Few charitable enterprises in the United States are as universally recognized, nor as widely respected, as The Salvation Army. Though the ubiquitous bell ringers on corners and in shopping centers during the holiday season may be what Americans are most familiar with, the work the storied faith-based organization does in communities, including North Texas and the Dallas-Forth Worth area is comprehensive and widespread, addressing community concerns ranging from homelessness to substance abuse
Located within the Big Horn Basin in Northwestern Wyoming, Washakie School District No. 1 communities within Washakie County, including the county seat of Worland. Set against the distant backdrops of the Big Horn and Wind River mountains, Washakie County represents much of the values and spirit of America’s wide open northwest. Washakie School District serves approximately 1350 of the area’s K-12 public school students, operating five schools and an education resource center throughout the dist
Coppell, Texas is a suburban community in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, with a reputation for strong community services, including a premiere public education system, ensured by the administrators, faculty, and staff of the Coppell Independent School District. Coppell ISD, recognized statewide for both high performance and innovation, serves over 12,800 students, through a vibrant network of schools, programs, and administrative functions spread over 23 square miles.
Since it became the first Saudi bank to be licensed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1953 the National Commercial Bank (NCB) has grown to become the second largest in the Arab world, as classed by asset. Also known as AlAhli Bank it now serves 5.4 million customers and is a leading institution in the practice of Islamic banking and finance. To maintain its leading position NCB is using IDIS technology for one of the biggest financial surveillance systems upgrades ever seen in the region
Stadshavens Medemblik operates five busy ports in the Netherlands – at Pekelharinghaven, Voorhaven, Middenhaven, Westerhaven and Overlekerkanaal – and it also has two bridges under its control, as well as the thriving Westerhaven lock. The company has grown by around 30
The first Starbucks coffee house opened in Moscow in 2007 and in ten years the chain’s growing popularity across Russia has seen more than 100 outlets open. There are now several different store formats including classic coffee shops located in shopping centres; stand-alone stores characterised by open vaulted ceilings; smaller kiosk outlets; and drive-through outlets where customers can buy fragrant coffee and fresh-baked goods round the clock without leaving their cars.
Located in Moscow, the International Investment Bank (IIB) is an inter-state organisation which promotes economic and social development among members, including Hungary, the Republic of Bulgaria, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the Republic of Cuba, Mongolia, the Russian Federation, Romania, the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic. Following a review of security in 2015 the bank’s senior management identified a need to rationalise and expand their video surveillance capability. A s
With the 2018 World Cup staged in Russia, security and safety became the major focus at 12 stadiums and 11 cities. Against a background of global media attention—and with the operational challenge of hosting teams and visitors from around the world— IDIS surveillance technology was chosen for a surveillance upgrade at the 45,000 capacity Rostov Arena and the 35,000 capacity Kaliningrad Stadium.
For more than seven decades, the name Porsche has been synonymous with quality and performance in automobiles. In 2018, the German automaker’s position and recognition around the world is unparalleled among luxury car brands, engendering consumer passion and loyalty that runs from admirers through collectors. Such qualities are proudly shared and returned around by those who represent the brand around the world, emblematic of the brand’s commitment to providing a sales and service experie
Fazakerley High School, a co-educational secondary school in Liverpool, moved into new buildings in 2003 and embarked on a successful transformation programme to raise standards. The school, which is in a challenging catchment area, established a new reputation as a nurturing, well run learning environment. But fifteen years later senior staff found themselves struggling with an outdated video surveillance system that was no longer fit for purpose.
Upon hearing Pablo Picasso’s famous praise of art’s ability to clear “the dust of everyday life,” one’s thoughts could easily turn to one of Arizona’s newest landmarks, the Mesa Arts Center. Set proudly amidst the dust of the Sonoran Desert, the Mesa Arts Center is a striking complex of buildings, art installations, and public throughways, offering a rich blend of visual impressions in glass, water, stone, and metal, with splashes of vibrant color and metallic reflection.
The historic village of Leybourne in Kent is situated closed to the M20 and benefits from easy access to London, the channel ports and the motorway network. It’s a village with a strong community feel and an attractive rural character, however good transport links can bring problems. Leybourne Parish Council was particularly concerned by the risk of crime coming in from outside the area and to protect the community from vandalism and anti-social behaviour and wanted a video surveillance system c
Covering hundreds of acres, Dunsfold Park near Guildford began life as a military airfield in 1942, before making its mark in aviation history for multiple innovations as part of BAe Systems until 1960. Later, the estate was acquired by the award-winning Rutland Group, who continue to manage the site, now in partnership with owners, Trinity College Cambridge. Today, in addition to its private airfield and motor test track, the estate has a thriving business park where over 100 companies employ 7
IBKI is the leading examination and certification institute for automotive exams in the Netherlands, examining instructors and mechanics at its respected Innovam knowledge and training institute. Every year more than 50,000 candidates are tested for both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. IBKI is constantly innovating to improve the quality of its examination services and because of the importance of its work, IBKI has to comply with strict statutory requirements and is accountable to t
Plopsaland De Panne is a flagship visitor attraction, the first of six spectacular theme parks now operated by the Plopsa Group in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. These popular parks are based on the TV characters of Studio 100, with each character having its own themed area featuring attractions, music and decorations to match.