China’s Beijing Metro has chosen IP-based video surveillance gear from Israel-based NICE Systems for seven subway routes in what the transit system calls its beiggest-ever video deployment.
The latest line for NICE is Line 15, currently under construction and slated to run 40 kilometers (25 miles), with 24 stations, across northern Beijing.
The route includes the Haidan District in the west, which is the location for the famous Summer Palace, a designated Key Cultural Royal Protection Site and major tourist attraction.
The latest additions will connect to the security system’s 2,600 channels. NICE will provide support for advanced capabilities, such as identifying unattended luggage, detecting unauthorized entry into secured areas, and counting the number of people across multiple entries/exits. By providing real-time alerts, security personnel will be able to verify the security of the physical infrastructure and to prevent accidents resulting in enhanced passenger safety and better asset protection.
“Following the success and proven reliability in the six projects we already have running with Beijing Metro, we are very happy to have been selected once again for this important milestone project,” said Doron Ben-Sira of NICE. “Being selected for this project reflects NICE’s expanding footprint in the Asia’s security market, and our expertise in providing advanced solutions for enhancing the safety and security of mass transit systems worldwide.”
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