Critical infrastructure aspires for comprehensive protection
The critical infrastructure sector is one of the most prominent national security focuses in every country. Once a criicl site is attackes, it could lead to disatrous consequences, threatening public life. By identifying the major security threats to this market sector, this article would like to provide a basic structure of total security solutions for critical infrastructures.
Axis network cameras stand guard over remote power plants
GDF Suez is the world's largest independent electricity producer, generating more non-nuclear electricity than any other provider. GDF Suez Canada operates two large 10-megawatt solar facilities and 13 wind-turbine sites, each producing 10 to 99 megawatts of power. These sites are all in remote locations, so managing and securing them would be expensive and labor intensive were it not for modern n
Axis safeguards Anhui Broadcast and Television Center with HDTV surveillance
The new Anhui Broadcast and Television Center is located in Hefei, China. The Center's video surveillance system required the most up-to-the-date monitoring equipment and system integration approach.
Geutebruck virtualised video system secures Zurich car parks
Parking Zurich operates six car parks in the Zurich area of Switzerland, equipping two of its facilities, ‘Hohe Promenade' and ‘Hauptbahnhof' (Central Station), with a Geutebruck virtualised video system. The installer, abaleo, integrated it with a Commend intercom system and a Scheidt and Bachmann parking system to produce a cutting edge automated parking management system.
PureTech Systems video analytics protects Palo Alto's water facilities
PureTech Systems announced the installation of its PureActiv wide area video surveillance system at several critical water facilities for the City of Palo Alto. The latest installation marks the fifth remote site which has been secured with PureTech's geospatial video analytics.
Optex SL-350QFRi: Battery-Powered, Wireless Protection at Midwest Electrical Substations
Multiple electrical substations in the Mid-West United States operated by a large electric power holding company. Due to the high price of copper, the customer faced the growing issue of theft and damage at multiple sites. The few hundred dollars of copper that was being ripped out was causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage, repairs, and down time, while creating unsafe grounding condi
US water facility turns to IP-based video surveillance
Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (ABCWUA) in New Mexico, U.S. has deployed an IP-based video surveillance system consisting of Indigovision's network cameras, encoders, and VMS to secure its 300-acre wastewater facility. The system was installed by Indigovision's local partner, Security USA.
Los Angeles water facility secures perimeter with virtual fence
Rowland Water District, located in the foothills of Los Angeles County, California, deployed a virtual fence utilizing video analytics to secure its service yard and facilities from theft. Local systems integrator ,Secure Site Solutions (SSS), integrated the facility's video surveillance, access control, and intrusion to form a comprehensive new perimeter security system. The virtual fence system
Canadian solar farm operator keeps panels spotless with thermal and IP cams
Canadian solar farm operators Firelight Infrastructure Partners and Great Circle Solar Management recently deployed a new security monitoring system comprising of Axis Communications thermal cameras, HD quality PTZ and fixed network cameras, and upgraded existing analog cameras to IP video system using video encoders at plants in Ontario. UCIT Online Security, an Axis partner and system integrator
Russia counts on IP cams for remote forest fire monitoring
In Russia's Novgorod region, a remote monitoring system set up under the Lesohranitel Project aims to detect forest fires at their early stages. The main functions of the system are visual fire detection, automatic fire alarm, location determination, area determination, nearest fire-fighting forces and means, and secure access to the system from any device without special software installation.
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