CCTV surveillance - Case studies

IndigoVision integrates access control at airport

IP Video security systems manufacturer IndigoVision has completed an integrated system at Doha International Airport (DIA) in Qatar consisting of over 600 cameras and 200 access control points.In addition to the GE Secure Perfect access control solution used at DIA, IndigoVision's IP-Video system provides interfaces to Cardax from Gallagher and Lenel's OnGuard systems, with Software House in development.  IndigoVision also freely supplies an Integration Kit to allow third party...

Cleveland Police ups the ante with unique lens from Pentax

Cleveland Police have been able to add a crucial rapid deployment surveillance tool to their armoury, thanks to the development of the world's most successful 12~660mm motorized zoom lens by Pentax.The Cleveland Force is responsible for the policing of the four districts of Hartlepool, Lanbaurgh, Middlesborough and Stockton - an area covering some 230 square miles.  The population of over 550,000 is split between high density urban areas and outlying small communities.An ambitious and compr...

Digital CCTV upgrade at ITN

The CCTV system at the ITN building in Gray's Inn Road, London has recently been upgraded to take advantage of the latest advances in digital recording.The home of ITV and Channel 4 news programmes previously had a CCTV system that used analogue video recorders to store images captured by the cameras located in and around the building.Quantum Security was commissioned to research and subsequently install a digital video recording system."Working in conjunction with our suppliers Videcon...

Urban video surveillance system of Kazan, Russia

Kazan, the capital of the republic of Tatarstan, Russia, is one of the largest economic, scientific and cultural centres in Russia, as well as the oldest city with over 1000 years of Russian Federation history. The challenge The evolution of modern Kazan requires a pleasant ambience to live in.  First of all, arrangements have to be made for public safety, law and order, prevention of criminal activities, vandalism and terrorism.  The integration of an urban video surveillance syste...

D-Tec video smoke detection delivers early warning for Sydney Harbour tunnel

D-Tec's advanced CCTV-based Video Smoke Detection (VSD) system is being used to provide a rapid response to potential fires in the AU$554 million Sydney Harbour Tunnel.  Retrofitted to 80 of the tunnel's CCTV cameras - 40 in each tube - VSD offers a vital early warning of incidents in the tunnel which carries nearly 90,000 vehicles a day. The key benefit of the VSD, now being applied in Sydney, is its ability to use image-processing technology and extensive detection and known false alarm a...

Finnish capital tackles crime and vandalism

Video surveillance helps Helsinki City Transport battle graffitiAn efficient, mixed mode public transportation network consisting of buses, subways and electric-powered streetcars eases traffic congestion, reduces air pollution and enhances the quality of life in Helsinki, the capital of Finland.To persuade people to leave their gas guzzling cars at home, Helsinki City Transport makes every effort to create an environment in which passengers feel safe and secure.  Known locally by its Finni...

IndigoVision's IP Video protects Doha International Airport during the 15th Asian Games

IndigoVision's complete IP Video solution is at the heart of a 600 camera CCTV surveillance system at the newly expanded Doha International Airport (DIA) in Qatar.As part of the preparations for DOHA 2006, the 15th Asian Games, DIA expanded its main passenger terminal; added new first and business class lounges and increased the capacity of its cargo facilities.  The existing analogue CCTV system was replaced with an IndigoVision IP Video solution following an in-depth evaluation of com...

TransLink invests in IndigoVision's IP Video Technology

IndigoVision has won a prestigious contract for TransLink in Vancouver, Canada to upgrade the 880 camera CCTV system on SkyTrain, the world's largest automated light rapid transit system.  SkyTrain transports 200,000 passengers a day along 49 km of elevated track through 33 stations located in and around Vancouver.IndigoVision's IP Video technology will be used to upgrade the existing analogue matrix/VCR CCTV system and provide a scalable solution that will meet SkyTrain's video...

Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines is reportedly one of the world's leading carriers with 16 million passengers per year flying its top-ranked gateway spanning five continents and 59 cities.  Widely known as a symbol of service excellence, Singapore Airlines is committed to providing customers with the best flying experience through an innovative product and service offering.First class security ...Safety and security is seen by Singapore Airlines as a top priority.  As a sign of this commitment and w...

IP video analytics ensures Airport safety

Schiphol, Amsterdam's International Airport, is using IndigoVision's advanced IP Video analytics to prevent accidental or malicious intrusion onto runway and hangar areas.  With over 20m passengers passing through the Netherlands' busiest airport each year, the airport operators were keen to deploy the latest technology to help improve the safety and security of aircraft movements. The analytics algorithms, which are part of IndigoVision's complete end-to-end IP Video soluti...