Protecting people and infrastructure

Issue 2 2022 Education (Industry)

Effective security and infrastructure management enhances every aspect of an educational facility. Students and staff can prioritise their educational and operational goals because they trust that the site is safe and running efficiently.

CathexisVision is a comprehensive, cost-effective video management solution that can meet the unique security challenges in the education sector, providing a significant return on investment. The software integrates with the world’s leading camera brands, offers many features and an advanced video analytics suite and seamlessly integrates with several third-party systems such as access control, perimeter monitoring, intercoms, fire panels and more. This means that administrators and security managers can rely on a single solution to manage security and operations, whatever the size of the site.

CathexisVision optimises control room monitoring to increase operators’ situational awareness and save time. From perimeters and parking to access control and building interiors, CathexisVision monitors all areas of your educational facility, automatically identifying incidents and presenting available actions to operators. Using intelligent video analytics based on deep learning models, the software can differentiate between people, vehicles and a wide range of objects. When it detects an incident (such as an attempted perimeter breach after hours, or abandoned objects), operators can be alerted automatically and presented with actions to implement, such as playing an alarm or commanding an integrated system, such as locking a door.

CathexisVision is user-friendly, scalable and stable, with health monitoring tools and failover features to ensure system up-time. Multiple sites can be monitored from a single control room and user access management ensures that information is protected. Retrieving evidence is easy with CathexisVision’s range of search tools and secure exporting. Operators can trust that the footage retrieved is secure and reliable and thus usable as evidence.

Playback can be controlled by passwords, footage can be watermarked and archives are protected from being exported to media files. Software features such as privacy zones and restricted camera views can assist clients with their compliance measures with privacy legislation, such as South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act.

Cathexis has proven its value through installations at educational facilities in South Africa and globally. The CathexisVision installation at Istanbul University, for example, manages over 2000 cameras, using nine different camera brands. CathexisVision helps to protect the tens of thousands of students, faculty, staff and visitors who pass through the university’s campuses.

For more information contact Cathexis Africa, +27 31 240 0800, [email protected], www.cathexisvideo.com


Credit(s)




Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page



Further reading:

Cathexis demonstrates its ‘effective innovation’
Cathexis Technologies Technews Publishing Editor's Choice CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring News Integrated Solutions
Cathexis Africa recently held a roadshow with a stop in Johannesburg where Hi-Tech Security Solutions was invited to attend, along with many of the company’s partners and users.

Read more...
Kyalami Estates residents enjoy peace of mind from CathexisVision
Cathexis Technologies Editor's Choice
With 16 parks, 5&nbspdams, 994&nbsphouses, and thousands of residents and visitors within the the estate’s 8 km perimeter, protecting Kyalami Estates required a solution that centralised the management of multiple cameras and integrated devices.

Read more...
Branches and roots
Cathexis Technologies CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Cathexis is a locally owned South African company where development engineers in the Durban office continue to innovate and improve the company’s video surveillance management systems.

Read more...
Cathexis releases Carbon, a new user-friendly GUI
Cathexis Technologies News CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Cathexis has launched its latest user interface, Carbon 3.1, with an enhanced feature set, offering improved performance.

Read more...
Tracking surveillance into the future
Technews Publishing Bosch Building Technologies Cathexis Technologies Axis Communications SA Arteco Global G4S Secure Solutions SA Editor's Choice CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring Integrated Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Solutions asked six industry experts to join us around a table to discuss the state of the surveillance industry and where it is going.

Read more...
Salient Systems manages campus security
Education (Industry) CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring Access Control & Identity Management
The University of Massachusetts Amherst relies on Salient Systems for video, access control operations for flagship campus as it standardises on IP surveillance.

Read more...
Touchless school access control
neaMetrics Suprema Editor's Choice Access Control & Identity Management Integrated Solutions Education (Industry) Products
Wolverhampton Grammar School deployed a Suprema access control solution, integrated with Paxton to resolve its legacy access control challenges.

Read more...
Touchless access to education
ZKTeco Education (Industry)
Visible light facial recognition technology gives one an endless platform to create a full security system without people, especially intruders, having knowledge of them being monitored.

Read more...
Installation is only a third of the job
Technews Publishing Education (Industry)
Fire safety is often ignored in student accommodation once the building is completed and the fire safety installation certified, says Michael van Niekerk, CEO of ASP Fire.

Read more...
Schools and universities deserve smarter fire detection
Education (Industry)
Gaining more time is a key reason for changing from the familiar point-type fire detectors to aspirating smoke detection (ASD), also known as air sampling detectors.

Read more...