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Woolworths Opts For Bandwidth Friendly Video Surveillance Solution
With 3,500 supermarkets, general merchandise, home improvement, consumer electronics and liquor stores, as well as petrol stations located across Australia and New Zealand, Woolworths required a video surveillance system capable of operating over bandwidth links of 64 kilobits per second or less.
The CENEX gas station and convenience store in Tioga, North Dakota, isn’t your typical, neighborhood gas station and c-store. Located in the heart of the mid-West state’s Bakken oil boom region, this gas station and c-store is a super-sized 36,000-square foot (3,345-square meter) behemoth with 11 fuel islands and 22 pumps dispensing gasoline and diesel.
Some restaurateurs think of video surveillance strictly as a tool to investigate incidents of theft and other risks such as slip and falls, but Hideaway Pizza, a 12-restaurant chain based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, thinks of video surveillance more as a critical enabler of operational excellence.
Losses in the quick service restaurant (QSR) industry resulting from staff theft amount to an astonishing 7% of sales, according to the National Restaurant Association. Costing billions of dollars a year, theft can take many forms — from simple cash register theft to more sophisticated scams involving several individuals.
Why should retailers invest in video surveillance when they could use that money to hire a new employee or run an advertisement? Because many retail organizations today are successfully using their surveillance system for just minutes a day to find costly inefficiencies, theft and other problems – and seeing increased revenues and profits as a result.
ARTICLES FROM INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS FOR RETAILERS
Inside The Front-End Changes At Lowe’s
How the Fortune 500 retailer improved the customer experience with a 50% reduction in false EAS alarms, reducing shrink and mitigating associate risk along the way.
Preventing Operational Loss
Identifying the breakdowns that cause operational loss is challenging enough. What about prevention?
The Multidisciplinary Appeal Of Networked Video
With an ever-growing list of retail stakeholders leveraging video intelligence, cloud-based, networked video is catching on rapidly.
Privacy, Security, And The Internet Of Things
Adopting an effective data-centric security model and applying the appropriate technologies for each security control are the only way forward. No single technology will provide the silver bullet.
Are You Maximizing Your Mobile Potential?
Mobility is making a huge impact on how retailers deal with everything from inventory visibility to customer experience — with the ultimate goal of increased sales.
Milestone SDK Milestone offers both ‘off-the-shelf’ integrated solutions with pre-configured products, and the ability to make customized integrations with other systems or devices using the Milestone Software Development Kit or SDK.
Milestone Systems XProtect Corporate XProtect Corporate is an IP video management system designed for large enterprises and alarm centers. Featuring a distributed server architecture, innovative centralized management and support for a wide range of IP cameras, it scales to fit any type of video surveillance installation.
AXIS M5014-V Network Camera
HDTV, vandal-resistant PTZ dome that gives the big picture.
ADT Retail Security Solutions — Complete Inventory Management Complete Inventory Management (CIM) means exactly that: the ability for ADT to provide you with complete management of your inventory from the assembly line through to the checkout line. Not just from a security standpoint, but from an operational one as well. In fact, in addition to its security benefits, CIM can help reduce workers’ compensation claims, vendor fraud, liability claims, and paperwork errors, while helping you get a better handle on inventory control and operational issues.
Tyco Security Products For Retail With a powerful integration platform, our access control, video and intrusion products work together to provide a onestop security offering. Our technology enables security personnel to manage their CCTV and access control alarms through one graphical command and control center.
Aimetis E3200 Series™ Aimetis E3200 Series™ Physical Security Appliance combines a purpose-built hardware appliance with Aimetis Symphony™ video management & analytics software, creating a high performance intelligent video surveillance platform for installations under 16 cameras.
VIDEO SURVEILLANCE NEWS
Oncam Secures World-Renowned Luxury Jeweler Mouawad In Malaysia
Oncam, the security division of Oncam Technologies, announced recently that Mouawad, a world-renowned luxury jeweler catering to royalty and world celebrities, has deployed Oncam’s Evolution 360-degree concealed cameras to secure the jewelry boutique and its contents.
VIDEO SURVEILLANCE MULTIMEDIA
IP Video — Not Just For LP Any More
There are so many things to consider when protecting your business — from article security to access control and many other things. They all impact the retailer’s bottom line. Starting with intrusion, access control and fire detection, many retailers face fines due to false alarms, and not to mention the fact that manpower is wasted brining in managers to check on the alarms.
How IP Video Benefits All Of Retail Operations
Retailers are notoriously slow in migrating to new technology, but there has been a huge push towards IP Video lately. This is evident in a recent case study with Saks Fifth Avenue in the June issue of Integrated Solutions for Retailers Magazine.
IP Video — Not Just For Big-Box Retailers
Retailers of all sizes can benefit from the advancements in IP video. Whether it’s analytics or reduced infrastructure costs, IP video presents one of the most cost-effective solutions for retailers of all sizes. Here, Bob Johns, editor of Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine and RetailSolutionsOnline.com, talks with Hedgie Bartol and Jackie Anderson, business development managers in retail with Axis Communications, to discuss the benefits of IP video for small and mid-size retailers. Feel free to listen to the podcast or read the text-only version.