Prison security - Case studies

Mexican prison deploys IP cameras on existing coax infrastructure using Ethernet over coax switch

A Mexican correctional facility was relying on an outdated analog surveillance system that could no longer meet the growing demands of the prison.  The organisation responsible for managing the prison decided it was time for an upgrade and wanted to modernize the facility with a new IP security solution.  The customer was interested in deploying IP cameras due to their enhanced video quality, better analytic capabilities, and overall improvement of security for staff, inmates, and th...

ClanTect and ePm sign agreement to offer next-gen systems for the detection of humans in vehicles in the UAE

ClanTect and ePm have signed a partnership agreement for the sale and servicing of ClanTect’s next generation Motion Detection systems (also referred to as ‘heartbeat’ detection systems) for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Detecting humans in vehicles ClanTect’s systems are used to detect the hidden presence of people inside vehicles and are deployed within a wide range of organisations in the Border Security, Prisons and Critical Infrastructure markets.  Customer...

ODSecurity provides Soter RS 250 full-body scanner to enhance prison security at Rancagua Penitentiary Complex

The Chilean Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Hernán Larraín, recently inaugurated the new Soter RS 250A Body Scanner at the Rancagua Penitentiary Complex in Chile, which will raise the security standards of the prison facility. The Soter RS ​​250 is a Full-Body Scanner, that uses X-ray technology to allow the rapid detection of prohibited items that could be smuggled into the prison. To facilitate inspection the scanned image can be managed through various effects and filters...

UVeye provides Helios UVSS camera system to enhance under-vehicle inspection in prisons

In 2017 alone, 71 prison staff were found to be smuggling contraband into detention facilities in the UK alone. This is a known issue for security officers in prisons around the world, and that is why a major prison in Australia approached UVeye in 2019 about installing intelligent vehicle scanning devices. During 2019 In England and Wales drugs were found 13,119 times in prisons, more than 35 incidents per day, on average. The number of incidents has tripled since 2014, after years of relative...

icetana announces its first purchase orders to supply video analytics solution to two US correctional facilities

icetana, globally renowned Australia-based intelligent video surveillance solutions company, is pleased to announce its first purchase orders for the US correctional services market, after two new 5-year client orders were confirmed with hardware systems vendor, Rasilient Systems, Inc. The order includes supplying icetana’s video analytics solution to two US correctional facilities (prisons). Video analytics solution The orders are significant as they represent icetana’s first US p...

Salient Systems puts the spotlight on the importance of video surveillance to prison security

For most people, prison ranks high on the list of places to avoid. Yet, take no pride: U.S. prisons are filled to capacity with individuals who have committed some type of crime that warrants incarceration. Prison Policy Initiative In 2018, according to data from the Prison Policy Initiative, there were 1.3 million U.S. adults in prison and 615,000 incarcerated in jails for crimes ranging from murder, manslaughter, illegal drug possession, burglary, theft, driving under the influence, property...

Gallagher partners with SAS to install perimeter security solution at Indiana Department of Correction

Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) is a state-wide organisation, comprised of 21 adult facilities housing over 28,000 inmates. Safety of both inmates and the public is a top priority for IDOC and forms part of the organisation’s mission and vision. The inefficiency and increased cost associated with managing multiple security technologies and systems led to IDOC’s Director of Construction Services Kevin Orme to seek a solution that not only increased efficiency and reliability...

Perimeter Security Centre of Excellence (PSCoE) enhances perimeter protection at Les Nicolles Prison

Prison drone pioneers introduce Government to perimeter savings. The integrated security team behind a British prison’s pioneering war against drones is to share its innovative and cost-saving approach with the UK Government. Les Nicolles Prison on Guernsey became the first in the world to use a new system designed to stop drones smuggling drugs, weapons and other contraband over perimeter walls. A group of four collaborating British companies styling itself as The Perimeter Security Cent...

Synectics’ Synergy 3 surveillance solution protects inmates and staff at a European Category A prison

An integrated surveillance and security management solution, developed and deployed by Synectics, is helping to improve staff and inmate safety at a major European Category A prison. The vast site, which houses over 750 inmates, comprises multiple buildings, including cell blocks, visiting zones, gym and exercise areas, and special focus zones, all of which are monitored by over 2000 cameras. A command and control solution was required that would allow operators to monitor and manage all camer...

Sky Fence drone technology enhances Les Nicolles's security

A Channel Island prison has become the first in the world to use a new system designed to stop drones smuggling drugs, weapons and other contraband over perimeter walls.A group of British companies has collaborated to install a comprehensive perimeter protection package at Les Nicolles Prison on Guernsey, including the new “Sky Fence” technology. It creates a 600m shield around the prison to detect remote-controlled drones, then uses a series of ‘disruptors’ – sens...

eyevis deploys Netpix 4900 video wall controller at Electrosonic’s Resource and Operations Control Centre in Dartford

Technology supplied by eyevis UK is at the centre of a new Resource and Operations Control Centre opened by international audio-visual company Electrosonic in Dartford. Netpix 4900 video wall controller Both companies are now also using the Dartford control centre as a demonstration venue for prospective clients in the security and other sectors. The collaboration showcases the versatility and efficiency of eyevis Netpix 4900 video wall controllers as well as its eyecon wall control software s...