Utilities


Minneapolis/St. Paul Transit Authority Implements Nextiva Transit Video Solution

Verint Systems Inc. today announced that the Metropolitan Council in Minneapolis/St. Paul is implementing the Nextiva Transit video solution from Verint Video Intelligence Solutions.

Axis Cameras Help Protect Latin America’s Busiest Subway Station

Mexipuerto Ciudad Azteca subway station, designed to ease the traffic problem in Mexico City and outlying areas, transports more than 150,000 passengers a day. At rush hour, as many as 1,000 travelers per minute board the trains. Mexipuerto’s security committee wanted to install a surveillance system that could help the transportation hub ensure the safety of its users. The technology needed to integrate with the station’s TCP/IP network to provide optimum performance during service hours without sacrificing image quality.

DHS Hoping To Understand, Limit Impact Of Chemical, Biological Agent Release In Subway Systems

To limit the impact of similar attacks and determine the best actions to take during a chemical or biological agent release, scientists are investigating how these contaminants would travel through a subway system’s underground tunnel network.

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Bridging the Gap

In the days before fiber optics, certain surveillance applications simply weren't possible—or too expensive to even be considered feasible. In the past, that would have been the case at the West Gate Bridge in Melbourne, Australia, where a fiber-optic solution from Infinova is now linking cameras to the city's video depot, miles away. West Gate is Australia's third-longest bridge, stretching a total of 8,473 feet across the Yarra River. The beautiful cable-stayed bridge, which was built in the 1970s, is twice as long as the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Iris Recognition System From Sarnoff Wins Best New Product Award At NPS

Iris on the Move from Sarnoff won the Best New Product Award at the Security Industry Association New Product Showcase on Wednesday.

Axis Network Cameras Chosen To Improve Safety On Madrid Buses

Axis Communications’ network cameras will be installed on Madrid’s 2,300 public buses. Each bus will include three network cameras and one video encoder.

Thermal Cameras, Video Analytics Protect South African Rail System

C3 Shared Services (Pty) ltd has been appointed by Bombardier to supply and install a combination of two military grade technologies, namely Opgal’s thermal cameras combined with ioimage intelligent video analytics, to monitor the tracks and tunnels of the Gautrain rail in South Africa.

IP Video System Secures Malmo Train Line In Sweden

When construction is complete in December 2010, 10.5 miles of new high-tech, double-track electric rails will connect Malmo Central Station in Sweden with the Oresund Bridge to Denmark. Six kilometers of that will run underground in two parallel tunnels through the center of Malmo. The goal of the CityTunnel connection between Malmo and Copenhagen is to greatly reduce the travel time between the two cities -- and not least to transform Malmo Central Station into a transit hub that powers the pan-Scandinavian network.



Parking Secuirty

Fine-tuning Security

Fine Airport Parking in Tulsa, Okla., is much more than just a parking facility.

public-private partnerships

Card Overload

Government directives were designed to help enhance security, increase government efficiency, reduce identity fraud and protect personal privacy by establishing a government-wide standard for secure and reliable forms of identification issued by the federal government to its personnel.

IP Video System Secures French Eurotunnel Terminal

In a major CCTV upgrade, Eurotunnel’s French passenger terminal has deployed a widely distributed IP video solution from IndigoVision. Used for security, traffic management and immigration control, the networked CCTV system has transformed Eurotunnel’s surveillance operation.

IP Video On Board

Safeguarding people moving across a city, such as the Sao Paulo mass transit system, or shipping freight by air around the world has become a major security challenge. Terrorists have all too often selected transportation venues as their targets for mayhem.

New Jersey Airport Upgrades Security With IP Cameras

Lincoln Park Airport is a 200 acre privately-owned public use airport located two miles north of Lincoln Park, N.J. With updated homeland security guidelines, the airport recently received state funding to obtain new security cameras.

Australia Bridge Uses Infinova Fiber Optics To Link Cameras

Infinova recently announced that the West Gate Bridge in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia is using Infinova’s fiber optics solutions to link cameras on the bridge to the City of Melbourne video depot. The bridge is the third longest in Australia with a total length of 2,582 m (8,473 feet).

Maryland Transit Selects March Networks Mobile Video Surveillance Solution

March Networks, a provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that the Maryland Transit Administration is deploying the company's mobile video surveillance systems on its 669-vehicle, fixed-route bus fleet to dramatically improve incident investigations and coordinate with police and Homeland Security operations.

Axis Cameras Chosen To Improve Security For Buses In Czech Republic

Axis Communications recently announced that over the next six years several hundred AXIS 209FD-R network cameras will be installed in new public transport buses in Prague. The IP cameras will be part of a system for monitoring each vehicle's interior, improving passenger security and providing evidence to help solve incidents of vandalism and other crimes.

Wireless Video Surveillance Boosts Security For Ferry Along U.S./Canadian Border

When Champions Auto Ferry decided to install a wireless video surveillance network, the company had to make sure the system could fulfill security and monitoring needs even during harsh winter conditions. Ultimately, the company found the solution that could meet the security demands in such a tough environment in Firetide’s wireless infrastructure mesh networking equipment and VideoIQ cameras.

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UK Port Upgrades To IndigoVision IP Video Solution

The UK’s largest port serving the North Sea oil and gas industry has upgraded its CCTV recording capability with a future-proof solution from IndigoVision.

High-Definition IP Video Solution Protects Container Port In Jordan

An IndigoVision high-definition IP video solution has been deployed to protect the Aqaba Logistics Village (ALV), which is a tax-free hub located in Aqaba, Jordan, adjacent to the country’s only container port. Both IndigoVision’s HD and standard 4SIF resolution IP cameras have been installed to provide blanket CCTV coverage with the minimum number of cameras -- one of the many advantages of deploying megapixel HD cameras.

Report: Public Safety To Emerge As Key Domain For Wireless Broadband Providers

Over the next few years, the public safety application segment is likely to emerge as a key domain for wireless broadband technology providers. Governments worldwide have clearly understood the role of advanced communication technologies after numerous unforeseen terrorist attacks and unanticipated natural disasters over the last decade revealed the loopholes in emergency communications.

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