As part of the international YMCA movement, YMCA Heart of England operates across multiple sites in Birmingham, Solihull, Rugby, and Coventry to support local people and their communities with a wide range of services, from supported housing to youth services. From its busy premises, typically located in areas of higher social need, the charity provides help for vulnerable people moving towards independent living, and supports young people to build a better life through targeted yo
VMI is a forward-thinking remote monitoring and virtual guarding company based in Arizona. Since its launch in 2017, the company has staked out a leadership position in video monitoring services, today protecting a growing list of customer sites across the United States. Having already been successful in sectors including logistics, banking, cannabis, and food processing, the company wanted to work even smarter and leverage the latest advances in video technology to meet the gr
Canterbury Cathedral was established in 597AD as England’s first cathedral, and for nearly fifteen centuries has played an important role in the life of the country. Today this masterpiece of English Gothic architecture it is not only the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican communion, but also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The customer is one of the UK’s highest performing fire services, with more than 500 full-time and retained (on-call) firefighters providing rapid emergency response services, operating with 50-plus vehicles and specialist appliances deployed from more than 20 fire stations. These facilities are also used by local agencies and community liaison groups, sometimes for meetings out-of-hours, so they need to be run safely and securely. With essential appliances and high value assets to maintain,
The new, purpose-built Ashford Learning Disabilities Residential Unit at Tatchbury Mount provides medium secure accommodation and therapeutic care for men detained under the Mental Health Act. Run by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, the unit is one of the UK’s leading specialist care facilities for vulnerable patients who need round-the-clock care and monitoring.
Pilot projects were undertaken at locations in London for a well-known and high-end management company. The firm introduced a combination of COVID-safe precautions covering all entrances and lobbies to premises, including signage giving advice and instructions, sanitiser stations and fever detection measures. IDIS thermal cameras* were set up to provide a warning if visitors have raised temperatures, which is one sign of possible infection.
A national centre of excellence for the treatment of young people with complex mental health problems has been transformed under a £7 million refurbishment, making it one of the most advanced care facilities in the UK.
The Meridian South estate in the heart of Hither Green, south London, is a mixed-use development including over 440 owner-occupied and rented homes, as well as neighbourhood amenities, communal spaces, parking areas and shops.
Carrefour is one of the largest hypermarket and supermarket chains in the world. The much-loved French brand was first introduced to the Middle East in 1995 through an exclusive franchise agreement with the Dubai-based retail pioneer Majid Al Futtaim. Today Majid Al Futtaim operates over 70 Carrefour outlets across the region, serving 200,000-plus customers per day, and is continuing to expand.
When a major power-surge disabled more than 30 cameras in Newman University’s ageing video system, a more robust solution was called for – one that would be fully resilient, easy to use and provide comprehensive video coverage.
With a brand-new Courtyard by Marriott hotel due to open at London’s Luton Airport, the site owners wanted to ensure the highest levels of security, safety, operating efficiency and convenience for guests. They also wanted the ability to remotely view the premises 24/7.
Swanshurst School is one of Birmingham’s most popular destinations for girls’ secondary education, with more than 1800 pupils aged 11 to 19. To maintain their outstanding OFSTED-inspection rating, the school’s leaders work hard to promote the highest standards of personal behaviour and performance.
Since 1964 the Central Bank of Jordan has played a crucial role distributing currency, maintaining national reserves of gold and foreign currencies, supporting economic development and ensuring the stability of the country’s financial system. For the bank, maintaining the most robust, up-to-date standards of security is not just mission critical, it’s a matter of national importance. IDIS technology is now trusted to provide full video protection.
The historic Circuit Zandvoort in the Netherlands has been hosting major motorsport events for over 70 years. In 2020 it will once again be the setting for the Formula 1 Grand Prix.
Bluebird House is a specialist UK inpatient facility, providing treatment and care for young people with complex mental health problems which mean they pose a risk to themselves or others.