Viseum Clears Up Crime Hotspot
After several years of crime reduction initiatives One Viseum IMC Camera clears up one of the worst crime hotspots.
Street CCTV Security
This case study comes from a well-publicised Viseum solution to the problem of street security – and an acid test for the Viseum IMC technology launch. It was based on a like-for-like comparison between a Viseum-driven IMC and the council’s manned street surveillance infrastructure. Over a one year period, even in its prototype stage, the Viseum IMC caught crucial evidence of all reported incidents and also several unreported ones, but the manned street CCTV and housing CCTV infrastructure didn’t catch anything until the Viseum IMC was integrated into the CCTV control room.
In today’s financial climate there is a need to save on the costs of fighting ever increasing crime and antisocial related disorder. Street CCTV is the most economic crime fighting asset but the number of today’s standard street CCTV cameras needed to cover all public areas isn’t economical. Currently cameras are only used to cover some strategic positions and as a result evidence is often missed or not recorded with any quality. The costs of installing many cameras and their lack of performance mean that security for many communities remains a threat.
For the best available street CCTV to protect more communities, and for the most cost-effective camera solution to cover more areas, including housing CCTV, the Viseum Intelligent Moving Camera (Viseum IMC) is a powerful asset for remote standalone street security, and for central control integrated street CCTV surveillance. It is a completely automated intelligent solution that operates as if it is manned, where everyone benefits from the increased security but without any additional CCTV operator monitoring costs.
The Viseum IMC is well proven to clear up crime hot spots faster than any other crime reduction initiative and even in the most challenging environments. Every law enforcement agency using the Viseum IMC endorse it to be worth at least 5 – 6 more than any other camera, with each installation giving confidence of successfully addressing particular crime issues.
The Viseum IMC:
- Is proven to produce a minimum of 25 times more court quality evidence and clear up 15 times more incidents than any other camera
- Each IMC camera installation gives greater coverage than at least 200 standard fixed cameras
- Performs the same as if a CCTV operator is constantly “manning” the camera.
- Gives reassurance to residents
- Acts as a major long term deterrent to would be offenders
“The only better deterrent is having resident security staff constantly on alert”
Neighbourhood Police Warden
Luton Borough Council endorsed their confidence in the use of Viseum in several ways, including an official letter, their own publicity (which lead to publicity for Viseum on national TV and the tabloid press), and their offer to discuss with any others who want to learn about the benefits of the Viseum system.