CCTV surveillance - Case studies

Rainbow in store with Asda

Vari-focal dome cameras from Rainbow have been installed at an Asda store in Dagenham, north-east London, as part of a pilot programme.The lenses have a focal length of 3.3-12mm.  This is an unusual range for a dome camera unit and the versatility allows installers to adjust the field of view in order to accommodate end-users who may have varying ceiling heights within the same property.  The unit frees installers from the constraints imposed by fixed lens domes.The Rainbow cameras are...

Siemens secures the Quay

A major upgrade to security and public information systems, provided by Siemens Business Technologies, is helping Exchange Quay in one of Salford's premier business districts to retain and enhance the enviable reputation which has allowed it to attract a host of blue-chip tenants.Originally built in 1989 using futuristic building designs and strategically located at the entrance to the Salford Quays business area, the 12-acre Exchange Quay site has, since its opening, made effective use of CCTV...

Networked Neighbourhood Watch: Axis video servers enable Shoreditch community TV

Axis Communications were selected as part of an innovative home digital television service Video servers from the global leader in network video Axis Communications were selected as part of an innovative home digital television service called Digital Bridge, which was officially launched in Shoreditch this week. Video streams gathered from analogue-based Pan Tilt Zoom dome cameras are being routed into Axis 241S Video Servers by leading Axis solution partner CNL (Compute...

Sports venue hits "Home Run" with updated video system from Vicon

Detroit stadium used the latest video technology from Vicon Industries to make sure this year's All-Star Game went off without a hitch.At this year's All-Star Game, held in Detroit, security ran exceptionally smooth, thanks in part to updated video equipment from Vicon Industries Inc.Comerica Park security is handled through Detroit Tigers, Inc (DTI), a division of Ilitch Holdings Inc. (IHI), the company that manages several sports team's venues, as well as some theatres and a food distribution...

IQinVision and Temple

Founded in 1884, Temple University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has over 34,000 students and 5,500 staff spread over five US campuses and several overseas locations.  The main campus sits on 114 acres located in the centre of the city, making for a highly urban university setting-interesting and exciting on the one hand, but one that poses security challenges and issues of student and staff safety on the other.  The ChallengeThe Philadelphia main campus has more than 150 build...

Improving security across an expanding site

Treviglas Community College - in briefTreviglas Community College is a purpose-built 11-18 compre­hensive college situated on the outskirts of Newquay in Cornwall, England, and serving more than 1,200 pupils from local villages and towns within a 15-mile radius.  The college employs a total of 128 people including teachers, administrative and auxiliary staff. Treviglas – The growth story Opened in the early 1960s, Treviglas Community College has enjoyed continual expansion over th...

Dedicated Micros helps school security

The ChallengeAs parents become increasingly concerned about the safety of their children, schools are turning to the latest in CCTV technology to help provide a watchful eye.  When Burnage High School in Manchester was looking to upgrade its CCTV installation to a modern digital system, they consulted experts Security Management Plus for advice. Steve Clews at Security Management Plus said: "We've been involved in security in the education sector for nearly ten years and in that time w...

Mount enterprises, Texas, chose Digital Sprite 2 DVMRs

The Customer's ChallengeMount Enterprise, Texas, population 586, is situated at the crossroads of Highways 84 and 259.  Traffic is light, children can walk safely around town, and life is good amongst the old oaks and pines that provide shade from the Southern heat. But even in a quiet town, crime occasionally happens. On a Friday morning, a masked man walked into Citizens National Bank (CNB) in Mount Enterprise, pulled out a gun and held up a teller at point blank.  Moments later...

Luxury hotel gets Five-Star security equipment from Siemens Building Technologies Security Products

Siemens Building Technologies Security Products are specially designed to integrate easily with your existing equipment and databases - and once installed they can readily form the basis on which to build for the futureAbout the Celtic Manor Resort Set outside Newport, in 1,400 acres of parkland, The Celtic Manor Resort is a world-class five-star hotel and one of Europe’s leading convention resorts.  As well as the 400-room, 32 suite, luxury hotel, the resort boasts a 1,500 deleg...

Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University is a land grant, sea-grant and space-grant institution located at college Station, Texas.  The university's enrolment numbers approximately 44,000 students studying for degrees in 10 academic colleges.  The school has a 5,200-acre campus among the largest in he nation with more than 100 buildings, a 324-acre research park and a campus value exceeding $1 billion. The Challenge For any university creating a safe environment, around the clock, for student...

PowerFence™ perimeter fences that have no false alarms, deter attack and are always armed are vital in the corrections industry.

Gallagher PowerFence™ systems provide a complete deter and detect solution 24 hours a day, seven days a week.The fence secures a remote section of the perimeter that is not so easily seen from the guard towers.Perimeter Solutions for CorrectionsCorrectional Institutes are challenged to protect the public, protect their staff, and ensure a safe, secure and humane environment for offenders.  Gallagher PowerFence™ systems provide the perimeter solution to meet these requirements wi...