CCTV surveillance - Case studies

Tough Environments: Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.

Organization  Archipelago Marine Research Ltd is a world leader in the field of fisheries monitoring and marine environmental assessment. Based in Victoria, British Columbia, Archipelago has been providing marine biological services since 1978. The firm is responsible for monitoring analysis of several commercial fisheries, providing over 10,000 days of at-sea observing per annum. Successfully managed commercial fisheries must ensure that harvesting practices fit within long-term resource c...

Paxton Access Net2 - the right system for South Fens Business Centre

The South Fens Business Centre is a new facility.  Purpose built with a funding package of 3 million pounds.  The building is attractive with aluminium framed windows and wood cladding to part of the structure.  It sits nicely in the surrounding countryside.  Situated close to Cambridge next to the A142 Chatteris bypass, the business centre provides economically priced office space for firms keen to be near Cambridge.  It is also hoped it will attract new business and em...

Envisage Technology, UK

RequirementProvide high bandwidth, high throughput wireless solution to fully exploit the power and features of their 21-mega pixel security cameras.SolutionUtilised the Wavesight’s high performance WaveMAX wireless bridges to deliver an industry leading surveillance solution.  Envisage Technology Ltd is a high-end CCTV distributor for the UK and Europe, with an emphasis on original products that fill niches conventional CCTV cannot do justice to.  Envisage Technology have earned...

Kirklees Council invests in tower of security strength

The ChallengeKirklees Council in Yorkshire has invested in a major new security and access control system for tower block tenants in Huddersfield. The SolutionCombining traditional analogue matrix technology with the latest digital capability, the new system has been designed to offer residents of two 16-storey tower blocks, Holme Park and Bishops Court in Kirklees, near Huddersfield, secure access to their homes.The concierge system comprises a 256-way FBM analogue matrix, 14 BX2 digital video...

Secured by the Omnicast Advantage

Uncompromising SecurityPrison systems must ensure the security of staff and the prevention of inmate escape. Considering that penitentiary institutions have a large ratio of prisoners to staff members this can be a daunting challenge.  Solutions must be intelligent and advanced to handle breaches in security while covering many different locations at one time.  Due to strained governmental resources, the system must also be cost-effective.  To meet these security requirements, sev...

CEM helps secure Port of Cork

AC2000 SE provides advanced security to Irish PortCEM Systems has supplied its AC2000 SE integrated security management system for installation at Port of Cork, Ireland.  The contract was awarded by ADT Fire & Security and will be supported by an advanced CCTV system and intercom network, part of a major contract ADT has signed with the Port of Cork to provide an advanced integrated security system.The AC2000 SE (Standard Edition) system has been safeguarding many high security faciliti...

Understanding our customers’ business imperatives and what makes them tick enables Siemens to offer complete, one-stop solutions that draw upon the expertise of all our groups.

By adding value in this way, we are able to develop genuine, long-term partnerships of mutual bene?t.By coincidence, Centrica and Siemens both launched strategic relationship initiatives 18 months ago, focusing respectively on key suppliers and customers.“Having a strategic relationship with a supplier strengthens communication across both companies,” explains Sarah Clarkson, one of Centrica’s Strategic Supplier Managers, “especially when you have, as we do, executive spo...

The Home Depot

The Home Depot builds a strategic advantage with actionable intelligence from Verint Video Solutions Every week, more than 22 million customers visit The Home Depot.  The world's largest home improvement retailer operates more than 1600 stores across North America, with 2002 sales topping $58 billion.  And with a new store opening its doors every 43 hours, The Home Depot is also the country's fastest growing retailer, evidence of its success in offering "the ultimate home improvem...

Contactless Smart Card technology delivers easy-to-use, one-card solution for integrated student access and security

Founded in 1926, Mercyhurst College, named one of the “Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, is a leading liberal arts college.  Located in Erie, Pennsylvania, Mercyhurst’s 75-acre main campus has 50 buildings and supports over 3,500 students, faculty and staff.  In 1991, the college purchased a 100-year-old seminary for a second campus called Mercyhurst North East. At that site, nestled in the bluffs just west of the New York state...

Retail Environments: O'Bresky Enterprises, Ltd.

OrganizationO'Bresky Enterprises has been Subway franchisee within the Minneapolis -St.Paul area for the past 13 years and currently owns and operates 16 locations.ChallengeO'Bresky Enterprises installed CCTV systems about 10 years ago but of the recorders were analog VCRs.  Tired of having to deal with high maintenance tape management unreliable picture quality, President Dan O'Bresky began his extensive research on digital recorders.   "The great thing about digital re...

Tough Environments: Grouse Mountain

Meeting the customer's needs Grouse Mountain required a CCTV system to monitor four orphaned grizzly bears inside their dens during the hibernation period. The video data,to be used for understanding the behavior and habits of grizzly bears during winter, then needed to be stored for future evaluation.Factors that had to be taken consideration for the den itself:1) It is a confined area with no illumination and high humidity.2) There are minimal opportunities (if any) to gain access inside the d...

Shop 'til you drop - in safety

The ChallengeWhen a major UK Shopping Centre was looking to overhaul its security system, installers KCR recommended the Digital Sprite from Dedicated Micros.  The Belfry Shopping Centre in Redhill, Surrey, is a massive complex that includes 50 shops and restaurants and welcomes around 25,000 shoppers a day.  As with most multi-store complexes, the Belfry is open for longer hours than most high street stores - until 8.00 pm some evenings.  The existing VCR-based system could no lo...