Crime prevention - Case studies

Hikvision collaborates with TAS Electronics to install video surveillance system for UPD's armoured truck

Hikvision USA Inc., a global provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and other emerging technologies, along with video surveillance products and solutions, worked with Hikvision integrator TAS Electronics in New York to furnish a full-scale surveillance system for 'The Armadillo', a repurposed armored truck the Utica Police Department (UPD) uses to deter crime in the community. “When the decision was made to upgrade the Armadillo, the immediate concern was the came...

Hikvision's remote surveillance monitoring solution safeguards South Africa’s electrical subsations

Hikvision, a global manufacturer and supplier of video surveillance equipment, is helping to ensure a safe and reliable electricity supply across South Africa, with the deployment of a massive remote surveillance monitoring solution, covering thousands of electricity substations and power transmission lines. Operated by the largest electricity power distributor in South Africa, Eskom, a network of more than 400,000 kilometers of overhead power lines and several thousand electricity substations,...

Videalert enhances traffic management with CCTV solutions for London Borough of Newham

The London Borough of Newham has installed a CCTV-based system from Videalert to provide unattended enforcement of bus lanes and moving traffic contraventions with a special focus on box junctions. The contract was awarded to OpenView Security Solutions, a leading provider of CCTV systems to local authorities, under the ELS framework agreement, which is available to all London boroughs. “An important factor in the decision-making process was to ensure that the chosen solution was open-sta...

J&S Franklin's vehicle security barriers ensure effective crime prevention

In January 2018, the Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio and the City’s Security Infrastructure Working Group announced plans to bring permanent perimeter barriers, or bollards, to high-profile sites and to create a process to streamline their design and construction. With funds exceeding $14 million for permanent bollards in Times Square and more than $50 million to commence the broader rollout of new protective measures in phases. Mayor de Blasio said, “In 2017, New Yorkers witnesse...

Avigilon surveillance system safeguards Slovakia’s Slovnaft Aréna hockey rink

Slovnaft Aréna, Slovakia’s oldest hockey rink, is home to the leading Slovak ice hockey team, HC Slovan. Located in the capital city of Bratislava, Slovnaft Aréna recently underwent an extensive renovation in preparation for the 2011 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship, extending its seating capacity to 10,000 spectators, and adding a new training hall, along with a 760-car underground parking garage. As sports and entertainment events around the gl...

PSSC Labs collaborates with CyberSecurity Malaysia to protect cyber-forensic data

PSSC Labs, a developer of custom high-performance computing and Big Data computing solutions, has announced that it was selected by CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) to help facilitate, manage, securely store and access massive amounts of cyber forensic data by building a custom turn-key cluster server. CyberSecurity Malaysia is the national cybersecurity specialist agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI). The role of CSM is to provide specialised cybersecurity servic...

Avigilon High-Definition Surveillance System enhances security for Chatham-Kent Police Service

Covering a 2,400 square kilometre area with 110,000 residents, the Chatham-Kent Police Service (CKPS) is dedicated to making its community the safest in Ontario, Canada. With a force of 171 officers and 70 civilian employees, the CKPS has been adopting new technologies to better protect the public and ultimately, prevent crime in its community. Consequently, the CKPS has deployed the Avigilon High Definition (HD) Surveillance System at its headquarters to boost security onsite and deliver detail...

Avigilon HD Surveillance System safeguards patients and staff at Atlanta’s Southside Medical Center

Since 1967, Southside Medical Center has been providing affordable healthcare and related services to the insured, underinsured, and uninsured in downtown Atlanta. As one of the oldest and largest community health centres in Georgia, Southside Medical Center has continued to advance healthcare in the area by becoming the first Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) of Excellence to offer additional services beyond primary care. “We are in a new era and are moving forward with plans to ha...

IDIS’ SB-507 compliant video surveillance system protects students and staff at Edna ISD

Following several high-profile incidents alleging abuse of special needs students (including some non-communicative students), and the activism of a number of parent groups in the state of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott signed Texas Senate Bill 507, requiring districts to install audio and video surveillance equipment into select special education classrooms when requested. The law requires the installation of cameras and recorders in classrooms meeting certain criteria—if and when a parent,...

IDIS’ surveillance system secures London’s Bow Quarter residential estate

One of the UK’s most exclusive residential developments, the Bow Quarter is a gated community with 19 townhouses and 714 apartments spread across seven separate buildings. Many of the historic, Grade II listed buildings were part of the famous Bryant & May match factory, which was transformed in one of East London’s first major urban renewal projects in the late 1980s. Set in seven acres, the site offers upscale city living within one of London‘s largest communal gardens....