Hotels, leisure & entertainment security applications - Case studies

Personalized Photo ID Cards Provide Security For International Baseball Tournament

1000 cards created by ScreenCheck Europe BV using Zebra Card PrintersThe Haarlemse Baseball Tournament attracts national television coverage and crowds of up to 20,000 people at each match.  The tournament features teams from China, Cuba, Japan, Chinese Taipei, the USA and the Netherlands.  Providing security at these events is a high priority.  The tournament organisers looked to Zebra Card Printer Solutions and ScreenCheck Europe BV to provide photo id security cards that were p...

Itrac System Improves On Guard Tour Technology By Giving Managers Real-time Control

Team leaders and senior managers can now have greater control over the movements and whereabouts of all their personnel, real-time, thanks to a new GPRS wireless tracking system introduced by bconnected Ltd.  The technology has been designed as an improvement on traditional guard tour systems.Security managers and guarding service providers can now track the movements of individual team members in real time, giving the highest possible control over both team efficiency and health & safe...

Disco, Dancing, DXR

The Reutling M-Park mega-disco draws up to 1000 visitors into its halls on some days with its several dance areas spread over different levels.  Carefully planned events and marketing, as well as a sophisticated security concept ensure the guests’ well-being.  The eneo video surveillance system provided by Videor and installed by mbp GmbH from Munich plays an important role in all of this.The happily dancing people in M-Park have not always felt safe: the past has often been witn...

Octavian Guards Prestigious Hall

Nottingham's premier events venue, Colwick Hall, has appointed Octavian Security to provide manned guarding and stewarding for its numerous high-profile functions and events.This contract will see Octavian's security officers patrolling and guarding the grounds during events at the historic Hall.  This will include managing the Hall's car park, aiding guests upon arrival, monitoring sound levels in compliance with environmental health legislation and most importantly, due to the...

Radiohead Revolutionise Live Performances With CCTV Technology

The Background Radiohead, an internationally recognized 5-piece rock band, have a reputation for innovative, creative music, selling millions of records worldwide.  Each new Radiohead album outlines a new direction, always achieving critically acclaimed success for the band.Radiohead are currently playing a number of European Festival dates before headlining the V Festival in Chelmsford and Stafford in August.  The tour will enable Radiohead to debut new material that the band has been...

Visimetrics Rolls Out To More Casinos

Leading UK gaming operator Stanley Casinos has selected the Visimetrics range of FASTAR and VADER Digital Evidence Recorders as part of a UK wide CCTV upgrade.  The roll out, managed and supported by specialist integrator ID Technology Group, involves replacing the existing VCR based CCTV systems across the entire regional estate of over thirty prime gaming locations. An extensive on site trial was carried out, during which Visimetrics were able to modify the product based on feedback...

DVTel ISOC Provides Command And Control Security Management At Melbourne Commonwealth Games

Highly complex, wide-ranging system comprises hundreds of cameras to protect games DVTel Inc., multiple award-winning market leader in the development and delivery of intelligent security solutions over IP networks, today announced that the company's intelligent Security Operations Center (iSOC) was utilized as the command and control software for the IP-based, integrated security system at the 18th Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia.  The Games were conducted over 12 days in March...

Caught In The Act

A high-quality video surveillance system has already proved its worth in catching thieves at the Kendleshire Golf Club - and new uses are constantly being foundThere are no easy pickings for thieves targeting the Kendleshire's clubhouse or its members' cars.  Even if something does happen, security camera recordings give a clear view of faces and number plates, thanks to constant vigilance over vulnerable areas such as the car park, bars, the professional's shop and the fruit machine.  ...

Bosch Security Systems Provides Video Surveillance For The Oktoberfest In Munich

Bosch Security Systems has been awarded the contract to provide CCTV systems for video surveillance at the world's most famous folk festival - and beer festival - Oktoberfest in Munich, for the sixth consecutive year.The contract has been awarded by the security authorities of the City of Munich for Bosch to install 12 AutoDome cameras at the main entrance, the tents' access points and along the rows of rides.Bosch's AutoDome camera is an automatic camera with a dome-shaped housing, which can sw...

Leeds Festivals Brighten Up With Temporary CCTV Security Solutions From NVT

CCTV systems were installed to provide comprehensive surveillance coverage for each event locationThe 2005 Carling Weekend, Reading & Leeds Festivals saw the two cities play host to the annual pop & rock gigs, transforming them into the world's leading music venues. The events each attracted 50,000 enthusiastic music fans over their three-day duration and included performances from high-profile bands, Iron Maiden and the Foo Fighters. With the popularity of the events growing year on yea...

LEGIC® In The Sierra Nevada Mountains - A Gantner Locking System For The Top Ski Resort In North America

The ski rooms in one of North America's largest skiing areas have been fitted with electronic LEGIC locks from GANTNERThe winter sports paradise of Northstar on Lake Tahoe on the border between California and Nevada belongs to Booth Creek Resorts, a private company employing 6,400 people.  Booth Creek Resorts is comprised of six giant winter sports resorts in various American states, with a total of 75 ski lifts and 2.2 million visitors annually.  With its excellent piste condition...

Vicon Play A Part At Birmingham Hippodrome

The 1,850 seat Birmingham Hippodrome, one of the largest theatre complexes in the UK is upgrading to the latest generation of digital video recording using DVRs from the Vicon Kollector Elite range.The move to replace outdated first generation DVRs is part of a two-and-a-half year project being undertaken by national installer ADT. Birmingham Hippodrome Director of Operations Mike Bradford, said: "We wanted to modernise the way that CCTV at Birmingham Hippodrome was managed and ma...