HID Streamlining Fire and Safety System for Iconic Manhattan Skyscraper

RAEL Automatic Sprinkler Company, an 85 year old fire protection provider, and integrator Automated Decision have deployed HID Trusted Tag® Services at one of Manhattan’s most iconic skyscrapers. The combined solutions help secure, digitize, automate and streamline inspection and maintenance of the building’s massive fire and safety sprinkler system. “HID Trusted Tag Services are a real competitive differentiator for us when we bid for projects now,” said David Israel, President, RAEL Automatic Sprinkler Company, “We plan to deploy it in other noteworthy buildings, and we’re exploring using it for other…

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Securing & Revitalizing ‘The District’ Detroit

Ilitch Holdings, Inc. has selected Motorola Solutions and Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, to help enhance customer experience and safety at its landmark properties in Detroit. Ilitch sought to reinvigorate its home city, Detroit, by investing in public infrastructure and local businesses, and by promoting public safety in and around its state-of-the-art Little Caesars Arena, Comerica Park, offices and retailers throughout ‘The District’ Detroit, a $1.4B sports and entertainment destination located in downtown Detroit. Ilitch in partnership with security integrator Identify, Inc., installed a complete Avigilon security solution powered…

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New Meets Old in Suzhou

The venerable city of Suzhou, just west of Shanghai, is famed as a Venice of the Far East with canals, bridges, formal gardens and classical architecture. But in keeping with its modern, bustling population of nearly 11 million, the city has added some avant-garde. One of the newest showpieces is the ultra-modern Suzhou Center, a 1.1 million square meters waterfront complex of shopping malls, office buildings, residential towers and a sumptuous hotel. The Center, opened in November 2017, ambitiously aims to become one of China’s top international business hubs. How…

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Dahua Updates Security at West Midlands Site

  Dahua Technology has recently announced that a compressive video surveillance solution consisting of 96 cameras from Dahua Technology UK is being installed at the striking Fort Dunlop commercial and retail site, overlooking the M6 motorway in Birmingham.   Built for Dunlop Rubber, Fort Dunlop became the tyre-maker’s flagship production facility and at one time was the world’s largest factory, employing 3,200 workers. After production stopped in the 1980s, the building lay derelict before being redeveloped into 360,000 square feet of office and retail space, and also now with an…

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ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Avigilon

Avigilon Corporation has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system (QMS). ISO 9001:2015 is a globally recognized quality standard that defines QMS requirements and performance. The standard assists companies to align quality with their wider business strategy, helping to improve communications, efficiency, and implementation of continuous improvement. As part of the ISO 9001:2015 certification process, Avigilon engaged in a rigorous audit of its business processes and manufacturing facilities, and has successfully demonstrated its ability to consistently provide high quality service and products to its customers. “Achieving this…

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Romania Opens State-of-the-Art Football Arena

Officially inaugurated in October 2017, Ion Oblemenco Stadium in the Romanian city of Craiova is the country’s most modern football arena at a capacity of over 30,000 seats. The futuristic stadium, inspired by the art of Romanian sculptor Constantin Brâncuși, was built from the ground up over the course of two-anda-half years at a total cost of EUR 51 million. It is home to football club CS Universitatea Craiova and was ranked fourth on the Stadium DB website’s list for Stadium of the Year 2017. The high-profile project was built…

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Hikvision Safeguards Senegal International Airport

Senegal’s new Blaise Diagne International Airport has chosen to minimise its parking lot headaches and secure its massive freight zone with intelligent smart surveillance from Hikvision. Officially opened by Senegalese President Macky Sall in December 2017, Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD) covers 4,500ha of land located near the town of Diass, 47km from the capital of Dakar. Built at a cost of $575 million, the new airport is one of the largest travel hubs in West Africa, with a main runway designed to accommodate long-haul aircraft such as the A380…

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KKB Anadolu Data Center Adopts Matrix Solution

Kredi Kayıt Bürosu (KKB) was founded by the then nine leading banks of Turkey on 11th April, 1995, which is a highly regarded financial institution in Turkey and has a total of 156 members. The KKB Anadolu Data Center is located in the capital city of Ankara across 43,000 square meters of land, comprising three main sections. The facility is equipped with protection systems against lightning and earthquake. Issues The data center has cabinet system in place while access to data racks require biometric authentication. The center is equipped with…

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