Protecting the infrastructure of one of Africa’s and South Africa’s integral public services is a top priority for stakeholders across the board. Implementing security measures that’ll effectively regulate malevolent activity on this sector’s asset over the entire scope of its infrastructure, however, presents a massive challenge to the industry. With modern surveillance equipment that can weather wear-and-tear damage while simultaneously providing accurate video evidence, the continent’s railroads can be made safe while the industry continues to grow.
Running a transport network requires innovation and sophistication at every turn in order to offer a smooth service and maximum security to passengers. The rail network relies on high tech images, pinpoint running of control signals and accurate, real-time information in order to keep moving.
By accurately distinguishing between threats and false alarms over the expanse of infrastructure that the railway industry in South Africa, as well as the continent as a whole, consists of, security role-players can respond more effectively than ever before.
Technological advances in the equipment implemented to enable this effective response have opened up a new playing field for the management of a railway network operation. By not only regulating access to high-value areas, like asset warehousing, but by potentially surveying all of an operation’s assets, the industry can maintain a reputation of safety and reliability. Through detecting disturbances with speed and accuracy, modern analytic software can curb vandalism, passenger assault and avoid derailment through keeping tracks clear while simultaneously providing security footage of incidents that can act as valuable legal evidence.
With this advanced tech, together with a host of other innovations and interventions, security investments can ensure that the country’s rail system stays well on track.
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C3 Shared Services is cleared to do quality installations that’ll act as a solution, rather than a system, as the company aims to resolve any security requirement identified through a tailor-made security strategy, rather than through providing a generic system that can more easily be subverted.Read more...
With detailed and customised security plans, and through our commitment to customer service, we provide unrivaled solutions to the water, electrical and chemical utility industries, the transportation sector, oil and gas facilities, and other high-security sites, like military bases, prisons, and nuclear plants.
Our solutions are also perfect for other market sectors, catering to farms, game reserves, mines, industrial and corporate parks, and lifestyle property initiatives, like golf estates.
With a product portfolio that covers in-ground, surface volumetric, barrier and perimeter fence sensor systems, these multiple tiers of security provide your business initiative with a unique peace of mind.
In-ground sensors offer a covert element to your security strategy, with low vulnerability to defeat and radio operation capabilities, detecting machine digging and other disturbances with accuracy. Our surface volumetric defence systems cover areas stretching as far as 200m per sensor, while our perimeter and barrier sensor systems provide the functionality to detect tampering and intrusion within a space of 3 to 10 meters, depending on the product.
With monorail-mounted surveillance robots, RoboGuard can double the surveillance potential of your perimeter by monitoring its integrity and by visiting breach sites to gather additional information.
CCTV or Closed Circuit Television refers to a visible or covert video system intended for only a limited number of viewers. In Closed Circuit TV (CCTV), the picture is viewed or recorded, but not broadcast. It was initially developed as a means of security for banks and casinos; however, today it has been developed to the point where it is simple and inexpensive enough even to be used with home security systems, and for everyday surveillance.Read more...
IP surveillance is a digitized and networked version of closed-circuit television (CCTV). In an IP surveillance system, an IP camera records video footage and the resulting content is distributed over an IP (Internet protocol) network.
C3 can provide you with an analogue or IP surveillance system designed to suit your unique requirements.
C3 can design and install your custom made control room, complete with a highly skilled control room operator and easy to use video management software. Due to the long life span of a control room and the fact that it is an integral part of the security system, C3 pays special attention to its design. Often the control room is seen as a place where technical equipment is installed rather than a site where people work to bring together all the information and realise the value of the technology.Read more...
Many factors have to be taken into consideration when designing a control room such as space, lighting, aesthetics, airflow, ergonomics and of course, functionality. What is visually impressive is not necessarily the most effective. The best-designed control rooms are often those where the most thought has gone into what needs to be accomplished in the control room.
With the LIOS DE.TECT line sensor, fire threats can be detected up to a range of 6 000m. Since its introduction in 1997, it has become the safety standard for underground transport facilities’ fire prevention security measures, enabling complete monitoring of whole tunnels for the first time in monitoring tech history.Read more...
This device offers resistance to rough environmental conditions, remaining accurate in its readings in a variety of external circumstances. Its design allows for stand-alone operations, providing precise information about fire size, location, and propagation on its own. It is also easy to install and to integrate into existing fire management systems.
The LIOS DE.TECT also adheres to today’s strict safety conventions and standards, providing high-proven product quality based on the fulfilment of criteria recognised by a variety of authoritative regulatory bodies. These include:
• VdS (Association of German Property Insurers)
• prEN 54-22 Class A1N
• ISO 9001 and ISO 14001
• TÜV Rheinland
• CE (Electromagnetic Compliance, Europe)
• UL 521, ULC S530 spacing up to 50ft
• ATEX certification
Combined with powerful monitoring and visualisation software, data can easily be presented and interpreted. With versatility in its customisation capabilities, this device can be set up for various unique ends, including monitoring activity in deluge zones, as well as in more secluded sections of a facility, for example.
Classic PSIM is, really, about connecting multiple security and fire solutions into a single computer platform equipped with the intelligence to interface with all the data within all the systems involved, correlate it, and determine when security events are merging.Read more...
Founded in 2001, PSIM software caters to the needs of city planning and civil engineering projects’ security, but also provides security support for railway and metro projects, airports, corporate enterprises, homeland defence, hospitals, maritime ports and harbours, border control, police, and oil and gas facilities the world over.
With six key capabilities, management of an entire enterprise can be tackled on one comprehensive user interface that can quickly and cost-effectively be customised to meet the exact requirements of every user for any company.
By ordering the massive influx of data received from various security channels like CCTV, for example, PSIM can arrive at accurate visualisations and reports with the aim to detect, visualise and resolve threats according to specific criteria established for your custom interface. At C3, we are at the coalface of PSIM, connecting systems and other platforms in a cohesive, effective way to enhance security across a broad spectrum, and thereby increase productivity.
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- Visible image day and night in total darkness without the need for any ambient light
- Visual penetration through rain / mist / fog far greater than CCD
- Low maintenance - does not require cleaning of optics
- Thermal cameras combined with video analytics can detect intruders at greater distances than CCD's and therefore far fewer cameras are needed. This is far more aesthetically pleasing especially in residential estates.
- Power consumption is considerably less when compared to CCD cameras combined with IR illuminators.
- Thermal cameras do not work off visible light but rather infrared light (heat / radiation) therefore the cameras can still detect intruders that are dressed in dark or camouflaged clothing.
- Thermal cameras are considered leading-edge technology. Intruders in total darkness are not aware of the camera's capabilities and might believe they are moving through the field of view undetected.