As the second tallest skyscraper in the United States, effectively managing visitor and tenant access and security for Willis Tower’s 15,000 tenants and 250,000 business visitors each year was a huge undertaking.
Safetyflex Barriers, a Coventry, U.K. manufacturer of anti-terrorism bollards has completed work to secure two popular locations in the U.S. Safetyflex Barriers has installed its barriers at the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. and the Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta — the site of the 1996 summer Olympics.
The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) is a social health insurance program that serves people all over Dar es Salaam and Tanzania. It has multiple sites spread over these regions. Their current surveillance platform had a few limitations of integrating third party cameras and was not facilitating centralized monitoring for multiple locations. This posed a problem in managing and monitoring all sites from a single location. For this, they needed a surveillance platform that could easily integrate with multi-brand cameras as well as facilitate multi-location monitoring. Moreover, they needed a system with monitoring capacity of over 500 cameras with the facility of remote management for real-time security.
The South Shore-based technology integration company, Inspired Technology and Communications LLC (ITC), donated their time, products and expert service to install leading, contemporary technology products at Christopher’s Haven, a nonprofit organization that provides free housing for families with children undergoing cancer treatment in nearby Boston hospitals. The team at Inspired Technology and Communications enhanced all nine apartments and the community recreation center within the housing complex.
Motorola Solutions and Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, announced that they have been selected to help protect Georgetown County School District (GCSD) in South Carolina. Serving over 9,500 students throughout its 10 elementary schools, four middle schools, four high schools, career center and adult education center, GCSD sought to undergo a major security upgrade to increase safety, help mitigate misconduct and offer greater ease-of-use for school administrators, security officers and law enforcement officials using the security system.
It is one of Moscow’s most ambitious building projects: the VTB Arena Park was built on the site of the old Dynamo Stadium and revitalizes the entire surrounding area with a multi-purpose concept. At an estimated cost of US$ 1.5 billion, the modern VTB Arena Park combines sports, entertainment, commercial and residential facilities. A first challenge arises from the sheer size of the project: The football stadium, known as Dynamo Central Stadium and home to FC Dynamo Moscow football club, hosts league matches with a capacity of over 26,000 spectators. The park’s indoor arena holds more than 12,000 guests during ice hockey matches, basketball games and rock concerts, while the 300,000 square-meter park area also offers retail facilities, a five-star hotel and 1,600-car parking garage.
A government agency was relying on an outdated analog surveillance system and wanted to modernize to a comprehensive IP solution. The massive surveillance upgrade would take place across 360 customs offices and border crossing locations, with the objective of increasing their ability to identify risks and reducing response time to threats. The Agency was also looking to improve efficiency by automating most of the processing of imports and exports coming in and out of the country, with the objective of increasing economic growth and foreign trade.
Dallas-based Securadyne (SDM’s 2016 Systems Integrator of the Year) was established in 2011 by CEO Carey Boethel. By 2018, it had more than 300 staff, 17 U.S. branch locations and had achieved more than $73 million in annual revenue prior to its acquisition this year by Allied Universal.
IDIS America, the regional headquarters of South Korean security technology innovator, IDIS, announced Emily’s Place, as the first recipient of a comprehensive donation of company’s award-winning technology as part of its “Create a Better World” campaign. The campaign, announced at the 2019 ISC West security show in April, is designed to support and better empower community organizations, the facility’s mission of providing long-term, multi-faceted care and support for domestic abuse survivors seeking to permanently leave their lives of abuse behind. The IDIS donation was facilitated and installed with the support of the KOTRA, the Korean trade promotion agency, and security integrator Integrated Lifestyles.