Intruder alarm system control panel case studies

QED's Wireless Genesis PIR Keeps Rotherham Safe

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council recently relocated their monitoring of a large 3-storey building site to their central monitoring station just over half a mile away.  This resulted in the existing detection system becoming redundant.  The Council required a cost effective solution that would accurately monitor activity around the site to stop any anti-social behavior or criminal activity late at night.WRS Electronic Security Solutions Ltd based in South Yorkshire were contacted...

Polish University Turns To IQinVision To Assist Its Global Warming Research

IQinVision, market leader in high-performance megapixel network cameras, smart IP cameras, and network video recording systems, recently announced that Poland's Silesian University has deployed IQeye 705 megapixel cameras to support critical global climate research.  IQinVision distributor Suma Sp. introduced the IQeye technology to the university. Silesian Earth Science faculty have conducted research for over 25 years on changes at the Spitsbergen glacier for the Hansbreen tongue and its...

Optex Builds On Detection Success With Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins PLC, a major supplier to the building and construction market, is using sophisticated external detection technology from Optex Europe with some of the highest capture rates and lowest false alarm rates currently available to help secure a number of its premises nationwide.The company, which has a branch network of some 1,100 sites making it one of the largest timber and builders merchants in the UK, is using REDWAVE detectors that combine several technologies in a single unit to r...

Bosch's BIS Keeps Erlich Protection Systems Safe - And Serves As A Demo

For more than three decades, Erlich Protection Systems, Inc. has provided a variety of loss prevention and life safety systems for customers in the greater Detroit metropolitan area.  When the company wanted to upgrade the security system at its own 8,000-square-foot facility, it turned to Bosch. Erlich needed updated security, access control, and video surveillance capabilities to protect its assets, employees, and the facility itself.  With an integrated system, Erlich could als...

Siemens' Integrated Danger Management Approach Marks A First For Algeria

Siemens Building Technologies has supplied and installed a danger management system to protect a series of refineries and harbour dockside areas in the port of Algiers.The installation for petrol refinery specialists Naftec saw a Siemens MM8000 danger management station used to manage a range of different sub-systems which contribute to the protection of two harbours and three refineries - Alger, Arzew and Skikda.  MM8000 provides a clear and concise method of dealing with an emergency situ...

Siemens Capability On Show In Bucharest Head Office

Siemens Building Technologies' integrated approach to fire safety and security has been illustrated in a project to protect the premises of a leading international insurance company.Siemens SRL Romania installed a SiPass access control system, integrated with a Synova fire detection system, allowing all doors to open automatically plus provide control of the building's elevators in the event of a fire, in the Bucharest Head Office of Generali Asigurari SA.  In addition to the access control...

Optex Helps Healthcare Trust Protect Vacant Building From Unwanted Visitors

Innovative wireless ‘BoundaryGard' intruder detection technology from Optex Europe is proving a major success in assisting a local healthcare trust in meeting its health & safety liabilities as the owner of a huge hospital block that has stood empty for the past four years. Local installer Dartline Security Systems Ltd was called in by a West Country-based NHS Trust to provide a solution for securing a specific block on a now defunct building on the hospital estate. Dartline in turn...

Express Dairies Is Safe With Smoke Screen

ProblemA modern, two-storey office block located at the junction of two major motorways, crammed full of expensive computers and sensitive data.OptionsPhysical security to supplement the existing alarm system.SolutionMultiple Smoke Screens by Concept Smoke Screen.  Bars and grilles do have a deterrent effect, but they detract from the appearance of the building and turn the workplace into a virtual prison.  This type of physical protection can also increase the level of violence employ...

Smoke Screen Secures Tesco

ProblemMost break-ins are over in less than four minutes.  A good police response takes at least ten.  Tesco losses were substantial: fast acting thieves were stealing from petrol filling stations and Express stores with impunity.OptionsAll conventional types of security had been tried.  None were successful in stopping the losses.SolutionSmoke Screen by Concept Smoke Screen.  These images are taken from genuine CCTV footage captured in a Tesco petrol filling station in Manch...

Smoke Screen Secures Large Warehouse Environment

ProblemExpansys are Europe's largest online retailer of PDAs and accessories.  One of their warehouse became a target for persistent through the wall break-ins.  Each break-in resulted in an approximate loss of stock in excess of £80,000.00.  The ‘risk' area is absolutely enormous and measures some 100m x 100m x 15m.OptionsThe site had tried upgrading to monitored CCTV with audio challenge, manned guarding and concrete barriers at likely points of entry.  Things d...

Toys ‘R’ Us Retail Chain Plays Smart Move For Significant Alarm Savings

Leading retail chain Toys ‘R' Us is set to make significant operational savings by switching the intruder and personal attack alarm monitoring for its total UK estate to Chiron Technology's Iris system. Adoption of the Iris technology - which is Europe's fastest growing IP alarm transmission and monitoring system - means Toys ‘R' Us will take advantage of Chiron's secure IP-based dual-path alarm signaling and reduce its alarm monitoring bill by around 70% compared with its previous u...

Iris' Alarm System Savings Are The ‘Topps' For Tile Retailer

Britain's biggest tile retailer, Topps Tiles, has adopted Europe's fastest growing IP alarm transmission and monitoring system.  The specialist supplier of ceramic tiles, wood flooring and related products is protecting its national network of stores with the Iris alarms-over-IP system from Chiron Security Communications.Joining fellow High Street retailers Halfords and Thomas Cook in their own decision to upgrade to Iris, Topps Tiles has already equipped over 100 of its 274 branches around...