CCTV surveillance - Case studies

Power station gains from CBC’s adaptable CCTV lighting

New adaptable infra-red illuminators supplied by CBC (Europe) have been installed at Eggborough Power Station to improve the night time surveillance of security camera images monitoring the British Energy-operated, 2GW coal-fired power station located near Selby, North Yorkshire.The IR/500 series long-range infra-red LED illuminators supplied support 13 pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) CCTV cameras.  These cameras survey various access gates around the site perimeter as well as various entry points and...

Cutting-edge security at an historic port

The BackgroundThe Port of Cork is one of Ireland's largest and most economically important ports.  Over 3,000 ships and 10 million tonnes of cargo pass though the Port of Cork each year, making it one of the busiest ports in Ireland.  The value of goods received and dispatched from the port is in excess of €35 billion annually.  With 99 per cent of trade by volume moving through the country's ports each year, the efficient and effective operation of facilities is esse...

IndigoVision IP video system deployed at Munich Airport

IndigoVision's advanced IP Video system has been installed at Munich Airport as part of recent security enhancements.  Munich is one of Europe's fastest growing airports with nearly 30m passengers expected through its two terminals in 2006.In accordance with new EU regulations requiring that all airport employees undergo the same security checks as passengers when entering the secure airside area, Munich Airport undertook a security reconfiguration of its staff access poin...

IndigoVision monitors network of hydroelectric power plants

IndigoVision's IP Video technology is providing remote monitoring for Verbund Group hydroelectric power plants along the River Danube in Austria.  Verbund is the largest power generation company in Austria and derives over 90% of its generating capacity from renewable hydropower.  Previously all power plants and facilities were monitored by local analogue CCTV systems with continuously manned control rooms.  Within 5-6 years Verbund plans to convert all 88 hydroelectric power...

Siemens Building Technologies Security Products helps to keep a caring eye on ambulance crews

If you're the subject of a 999 emergency call to the ambulance service in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk or Suffolk you can expect one of 100-plus frontline vehicles operated by the East Anglian Ambulance NHS Trust (EAAT) to come to your aid in double-quick time.  But the Trust also has a duty of care to its staff.  Around the clock, 24/7, staff at the Trust's new Norwich control centre respond to thousands of 999 and other calls.  Not before time, a new CCTV system now allows their move...

Seaport embraces IP Video for site-wide CCTV surveillance

The Port of Turku, Finland's second largest seaport, has invested in IndigoVision's complete end-to-end IP Video solution to provide an innovative approach to site surveillance.  More than four million tonnes of cargo and over four million passengers pass through the port every year and safety and security are paramount to the port's operation. The CCTV system includes numerous dome cameras, providing high-quality digital images via a wireless WiMAX LAN, which spans an area arou...

DFDS Transport safeguards customer goods with Milestone IP video surveillance

"All customers - and ourselves as well - have been screaming for a user interface where you can integrate all your security elements so you have an overview of all your buildings at once.  Milestone is the solution!" - Christian Larsen, Technical Director at installation partner Plahn Systems. ChallengesThe DFDS headquarters cover 150,000 square meters in a suburb of Copenhagen where 11-12,000 shipments occur daily.  Customers demand the highest security for their goods, but...

Radiohead revolutionise live performances with CCTV technology

The Background Radiohead, an internationally recognised 5-piece rock band, have a reputation for innovative, creative music, selling millions of records worldwide.  Each new Radiohead album outlines a new direction, always achieving critically acclaimed success for the band.Radiohead are currently playing a number of European Festival dates before headlining the V Festival in Chelmsford and Stafford in August.  The tour will enable Radiohead to debut new material that the band has been...

Paxton's Net2 - ideal choice for Cega Group

Cega was founded in 1973 when two brothers, Graham and Clive Ponsford set up an aviation company at Shoreham Airport.  Operations soon moved to Goodwood, Chichester to meet a growing demand for repatriation of sick and injured holidaymakers.  By 1982 the founders decided to make Cega a dedicated air ambulance service, employing its own flight and medical crews.  Cega Group is in the top league of medical assistance companies globally, with a client list, which includes premier hou...