With above-average student incident rates and student disciplinary concerns at some schools, upgrades to FCS's security system were needed to allow better local and remote monitoring in important areas.
“Video analytics like Avigilon Appearance Search technology as well, and that saves us valuable time and effort — ultimately making our schools a safer place.”
- Paul Hildreth, Emergency Operations, Safety & Security, Fulton County Schools
Worcester City Council provides efficient essential services for over 95,000 residents and, working with the local community, it aims to create a prosperous, safe city and to improve the quality of life for residents, students and visitors.
“The Avigilon technology has provided system reliability and high image quality, as well as advanced analytics. The cameras have been deployed in such a way as to optimise and futureproof the City Council’s investment to keep our communities safe. We now literally and metaphorically have the bigger picture.” - Warwick Neale - Team Manager Community Services, Worcester City Council
Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin
With more than 2 million outpatients seen every year, SSM Health sought a solution that supported operational efficiency while also helping to ensure the safety of employees, patients and visitors at all times.
“We went from having an outdated VMS, ineffective access control and insufficient alarm capability to the exact opposite. It’s a huge game-changer for us.” - Todd Miller, Regional Director of Security at SSM Health
pfenning Logistics required a turnkey, high-performance, scalable video security and analytics system. An additional challenge was low bandwidths, which would struggle to stream high-volume, high-resolution video.
"The Avigilon cameras provide great image detail and advanced object detection, so our controllers can quickly make sense of what they are seeing. And the HDSM streaming management technology means we can maintain high-quality imaging, whilst reducing bandwidth usage and storage consumption." - Tino Fechner, Head of IT for pfenning Logistics
Seneca Township, Illinois
Seneca Township High School wanted a trusted video security system that would foster a sense of shared responsibility across the school and align with its strict anti-bullying policies, promoting the physical and emotional wellbeing of everyone on campus.
“Before, finding an incident could take 10 hours — now we can find it in 30 seconds with our Motorola Solutions’ Avigilon video security system.” - Martin Harig, Technology Coordinator for Seneca Township High School
Davis Jewelers has become a leader in the jewelry business, but it’s a business that comes with certain security risks. To help mitigate those risks, a Motorola Solutions’ Video Security & Analytics system was installed to centralize security monitoring for the whole team.
“Even though everyone is in one building, there are different areas they work in, such as the back offices or the showroom floor. Having an Avigilon system has tied these different areas together as employees can now see what’s going on throughout the store. Security no longer rests on one person’s shoulders — the team now works collaboratively to monitor the store effectively.”
Having over 350 employees spread over two locations and stringent security and privacy requirements, CSC needed to deploy a solution that offered both video security and access control capabilities.
“Avigilon’s video search technologies are efficient and effective, and by bringing video security and access control together, they can reduce hours of work to minutes,” said Ghaleb Karout, Deputy Executive Manager of the IT Infrastructure Department at CSC. “The software is easy to use, and we appreciate that their product portfolio offers a wide variety of applications to better meet our security needs.”.
West Hartford, Connecticut
With a curriculum, services and resources designed exclusively for deaf and hard of hearing students, the American School for the Deaf implemented a complete Motorola Solutions Video Security & Analytics system for its complex security needs.
"Our Avigilon solution is leaps and bounds faster than our previous system. It’s user-friendly and intuitive, and we can quickly train our staff to use it which helps us ensure we have supervision around our residences, daycare and other sensitive areas." Jennifer Pizzoferatto Director of Finance and Operations
With so many substations distributed across such a vast area, threats such as trespassing, vandalism and sabotage were always top of mind for Alabama Power’s security team.
“Prior to system integration, event analysis was delayed by as much as 15 to 20 minutes while the monitoring officers tracked down the needed information from various systems. Now the Avigilon camera associated with the security event comes to the screen automatically, allowing assessment and determinative action within thirty seconds to a minute.” - Roy Sexton, Security Director of Alabama Power and Chief Security Officer of Southern Company
An increasing number of staff and students motivated the university to upgrade its security systems to help keep both its people and the wider community safe.
“I have never worked with a security company where I've been able to pick up the phone and have someone to help solve issues and make sure we are using the product the right way so that we see good value for our money. This was true not just in the beginning, their support exists right to this day.”
— Ray Stanley, CIO/Vice President, Marian University
With over 10,000 students and more than 1,300 staff, maintaining a safe learning environment and mitigating risk is a huge priority for Franklin Township Community School Corporation.
“We have seen a significant amount of savings — in terms of both finances and time — since switching to Avigilon. The Focus of Attention interface in ACC™ 7 software makes it really easy to monitor our video feeds so we can identify potentially critical events with fewer eyes on our video screens, freeing up our police and administrators to take action. And since the technology is easy to use, it doesn’t require extensive training for users, which has been another big time-saver for us.”
— Tyler Knight, Director of Technology, FTCSC
With over 80 employees and approximately 18,000 customers shopping each week at its multiple store locations in Birmingham, AL, it was crucial for Marino’s Market to promote a safe environment.
“When we install an Avigilon system, especially one that also includes Motorola Solutions technologies, we know that our customers are getting the best of the best,” said Michael Smith, president of American Video & Alarm, Inc. “The quality of Avigilon solutions makes us confident in recommending them for a wide variety of installations and use cases.”