Security education - Case studies

Xerafy enhances RFID solutions to trace surgical instruments used in Charité CFM Facility Management

The time and cost to trace more than 300,000 surgical instruments used in the Charité CFM Facility Management have been a big challenge for a long time. Instruments are easily mixed up even when they are sterilised or laser engraved, and devices can be difficult to read when contaminated. Also, it is not easy to service the instruments properly or document the product lifecycle. In February 2016, Charité finally found the solution and successfully deployed a ground-breaking surgic...

Jackson Fencing provides Sentry Residential railings to enhance perimeter security for a social housing regeneration project

As part of a wider regeneration of Plymouth, Teats Hill, known as the ‘unforgotten corner’ recently underwent a much-needed transformation. The residents’ call for change instigated Plymouth City Council, partnering with several local organisations including Plymouth and Exeter Universities, Blue Health, and the National Marine Aquarium. Together, they selected five sites across the city to benefit, to improve the quality of life for the local community. Current building regu...

RAS Watch enhances security for a law firm in California by providing them security solutions and training their staff

In an increasingly sophisticated business environment, clients need law firms that have the experience and depth to handle significant matters. This law firm in California is staffed by attorneys who offer diverse legal, business and governmental backgrounds. Its practice areas are focused on specific legal disciplines, but the firm also has teams that are equipped to address the needs of particular industries, including healthcare, banking and finance, gaming, environmental, manufacturing, gov...

Education sector focuses on reconfiguring existing video monitoring/CCTV systems to help make school buildings and college campuses COVID Safe

82% of schools and colleges in both the US and Northern Europe see a potential role for CCTV/video monitoring systems in supporting a safe return to face-to-face teaching in school buildings and across further education college campuses, following the pandemic. Many schools and colleges have already adapted their video monitoring systems. For example, half (50%) of all those in charge of these systems had already adapted their existing video systems to help manage social distancing. A further 3...

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...

SALTO provides SPACE management software to upgrade their access control database at London South Bank University (LSBU)

One of the largest universities in the capital, London South Bank University, commissioned Optyma Security Systems to upgrade its access control database with SALTO SPACE management software. London South Bank University (LSBU) is one of London’s largest and oldest universities. Since 1892 it has been improving the lives of students, businesses, and the local community. As a cosmopolitan university with over 18,000 students, it draws people from over 130 countries. Incumbent security spe...

HID Global helps Bay State College bring students safely back to campus

HID Global, a front-runner in trusted identity solutions, announced that Bay State College safely brought its students back to its campuses in Boston and Taunton, Massachusetts using a digitised contact tracing solution that includes HID Bluetooth BEEKs™ Beacons to provide real-time location services. The HID® Bluetooth beacon is in the form of a simple badge holder that is used to carry existing ID badges for students, faculty, staff and guests. The beacons are part of a robust solut...

West London Security installs CCTV systems at Vauxhall City Farm to enhance visitor safety

The new CCTV system installed by WLS at Vauxhall City Farm, is according to its Chief Executive, Monica Tyler, being used to its full potential to ensure that the 50,000 visitors who visit the farm every year, are able to safely enjoy all its facilities. “Our previous CCTV was well past its ‘use-by’ date. Although it was still working, it lacked the functionality we needed to ensure around the clock security of our animals and property, as well as ensuring compliance with our...

IDIS secures Austen House hospital with comprehensive security system to enhance security

A national centre of excellence for children and young people with mental health needs has been secured by a comprehensive security system from IDIS, the largest in country video surveillance manufacturer in South Korea. The £7 million refurbishment of Austen House, a 14-bed forensic hospital in Hampshire run by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, prioritised keeping both staff and patients safe from harm, given their specialised needs. Security systems integrator As the sole speciali...

Avigilon enhances campus security for Marian University with ACC video management software and NVR

Marian University is a school with a mission. Having transitioned from a liberal arts college to a comprehensive university in 2009, it has become one of the private education institutions in Indiana. And that’s not all: the university has ambitious goals to grow its programs and broaden its mandate even further. Currently, the school has over 500 staff members and more than 3,500 students from across the United States and around the world. And by 2025, it aims to double its number of ann...

Oprema donates Olix OBTM-FS1 BTM Terminal to Greenhill School

As one starts to adapt to the ‘new normal’ it has been announced that schools in Wales will reopen from June 29th with a phased return. With this in mind, Oprema has donated an Olix OBTM-FS1, Intelligent Free Standing BTM Terminal to Greenhill School in Cardiff. Greenhill School helps young people to thrive in a caring and supportive community whilst ensuring that children are equipped with the skills required to help them achieve to the best of their abilities. Their vision and pur...