Video surveillance solutions - Case studies

Broome County upgrades video surveillance infrastructure with networked Axis cameras and Qognify’s Ocularis VMS integration

When Broome County, in the US State of New York, took the decision to upgrade its public safety radio network, it required the highest quality video surveillance system to safeguard its US$ 23 million investment in critical infrastructure. New radio network Working with Integrated Systems, a solution combining networked Axis cameras, illuminators and radar motion detectors, with Qognify’s Ocularis video management system (VMS) was installed, to deter, detect and respond to unauthorised a...

Videotec and Pasubio Tecnologia collaborate to safeguard Schio with 14 ULISSE Compatc HD cameras

The Italian town of Schio has bolstered its video surveillance system with 14 new digital cameras that will cover as big an area as possible. There has been 75,000 Euro worth of investment, in an effort to protect those who want to feel safer at home. Thanks to a pilot project that saw a collaboration between the local council, Videotec, Pasubio Tecnologia (a company that offers public administration digital services) and the local police force, not only will the field of surveillance be widened...

Welch Sand & Gravel deploys wireless Optex photoelectric beams to secure facility from copper theft

Welch Sand & Gravel, a family-owned operation serving the Cincinnati, Ohio region of the US. Welch harvests gravel and sand from the water and transports all the material via hundreds of feet of conveyor to be processed and delivered to all its construction customers. The 500 plus feet of conveyor is riddled with an array of copper and metal wiring that yields big dollars on the market, making it quite vulnerable. The surrounding rural area is extremely challenging to protect, as it include...

Optex REDSCAN RLS-3060 laser detectors secure renowned bank’s vault and safety deposit boxes

A large bank branch was in need of an extra level of security for its vault and safety deposit boxes. Both the vault and the safety deposit boxes were located in a room, protected by the existing in-wall vibration sensing technology. Vibration sensing technology  The customer was required by its insurance company to introduce an extra level of security to the existing in-wall vibration sensing technology system. The requirement was for a higher and more reliable level of protection to ens...

Salient Systems VMS integration with Honeywell’s ProWatch access control platform secure SMG/The Moscone Center

There are a handful of amazing things that set San Francisco apart from other global cities. Notably, there is the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Fisherman’s Wharf and Chinatown, the Twin Peaks overlooking the city skyline, San Francisco Bay, and The Moscone Centre. Just how does a convention centre fit into the list of places to see in beautiful San Francisco? It is the largest convention and exhibition complex in San Francisco, California. It includes three main halls spread out a...

Houston’s BBVA Compass Stadium upgrades security with Salient Systems VMS and Axis Communication cameras

BBVA Compass Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium located in Houston, Texas, USA and home to the Houston Dynamo, Major League Soccer club (part of MLS in USA). It also is home to the Houston Dash of the National Women’s Soccer League and to Texas Southern University Tiger football. It is also going through a major retrofit with its security systems to include a best of breed, open architecture solution. The stadium first opened in 2012, but six years later, Cultris Security Systems of Hou...

IDIS video surveillance solutions strengthens the video infrastructure of Newman University

A British university has overhauled its dated suite of security cameras to prepare for expansion and better protect its students and staff. Newman University in Birmingham called in systems specialist Unison Integrated Technology after a major power-surge disabled more than 30 cameras in its ageing system. Newman wanted comprehensive video coverage that was more robust and easier to use as part of its development plan for a safe learning environment for almost 3,000 students and staff. Faciliti...

Salient Systems equip Constellation Cannabis with the right solution to meet the stringent regulatory demands of its industry

Jeff Hubbard is the owner of Constellation Cannabis, one of the largest cannabis grow facilities in Washington state. The Arlington facility is 42,000 square feet, of which 30,000 square feet is grow space. Because of the heavily regulated nature of the industry, the company would have to meet strict requirements before it began production and that meant developing a camera design with 100 cameras that would exceed regulatory requirements. In a new industry with strict regulatory requirements,...

Hikvision Thermal Elevated Temperature Screening solution installed at Mayflex’s UK head office during COVID-19 pandemic

Mayflex, the distributor of converged IP solutions, has installed Thermal Elevated Temperature Screening solution from Hikvision to improve the health and safety of their employees and visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Elevated Temperature Screening The system works by automatically checking the forehead skin temperature in real time as employees pass by, maintaining a 2 metre gap in accordance with the UK Government’s social distancing advice. If a person is over a normal temperat...

Houston Independent School District installs Salient Systems’ IP video surveillance system

Imagine a campus security installation so big that it will take years to complete all the work, and it also means installing solutions with the latest technology and significant impact on school security. This illustration is the kind of job an integrator can really sink their teeth into. It is the kind of solution that a manufacturer wants to keep on their to-do list. Houston Independent School District Houston Independent School District (HISD) is the largest school district in Texas and is...

FLIR PT-Series cameras and SpotterRF Compact Surveillance Radars provide enhanced perimeter protection for electrical substations

Combining radio detection and ranging (RADAR) with thermal imaging technologies produces unparalleled monitoring coverage and perimeter protection for power plants and electrical substations. By integrating SpotterRF Compact Surveillance Radars (CSR) with FLIR PT-Series cameras, end users gain exceptional situational awareness, both inside the substation and beyond the fence line. This cost-effective solution requires substantially less infrastructure than other fence line detection systems and...

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...