3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, announced that the BC Express Mart, near Macon, Georgia, has deployed a 3xLOGIC video surveillance system to stay one step ahead of crime and to improve store operations. The Lizella, Georgia, 10,000 square-foot convenience store is owned by Belinda and Clifford Calloway and is just one of the businesses the two entrepreneurs own. The location is a convenience store, gas station, and restaurant, and employs 8-12 people depending on the season.
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. Clay was shot multiple times while driving and was found dead after his vehicle crashed into a local business. To investigate the crime, the Chattanooga Police Department retrieved video footage of the victim’s car recorded by an outdoor CrimeEye-RD-2 rapid deployment portable video unit.
Verint® Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: VRNT) announced the benefits that Tyne Tunnels in the United Kingdom is experiencing in the areas of traffic management and public safety, following its newest video surveillance deployment of Verint software. Tyne Tunnels are high-volume vehicular toll tunnels in Northeast England that form part of the A19 Road and that are managed by the agency TT2 Limited. This transportation entity leverages the latest version of Verint’s Enterprise Video Management Software™ (VMS) as a key technology in its state-of-the-art command center that provides 24×7 traffic monitoring and emergency management for the more than 65,000 cars that pass through the tunnels each day or over 23 million annually.
Cell phone cameras have made everyone who owns one a citizen journalist. Mobile journalists are quick to capture video of an incident and then just as quickly post it to social media. In some cases, this “video evidence” is used for social monitoring or even prosecutions. While cell phone cameras can be used to document anything at any time, the application is not the same as a video surveillance system.
Transportation Impact is a privately held, 5-time INC. 5000 company, that provides supply chain cost reduction for clients in multiple vertical markets. With a rapidly growing business, Transportation Impact needed to safeguard their employees and infrastructure with an access control solution. With 70 employees working out of two office buildings in Emerald Isle, NC, it was imperative that the facility was safeguarded against unauthorized access.
Boon Edam announced its participation in a renovation project that was carried out at four branches of Eco Baños (a public restroom service) in the center of Santiago de Chile. The four Eco Baños branches, located in high pedestrian traffic areas, are hygienic services that have been operating for twelve years in the Chilean capital. They were built pursuing the highest standards of technology and accessibility.
The drone will aid the department in a wide range of uses, such as providing an aerial view of HAZMAT incidents and major traffic crash scenes, which helps with investigation and incident reconstruction; having a bird’s eye view during search and rescue missions, or when searching for missing children; tracking an aggressor during any critical incident, such as one involving the police department’s Special Response Team or during a hostage situation; tracking a suspect on the run; traffic monitoring, such as photographing or videoing an intersection where accidents frequently occur, examining storm water drainage issues, school traffic dynamics, roadway construction projects, traffic flow patterns, or any issues that may impact roadway safety.
Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, announced that Stockholm Central Station in Sweden has installed a Boon Edam entrance solution as part of a renovation project for the terminal. Stockholm Central Station has installed a set of three Boon Edam all glass, 3-winged Crystal Tourniket automatic revolving doors, along with integrated heaters. Each door can accomodate 1,740 persons per minute in both directions in addition to being able to manage sustainable climate-control. The Crystal Tourniket doors also include collapsible door wings, which create an easy escape route in the event of an emergency, ideal for such a large public area.
Casino environments are difficult, and, as such, so is the design and implementation of a casino surveillance system. Historically, whether by design or restriction of available technology, many casinos have operated on separate Pit Cam systems (for surveillance of gaming areas including blackjack, roulette, and baccarat) and general surveillance systems (covering slot/pokie machines, bars and entertainment areas, entrances/exits and public walkways).
British Airways i360 is a 162-meter (531 ft.) tall observation tower on the seafront of Brighton on the UK’s south coast that opened in August 2016 on the site of the famous beach town’s historic West Pier. Conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects, the creators of the London Eye, British Airways i360 is the world’s tallest moving observation tower and the world’s first vertical cable car. Brighton CCTV selected Seagate as an additional partner for the project to deliver its high-capacity SkyHawk storage, purpose-built for surveillance systems with Seagate’s ImagePerfect firmware.