Communication Crucial to Metro Security
Metro stations require numerous sensors to detect behavior in different areas. Processing the data from these sensors takes time and, in many cases, is done manually by operators. “Additionally, the operator then has to manually locate the video camera(s) nearest to the sensor location to verify what is going on,” said James Chong, CTO and Senior VP of Strategic Innovation, Vidsys. Information and
Pips' ANPR Cameras Provide London Tunnel With Vehicle Detection
PIPS Technology has supplied ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) cameras for use in an Over-height Vehicle Detection system for London's Blackwall Tunnel. The project was coordinated by VMS Limited and completed on behalf of Transport for London via Serco.
The Blackwall Tunnel is a free tunnel which runs under the River Thames in the UK, from Blackwall Point in East Greenwich, to
Unwind Metro Security
Mass transit systems, by nature, are open to everyone. Multiple entrances and exits designed to move large quantities of riders, oftentimes in closed quarters, make metro stations particularly vulnerable. “It is important to understand the operational complexities of the environment when considering the security and safety of passengers and operations,” said Skip Dunnett, Threat, Vulnerability and
Bosch Keeps UK Station on Track
Passengers at London's newest Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station, Woolwich Arsenal, can hear station announcements clearly, thanks to the digital public address and voice alarm (PA/VA) technology from Bosch Security Systems. The system was installed at the station by PEL Services.
Part of the extended DLR in east London, Woolwich Arsenal provides an alternative way to cross the Rive
Basler and Fluidmesh Networks Provide Surveillance for Massachusetts Transit Authority
Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) has chosen Basler IP Cameras and Fluidmesh Networks wireless surveillance components to secure their extensive premises in the City of Hyannis, Massachusetts. Integrator Kratos Public Safety & Security (PSS) and network system design company Systems Synergies worked together in creating and coordinating the implementation of this complex project.
Oregon Green Shuttle Service Provider Adopts Mobile Security from Integrator VideoSurveillance.com
Lewis and Clark College, a prestigious university located in Portland, OR, requires its fleet of transportation providers to install IP cameras in their vehicles to minimize liability and keep college students safe. ecoShuttle, one of Lewis and Clark College's transportation providers, knew that in order to maintain its business partnership, it would need to install a high-quality IP video surv
Messoa Cameras Help Monitor Traffic Congestion in Bangkok
In Bangkok, there are more than 2.6 million vehicles are on the roads daily as drivers have to spend around 22 days each year stuck in the traffic. One of the busiest roads that penetrates the heart of Downtown Bangkok, Vibhavadi Rangsit Highway, is no exception. The Highway is frequently congested with cars as commuters traveling in and out of the capital city, especially during the rush hours
Calgary Light Rail Deploys Genetec Surveillance System for Passenger Safety
In 1981, the city of Calgary in Alberta, Canada opened the first leg of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) line for the city's visitors and residents. Today, the LRT has more than doubled the number of stations, added two additional legs, and boasts around 95 million passengers per year. The system is now commonly referred to as the “CTrain” and includes 38 stations connecting 46 km of track. The thr
City of Phoenix Deploys Vivotek Cameras for Traffic Monitoring
Phoenix, Arizona, USA's sixth-largest city, has a total of 1097 intersections with traffic signals and growing. With 96 of these signalized intersections using Closed Circuit surveillance cameras installed to monitor traffic, Vivotek cameras account for 88 of the intersections with the completion of a project.
To cope with difficult high-contrast lighting and ensure clear footage
Bosch Supplies Public Address and Evacuation System to Turkish Airport
To ensure clear and reliable passenger communication at all times and all over its large area, the International Terminal of the Adnan Menderes Airport, Turkey, relies on technology from Bosch. Since its installation by the Bosch partner Ateksis, the Praesideo fully digital public address and voice evacuation system allows the broadcast of different live and pre-recorded messages in 100 differe
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