Security Everywhere

To support video surveillance by linking the inputs of IP video cameras and other security devices and alarms, from anywhere in SA, to selected remote monitoring sites or the smart devices of users.
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A very reliable connectivity option for linking monitored sites to monitoring infrastructure.

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No terrestrial network infrastructure that can be damaged or stolen.

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Easily deployable when adding more sites.

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No hardware changes required when the allocated bandwidth has to increase.

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Multiple sites can share a pool of bandwidth, allowing bursting by a site that requires more.

Security/Surveillance Solutions

Surveillance Solutions (IP CCTV)
One of the best ways in which to avoid risks at a business level is through the use of video surveillance. Technologies such as video surveillance and interactive video surveillance provide the power to view, respond, intervene and mitigate risks, if and when they should arise. Surveillance offers particular benefit in a mining environment where many operational and process aspects can be monitored as part of mining management.

A growing trend in Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is the use of “Internet Protocol” cameras (IP cameras). It has become a regular event for a Central Operations Centre to monitor a mine’s CCTV footage for key installations on either 24/7 basis or during stand down time at remote sites. Together with motion detection algorithms, a single operator can monitor in the range of one hundred cameras across multiple sites; a significantly lower cost solution compared to local provision of such monitoring, and often quite successfully utilising an existing security resource at corporate head office.

By routing the video data to a corporate network a mine can provide management at all levels with the knowledge that data is being made available to those with the expertise to process it. This provides a degree of transparency that hitherto was impossible on remote site operations. Similarly, the widespread knowledge that such monitoring is in place across a site acts as a significant deterrent to those considering misappropriation of equipment or products.