Video surveillance systems - Case studies

Innovative use of Net2 access control protects Knorr-Bremse from electro static discharge

AlertSystems originally installed Net2 in 2005 at the then newly-built facility of KBRS in Melksham, Wiltshire, UK.  "It has developed from there," says Alert Systems' IT manager Phil Davies.  Net2 is now used throughout the KBRS site, with access control units fitted to gates and barriers as well as doors.  Access to all areas is controlled using the system.AlertSystems originally installed Net2 in 2005 at the then newly-built facility of KBRS in Melksham, Wiltshire, UK...

Urban video surveillance system of Kazan, Russia

Kazan, the capital of the republic of Tatarstan, Russia, is one of the largest economic, scientific and cultural centres in Russia, as well as the oldest city with over 1000 years of Russian Federation history. The challenge The evolution of modern Kazan requires a pleasant ambience to live in.  First of all, arrangements have to be made for public safety, law and order, prevention of criminal activities, vandalism and terrorism.  The integration of an urban video surveillance syste...

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...

Kuwait National Assembly

OverviewThe Kuwait National Assembly Complex houses the Parliament of Kuwait.  The Assembly Hall, the Central Street and the Covered Square are special elements that dominate the architecture of the complex.  The National Assembly's financial responsibilities include approval of the state budget and final accounts.  The National Assembly has the right to set up standing as well as ad-hoc committees from among its members including Committee Interior Affairs and Defence, Committee...

Paxton Access trusted to safeguard the Sterile Services Department - King George Hospital

The Sterile Services Unit at King George Hospital is responsible for cleaning, sterilising, checking, packing and distribution of hospital theatre and other equipment.  Their area spans Barking, Havering and Redbridge hospitals NHS trust.  TSSU also provides services for many private clinics and hospitals in the area.  The unit is extremely busy and in early 2005 the building was extended.  As part of the refurbishment project Jim Harold, Security Manager for Barking, Haverin...

IndigoVision IP Video monitors National Rail Network

NS (Nederlandse Spoorwegen), the Dutch rail authority, is one of the world's busiest rail systems with 25,000 employees operating over one million passenger journeys every day.  NS is currently operating over 385 full service rail stations throughout the Netherlands and running approximately 5000 train journeys every day.  To protect so many stations, it was neither practical nor cost effective to locate CCTV monitoring staff at every station and so a centralised remote monitoring...

Paxton Access Net2 specified for Worcestershire County Hall

Worcestershire County Hall was built in 1977.  The building has three connected parts.  The central section is the main reception and public areas, which include meeting rooms and a restaurant.  The two wings house the offices of the many services, crucial to the operation of the council.  County Hall is home to the Council Chamber and the offices of the main political parties.  This is a large site that needs to combine security while remaining welcoming to the public w...

Rainbow at the Fort

More than a hundred of Rainbow CCTV's lenses have been installed recently at the US Army's Fort Leonard Wood complex in Missouri USA.  The vari-focal lens is designed for applications requiring an extremely wide field of view. The lens model L163VDC4P has a focal length of 1.6~3.4mm to provide a horizontal field of view of 180°.  The DC auto-iris lens has an aperture of F1.4~360 and is compatible with 1/3" and 1/4" cameras.The units have been installed as part of an exten...

MTV debut for commplex security

The Challenge In November, the club hosted the MTV TRL (Total Request Live) Chart Show, a live, daily chart countdown show, featuring exclusive interviews and performances from A-list music and showbiz celebrities. Located in a converted church in Leith just outside of Edinburgh, the Commplex is a 450 capacity multifunctional venue, split onto two levels and host to various club nights and live bands, as well as weddings and corporate events. TRL was broadcast live from the Commplex, a stone's t...

DM safeguards stars at the Lanesborough

The ChallengeLondon's most exclusive hotel, which has played host to stars such as Madonna and Michael Jackson, The Lanesborough has turned to Dedicated Micros to keep a tight rein on security.  The Lanesborough has built its world renowned reputation on hospitality and depends on top level security to ensure guests receive the care and personal attention they have grown to expect.  Director of Security Charles Smith had heard a lot about the benefits of digital CCTV technology and was...