CCTV surveillance - Case studies

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...

CEM Kraft Complete Solution. Kraft Foods Egypt

Kraft Foods, is a global leader in branded foods and beverages, marketing many well known brands including cereals, snacks and beverages in more than 150 countries worldwide.  In April 2005, the company expanded its presence in the Egyptian market with the acquisition of local biscuit and snack-food maker “Family Nutrition”.  As part of this expansion Kraft invested resources in the Cairo factory including an upgrade in building security. As part of a complete security solu...

Jubilee line- watching over the tube

ADT has recently won a major contract to protect certain sections of the London Underground rail network, providing fire and security systems for the bustling transport network.The London Underground became the world’s first underground railway when it opened in London in 1863.  Today, the London Underground is one of the busiest underground rail networks in the world, with over 3 million passenger journeys a day, some 507 trains in operation across 13 separate lines, serving 275 stat...

Intruder detection system required by Dutch rail

Advanced Perimeter System Limited is often challenged to come up with a new security system or perimeter protection solution.  One such challenge we received was when our distributor in The Netherlands came to us with a problem that Dutch Rail were experiencing on a fleet of their maintenance vehicles carrying out repairs on the rail network. One of their wagons carried large drums of copper wire to be used for the overhead electrification wires.  Being pure copper wire, the drums were...

Rainbow on the Wards

Dome cameras, colour monitors and quad processors from Rainbow CCTV have recently been installed at a leading medical facility, the Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida.Health Central offers 171 beds, a 24-hour emergency room, special delivery maternity unit, paediatric unit and helipad.  Current expansion is adding an advanced cardiac care unit with 30 beds. The CCTV installation includes the QPCF quad processor.  These connect up to four cameras and one VCR, offering quad and sw...

Valdichiana Retail Outlet Village in Italy chooses JVC and Milestone Systems for IP network CCTV surveillance

Staff and shoppers can shop in safety and securityThe Valdichiana Outlet Village based near Florence in Foiano, Tuscany in Italy has invested in IP-based video solutions from JVC and Milestone Systems.  11 JVC VN-C655UB network IP PTZ dome cameras, 27 VN-C10U network IP static cameras with built-in web servers and Milestone XProtect software were installed by HESP Services in July 2005.  Smau-Gfi, a HP Partner, assisted HESP Services in the provision and installation of an optical fibr...

Ford dealership combats crime using CBC surveillance

A range of surveillance equipment has been supplied by leading specialist supplier CBC (Europe) to improve security for one of the largest Ford car dealerships in north-east England. In total, five sites, owned by the Patterson Motor Group, have benefited from this additional protection.The CCTV measures have been introduced to combat a number of different problems the company had experienced at the sites. These included break-ins, as well as thefts of vehicles at storage compounds and otherwise...

Arriva trains Wales selects ADPRO for rail transport security

One of UK’s largest Train Operators installs ADPRO Remote Video Monitoring solution to monitor 77 train stations across South Wales 24/7 from one central locationThe ChallengeArriva Trains Wales needed a remote CCTV solution to detect and deal with a range of issues, from thefts from car parks, vandalism and graffiti, staff or passenger assaults, and ticket avoidance.  “One of the problems we encounter is that no stations are identical yet many aspects look similar,” says...

School bus environments: Pacific Western transportation

OrganizationPacific Western Transportation ensures children within the Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, B.C. area travel to and from school safely.  With the experience of serving the school bus industry for the past years, they have been transporting children within the area for the past 4 years for School District #42.  With 33 employees in the Maple Ridge division, they maintain 25 school buses to serve the 21 routes — 15 regular routes and routes for special needs children.Chall...

March Networks railway system win boosts mobile surveillance strategy for Europe

Ottawa-based network management specialists and DVR manufacturers Mach Networks have been specified to provide mobile video surveillance systems for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in California. March Networks' reseller and channel partner Diversified Security Solutions Inc. secured the contract through its Viscom Division in a deal worth $1.5 million, that includes a three-year maintenance agreement.  The programme will see some 80 light rail vehicles (LRVs) equipped...

National Mini Storage - Protecting customers' property 24/7 with PowerFence™

National Mini Storage is the largest self storage company in New Zealand, with six self storage facilities, each with up to 1 kilometre of perimeter that needs security protection.  Since 1993, National Mini Storage has been a strong advocate of the PowerFence™ system to assure customers their property is safely protected. The concept of a self storage facility was relatively new to New Zealand when National Mini Storage opened their first site in Penrose in 1991.  The site desi...