ABUS secures The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin

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)

Fact sheet

Application area: Hotels and restaurants
Object: The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin
Location: Berlin
Project goal: Video surveillance of all public interior and exterior areas with ABUS IP cameras

Challenge and solution

Step by step approach from CCTV to HD video surveillance

  • 2 HDVRs which can simultaneously work IP, HD-SDI and analogue signals record all existing cameras
  • existing analogue cameras, also PTZ domes, were integrated into the new video surveillance system; only analogue cameras in need of replacement were replaced against ABUS IP cameras

Discrete video surveillance of all public areas

  • securing all public interior and exterior areas for maximum security of guests
  • option to increase the number of cameras if necessary
  • security concept which provides normal hotel business even if presidents visit the hotel

Intuitive operation

  • ABUS VMS (video management software), made in Germany, ensures that the video image data created are managed quickly and easily and also enables remote access, independent of location, via mobile end devices such as smartphones or tablet computers
  • cameras and recorders can be viewed on a clearly designed user interface and moved using drag and drop
  • switching between individual live images and playback is achieved through the use of commonly recognised symbols as found on digital cameras and video recorders

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