Coastal surveillance - Case studies

RAD's ROSA technology selected by Auto Group to protect people and cars

Midway Car Rental, the privately-owned car rental company in Southern California, caters to both an exclusive and expansive clientele, including VIPs, high-end hotels, and replacement vendors like dealerships and body shops. The company currently owns and operates 15 locations and has aggressive plans for expansion, with 6 or 7 more sites planned for this calendar year. Challenges faced With a portfolio that includes Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and Jaguars, Midway can have up to a million dollars...

Auto group entrusts Robotic Assistance Devices ROSA to protect people, property and cars

Midway Car Rental, the privately-owned car rental company in Southern California, caters to both an exclusive and expansive clientele, including VIPs, high-end hotels, and replacement vendors like dealerships and body shops. The company currently owns and operates 15 locations and has aggressive plans for expansion, with 6 or 7 more sites planned for this calendar year. The challenge With a portfolio that includes Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and Jaguars, Midway can have up to a million dollars of...

ASSA ABLOY delivers flexible and futureproof access control at Hean Castle Estate

ASSA CLIQ® Remote has proven to be the perfect partner for the Hean Castle Estate in southwest Wales, delivering assured key control and much-needed flexibility when managing access control across the site. Covering over 1,200 acres, the Hean Castle Estate owns and manages a diverse portfolio of land and property around the village of Saundersfoot in Pembrokeshire. The Estate operates a range of different enterprises, including beef farming, forestry and biofuel production, two substantial...

Optilan to implement telecoms and CCTV services for Seagreen Wind Farm project

Optilan, the pioneering security and communications company for the energy, infrastructure, pipeline, and rail sectors, announces that it has been contracted to supply telecommunications and security services for the Seagreen Wind Farm project. Optilan will supply telecoms services, including the provision of integrated telecoms and CCTV solutions, for both the offshore and onshore elements of the wind farm project. The contract has been awarded by Linxon, the joint venture between ABB and SNC-...

Gallagher security equipment installed at Waihi Beach Lifeguard Services

Waihi Beach Lifeguard Services is a volunteer organisation that provides lifeguard services at Waihi Beach, New Zealand. Over 15,000 people pass through the clubrooms every year, and with theft becoming a problem the club knew it was time to step up its security. During the busy New Zealand summer season from mid-December to the end of January, regional lifeguards are at Waihi Beach every day to keep beachgoers safe and respond to emergencies. The club also has a 24-hour emergency call-out squa...

The City of Edinburgh Council appoints Global MSC Security to carry out major upgrade of their public space video surveillance system

Global MSC Security announced that it has been appointed by the City of Edinburgh Council to consult on a planned upgrade of its video surveillance system from analogue to IP, as Edinburgh progresses towards its vision to become one of the world smartest capital cities. Working with the Council, Global MSC Security will use its public sector expertise to oversee the preparation of a tender specification of a fully integrated public space surveillance operation.   Upgrading public rea...

Leonardo and BAE System awarded a contract to develop next generation radar for the Royal Air Force Typhoon

A £317m contract to develop the next generation of radar for the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoons will sustain hundreds of jobs and develop technologies for the UK’s Future Combat Air System. BAE Systems and Leonardo have been awarded a contract to develop the Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) European Common Radar System Mark 2 (ECRS Mk2) to a standard ready to be integrated on to RAF Typhoons. ECRS Mk2 multi-functional array It will sustain more than 600 hig...

Leonardo delivers counter-drone technology to the Royal Air Force to support the research and development programme SYNERGIA

Leonardo in the UK has delivered the first of four complete baseline counter-drone systems to the Royal Air Force in support of the next stage of its Counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) research and development programme. The ORCUS system is now playing a key role in a wide-ranging testing and evaluation campaign which will improve the Air Force’s understanding of how it can employ technology in response to the threat posed by hostile drones. The RAF will also maintain the ORCUS syste...

FLIR PT Series cameras used for video surveillance on the Spanish Galician coast to monitor illegal fishing

FLIR PT Series cameras were used in a surveillance project to detect and monitor illegal fishing and poaching activities along the Spanish Galician coast. The FLIR thermal imaging cameras combined with maritime video analytics from Gradiant were ideal for spotting illegal vessels on a 24/7 basis and at a long range. The vastness of the Galician coastline and the multitude of fishing and farming activities call for a more automated surveillance approach. Fishing, shellfish harvesting, and marine...

Traka secures a leisure travel company with its key management systems

Ensuring safety and security of all who work and experience award-winning cruise facilities, a leisure travel company has secured key management across its fleet with Traka. The integration sees Traka specialist key management systems integrated into a complete fleet, ensuring compliance to the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act 2010 (Kerry Bill) in allowing only authorised staff access to dedicated areas on a bespoke curfew management system. Bespoke key management The number of ocean cru...

The importance of customer service and modern security solutions in tackling disasters and time of tragedy

The saying goes that “business is business,” but many experienced executives in this industry have come to learn that a few ounces of compassion and understanding can sometimes be both necessary and appreciated. Operations don't always go as planned; we know that uncontrollable, tragic incidents may occur, and we want to be sure we're there for our customers and partners when they need it the most. This time of need often presents itself during a significant crisis, such as the one...