Parking with Panomera

February 2017 CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

There are many reasons for travelling and just as many things to worry about ahead of departure. While some issues, such as bad weather or technical failures are beyond personal control, other concerns can be remedied. Since 1995, Italian airline passengers who favour driving their own vehicles over using public transportation in order to get to the airport have been entrusting their vehicles to ParkinGO for the duration of their trips. At more than 20 locations across Italy – including seaports – the company is providing guarded parking spaces and shuttle services, making sure that passengers don’t have to worry about parking anymore.

The responsible project managers at ParkinGO knew exactly what they wanted from the new video system. Obviously, the entire office and parking area would have to be covered to ensure the safety of all vehicles, but the system would also have to facilitate access control as well as help monitor adherence to traffic rules. All-in-all, the following specifications were made: comprehensive observation of all covered and uncovered parking spaces, camera coverage of entries and exits allowing for a 360-degree view of passing cars, and number plate recognition at the driveways with database storage of the registration data. The latter was particularly important to ParkinGO from an insurance-legal perspective as it would allow them to prove that a specific vehicle was returned to its owner in the exact same state as when it was originally parked.

For securing the outdoor areas of the car park, the project team chose to employ the multifocal sensor system Panomera, a camera technology which was specifically developed for the all-encompassing surveillance of expansive areas. The ParkinGO management was given a preliminary on-site demonstration of the innovative system’s quality and capabilities, which confirmed the initial choice.

In order to capture all vehicles entering or exiting the premises from every angle, both driveways are each equipped with five high-definition dome cameras featuring automatic day/night operation. They provide detailed images in full HD quality. The video system is recorded on two dedicated high performance server appliances.

In addition to handling Dallmeier devices, one of the servers was configured to also record third-party cameras which were installed in selected areas across the site. Using specially developed VideoIP client software, the recordings can be evaluated quickly and easily.

Investing in a video security system requires thorough considerations and careful financial planning. ParkinGO eventually concluded that there were a number of convincing reasons to choose a Dallmeier solution. Three reasons were particularly decisive, namely, the user-friendliness of the systems, the high savings potential of the Panomera with regard to the costs of the technical infrastructure required for security systems as well as the possibility to remotely operate all functions of the system. The remote operation is even possible with only limited bandwidth available. In that case Dallmeier’s proprietary transfer method PRemote-HD is used to transmit video data.



Credit(s)




Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page



Further reading:

Drones and cybersecurity?
October 2019 , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Hacker drones can eavesdrop electronically on conversations, can perform network attacks, or can create fake wireless access points.

Read more...
Body-worn cameras transforming security
October 2019 , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Security Services & Risk Management
Police Service Northern Ireland now has over 7 000 officers using 2 500 cameras covering approximately 173 000 incidents each year.

Read more...
Camera Selection Guide 2019
CCTV Handbook 2019 , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
The Camera Selection Guide 2019 includes a range of IP, analogue, thermal and speciality cameras aimed at a broad range of surveillance functions.

Read more...
Intelligent analytics and the brains to match
September 2019, Bosch Building Technologies , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions
What if the brains behind our security cameras could be trained to improve their cognitive ability to pay attention, learn, and problem-solve according to specific rules and situations?

Read more...
AI-powered autonomous Drone-in-a-Box
September 2019 , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions
Organisations in the mining, energy and industrial, oil and gas, ports and terminals sectors can optimise security and business operations, whilst reducing risks and operational costs

Read more...
Cybersecurity for video surveillance systems
September 2019 , Cyber Security, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Video surveillance systems are increasingly accessible over any IP network, which has led to the rise of potential cyberattack.

Read more...
A platform approach to innovation and value
CCTV Handbook 2019, Technews Publishing , Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions, IT infrastructure
Moving to the platform model of doing business holds tremendous advantages for end users and smaller developers, but also for the whole technology supply chain.

Read more...
Back to manufacturer uniformity?
CCTV Handbook 2019, Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Decision makers often have to choose between an all-inclusive, complete solution from one manufacturer and the products and services of several different providers.

Read more...
Open does not always mean easy integration
CCTV Handbook 2019, VERACITECH, Technews Publishing , Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions
Customers who opt for best-of-breed solutions will have to rely on their integrators to develop customised integrated solutions for them.

Read more...
The impact of AI on the surveillance industry
CCTV Handbook 2019, G4S South Africa, Hikvision South Africa, Myertal Tactical Security, Technews Publishing , Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
What the impact of AI will be on companies, the services and solutions they supply, as well as on the jobs people do.

Read more...