Case Studies

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children - GOSH

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The world leader and pioneer in specialist health care for children, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) were faced with an out dated legacy CCTV system, requiring an upgrade to digital IP based cameras in a challenging and busy 24/7 environment, where the security and safety of patients, family and staff is paramount at a time of need. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Advise on entire security operation at Hospital
  • Latitude Network Video Management System (NVMS)
  • Fully Scalable IP Digital Solution
  • Quick Incident Resolution
  • Flir NVMS - IP/HD System
  • Increased overall security
  • Security with area control
  • Increase CCTV visibility
  • 36TB of storage
  • 200 cameras

Peel Ports UK Great Yarmouth CCTV

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Challenged with helping Peel Ports enhance Port Security, whilst complying with industry regulations & improve their operational proficiencies they needed an advanced flexible HD surveillance system that could leverage the existing network infrastructure & integrate this with the Port’s current analogue based cameras. There was a need to increase safety through leveraging Thermal Imaging, with a centrally based control room & wider deployment within Great Yarmouth. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Leverage existing infrastructure
  • Centralised processes
  • Flexible and scalable
  • Improved operational efficiency
  • Increased safety for staff and general public
  • Save money, allow CCTV to review and prevent any damage to harbour structure day or night

Alder Hey Children's Hospital CCTV

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A leader and pioneer in specialist health care for children, Alder Hey has 270 beds, 16 digitally enhanced operating theatres, treating over 270,000 children every year, covering an area of 51,000 square meters, the size of more than 7 football pitches. Challenged to provide a fully digital security solution, enabling and ensuring the safety of staff and patients. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Increased overall security
  • Increase CCTV visibility
  • Scalable IP Digital solution
  • Quick Incident Resolution
  • Advise on entire security operation at Hospital

Norwich City Football Club (NCFC)

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Norwich City Football Club (NCFC) must comply with strict Football Association (FA) guidelines and standards. Failure to comply results in postponed matches, additional police reinforcements and loss of earnings. Video surveillance systems have to be scalable and fit for purpose, utilising the latest cameras and servers. With over 27,000 regular supporters, it is paramount to safeguard visitors at Carrow Road with an integrated system that is fully scalable with large video storage capabilities. Read more

Quick overview:

  • FLIR Latitude Video Management System
  • IP/HD System
  • 57 assorted PTZ and Fix cameras
  • 36TB of Disk Storage

University of East Anglia - The Enterprise Centre

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The University of East Anglia (UEA) sought a new building with green credentials that could serve as a centre for students wanting to go self-employed or start a business, the building had to reflect these ambitions and create a very low carbon footprint supporting innovative design & local materials. Therefore the installation of surveillance and access control devices must be efficient & strategically installed in keeping with The Enterprise Centre & UEA’s goals. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Lower operational costs
  • Reduce internal investigation time
  • Fully integrated system
  • Fully scalable system
  • Environmental credentials
  • Easily Integrates with existing campus security setup

Alder Hey Children's Hospital Access Control

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A leader and pioneer in specialist health care for children, Alder Hey has 270 beds, 16 digitally enhanced operating theatres, treating over 270,000 children every year, covering an area of 51,000 square meters, the size of more than 7 football pitches. Challenged to provide a fully digital security solution, enabling and ensuring the safety of staff and patients. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Quick Incident Resolution
  • Advise on entire security operation at Hospital - Increased overall security
  • Security with area control
  • Increase CCTV visibility
  • Scalable IP Digital solution

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital CCTV

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital was faced with a life cycle change to their CCTV system and scheduled for updating. This included a migration from an analog to a digital platform, a control room refit & new design layout. The project delivery needed to be seamless due to the constraints of the control room being the main hub for all communications & 24/7 emergency responses for the security team to ensure patient care, visitor & staff safety. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Consuming less space and power...
  • Lower operational costs
  • Reducing internal investigation time by 25%

University of East Anglia - Bob Champion Research & Medical Centre CCTV

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The University of East Anglia (UEA) urgently needed a new building that enabled ground breaking research and a medical centre, serving as a link with the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, with a generous donation from former grand national winner, the Bob Champion Research & Medical Centre was born. Challenged with laboratories for fighting infectious diseases and a working medical centre under one roof, surveillance and access control had to be provided at the highest standard serving the respective disciplines. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Lower operational costs
  • Reduce internal investigation time
  • Fully integrated system
  • Fully scalable system
  • Environmental credentials
  • Easily Integrates with existing campus security setup

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Access Control

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Faced with a healthcare facility that included independent buildings and car parks, the building owner identified that the current legacy access control solution was coming to the end of its life cycle and was in need of future proofing to provide monitoring of entrances, exits and other sensitive areas ensuring a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff. Read more

Quick overview:

  • 100% performance increase
  • Utilised the corporate network infrastructure Reduced overall running costs by leveraging a virtualised server environment

University of East Anglia - Bob Champion Research & Medical Centre Access Control

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The University of East Anglia (UEA) urgently needed a new building that enabled ground breaking research and a medical centre, serving as a link with the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, with a generous donation from former grand national winner, the Bob Champion Research & Medical Centre was born. Challenged with laboratories for fighting infectious diseases and a working medical centre under one roof, surveillance and access control had to be provided at the highest standard serving the respective disciplines. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Lower operational costs
  • Environmental credentials
  • Add new doors & cards easily
  • Reduce internal investigation time
  • Fully integrated & scalable system
  • Easily Integrates with existing campus & hospital security solution

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Trust Commend Lift

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) serves more than 850,000 people. Offering a 24x7 365 days a year service, it was therefore paramount that the lifts upgrade was managed with minimum disruption to staff and patient care. With an ever increasing amount of patients to serve NNUH has to find and utilise the latest technology and cost effective hardware solutions available.  Read more

Quick overview:

  • Crystal clear intercom speakers
  • Flexible and scalable system
  • Interactive HD quality video playback
  • CCTV with no blind spots
  • Increased safety and response times
  • Interoperable system for complete surveillence
  • Storage harvesting & streamline video settings

University of East Anglia - The Elizabeth Fry Building

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In 1995 The University of East Anglia (UEA) sought a new, on-campus accommodation, with meeting and lecture halls to support increasing student numbers while continuing to deliver an excellent level of education. The project objectives were to achieve very high standards of sustainability within a challenging £3.5m construction budget in 1995, with a potential occupancy of 850 people. Therefore the access control and surveillance cameras must be discreet & integrated with the Universities present and future ambitions. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Lower operational costs
  • Reduce internal investigation time
  • Fully integrated system
  • Fully scalable system
  • Environmental credentials
  • Easily Integrates with existing campus security

University of East Anglia - Crome Court

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The University of East Anglia (UEA) sought a new, on-campus en-suite accommodation option to support increasing student numbers while continuing to deliver a top-quality level of student experience. The project objectives were to achieve very high standards of sustainability within a challenging £9m construction budget and to a very fast programme of 22 months from concept to completion. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Lower operational costs
  • Reduce internal investigation time
  • Fully integrated system
  • Fully scalable system
  • Environmental credentials
  • Easily Integrates with existing campus security setup

Southend University Hospital NHS

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Southend University Hospital Trust (SUHT) were faced with servers at the end of life, and the need for a new back end system to leverage current cameras to full resolution, plus in- troducing Thermal and PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) options. With an in- creasingly busy A&E department and 737 beds serving 750,000 people, new installations and upgrades were to be completed with no impact on daily operations across the hospital. Read more

Quick overview:

  • Reduced Internal investigation time
  • Analytic and thermal options
  • Lower Operational Costs
  • Better Quality Video
  • 160+ TB of Storage
  • Flir Latitude VMS
  • 150 IP Cameras

University of East Anglia (UEA)

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In 2005, Trevor Smith then Customer Account Manager for the UEA realised that their existing analogue CCTV system was due for an overhaul. With the help from Steve Edwards, Electrical Design Engineer and his IT group he made an effort to gain an understanding of the UEA's requirement and current issues. Read more

Comm-Tech Voice & Data

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Moving to their new Corporate Head Office complex in King Street Norwich Comtech decided to use their existing Security partner Check Your Security to consult, install and commission all security systems on the new site. Read more