Security for luxury hotel

October 2015 Surveillance, Entertainment and Hospitality (Industry)

The Villa d’Este has been nestled in Cernobbio for almost 150 years. It was built in 1568 as a private residence and was transformed into a hotel in 1873. The villa itself is a great example of renaissance architecture and its luxurious rooms are located along the shore of Lake Como. For years, many international awards have been bestowed upon Villa d’Este as the most wonderful hotel in the world.

Through the centuries, countless celebrities have stayed in this beautiful hotel, including kings and queens, presidents, Hollywood stars, writers, musicians, singers, designers, politicians, etc. Each year the hotel hosts internationally cultural events like the Workshop Ambrosetti, a benchmark for the highest levels of politics, finance and industry, and the Concorsod Eleganza Villa d’Este, an annual world-wide event for classic cars with custom bodywork.

Dahua, in conjunction with Videotrend, was asked to secure this spectacular venue. The challenge was to set up a highly professional video surveillance system with the specialist installer Emit di Lecco for its property protection, while ensuring the most absolute privacy for the celebrity guests. The security system exerts strict monitoring for the entrances, parking lots and other outdoor areas to eliminate possible unsafe factors. In total, the hotel has installed 75 units of different camera types from the Dahua Eco Savvy 2.0 series.

Dahua’s latest 2.0 series features a 4-megapixel progressive-scan CMOS, which delivers high quality images at 20fps.The end result is an image twice as clear as a traditional 1080p camera. The series features an impressive range of smart detection features, including face detection, tripwire detection, and intrusion detection. These features mean that users are equipped with more precise video analysis and, as a result, greater security efficiency. Eco-savvy 2.0 also boasts WDR image enhancement technology, triple video streams, and Intelligent Video Surveillance (IVS). The wide dynamic range (120 dB) ensures the cameras offer high performance in scenes that are backlit as well as those situated in dark areas, which has traditionally been challenging for surveillance cameras.

In addition, Dahua also upgraded the NVR6000s, which support a maximum of 128 channel IP cameras input with 1080p real-time live view, providing smooth video streams.

Moreover, the hotel has simultaneously installed a Dahua VDP system for the interior of the villa. The Dahua video door phone is specially designed for the modern intelligent villa and features outdoor visual intercom, face recognition access control, card unlock, indoor monitor unlock, and camera surveillance. The outdoor station is made with an aluminium alloy panel with an ultra-thin machine. The indoor monitor is very sleek looking and is easy to install and remove. A complete parking guidance system solution, including monitoring, recording, analysis and licence plate reading was also installed. All the information is recorded and classified for rapid access of information when searching for a particular event.

“We delivered the most advanced comprehensive product series to secure Ville d’Este. Compared to other suppliers, Dahua’s products offer the great advantage of high definition viewing, which enables users to see the details of the scenes and ensures safety as well,” said Elmer Zhang, sales director of Europe at Dahua Technology. “The proper use of our products in Ville d’Este has proven to be a great success, which we hope will encourage the installation of our products to serve more customers in the hospitality field.”

For more information contact Dahua Technology, +86 571 8768 8883, [email protected]


Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

Pentagon appointed as Milestone distributor
Elvey Security Technologies News & Events Surveillance
Milestone Systems appointed Pentagon Distribution (an Elvey Group company within the Hudaco Group of Companies) as a distributor. XProtect’s open architecture means no lock-in and the ability to customise the connected video solution that will accomplish the job.

Horn speakers from Sunell
Forbatt SA Products & Solutions Surveillance Residential Estate (Industry)
Horn speakers are an effective tool for actively deterring intruders from entering estates. By emitting loud, clear audio warnings, horn speakers can alert trespassers that they have been detected and are being monitored.

Sunell’s range of thermal cameras
Forbatt SA Products & Solutions Surveillance Residential Estate (Industry)
Thermal cameras offer significant value to estate security. Their ability to provide reliable surveillance in all lighting and weather conditions ensures continuous monitoring, providing a constant sense of security and reducing the likelihood of security breaches.

Integrating radar and surveillance
Forbatt SA Products & Solutions Surveillance Residential Estate (Industry)
Integrating radar with CCTV video systems significantly enhances estate security by providing long-range threat detection and comprehensive monitoring capabilities. This combination leverages the strengths of both technologies, offering several key benefits.

Sunell anti-corrosion cameras
Forbatt SA Products & Solutions Surveillance Residential Estate (Industry)
With Sunell’s anti-corrosion range of cameras, the initial investment in anti-corrosion CCTV cameras may be higher than standard cameras, but the long-term benefits outweigh the upfront costs.

Latest AI solution to manage guards
DeepAlert Products & Solutions Surveillance AI & Data Analytics
No guard at the guardhouse? Guard under duress? Guard asleep? DeepAlert’s AI technology delivers real-time alerts to mobile phones and video management systems, helping you manage your guards more effectively.

Axis advanced radar system
Axis Communications SA Products & Solutions Surveillance Residential Estate (Industry)
The Axis D2210-VE also offers a radar-video fusion model, combining the strengths of both technologies to provide comprehensive monitoring and enhanced situational awareness.

ONVIF launches new working groups for cloud, metadata and audio
News & Events Surveillance
ONVIF, the global standardisation initiative for IP-based physical security products, is announcing the formation of three new working groups to tackle standardisation work in cloud connectivity, audio, and advanced metadata.

Dallmeier receives ISO 27001 certification
Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa Surveillance News & Events
Dallmeier has received ISO 27001 certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS). The international standard for information security management ensures that companies meet the highest standards of data protection and data security.

AI camera for all-around AI solutions
Surveillance Products & Solutions
VIVOTEK has expanded its AI security business with the AI entry-tier 9383-Series network camera, a cost-effective solution that allows users to easily recognise attributes of people and cars, thereby enhancing operation and management efficiencies.