"Cctv Installation Contracts Installer’s Overview of BS8418 Tim Biddulph Business Development Manager EMEA"
Installer’s Overview of BS8418 Tim Biddulph Business Development Manager EMEA Dedicated Micros About Dedicated Micros Part of AD Group • World’s number 1 supplier of Digital Video Recorders (IMS Research). • Network Video Servers and Decoders. – IP CCTV Building Blocks • Domes and housings. • IP Cameras – Standard VGA and Megapixel • End to end IP CCTV Solutions. • High profile installations – Heathrow, Oman Bank, US Government Agencies. DM Equipment records over 7 million images EVERY SECOND About AD Group CCTV Solutions – on the Ground, in the Air, on the Move DM is part of AD Group • CCTV systems for aircraft, transport and traffic law enforcement • IP Network Video Servers, Decoders, Digital Video Recorders • Camera technology • Remotely monitored CCTV • Intelligent Software, Video Smoke Detection • Visual Signal Processors A Shared Technology Base • Common Technology DNA. • Embedded in a diverse range of AD Group systems. • Images from AD systems can be displayed by any NetVu Connected solution. About AD Group AD Aerospace - Aircraft Video Systems • FlightVu video security, safety and entertainment systems. • Monitoring of cockpit, passenger cabin, external control surfaces and cargo hold. • November 2001 - world’s first fleet-wide fit of Cockpit Door Monitoring System. About AD Group AD Network Video – Digital CCTV • At the forefront of networked CCTV solutions. • Developed pioneering NetVu range of video network server products. • Brought to market TransVu a mobile CCTV system for urban transit applications in the UK and now marketed worldwide by AD and Dedicated Micros. • Queens Award for Enterprise: Innovation • IFSEC Award 2006: Best new IP Product About AD Group ChipWrights – Visual Signal Processing • Most recent addition to AD Group. • Acquired in May 2005. • ChipWrights is a Fabless Semiconductor company. • Specialises in the design and development of Visual Signal Processors (ViSPs). www.chipwrights.com About AD Group Dennard and DM – A New Beginning • Dennard acquired in 2003. • Manufactures dome cameras, hardware products and ancillaries. • Products now marketed by DM in EMEA with ‘Dennard’ being used as the product brand. • Simplified procurement. process for customers. About AD Group D-Tec – Keeping an Eye on Fire • Pioneer and world leader in Video Smoke Detection. • Advanced image processing technology. • More effective in early detection of smoke. • Particularly suited to large, voluminous areas – Aircraft hangars, train stations and warehouses. www.dtec-fire.com Key Standards and Codes of Practice • BS8418: Code of Practice for Remotely Monitored Detector Activated CCTV • BSIA Code of Practice for the use of Digital Recording Systems for the purpose of export for Digital Evidence What is BS8418? • New standard for Remotely Monitored, Detector Activated CCTV Systems • Only standard in the Industry today, which defines best practice across all aspects of a Remotely Monitored, Detector Activated CCTV System including: • Ensuring that the purpose of the CCTV System is defined clearly • Consistent high quality installation, positioning of cameras and detectors • User operational procedures e.g. Fault reporting • Remote video response centre e.g. Response plan Key benefits of BS8418 • What will it do for a CCTV System owner? – Ensure the system meets expectations – fit for purpose – A well designed system will enable constant and efficient monitoring of your premises – Having an approved BS8418 system will give you a Level One response from the Police or other responding authority – Such a system will reduce the risk of arson Such a system will in most cases, stop criminal acts BEFORE they occur Define the purpose of the system • What are the operational requirements? • What do you want to do? • Protect staff during the day and night? • Some BS8418 systems are purchased to protect expensive good which are stored outside? • Enhance your security guarding service? Key points you need to be aware of in the standard Equipment • Detectors – Check the detectors are suitable for the environment in which they are to be used – Detection should not overspill the boundary of the protected area – Detection should fall within the camera’s field of view • Cameras – Camera equipment should operate effectively in the lighting conditions on the site, to produce a useable image – The entry/exit route should be viewed by a fixed camera or PTZ in it’s parked position Equipment • Good lighting of the camera’s field of view is essential to ensure satisfactory operation of the system and monitoring service • Audio challenge capabilities are mandatory to obtain a Unique Reference Number (URN) and gain a police response • In most cases, where audio challenge is used, it encourages unwanted visitors to leave the site • Care should be taken to ensure that lighting and audio do not cause a nuisance to the local community – Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act • Awareness of Owner’s Responsibilities Training and Staff Access • Training & Staff Access – Ensure you and your staff have been trained to use the system – Understand the procedure if they deviate from the agreed entry route – Be aware of set and unset procedures Commissioning • Commissioning – Ensure the system meets your requirements – Be aware of any faults that need to be rectified – Be involved in the Installer and Monitoring Centre walk test so you understand what needs to be done on an ongoing basis as part of the maintenance of the system Documentation • Ensure Site documentation is provided to the Monitoring Centre – Ensures the system is acceptable for live monitoring. • Fault reporting procedure • Response plan • Operational schedule • Ensure any changes to the CCTV System are reported to the monitoring centre Maintenance • Maintenance – Contracts for regular service and maintenance – Check lighting on a regular basis – Conduct a walk test on a regular basis to ensure the system is functioning correctly – Make sure the walk test is done in conjunction with the Monitoring Centre BSIA Code of Practice for Digital Evidence • Code of Practice for Digital Recording System for the purpose of image export to be used as Evidence • Encourages best practice to ensure that the user has considered whether the pictures are fit for the purpose they were intended, authentication methods have been considered and a sound audit trail exists • Cites the House of Lords Select Committee for Science and Technology 5th Report 1997/8 • Dispels the myths around admissibility Summary • Properly designed and installed system which meets expectations • Highest quality system components • Always on recording a commercial reality • A BS8418 System gives you peace of mind that there are quantified controls in place throughout the Specification, Installation, Operation, Remote Monitoring and Maintenance processes • Code of Practice for Digital Evidence ensures evidential integrity • So where do I find out more…… Want to know more? • BSIA: – User Guide and Installers Guides to BS8418 – Code of Practice for Digital Evidence • AD Group www.ad-group.co.uk • Dedicated Micros www.dedicatedmicros.com Thank you!