Surveillance cameras - Case studies

MOBOTIX cameras monitor production process at modern German sawmill

Extensive products and servicesSolid structural timber, boards, planks, wedge boards, floorboards, plywood, dimensional lumber and rough boards.  Each day, approximately 300 cubic metres of cut lumber leave the some 45,000 m2 factory premises of Dickel-Holz in Schmalenberg-Bad Fredeburg in eastern North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  The sawmill is able to respond quickly to even the smallest orders and special customer requests.  Finishing processes like heat treatment, drying, imp...

University of Aberdeen builds a future-proof IP-surveillance system using Axis network cameras and encoders

MissionAfter the University of Aberdeen conducted a strategic review of security, the university decided to rationalize four stand-alone analogue CCTV systems and establish a central control room for the entire university.  The four systems varied in age and the university wanted a single system, which would feature new cameras as well as including existing analogue cameras.  The system would have to offer the flexibility to cope with future expansion, and to eliminate stand-alone prop...

Kaba revise Gloucestershire College security

One of the greatest challenges for any educational establishment is balancing the need to create an open and stimulating environment that encourages learning, whilst ensuring that the people and equipment within are protected from the threat of theft, vandalism, physical attack and abuse.With a wide product range including mechanical, mechatronic and electronic access control systems, Kaba has not just introduced standard solutions, but has created bespoke products specifically for the education...

Panasonic's power-full CCTV

Turning on a light bulb or watching television is something the population of the UK take for granted.  Whether relaxing at home, taking advantage of the latest consumer gadget, or hard at work in the office, we are all responsible for the consumption of ever larger amounts of electrical power, often with little thought to its source of generation.Centrica's Kings Lynn power station is one such source.  Its modern gas turbine and triple pressure heat recovery steam generator feeds 325...

IndigoVision IP video streamlines Austrian logistics network

IndigoVision's complete end-to-end IP Video solution is helping global logistics specialist Kühne+Nagel to streamline and secure its distribution network in Austria.  The new networked digital CCTV system provides both security surveillance and a video record of truck and parcel movements throughout their five Austrian distribution centres in Vienna, Schwechat Airport, Port Enns, Salzburg and Linz.As a truck arrives at a distribution centre an operator tracks its movement with a PT...

IndigoVision enhances locomotive safety with IP-CCTV

IP Video systems manufacturer IndigoVision is providing the technology behind an innovative train safety monitoring system.  Georgia-based locomotive manufacturer CLCX, Inc. has fitted an IP Video CCTV system to a freight locomotive to enhance operational safety, improve ease of use and provide a diagnostic tool in the event of problems.  The locomotive operates on a manufacturing site moving raw materials and finished goods.  The IP Video system helps improve operational safety b...

Surveillance of major Kent towns improved with new Ganz C-Allviews

The performance of CCTV systems in Chatham, Rochester, Strood, Gillingham and Rainham town centres is being improved using the latest C-Allview high-speed, ‘ruggedised' PTZ cameras from Ganz.  In an ongoing series of upgrades being handled by leading local installer TJW Electrical Ltd, Medway and Maidstone local authority has specified the C-Allviews because they offer improved range, durability and quality of images."We are using the C-Allviews as an alternative to traditional P...

Rainbow docking on western seaboard

Fixed focal length lenses from Rainbow are being used for cargo recognition at major harbours on the western seaboard.Ports including Los Angeles, Long Beach, Oakland, Tacoma and Seattle are using manual iris and dc auto-iris lenses from the California-based manufacturer in assemblies created by Rainbow's client Hi-Tech Solutions.  The SeeContainer product from Hi-Tech Solutions features at port recognition projects across the globe, monitoring container markings through proprietary optical...

Casinos hit the jackpot with IndigoVision's IP-CCTV

IndigoVision has been awarded a prestigious multi-million dollar contract to upgrade two casinos to a fully digital CCTV operation using the company's complete end-to-end IP video solution.  The Casino del Sol and Casino of the Sun in Tucson, Arizona, which are operated by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, will have their current analogue/VCR CCTV systems completely upgraded.  The system will be deployed in full compliance with local Gaming Board regulations.  IndigoVision believes this...

IndigoVision monitors network of hydroelectric power plants

IndigoVision's IP Video technology is providing remote monitoring for Verbund Group hydroelectric power plants along the River Danube in Austria.  Verbund is the largest power generation company in Austria and derives over 90% of its generating capacity from renewable hydropower.  Previously all power plants and facilities were monitored by local analogue CCTV systems with continuously manned control rooms.  Within 5-6 years Verbund plans to convert all 88 hydroelectric power...

As key players in the international supply chain, ports and harbours rely on PowerFence™ systems for perimeter security.

Ports of Auckland takes security very seriously, particularly in the face of heightened international security risk."With a Gallagher PowerFence™ system installed, Ports of Auckland security measures exceed the Maritime Safety Authority's expectations."Ports of AucklandA new era of heightened port security is upon us.  Ports all around the world are implementing tighter security measures to safeguard trade and tourism, port staff, port users and local communities from terror...