CCTV surveillance - Case studies

Gallagher Security’s monitored pulse fencing safeguards Shropshire coach company

A Shropshire coach company has beaten the fuel thieves who threatened to wreck their business after 100 years of operation by the same family. AT Brown (Coaches) Ltd of Telford installed monitored pulse fencing (MPF) to prevent break-ins, where burglars were syphoning off diesel from coaches. SPG Security Systems UK Ltd from Crewe installed an MPF from manufacturer Gallagher Security, which has literally stopped the criminals in their tracks. AT Brown was started by Alf Brown in 1916 and is now...

Milestone provides XProtect Video Management Software for Carrasco lakeside community

To improve safety and instil a tranquil environment for citizens of Lagos de Carrasco (Carrasco Lakes), this residential community in Uruguay invested in a new monitoring system based on video management software from Milestone Systems. Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS), is helping the lakeside community of Carrasco Lakes in Uruguay to benefit from better security control. Previous multiple standalone systems were not efficient enough. The new networked solution...

Siklu’s wireless radios and network links for IP CCTV surveillance system safeguard City of Lincoln

Siklu Inc., a global supplier of mmWave solutions, has announced that its wireless radios have been deployed in the City of Lincoln, United Kingdom. These systems provide 14 high capacity wireless data links in support of a modern IP networked CCTV system, primarily to provide surveillance for the city and public spaces.  The new wireless network is part of the Vision 2020 project announced last year. Vision 2020 is a three-year plan to build a smart city improving the city’s infrast...

Zaun’s demountable fencing secures EDF Energy’s underground gas chambers

Perimeter systems manufacturer Zaun Limited has supplied more than 500 metres of 2.4m-high Duo8 steel mesh fencing panels to the energy giant, EDF Energy. The demountable fencing to secure huge underground gas storage chambers has been created for one of EDF Energy’s facility site in Cheshire.  Each panel incorporates a 600mm crank above and sits on fencing posts slotted into sockets, allowing the fence line to be demountable. The site near Crewe incorporates 11 huge gas storage cham...

Amthal's fire and security solutions safeguard Alfresco Living

Amthal has worked closely with Alfresco Living to design and install fire and security solutions for its chic new showroom and present ultimate protection for staff, visitors and premium products in storage. Hertfordshire-based Alfresco Living specialises in the supply and installation of superior outdoor products for homeowners to maximise usage of their garden, terrace or patio space.  Making a significant investment in a new showroom, Alfresco Living decided upon Amthal as its fire and...

Bosch's rugged surveillance cameras and VMS secure Finland’s icebreaker ship, Polaris

Finland’s foreign trade depends on shipping lanes and seaports that are ice-free, so the country operates the world's second-largest fleet of icebreakers. One of the latest ships, called Polaris, is equipped with Bosch video cameras and a Bosch Video Management System (BVMS) that ensure safe operations in some of the roughest cold weather that the planet has to offer. Polaris departs for the Bay of Bothnia – between Finland and Sweden – around the end of each year and stays th...

Siemens provides safe cycle parking facilities for Dutch railway

Siemens is working with NS Stations, the operator of railway stations in the Netherlands, to improve cycle parking at 47 Dutch railway stations by implementing a user-friendly and secure self-service cycle parking solution. The unmanned bike parking facilities will be available for parking privately owned as well as rental bikes. In addition to modernising and equipping the parking stations, Siemens will provide 24/7 system monitoring to ensure system availability as well as predictive maintena...

Hikvision secures SGMW Motors’ vehicle manufacturing plants in Indonesia

Specified to provide a comprehensive security, health & safety and production management tool, SAIC General Motors Wuling (SGMW), is now operating a Hikvision-based HD surveillance system at one of the world’s newest vehicle manufacturing plants. Established in 2002 by a joint venture and investment between SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd, General Motors and Guangxi Motor Corporation, today, SGMW is an annual producer of 1 million commercial vehicles and passenger cars, including MPVs.&nbs...

Hikvision’s networked and multi-site IP surveillance solution secures Orange Cameroon

To protect its assets and infrastructure, Orange Group, telecommunications companies in Cameroon, has specified and deployed iVMS software, NVRs, decoders and IP cameras from Hikvision, a global supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions. Consolidating its leading position in the 23 million population central African country, Orange Cameroon is progressively substituting voice and SMS applications by data communications and value-added services, expanding its 3G and 4G cov...

Vicon Industries provides video surveillance to Jasper Highlands residential community

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, announced that Meyers Security Services of Chattanooga, TN, has completed the next phase of a video surveillance installation encompassing the Jasper Highlands luxury residential development located 30 miles west of Chattanooga. Valerus VMS for residential security The project brings together Vicon high-resolution cameras located at several locations within the gated co...

IDIS upgrades surveillance system at Plopsaland De Panne with advanced CCTV technology

Plopsaland De Panne is a flagship visitor attraction, the first of six spectacular theme parks now operated by the Plopsa Group in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. These popular parks are based on the TV characters of Studio 100, with each character having its own themed area featuring attractions, music and decorations to match. Against a background of heightened terrorist risk affecting all public spaces the management board of Plopsaland De Panne wanted to ensure that visitors and staff...