t...

Sepura SC21s portable TETRA radios deployed by Sweden’s Kungsbacka Municipality Ambulance Service

Kungsbacka, south of Gothenburg, is home to one of Halland County’s ambulance stations. The Ambulance Service in Halland County, United Kingdom has been using the Swedish Rakel TETRA network since 2009, and has recently implemented Sepura SC21 hand-portable radios to their fleet. Sepura SC21 TETRA radios A total of one hundred TETRA terminals are used across the station. Having already used Sepura’s STP9000 hand-portables the station has recently added the latest SC21 TETRA hand-po...

Videx Security provides GSM access control system to NiskhamSWAT charity

NiskhamSWAT, a charity that provides hot meals and everyday essentials to homeless people in the UK, has partnered with Videx Security, to overcome their access control and entry challenges. The charity, which was established in 2009 in West London, now serves disadvantaged communities in Oxford, Reading, Milton Keynes, Birmingham, Slough, Windsor and Lancashire as well as London. It’s run by volunteers and the charity currently has 1,300 volunteers across the country, serving those who n...

Bosch safeguards Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council with its DICENTIS conference system

Located in the South East of England, Basingstoke and Deane is a local government district and borough in the county of Hampshire. With Basingstoke as its largest town, the area is known for family-friendly living and is home to over 175,000 people. Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council consists of 60 elected members who discuss local politics, municipal budgets and taxes at regular meetings. For full transparency with the members of their constituency, the council streams live video of all its...

Fermax secures Evelina Children’s Hospital with its DUOX system with VEO video monitors

Evelina has had many different brands of door entry system, as is often the case with NHS Hospitals spread across the UK. Managers at Evelina wished to have a standardised system across the wards in order to improve operating efficiency and reduce maintenance costs. Upgrades needed to be quick problem free and cost-effective. Each independent ward utilises a self-contained door entry system to control security critical access to their busy nursing area. The Maternity Ward provides a good exampl...