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Optimizing the video monitoring and security of key sites
Tein Technology recently completed a project in Balen, a beautiful municipality in the Kempen region. When the intermunicipal company IOK put out a call for tenders to expand the town’s video surveillance system, Tein Technology threw its hat in the ring and won the contract.
Fixed cameras on site
As part of the contract, we installed 33 new cameras on four key sites in the municipality: a sports centre, a playground, the local leisure centre and the city hall.
The purpose of this assignment was to optimize the monitoring and security of the different sites. The local police department wanted to gain a better understanding of activity on the ground but had no cameras on site at the time. Tein Technology delivered and installed the camera hardware and connected it onto the central system.
State-of-the-art mobile camera
In addition to the fixed cameras on site, our teams delivered a mobile camera suitable for monitoring events and public activities. This mobile camera system is fitted with a telescopic pole with integrated lighting and cameras, and can communicate directly with the central command through a secure 4G connection.
Full upgrade for the Lier police department
Tein Technology has been a trusted partner of the Lier police department for years. When the previous tender ended, the city put out a new call for tenders. Once again, Tein Technology won the contract, allowing us to pursue this fruitful partnership for years to come.
Upgrading all hardware and software
The new project was right up our alley, since it involved fully upgrading the city’s old video surveillance system and replacing it with a new one. All the old systems were upgraded and migrated to the new system: we renewed all the hardware and software components – including all servers and workstations, screens, recorders, the firewall and the network equipment.
The police department also asked for the installation of camera surveillance in 23 new locations across the city – an extensive exercise, which we were happy to carry out.
High-end system with immediate effect
Here’s what we delivered: Tein Technology installed three interior cameras in the police headquarters and placed 19 others across the public domain – in the street, but also in a leisure.
When mesmerizing architecture meets state-of-the-art camera surveillance
The recently opened Knokke-Heist beach pavilion is truly one-of-a-kind. This striking piece of architecture, home to the municipality’s lifeguard team, is a genuine landmark on the Belgian coast.
The eye-catching colourful structure, located right on the beach with beautiful views of the city’s coastline, needed to be integrated into the local police force’s camera surveillance network to prevent potential vandalism and monitor its surroundings for security reasons.
Intelligent camera surveillance
As Tein Technology is the Knokke police department’s go-to partner for camera surveillance solutions, we were asked to develop and install the necessary camera systems and link them to the control room. Here, all footage can be viewed and recorded for policing purposes.
For privacy and legal reasons, the footage cannot be accessed on location but solely in the central control room by authorized police personnel.
Focus on monitoring the surroundings
To ensure full coverage of the inside and surrounding area of the beach pavilion, Tein Technology advised the installation of:
Putting Tein Technology’s expertise to work in our own back yard
The latest stage in the longstanding partnership between the Brussels North Police Department and Tein Technology – which started in 2011 – has been the complete renewal of the current video management system, together with the addition of several new camera locations and the connection of the current video surveillance system with the interior cameras in the police department buildings.
Maximal cooperation with other departments
After the Brussels Capital Region offered all the municipalities the possibility to opt-in on one general system, the Brussels North Police Department chose to continue with its own infrastructure. However, to guarantee optimal cooperation, the system required certain technical and digital adaptations.
Since Tein Technology has installed the entire camera surveillance network on the territory, our teams know the ins and outs of the system like the back of their hand.
In partnership with Cegelec Infra
The Tein Technology experts ensured that the video feed of the entire network can easily be exchanged with other police departments in the Brussels region. The infrastructure was upgraded and renewed, together with Cegelec Infra Technics that took all infrastructural works in hand. Tein Technology realized the entire configuration and installation of the management system itself.
In total, the camera management system now combines the feeds of over 150 exterior cameras and the same number of interior cameras.Read more