ioimage, a supplier of intelligent video appliances, announced that its video analytics solution has been installed to prevent theft at the Porsche car dealership and showroom in Sunninghill Gauteng, a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa.
With approximately 100 vehicles, each worth on average US$150,000 dollars, the dealership was looking for a reliable security system that would accurately and dependably detect intruders along 650 meters of fence line, while ignoring environmental influences that lead to false alarms. The solution also needed to have the flexibility to interface with Porsche's Virtual Private Network (VPN) infrastructure to allow central monitoring of its dealerships.
ioimage video analytics was integrated into Porsche's CCTV platform to act as an early warning system and to provide instant visual verification of alerts. Since recording initiated only upon alerts, ioimage's solution minimizes irrelevant footage and has also reduced the number of security officers required to monitor video screens.
Porsche is considering adding ioimage intelligent video appliances also to its Durban and Cape Town sites, as part of a nationwide upgrade to its security systems.