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Published by Marie on January 13, 2015 4:04 PM

Surveillance systems are often used to deter theft and vandalism, but your system can do so much more when it comes to protecting manufacturing plants.

If safety is a top concern because of the materials or machines used in your facility, surveillance systems allow you to monitor workers to ensure everyone follows the safety protocols. If a workplace accident does happen, video footage can help identify what went wrong, why, and how to prevent it in the future.

Surveillance video monitoring is also useful for improving workplace efficiency. By reviewing recorded videos you may see potential areas of change to increase productivity and reduce wait times.

Learn more about surveillance for manufacturing plants.

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Published by Margeaux on January 11, 2012 4:04 PM

Sino Tharwa Drilling, an Egyptian and Chinese company, is now using ACTi cameras to monitor procedures on its rig and surrounding property.

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Published by Margeaux on January 27, 2011 12:16 PM

Freightliner, a leading British rail transportation company, upgraded its analog surveillance system to Axis network cameras at its Manchester terminal. Using outdoor-ready Axis cameras, Freightliner is able to identify people and get an overview of operations as well as zoom in on fine details, such as license plates and container IDs.

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Published by Dan on May 7, 2007 9:58 AM

There are many challenges involved in providing comprehensive video surveillance for industrial locations such as factories and plants. Such locations often include vast building areas which require a large number of cameras installed in various sections such as the warehouse, assembly lines, and shipping areas. Security staff faced with the task of continuous monitoring must deal with the day to day monotony while remaining poised and ready to react to a situation at a moment's notice. Additionally, since the area of coverage is so large, it can be difficult to quickly pinpoint where exactly an incident is occurring, especially if multiple alarms are triggered simultaneously.

GeoVision recently introduced its DVR with Multi-Quad TV out system as a way to increase the efficiency of real-time video monitoring and response times in complicated areas such as these.

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Published by Jennifer on February 23, 2007 12:07 PM

Booming economies in China and India, along with record amounts of construction in the US and the rest of the western world, have created an extremely high demand for raw construction metals like copper and steel. Contractors and electricians complain about the soaring costs of metal as thieves ransack incomplete buildings, stripping copper wire and pipes to sell for scrap. Scrap metal thieves have become so brazen as to risk their lives - one man recently died trying to strip live electrical wire from a transformer.

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