Prison surveillance - Case studies

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...

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...

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...

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...

Edesix body worn cameras used extensively by emergency services, prisons, and parking enforcement agencies

An extensive survey revealed that 72% of paramedics were in favour of wearing BWCs at work Body worn cameras (BWCs) are fast becoming a staple piece of equipment for police officers across the United States. Police forces, such as NYPD, have trialled and adopted BWCs to take advantage of the many benefits associated with greater accountability and transparency, as well as potential cost savings. Yet, unlike the European market where other industries have also bought in to body...

eyevis collaborates with industry partners to deliver large Smart City security and transport operations centres in UK

eyevis and industry partners have delivered large Smart City security and transport Operations Centre in UK A combination of leading technology, collaboration between all agencies and strategic overview planning are key to the success of Smart City project across Britain, according to security and control room video wall experts eyevis UK. eyevis UK and their industry partners have successfully delivered several large Smart City security and transport Operations Centre p...

Avigilon supplies high-definition surveillance solution at Shawnee County Department of Corrections

Corrections personnel manage the Avigilon high-definition surveillance solution using the Avigilon Control Centre network video management software (NVMS) with High-Definition Stream Management (HDSM) technology. The Department has installed 110 Avigilon HD cameras ranging from 5 MP to 16 MP, including Panoramic 180 and 360 IP dome cameras with audio recording, in each housing module, secure hallways, main parking lot, and entrances and installed 79 Avigilon analogue video encoders to improve th...

LILIN IP surveillance cameras enhance security at Taiwanese prison

LILIN IP cameras are installed in Keelung Prison’s corridors, outdoor perimeters, hallways, and dining areas Background Taiwanese prison leverages LILIN IP surveillance cameras for enhanced security. Keelung Prison opened in 1960 situated in northern Taiwan, the facility accommodates nearly four hundred long-term prisoners. Video surveillance cameras are essential in providing security in correctional facilities and prisons. Keelung Prison needed to monitor corridors, c...