The building's glass facade, one of the key components of its energy-efficient design, creates challenging indoor lighting conditions that require the use of more than 70 wide-dynamic-range cameras. The cameras, impact-resistant Roughneck V910D-WDR-IP5 domes from Vicon, are designed to accommodate viewing of areas with extreme lighting contrasts, such as backlit people and objects located within the courthouse's sundrenched corridors.
Market Focus: Government MARKET FOCUS: Government & Municipal Security A roundup of recent security applications and installations Marietta, Ga. will be the ﬁrst LEED-certiﬁed (Leadership in Energy and Environ- The City of Marietta, Ga., has mental Design) courthouse in the state of Ohio. replaced most of its standalone The building’s glass facade, one of the key components of its en- analog CCTV systems with a com- ergy-efﬁcient design, creates challenging indoor lighting conditions plete integrated IP Video solution that require the use of more than 70 wide-dynamic-range cameras. from IndigoVision. Buildings in the The cameras, impact-resistant downtown government campus Roughneck V910D-WDR-IP5 and vitally important municipal domes from Vicon, are de- utilities are now being protected The Cobb County Courthouse in signed to accommodate view- Marietta, Ga., is under the watch- ing of areas with extreme light- by a distributed IP-CCTV system ful eye of an IP video system. that can be monitored both cen- ing contrasts, such as backlit trally and locally by each department. people and objects located The city’s operational performance has improved partly because within the courthouse’s sun- the solution is distributed — enabling any camera, video worksta- drenched corridors. In total, the The Franklin County Courthouse in tion or video recorder to be located at any point on the network. This courthouse makes use of more Ohio is expected to open in early 2011. also gives the city a scalable platform for future expansion. than 170 Vicon IP cameras, all Control Center, the supplier’s Security Management Software, of which are viewed, controlled and recorded by an NVR-based Vi- can be used by operators in the Crisis Management Center (CMC) conNet video management system. in the event of a disaster. The software enables the security staff The VMS is fully integrated with a building-wide Software House to view live and recorded video from the cameras; however, opera- C-CURE 9000 access control system and WonderWare detention tors using departmental workstations only have access to cam- software for use within the building’s holding cell areas. The secu- eras for which they have been granted permission. rity system is monitored from two control centers within the new The solution was designed and installed by IndigoVision partner courthouse, one monitoring general building security and the other South Comm. exclusively monitoring the detention area and holding cells. Smithtown, N.Y. Asheville, N.C. The Town of Smithtown, N.Y., has deployed The City of Asheville, N.C., has contracted Matrix Systems to stan- network cameras from Axis Communications dardize its physical security in several municipal facilities with the in its Highway Department yard as a ﬁrst supplier’s Frontier Universe access control system, an enterprise- step in modernizing its existing analog video
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