CCTV surveillance - Case studies

SCA Packaging, Aylesford

SCA Packaging is a leading provider in Europe of customer-specific packaging solutions with emphasis on state-of-the-art design and local service close to customer facilities.  SCA Aylesford is part of the Southern Region of SCA Packaging UK & Ireland and supplies industries such as consumer goods, produce, fmcg (fast moving consumer goods).  All products are produced from renewable and recyclable materials.  The Aylesford plant was opened in 1930 and the site also includes th...

ACTi helped University of Costa Rica solve the distance problem on CCTV surveillance

University of Costa Rica has four analogue speed domes on one of its buildings that is very far from the monitoring centre.  It would cost the school a significant sum of money to extend coaxial cables between these two locations.  Actual coaxial cabling work would also have taken a lot of time and caused considerable inconveniences to the people in the university.  Fortunately, ACTi's partner in Costa Rica, Sonivision S.A., successfully solved the university's headache by a...

Video capture in the Mall

Rainbow's portable DVRs with built-in high resolution digital camera are being used by one of the leading department stores in South America, the Mexican chain Liverpool.The versatility of the equipment, notably its provision of motion detection with adjustable detect sensitivity rate, makes it suited to this client's varied usage which includes deployment at shops and distribution centres. The unit offers a low-cost video capture facility and records images on a built-in 128 MB Flash memory whi...

The IKEA Pilot Store 'homes in' on loss prevention using Milestone IP video surveillance integrated with retail transaction data

The IKEA Pilot Store in Delft, The Netherlands, has upgraded their analog security approach to modern digital surveillance using networked technology.  Milestone XProtect software integrates IP video images with transaction data from their Navision Microsoft Business Solution to give effective monitoring and analysis of their retail activities, resulting in better security, improved service levels, and reduction of shrinkage.The IKEA Pilot Store has increased the capabilities of its general...

TransVu earns top marks for Florida school bus surveillance

The ruggedised TransVu mobile digital CCTV recorder from AD Group - the parent company of Dedicated Micros - is playing an invaluable role ensuring the safety and security of the students who travel daily on 100 school buses serving the public schools system in Tallahassee, Florida, with a further 100 planned as part of an ongoing program by integrator North American Video.TransVu - which recently received the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category (Britain's most prestigious bu...

Siemens Building Technologies Security Products gets to the Heart of Radio Security

BackgroundHeart FM is one of the Midlands' most popular commercial radio stations.  From its studios in a courtyard just off Birmingham's busy Broad Street, it serves a weekly audience of some 778,000 listeners across Warwickshire and the West Midlands, with a core target audience of 25 - 44 year olds.Like all media outlets, it needs to have tight security - especially due to its central location, which offers an open face to the public.  This makes strictly controlling access to all,...

Modern port and harbour security

Efficient Pedestrian And Vehicle Access Control Certified According to ISPSThe port installation at Lübecker Hafen-Gesellschaft (LHG) received International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS-Code) certification on July 1, 2004.  This code encompasses a wide variety of internationally binding measures designed to improve port safety. Similar to airports, for example, the approximately 600,000 ship passengers passing through Lübeck are required to go through a security gate...

Modern hospital management

In Good Hands Nobody really likes to be in hospital. But knowing that you're in good hands makes everything a little bit easier.  The patients at the Maria Hilf Clinics in Mönchengladbach can be sure of that.  After all, each hospital that the clinic operates, Maria Hilf, St. Franziskus and Kamillianer, has a very thorough approach patient care. The Whole Person "We aim to provide each and every patient with the most modern medical treatment available," said Stefan Bahun...

Efficient airport security at Coventry, UK

Ideal centreKöln/Bonn are just GBP 15.99 (less than 25 €) away.  To visit the leaning tower of Pisa or the Rialto bridge in Venice will also cost the same.  As the first low-cost airport in the UK, Coventry Airport is offering flights to many distances for low cost.  Since 31st March 2004, the TUI subsidiary Thomson-fly.com is utilizing the Coventry Airport located in the heart of the English midlands as the ideal centre for low-cost flights to 17 European cities. &...