Located in the middle of the deep forests of Småland in the south of Sweden, the Strandudden Gated Community has been designed to provide a safe environment for homeowners who wish to enjoy a high quality of life. The first phase of the development has seen the construction of 18 apartments which have stunning lake views. The materials and features of each apartment have been carefully selected to ensure sustainable energy consumption.
When the development is completed, over 100 Wisenet cameras manufactured by Hanwha Techwin, will enable security personnel to closely monitor the movements of people and vehicles as they enter and move around the public areas of the gated community.
6 Wisenet cameras were initially installed during the construction of the apartments. These have been used to ensure strict compliance with the site’s health & safety regulations, and to keep a close eye on valuable plant and machinery.
“We evaluated products from a number of different manufacturers, but the superb quality of the images captured by the Wisenet cameras made it a very easy decision for us to rec ommend that they should be deployed throughout the Community,” said a representative of Elajo, one of Sweden’s leading electrical, mechanical, engineering and energy installation companies who were awarded the contract to manage the project, “Equally important, the massive processing power of the chipsets of the open platform cameras means that our client is able to run specialist applications such as licence plate recognition (ANPR), in order to control vehicle access to the Community.”
The Hanwha Techwin Europe presales and technical teams have worked closely with Elajo to ensure the best camera types have been specified for each of the carefully chosen camera locations.
6 different Wisenet models have been selected to ensure high quality images can be captured day or night and that there are no blind spots. Among these is the Wisenet IP network PNP9200RH 4K PTZ dome which has builtin IR illumination. The PNP-9200RH, which is IP66 and IK10 rated for vandal-resistance and outdoor use in the harshest environments, utilises progressive scan technology to provide sharp edges on moving subjects and vehicles.
The PNP-9200RHs which have been installed at the entrance to the community are equipped with the Wisenet group ANPR solution which provides the opportunity to automatically control the movement of white listed cars through barriers via camera relay outputs. Developed by Hanwha Techwin in partnership with analytics experts, FF Group, the solution uses camera-tocamera IP communication technology to enable up to 4 Wisenet group ANPR cameras to work together, with data from each simultaneously transmitted to a single web based display.
I mages from all 100 cameras will be displayed in the community’s control room via Wisenet WAVE video management software (VMS). An intuitive ‘drag & drop’ tool makes it extremely easy for operators to set up a display of live and recorded images on a single screen or video wall, with customisable layouts and sizes. Other key features include a virtual PTZ, which with just simple clicks of a mouse, enables operators to zoom in to see close up detail of any suspicious activity, whilst motion detection and video analytics support can be configured to generate alerts when user defined incidents occur.
Monitoring on the move
I n addition to the images being displayed in the community’s control room, should an incident occur that needs a rapid response, security personnel on patrol will be able to remotely view any activity via a smartphone or tablet with the help of the secure Wisenet Mobile App.