ABUS references – Video surveillance

Video surveillance is in vogue now more than ever. Surveillance technology from ABUS has already been used very successfully in any number of different industries. From surveillance of a company site, a villa or petrol station to scientific video documentation, our specialist dealers have already conducted any number of wide-ranging projects using our video surveillance systems.

Video surveillance - application examples

Based on selected practical examples, see how commercial enterprises are stepping up their security and are already successfully saving money using ABUS video surveillance.

Video surveillance for luxury hotel

ABUS secures The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin

Application area: Hotel and Gastronomy

Business leaders, state presidents and major stars from the world of show business number among the discerning guests of a modern luxury hotel such as The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin. Therefore, in addition to the best possible service and amenities of a centrally located luxury hotel, the The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin, also provides its guests with a higher standard of security and it is in this area that the ABUS video surveillance system makes a vital contribution. Download complete case Study (Zip; 8 MB)

Challenge and solution:

  • Step by step approach from CCTV to HD video surveillance
  • Discrete video surveillance of all public areas
  • Intuitive operation
  • Product: HDVR, IP
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Video surveillance for Aral petrol station

Petrol pumps in clear view with HD video surveillance from ABUS

Application area: Trade

Filling up fraud, shoplifting, vandalism, illegal dumping of rubbish, fake damage from the car wash – this is not part of a police report, but the problems of everyday life at German petrol stations. Aral petrol station owner, Peter Beducker, whose petrol station in Langweid near Augsburg has been in the family for 77 years, can also tell you a thing or two about it. His solution is  a high resolution video surveillance system with video management software made in Germany by ABUS Security-Center, the video surveillance experts. Thanks to the combination of IP and HD-SDI video technology, the existing analogue video system could be converted to HD standard cost-effectively.  Download complete case study (Zip; 7 MB)

Challenge and solution:

  • Cost-effective conversion of existing CCTV to HD standard
  • 24/7 hard evidence of events
  • Convenient remote access
  • Effect on the insurance policy
  • Product: IP, HD-SDI, HDVR
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Video surveillance for Frankfurter Sparkasse

Protection of head office and 17 branches

Application area: Trade

From the 200-meter Main Tower, the European Central Bank's Eurotower or the Japan Center: The Neue Mainzer Straße in Frankfurt am Main not only serves as the city's main traffic artery, it is also the hub of Frankfurt's banking quarter. It is here that the Frankfurter Sparkasse has its head office. To safeguard staff and customers alike, security technology from ABUS was installed at Sparkasse head office and 17 other branches (as at September 2009) in the Rhein-Main area. Here, video cameras monitor the foyer and keep an eye on ATM transactions.

Challenge and solution:

  • Remote access from one location to all other systems
  • Smooth recording and playback of the 200 or so cameras
  • Precise and discrete monitoring of money transfer
  • Product: PCI surveillance cards, Special cameras
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Video surveillance at St. Josef's Hospital

Protecting a hospital complex

Application area: Health and Social Care

St. Josef's Hospital, which is run by the Vinzenz group, is a non-profit hospital and covers all fields of classical medicine. It is famous nationwide for its obstetrics and gynaecology department. In 2009, it was one of the first hospitals in Austria to be successfully certified and risk management and patient security are of great importance to the institution. To meet these needs even more effectively, the hospital was fitted with security technology from ABUS. Video cameras monitor the aisles, cloak rooms and the large underground car park.

Challenge and solution:

  • Complete and consistent protection of the entire hospital complex from the underground car park to the fourth floor
  • Distances of up to 320 m between camera and recorder
  • Remote access to video data from a central location
  • Product: Analog digital recorders, Dome cameras
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Video surveillance in Oberhaching veterinary clinic

Keeping an eye on everything with ABUS network cameras

Application area: Health and Social Care

Since 2003, the veterinary clinic in Oberhaching near Munich is one of the largest privately run veterinary practices in Bavaria. It goes without saying that the technical equipment and interior are of the highest specification. Management at the clinic has decided to install a modern IP-based ABUS video surveillance system to ensure that it can continue to provide high-quality services and that as many animals as possible can benefit from the high-quality technical equipment.

Challenge and solution:

  • Discreet surveillance and high-resolution images
  • Fail-safe recording
  • Quick installation during business hours
  • Product: NVR, Box
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Video surveillance provides protection and security in the schoolyard

Protecting school grounds

Application area: Education

Fights, theft and wilful damage are now part of the course in many schools. The Japanese International School in Frankfurt shows it does not have to be this way. As violent crimes are usually committed by unauthorised third parties who enter the school grounds, the school decided to install professional security technology from ABUS to track down the perpetrators. Parents, students and teachers welcomed the move, as the cameras help to effectively prevent violence and crime.

Challenge and solution:

  • High-quality external surveillance
  • Fullfilment of all data protection requirements
  • Product: NVR, Outdoor dome
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Protection of the customs storage warehouse at the airport

Video surveillance of Hahn Cargo Services GmbH

Application area: Transport and Logistics

With about 140,000 tonnes of air cargo, Frankfurt-Hahn ranks third in Germany, and this trend is rapidly on the rise. Hahn Cargo Services GmbH is a 'one-stop shop' for freight, from unloading to pelleting and documentation and onward transportation. The capacities of the 8800 m² warehouse are big enough to store the cargo of several airplanes. Several thefts prompted Cargo Services GmbH to install a video surveillance system from ABUS to better monitor the goods stored in the warehouse and the loading of palettes and special goods.

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Protecting an ADMIRAL play amusement arcade

Video surveillance of an amusement arcade

Application area: Art, Entertainment and Leisure

According to § 6 UVV arcades have to be fitted with optical area monitoring devices in the entry area. They have to be clearly visible and have to run at all times during business hours. For additional protection against burglary, theft, robbery and vandalism, the ADMIRAL play amusement arcade in Würselen is equipped with professional video surveillance technology from ABUS. The mounted cameras provide ideal surveillance of the outdoor and indoor areas.

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Video surveillance at a Kochlöffel store

Security at a fast food restaurant

Application area: Hotel and Gastronomy

Video surveillance systems in fast food restaurants must meet challenging requirements. This calls for robust components. Following a consultation with a specialist installer, it soon became clear that a user-friendly, extendable system was needed. The Kochlöffel shop in Landsberg am Lech was then fitted with professional video surveillance technology from ABUS. The cameras installed monitor the waiting area and cash desk, to safeguard against shoplifting, robbery and vandalism.

Challenge and solution:

  • Clear identification of perpetrators allows prosecutions at a later stage
  • Remote access to video data from the office and from home
  • Professional technology that also optimises cost-effectiveness
  • Product: Analog digital recorders, Dome cameras
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Video surveillance in the Mariazell Basilica

Hybrid video monitoring

Application area: Public Institutions

The Roman Catholic Mariazell Basilica is the most important pilgrimage site in Austria and among the most famous in Europe. A wooden Madonna, the Magna Mater Austriae, is worshipped in this 12th century church. The plaster stucco of the organ gallery and the organ console were created by the Viennese sculptor Johann Wagner in 1740. The ageing analogue recording system that was used to protect historic and cultural valuables and to monitor the constant stream of visitors was recently replaced by a modern hybrid system from ABUS.

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Video surveillance at Heinrich Lütticken GmbH

Protection of a 8000m² warehouse

Application area: Transport and Logistics

Heinrich Lütticken first set up shop in 1857, selling agricultural products and groceries, dry goods and hardware and running its own workshop. Today, the medium-sized family-run steel processor sells all types of products required by locksmiths, steelworks and structural engineering companies. In order to protect the area surrounding the 8,000 m² warehouse in Wittlich, and better monitor the frequent comings and goings of trucks in the loading areas, Heinrich Lütticken GmbH has installed video cameras from ABUS.

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Hybrid video surveillance system for museum

New technology for old masters

Application area: Art, Entertainment and Leisure

The Voswinckelshof museum in Dinslaken is home to several valuable Goya paintings as part of a special exhibition hosted during the 2010 City of Culture. For security reasons, it must be possible to clearly identify anyone standing in front of the paintings. The existing analogue video system was no longer able to meet these special requirements and had to be extended. As new IP cameras also needed to be installed, the organisers decided in favour of an ABUS 8-channel hybrid digital recorder. The existing analogue and new IP camera can be managed in a monitoring station.

Challenge and solution:

  • Existing analogue system needs to be extended
  • Changing exhibitions require flexible installation
  • Facial recognition - a requirement specified by the police
  • Product: Hybrid digital recorder, IP
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Video surveillance of Bergmeister bakery

Protection of the main building, 18 shops and production facilities

Application area: Trade

In addition to "nocturnal graffiti" on the external facade, several incidents of theft of money and stock prompted the owners to install video technology from ABUS Security-Center in their main premises and 18 shops. Several discreetly positioned, camouflaged CCTV cameras now unobtrusively monitor the bakery's premises. In addition to these preventive measures, the bakery's production floor was also protected. As part of the production line, they help boost productivity and quality.

Challenge and solution:

  • Seamless and unobtrusive monitoring inside 18 shops
  • Remote access to the video data from the main premises, the shops and the production floor from the head office
  • Integration of camera in the bakery's production line
  • Product: Analog digital recorders, Special cameras
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