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.
UK solar farms prevent vandalism and theft using IP system and VCA
Agent Vi has partnered with Axis Communications and Milestone Systems to deliver a cutting-edge IP surveillance system to Wirsol Solar UK, a globally active solar energy company. Multiple solar farm sites across the United Kingdom now boast state-of-the-art security systems that effectively protect the sites despite the challenging conditions faced at those unmanned, non-illuminated, remote locati
Historic city in Georgia modernizes public security with Messoa cams
Situated at the foothills of the Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, is an ancient city founded in the fifth century. Although Tbilisi has been destroyed and rebuilt numerous times, the layout of the Old Town remains mostly intact with narrow alleys and traditional architecture, drawing tourists to this historic city.
Brazilian palace gets comprehensive coverage from Hikvision total solution
Within the heart of Brazil's Federal District lies the capital city of Brasilia: a location where the nation's core governmental institutions and facilities are located. But, nestled among these governmental buildings sits Itamaraty Palace - the head office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Naturally, as Brazil's direct connection to the rest of the world, this facility takes on an additional
PureTech provides perimeter surveillance for Texas water utilities
PureTech Systems, specializing in wide-area surveillance software, announced two completed installations of its PureActiv system for a major undisclosed Texas water utility. The recent installations for perimeter protection were performed by Schneider Electric and include video analytics, thermal and visible light cameras, access control integration, mega-pixel cameras and the PureActiv ge
Axis helps monitor Chinese hydropower stations with IP capability
Located at western edge of the Sichuan Basin, the 144km-long Baoxing River has a water energy reserve of 1.555 million KW, and features 19 cascade power stations reaching an annual production of 5 billion KWH. Sichuan Baoxinghe Power Corporation was looking for a solution to manage the cascade hydropower stations centrally from its head office, that would integrate easily with the existing IT infr
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