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Port Botany Expansion


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About the Port Botany Expansion Project The Sydney Ports Corporation is expanding its container port facilities at Port Botany to augment long term trade growth. Involving the reclamation of 60 hectares of land, this is the largest port project to be undertaken in Australia in over three decades. The Sydney Ports Corporation mission is to add value to all aspects of Sydney’s port operations by managing and developing port facilities and services to meet existing and future trade needs and deliver profitable business growth.

Portable Video Security


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SightLogix reviews the advantages of portable video surveillance systems, and provides information on grants and funding.

New Video Storage technology


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As video management systems continue to trend toward IP and away from more traditional DVR solutions, RAID arrays have become increasingly popular for their ability to provide massive quantities of storage in a highly secure manner. This paper explains the concepts of “Storage Area Network” or SAN, iSCSI technology and how they are improving the storage options for network video. surveillance systems

Beyond the Fence: Perimeter Intrusion Detection Systems


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Today’s integrated perimeter security management environment has become increasingly complex. There are hundreds of point technology manufacturers, few legitimate technical standards and multiple disparate/ proprietary data formats, any of which need to be accommodated in a single solution. These and many other technical risks and challenges often associated with the design, implementation and maintenance of an integrated perimeter intrusion detection system (PIDS) are addressed in an excerpt from a design study commissioned by ICx Technologies.

Security Manager Guide to Video Surveillance


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IP Video Market reviews the steps needed to define objectives and tools of a video surveillance project.

Remote video monitoring for financial institutions - Diebold


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Physical threats to financial institutions are steadily rising, propelled by the economic downturn. Financial institutions have now access to effective weapons to reduce the risks, notably remote video monitoring, which can be incorporated into existing security systems.

The Benefits of Wireless Technology for Fixed Video Surveillance


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This white paper covers an array of wireless technology solutions and how they can enable network integrators, architects and operators to select the architecture and equipment that best meet the Big Three requirements - cost, deployment time, and performance - for a specific fixed video surveillance application.

Visual Surveillance in maritime port facilities


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This University of Florida work offers a method for securing port facilities which uses a set of video cameras to automatically detect various vessel classes moving within buffer zones and off-limit areas.

HDTV and videosurveillance


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The development of HDTV technology is starting to have an impact on the videosurveillance market. The possibility of clearer, sharper images is a long sought quality in the surveillance industry, particularly in applications where objects are moving or accurate identification is vital.

BearCom: Reducing Crime with Wireless Video Surveillance


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Municipalities and police departments nationwide are searching for new and better ways to crack down on crime, and they often look for a "force multiplier" to jelp them accomplish that goal. One very effective solution is video surveillance. New innovations in that field will not only save time and money, but can help lower crime rates as well.

Strix Wireless Mesh Networks for Distributed Video Surveillance


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Today's IP networked video surveillance systems are capable of providing a far greater resolution, flexibility, reliability and increased cost savings in comparison to conventional analog video solutions. In the past, wireless IP video surveillance has been viewed as an "ad hoc" solution with limited reliability. Wireless mesh networks are changing that perception as more customers implement video surveillance over wireless mesh networks. Robust high performance, low latency and multi-hop scalability enable range and coverage that wasn't possible only a few years ago.

Proxim: Wireless Solutions for Security and Surveillance


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This white paper provides an overview of the market drivers for security and surveillance applications, benefits of wireless solutions, deployment considerations and presents an overview of Proxim’s industry leading carrier grade wireless solutions to rapidly deploy communications infrastructure to acquire, transport, record, and analyze analog and networked digital video applications.

Wireless Video Surveillance


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Using Wireless Mesh Networks to Enhance Safety and Lower Surveillance Costs

Bel Air Public Safety Interoperability: Wireless Mesh Delivers


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A collapsed structure necessitating both land and water rescue. A truck on fire. Hazardous materials. Triage and transport of patients off the bridge. A major traffic artery blocked. A major disaster on a federal highway crossing a state bridge over a waterway.... A clearer case for the importance and significance of public safety interoperability cannot be made. But what constitutes, and more importantly, what facilitates public safety interoperability?

Proxim Roadside Surveillance Network: Egnatia Motorway, Greece


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The Egnatia Motorway is one of the largest road construction projects in Europe and it is of vital importance for the road links Greece with Europe in one direction and Asia in the other. The current described wireless network extends along nine km of the Egnatia Motorway. Fourteen cameras were installed to monitor traffic flow and provide surveillance and security. Wireless networking technology enables users to easily install and deploy network video products in areas where Ethernet cabling is not readily available, enabling same day operation in most cases.

The Wireless Internet and Municipal Public Safety


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Based in part on the proceedings from the conference in San Mateo, CA, on June 29-30, 2004

Public Safety & First Responders


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4.9 GHz Wireless Networks for Law Enforcement and Emergency Response

Dallas PD Using Mesh-Enabled Video Surveillance


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The Dallas City Council and the local police department implemented a wireless video sur- veillance system consisting of 32 Firetide mesh nodes and 40 Sony cameras in the troubled Central Business District.

Firetide Guide to Video Mesh Networking


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Wireless works well for an increasing number of networking applications, and advances in digital cameras and wireless technologies now enable the use of wireless networks for video monitoring and surveillance. But only one wireless technology satisfies the seven key requirements fully: the multi-service mesh, particularly the industry-leading HotPort High Performance Mesh network from Firetide.

Wireless Broadband 101


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A look at a few players in wireless broadband services for city wi-fi and municipal surveillance, from Lexis-Nexis

Remote Video Surveillance for Retail - Diebold


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Savvy retailers are becoming more aware of the value of emerging security technologies such as remote video monitoring, which has proven to help curtail the steady erosion of the retail industry's bottom line by reducing employees' theft, shoplifting and organized retail crime.

Phoenix PD Keeps the City Safe with Wireless Mesh


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The Phoenix Police Department has pioneered use of wireless video surveillance for time-critical investigative deployments.




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