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SMART Mining Security Solutions 2024 Mining (Industry)

In the mining industry, security is paramount. Advanced video surveillance technology plays a crucial role in preventing losses during the mining process and to ensuring safety at work. Dallmeier offers innovative approaches tailored specifically for the mining sector.

Dallmeier’s patented Panomera technology is a game-changer in the realm of industrial security. Panomera cameras capture rear, middle, and foreground image areas with uniform high resolution by combining multiple lenses and sensors with varying focal lengths into a single optical unit. This technology offers several key advantages.

Cost-effective coverage: Panomera acts as a virtual combination of numerous PTZ (pan-tilt-zoom) cameras and megapixel cameras, covering extensive areas or long distances with a fraction of the cameras typically required. This results in cost savings, increased efficiency, and enhanced security.

Data-driven insights: The unique way of capturing the entire object space at a very homogeneous, high resolution enables a very precise image quality, and as with image-based analytics, the quality of the image data equals the quality of the input data for analytics. Therefore, Panomera excels in video analytics, providing actionable insights for various mining-related applications such as monitoring production processes, safety compliance, and perimeter security.

Applications in mining perimeter protection

Panomera secures extensive mining sites and long perimeters, ensuring forensic usability for analysis applications and minimising false alarms with AI-based object classification.

This, combined with the unique capability of Panomera to secure long distances and wide areas with a fraction of camera units compared to conventional solutions, provides mining corporations with an unmatched cost/security ratio.

Often, mining corporations have a video management system of choice. Panomera systems seamlessly integrate with third-party video management or PSIM systems such as Milestone or Genetec, adapting to both existing infrastructure upgrades and new solution implementations. For mining corporations evaluating complete solutions, the Dallmeier software offering around its SeMSy and Hemisphere software suites, provides state-of-the-art video and security management capabilities.

The Red Zone: high-stakes security

The most critical area within mines is the ‘red zone’, where mined material is sorted. Dallmeier’s high-resolution IP cameras, including the Panomera system, provide detailed surveillance essential for preventing losses and ensuring safety. These cameras deliver unmatched quality and reliability, even in challenging lighting conditions.

From green to red zones, Dallmeier offers tailored solutions for various mining areas:

• Search lanes: High-resolution cameras monitor search lanes, ensuring compliance with access regulations and curbing losses through detailed surveillance.

• Process monitoring: Video systems monitor hazardous refinery processes, including furnaces and conveyor belts, ensuring operational safety and efficiency.

• Mining perimeters: Dallmeier products seamlessly integrate with intrusion detection systems, effectively monitoring perimeter fences and enhancing security measures.

Even though not applicable in many mining countries, more end-users consider EU-GDPR and NDAA to be quality marks for maximum cybersecurity measures and privacy capabilities. Dallmeier’s video security technology is compliant with both, providing utmost protection against industrial espionage, other cybersecurity threats and privacy concerns.

Dallmeier’s multifocal-sensor technology redefines security standards in the mining industry. From cost-effective coverage to data-rich insights, Panomera, in particular, sets a new benchmark for safety, efficiency, and peace of mind in mining operations worldwide.


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