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For many years now the TPAO, Turkish Petroleum Corporation, has used recording devices by Dallmeier. When the system was expanded, a decision was made once again in favour of recording servers by the German CCTV IP specialists.
Established in 1954, today the TPAO has a staff of over 1,600 employees in Ankara alone and more than 4,700 throughout Turkey. Their primary activities include exploring oil and natural gas reserves, drilling, executing pipeline projects, storing natural gas as well as trading in oil, including distribution and transportation.
Satisfied with technology and service
Dallmeier recorders have been in use in the headquarters in Ankara for many years, for reliable surveillance of entrances and exits, the individual floors of the building and the lifts. But the existing system was in need of modernisation and expansion. "What we wanted were high-quality recording devices," explains Tahir Can, Security Manager of TPAO. "We have been working with Dallmeier recorde... [ more ]
VDT Direct, the leading developer of rapid deployment video security solutions, has announced the immediate availability of a new, all-in-one rapid deployment video alarm solution. The VDT Rapid Deployment Kit (RDK) is compatible with most control room systems using multi-client software and is fully integrated with Sentinel Plus, one of the UK’s leading alarm monitoring solutions. Supplied pre-configured and ready to install a wide range of security surveillance applications, this new system from VDT Direct will also deliver significant savings compared to other similarly specified systems.
According to Clive Mason, Managing Director of VDT Direct: “This all-in-one video alarm has been developed in response to demands from installers for a solution that is quick and easy to deploy and just requires power. It uses best of breed components to deliver class leading performance and has the resilience to meet the surveillance requirements of organisations in any outdoor environment... [ more ]
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