Viseum Customers’ Business Case

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“Best CCTV Investment” – Police Report

Viseum CCTV ROI (Return on Investment)

Our customers are very high end, needing to provide the highest levels of security and surveillance. This is where the potential impact of criminal or terrorist activity upon public safety, commercial profit or national infrastructure, is judged as being unacceptably high.


Viseum customers need the World’s Best CCTV Security and Surveillance Systems. Our solutions are purchased throughout the world where the potential impact of antisocial, criminal or terrorist activity upon public confidence, commercial profit or corporate reputation, is judged as being unacceptably high. If budget is the main deciding factor for a security project requirement, Viseum will not pursue the sale. However, when a customer seeks to judge upon technical performance and reliability – Viseum will confidently compete and win the sale. Once this is explained at the start of any business relationship, we also present a compelling Business Case with substantial operational savings, whereby Viseum solutions pay for themselves within the first year of procurement.

Strongest Security and Best Value

If some of the equipment is taken out of the Viseum security system e.g. if the customer does not have the budget, or if the equipment is attacked, then the security system will still deliver the strongest security.

Safe City Endorsements

It is independently endorsed that 1 x Viseum IMC = at least 200 “next best” camera installations:

  • Captures 100 x more people and vehicles
  • Captures at least 25 x more usable video evidence
  • Clears up at least 15 x more incidents

It would also take at least 6 times more installations of any ‘constantly manned’ advanced PTZ camera solution, which each Viseum IMC camera provides without being dependent on any surveillance operators or CCTV infrastructures.

Return on Investment (ROI)

This document shows how a Viseum CCTV solution always delivers the highest ROI, over any other CCTV security and surveillance camera. End-user endorsements state that a Viseum CCTV security system:

  • Provides over 10 times more value, and,
  • At least halves the cost of ownership, and,
  • More than doubles the return on investment.

Regional Safe City Savings from Cost of CrimeCCTV security system

Viseum cameras clear up at least 70% of crime in complex and challenging environments. The following formula can be used to estimate the savings gained in relation to the cost of crime to support the business case for a Viseum solution:

Possible savings using Viseum = Region’s costs of crime in complex and challenging environments x 0.7


Resulting Safe City Regional Economic Benefits

The long-term deterrent value created using Viseum intelligent CCTV results in a drop in local crime rates and reduced insurance premiums, thus attracting new businesses, visitors and new residents to what has now become a low-crime area.

Ease of Procurement

As this solution is internationally patented, and therefore only one source of supply, Viseum customers do not need to tender their security projects, therefore also benefiting by saving significant time, resources and funds during procurement tendering

Direct Operational Safe City Savings

Viseum UK’s end-user working group have researched the direct and ongoing operational cost savings available.  Results of this research show:

  • Communications – the Viseum IMC was designed to deliver the highest quality images using lowest bandwidth broadband services. It is the only camera that automatically and proactively sustains the long-term deterrent and continues to monitor and capture evidence of incidents, A) if the surveillance operator is unavailable and B) if the remote communications ever become temporarily unstable.
  • Police savings example – around $1 million per year per district.  > Download Police Savings Calculator Examples < 
  • Remote monitoring savings example – around $1/2 million per year per district. > Download Remote Monitoring Savings Calculator Example <
  • Manned guarding security – this is one of the most expensive options for site security and is notoriously unreliable, with operatives failing to turn up for work and lacking concentration. Wages are an ongoing and increasing cost, whereas the typical payback for Viseum Intelligent CCTV solutions is between 12 and 18 months, and from then on costs are negligible. > Manned Guarding Savings Calculator – Available 2018 Q2 <


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Disruptive Technology – Security Industry Disruption

Disruptive Technology creates new markets and displaces established technologies to change how people spend, save and make money in particular markets.

Security Project Tendering

Low pricing commonly plays a major deciding factor for security project tendering. Security product manufacturers design and price their equipment to make profits from frequent downtimes, maintenance visits and equipment replacements. Bidders quote their lowest price to be awarded the security project and make their profits from these continually growing operational costs. This and the resulting increased security problems make customers eventually regret their purchase, and usually results in an opportunity for Viseum in the longer term.

In today’s security climate Viseum represents the new standard for security system procurement. This is the complete reverse of an out-dated buying culture, being a higher capital spend delivering immediate enhanced security and reduced operational overheads.

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Viseum Safe City Customer Business Case

Viseum will deliver at least 10 times more value than its closest competition and this is because of the superior technical performance, the highest quality, and reliability. Viseum will typically quote triple of any other bidder, who will then have to quote at least triple this again to match Viseum camera coverage, AND for what will still remain an inferior solution for effective coverage, technical performance and reliability. This also excludes the extreme costs for installation, and 24/7/365 monitoring, of any other camera needed to deliver similar security coverage.

Viseum will design the strongest security with the best automated surveillance, and with more coverage than any competition. Viseum Product Solutions use far less operational overheads and our security designs are the most practical for technical performance and reliability. This protects more people and more assets of a remote site, and with the highest quality video than any other solution.

For any type of threat or disaster, video of before, during and after an incident is critical for the fastest and most appropriate security response. Enough high-quality evidence in which to investigate and convict is also essential. During these occasions each and every pixel of video information is priceless and the value of your security infrastructure is openly seen. Together with Viseum’s unparalleled value as a deterrent, this is one of the technology strengths that only Viseum delivers as standard.

> Viseum CCTV Innovations Value Philosophy <


The visual appearance of the Viseum IMC Panoramic Security Camera operating automatically protecting all surroundings, displays to would-be criminals that the entire site is constantly watched by many surveillance experts.  It is the only CCTV camera to automatically detect multiple incidents from close to long range and in all directions at the same time. It is the only CCTV camera to automatically detect and recognise faces and vehicle number plates at variable distances.

“High-End” Security Projects + Practical Wide-Area Coverage

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Gigapixel Analytics Security System

Viseum UK’s intelligent surveillance solutions not only attract high-end security projects, where anything else other than the best available security and surveillance equipment may compromise the customer’s security, but customers also purchase Viseum equipment as the most practical solution to protect all their areas of concern.

The security surveillance systems we design can be installed plug-and-play, without the need for the otherwise lengthy procurement and installation processes of standard technologies, requiring considerable camera and cabling infrastructures.



Other Key Financial Selling Points

  • Self-monitored, self-operated and self-managed, as opposed to key operational dependencies on 24/7 operators, central control equipment, and high-bandwidth communications,
  • Fewer plug-and-play installations for immediate vast coverage, as opposed to procuring, cabling and maintaining many multiples of separate camera installations.
  • Installations are monitored locally with no operator fatigue or physical risk to their wellbeing e.g. areas prone to disorder.

The UK Government’s National CCTV Strategy

Viseum UK is the only CCTV Technology provider in the world to successfully meet, and surpass, the UK Government’s latest National CCTV Strategy Recommendations. This report sought Viseum’s patented CCTV innovation to overcome the many long-standing and widely recognised problems with both new and legacy CCTV systems. “Viseum UK surpassed these recommendations in both specification and spirit.”

What this means for our customers is – Viseum camera installations deliver holistic benefits for multi-agency compatibility. Example – each Viseum camera installation can remain being used for its primary task, but can also be used at the same time for other functions e.g. securing the city and creating additional revenue streams, such as managing traffic flow and road contraventions.

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