Video enhances security and performance

May 2017 CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products

Success for both the airport and mining industry hinges on cost-efficiency. Driven by cost pressures, airport operators have been on the topic for years: the need to lower ground handling costs, notably through the optimisation of aircraft turnaround times. High-performance video systems, such as Panomera and intelligent management software from Dallmeier are increasingly being used to achieve just that at airports worldwide – in addition to ground and airside security.

The mining industry is dealing with comparable challenges, albeit in a different environment. Mines are still prone to theft by employees or intruders along the perimeter. That so-called ‘green area’ requires a general surveillance coverage whereby faces must be clearly identifiable. Panomera guarantees just that by providing a pixel density which is high enough for identification.

Since mines are dangerous surroundings due to the operation of heavy equipment and large-scale earth movement, work safety is another top priority for mining companies. While Dallmeier technology is ideally suited to enhance both safety and security across mining sites, the industry has been moving towards also using video systems for analysing and optimising business operations.

Mining is a complex multi-stage process, whose profitable execution depends heavily on operators’ ability to avoid operational disturbances. Coupled with intelligent video analysis tools, Panomera offers unique capabilities for ensuring smooth workflows.

The multifocal sensor system Panomera was specially developed for the all-encompassing video surveillance of expansive areas, such as strip mines. A huge area can be surveyed from a single location and resolution can be scaled as needed.

From the beginning of the mining process, when a new area is developed, throughout production, every stage of the raw materials extraction offers potential applications for video technology.

During construction, Panomera – together with other primary and secondary measures – helps secure and control access to the site. The system’s unique resolution and overview also assist management in ensuring that the often spread-out building activities comply with permits by providing a comprehensive visual status report at all times. Once production begins, Dallmeier’s multifocal sensor technology proves its suitability for collecting and implementing business intelligence data.

Analogous to aircraft parked at terminals for deboarding and refuelling, dump trucks arriving at crushers are monitored in minute detail during unloading. Meanwhile, dedicated software analyses the video images, immediately notifying security staff of incidents such as a collision between the load bed and the crusher chute. The software correlates the real-time images with a stored schedule and informs staff of any delays so that the overall flow of truck traffic can be adjusted accordingly.

For more information contact Dallmeier Southern Africa Office, +27 (0)11 510 0505, dallmeiersa@dallmeier.com, www.dallmeier.com



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