Theme park surveillance - Case studies

Evolv’s artificial intelligence-based touchless security screening system secures Hersheypark

Evolv Technology announced that Hersheypark® is using Evolv’s artificial intelligence (AI)-based, touchless security screening system as part of the much-loved theme park’s robust COVID-19 safety measures. Hersheypark was originally created by businessman and philanthropist Milton S. Hershey more than 110 years ago as leisure grounds for employees of Hershey's Chocolate Factory. Embodying the passion of its namesake, the park is dedicated to its global reputation as a safe, fun...

Intelligent Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensors from Optex protect endangered elephants in Mount Kenya National Park

Intelligent Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensors from OPTEX, global sensor manufacturer and supplier, are at the heart of a new security access control solution that is helping to protect endangered elephants at the Mount Kenya National Park in Kenya, Africa. Countering the threat of poaching Mount Kenya is the second largest mountain in Africa, and the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) listed National Park was established to protect the mountain,...

HENSOLDT state-of-the-art technologies protecting rhinos in South Africa

While HENSOLDT is a global pioneer of technologies that are designed for protecting armed forces, civilians, assets and borders, the company is also actively making a difference as a protector of endangered species.  South Africa is known for its iconic wildlife and is also home to one of HENSOLDT’s largest industrial sites. As a result, it came as a natural progression to protect the country’s wildlife using state-of-the-art defence and security technologies. &n...

Gallagher’s access control and perimeter security solution secures Village Roadshow Theme Parks in Australia

Village Roadshow Theme Parks (VRTP), Australia’s largest theme park operator, provides some of the most thrilling entertainment rides and slides available anywhere in the world. With its headquarters located on the Gold Coast, Australia’s holiday playground, it operates: Warner Bros. Movie World Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World Australian Outback Spectacular Sea World Paradise Country Sea World Resort and Water Park Over 5 million visitors per year, from families to th...

Hikvision secures Dundee aqua park with thermal video solution

Dundee’s rejuvenated waterfront has breathed new life into the city, and not far from the new V&A Museum building is Foxlake Dundee, an exciting new water sports facility. Taking advantage of the regenerated docks area, Foxlake Dundee offers cable wakeboarding – where boarders are propelled by an electric cable rather than a boat – paddle boarding and Scotland’s first urban Aqua Park. Hikvision thermal video solution Foxlake Dundee was the second Foxlake water park...

Hikvision’s IP video surveillance system used to upgrade security at London’s Kew Gardens

Nestled on the banks of the river Thames, Kew Gardens in southwest London is home to the most diverse collection of living plants anywhere in the world. At 330 acres in size, it’s London’s largest UNESCO world heritage site, and has a history stretching back more than 250 years. The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, attracts more than 1.6 million visitors every year, coming to see the 30,000 different kinds of plants, and to visit the Herbarium, which has over seven million preserved pl...

Printing ID cards at the speed of a thrill ride at Lagoon Amusement Park

The Lagoon Amusement Park in Farmington, Utah, likes things fast, too. For more than 100 years, it has offered exhilarating thrill rides as part of its entertainment package. The park’s Fire Dragon Double-Loop Rollercoaster hits speeds of 90 kilometers per hour, and its Lagoon-A-Beach Waterpark promises 550,000 gallons of liquid fun. Identification cards Like many other parks, Lagoon provides identification cards to its employees and offers season passes (called Season Passports) with id...

IDIS upgrades surveillance system at Plopsaland De Panne with advanced CCTV technology

Plopsaland De Panne is a flagship visitor attraction, the first of six spectacular theme parks now operated by the Plopsa Group in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. These popular parks are based on the TV characters of Studio 100, with each character having its own themed area featuring attractions, music and decorations to match. Against a background of heightened terrorist risk affecting all public spaces the management board of Plopsaland De Panne wanted to ensure that visitors and staff...

Parc Asterix chooses LOCKEN access-control solution for park accesses

Nick Dooley comments on LOCKEN's efforts to provide optimum security to leisure organisations Leisure facilities, such as theme parks and entertainment destinations, which employ thousands of staff and see tens of thousands of visitors pass through their gates each day, have demanding and complex security requirements. In order to provide a security solution suitable for each element of the infrastructure, including rides, shops, restaurants, photo booths, hotels and main...

Industriepark Höchst more secure than ever thanks to FLIR thermal imaging cameras

 FLIR thermal imaging cameras secure the perimetre of Industriepark HöchstWith its state of the art technical infrastructure, perfect access to international transit routes and its proximity to key suppliers and financial markets, it is no wonder that many of the world's leading chemical and pharmaceutical companies have set up facilities in Industriepark Höchst, near Frankfurt. The industrial park facilitates more than 90 companies within an area of over four square kilometres. W...