Wireless security - Case studies

Multitone Mall Call solution enhances security communications at Canary Wharf retail facilities

Multitone Electronics plc, a specialist in the design, manufacture and implementation of integrated communication systems, announces that its Mall Call communications system has been chosen by Canary Wharf Group for its retail facilities. Security communication management tool Peter Lomax, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Multitone, commented, “We are delighted that Canary Wharf Group has chosen to use Multitone’s Mall Call solution to manage communications with retail tenants...

Castel audio-video intercom technology secures Waddesdon Manor estate in Buckinghamshire

Castel’s audio-video intercom has been selected to protect the beautifully ornate, French château-style Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire. Built in the 1870s for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild, the house was used for filming some of the exterior scenes in Downton Abbey. Waddesdon Manor is part of a magnificent estate that is now a National Trust property, although the Rothschild family continues to have an active involvement in the property through a charitable trust. The house and...

Total Recall Corp’s CrimeEye video surveillance aids Chattanooga Police Department in homicide case

The Chattanooga Police Department’s investment in the CrimeEye® video surveillance solution from Total Recall Corporation is already paying off. Video footage recorded via the CrimeEye-RD-2 rapid deployment video system was used to identify and arrest a suspect in the July 26 homicide of Desmond Clay. Investigating and resolving crime Clay was shot multiple times while driving and was found dead after his vehicle crashed into a local business. To investigate the crime, the Chattanoog...

SMARTair™ wireless access control protects Tatra National Park facilities

Park management needed an affordable solution to stop unauthorised use, and installed SMARTair™ At a Slovakian campsite in the Tatra National Park, unauthorised access was causing problems, including vandalism and its associated financial burden. Throughout the busy season, park campground facilities were being used frequently by day-trippers, when they were intended for registered campsite guests only. This heightened the risk of theft and damage, as well as increasing...

Arizona State University pilots HID Global smartphone mobile access solution

Arizona State University launched a ground-breaking project to evaluate the benefits of mobile access solutions Arizona State University (ASU) is committed to the ongoing use and management of advanced technology, including solutions that optimise security and convenience for students, faculty and staff. In August 2011, the university launched a ground-breaking project to evaluate the benefits of moving its student housing keys onto NFC smartphones. Pilot participants accesse...

KDDI uses Sigma Designs' Z-Wave Technology for Japan’s first Smart Home service

Sigma Designs, a provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for connected smart TV platforms and smart home IoT, announces that Japan’s largest telco corporation, KDDI, uses Z-Wave as the wireless mesh technology powering their smart home solution, au HOME, designed specifically for network operators. Au HOME with Z-Wave KDDI is growing its lifestyle brand for consumers with the expansion of the popular au mobile service beyond communications into home services aimed to captu...

HID mobile access control deployed at Cervantes School in Guadalajara

The HID Mobile Access solution includes a web-based portal that facilitates all aspects of enrolling devices HID Mobile Access and advanced Seos smart cards protect the Cervantes educational community from threats posed by unauthorised visitors while turning the high school into a technology showcase where students, faculty and staff can receive and carry campus IDs on their mobile phones. Campus security challenges As an open campus with uncontrolled access, Cervantes...

MOBOTIX intelligent security solution with S15 dual cameras installed in local public transportation system

With more than eight million passengers annually, the S15 dual cameras installed in 72 buses in the Los Angeles County public transportation system in California play a major role in increasing security and saving on costs. Besides the responsibility for passenger security, all interactions and activities between travellers and driver in and around the bus are very important. The intelligence of the S15 flex-platform makes it possible to store the video data locally on the bus. In the event of...