Surveillance cameras - Case studies

Good Manors depend on good digital image management

Why ‘only the best in visual surveillance' will doThe Celtic Manor Resort near Newport in South Wales will be most widely known as the host course to the recent All*Star Cup celebrity golf championship.  For golfing aficionados it will also be known as the host to the Ryder Cup in 2010.The Resort is noteworthy on several levels, not least of which is that it represents the single largest private investment ever made in the entire British hospitality industry.  Welsh telecommunica...

CEM helps secure Port of Cork

AC2000 SE provides advanced security to Irish PortCEM Systems has supplied its AC2000 SE integrated security management system for installation at Port of Cork, Ireland.  The contract was awarded by ADT Fire & Security and will be supported by an advanced CCTV system and intercom network, part of a major contract ADT has signed with the Port of Cork to provide an advanced integrated security system.The AC2000 SE (Standard Edition) system has been safeguarding many high security faciliti...

Intruder detection system required by Dutch rail

Advanced Perimeter System Limited is often challenged to come up with a new security system or perimeter protection solution.  One such challenge we received was when our distributor in The Netherlands came to us with a problem that Dutch Rail were experiencing on a fleet of their maintenance vehicles carrying out repairs on the rail network. One of their wagons carried large drums of copper wire to be used for the overhead electrification wires.  Being pure copper wire, the drums were...

DM kit ups profits for high street retailer

The ChallengeThe retailer was looking for a way to combat the growing problem of internal cash theft and consulted Kent-based CCTV specialists Intime Security Ltd.  Tracey Boulton, sales and marketing director at Intime Security said: "This chain of twelve high street shops, one based in Croydon's busy Whitgift Shopping Centre, was losing money through staff theft."  The staff would keep the till drawer open for long periods of time without ringing up.  The managers were...

University of Georgia secures campus with RSI HandReaders

Ingersoll Rand's HandKey hand readers were installed in the university's food-service area The University of Georgia has been a pioneer in adopting biometrics; it had been using two-dimensional hand geometry since 1972.  When it was time to replace the school's old hand readers in 1990, the administration evaluated various biometrics technologies, such as facial, hand, fingerprint, iris and signature devices. The university needed an access-control system that was fast, e...

Avigilon HD security solution creates a safer research environment for Novartis Research Foundation

The GNF has upgraded its security system with Avigilon HD surveillanceThe Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF), a research arm of the multi-national healthcare products company Novartis, was founded in 1999 to better understand the underlying mechanisms of human illness and help prevent and cure diseases such as the flu, malaria, and cancer. To this end, GNF researchers rely on a state-of-the-art technology infrastructure to pursue innovative drug discovery research. To p...