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  • Using intelligent imaging systems for mine security and safety
    Traditional surveillance monitors small areas, but in order to practice effective prevention one needs as much time as possible to warn for possible dangers. A new wide area scanning system has been developed capable of monitoring large areas.
  • ANPR: Are you getting value?
    Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) as a technology has been around for a while and a number of suppliers provide products to the industry. However, it has not really taken off in a big way and one wonders about the reasons for this.
  • SINON vehicle management solutions
    Protoclea, a South African company, has developed a range of solutions to manage vehicle access to sites ranging from simple parking areas to very complex, multi-entrance/multi-exit parking areas.
  • Phorcas PSIM system
    Phorcas, a sophisticated physical security information management system is designed to integrate the various parts of a security solution such as cameras, video recorders, fire detection systems, perimeter protection systems, access control systems amongst others.
  • Save money, improve security, install intelligence
    A lot of money is spent on buying cameras, recorders, installation and so on in the hope that it will improve security, and it does. However, the use of intelligent systems can reduce the capital layout of systems and at the same time improve the security measures.
  • Intelligent systems in high motion surveillance
    When considering the application of CCTV in high-motion areas, such as street surveillance environments, a number of aspects are clear. Firstly, cameras are everywhere and placed anywhere. Secondly, the success of such systems is often touted to be high but ends up mediocre.
  • Intelligence saves money
    A lot of money is spent on buying cameras, recorders, installation and so on in the hope that it will improve security, and it does. However, the use of intelligent systems can reduce the capital layout of systems and, at the same time, improve the security measures.
  • Effective security uses several technologies
    Golf courses with attendant residential complexes adjacent to or within the course to ensure views over the park-like surroundings created by fairways, greens, trees and water features, have become very ...
  • Orlando Stadium gets hi-tech parking system
    The upgraded Orlando Stadium, which will host matches during the FIFA Confederations Cup soccer tournament this year and serve as a training facility for World Cup teams in 2010, has implemented a new ...
  • Command and control, a subtle approach
    The Argus is a fully network-centric surveillance system that operates on a command and control platform to integrate security across the enterprise
  • More to ACSA parking security system than meets the eye
    A secure parking environment is one in which people may not leave the parking area with a vehicle that is not theirs
  • Command and control
    Protoclea’s ARGUS command and control platform ensures that advances in the development of video analytics, facial recognition, number plate recognition (ANPR), movement and behaviour change detection continue to reduce expensive manpower requirements while increasing the availability of realtime information upon which important security and crime prevention responses can be made
  • Campus security demands controlled flexibility
    The ARGUS command and control system devised by Protoclea uses local technology designed to meet local conditions and needs
  • Command and control a critical element in security systems for casino complexes
    Casinos generally, and certainly in the South African context, require three different kinds of surveillance at the outset
  • Command and control for shopping centres
    Soaring general crime and the increasing audacity of armed robbers, muggers and hijackers constitute a growing threat to shopping centres in terms of their vulnerability to criminal acts, both opportunistic ...