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Upgrade of the security system with the Ivideon Faces in Biggz store chain

Industry - Retail
Company - Biggz
Ivideon Product - Ivideon Bridge B-1610, Ivideon Cloud
Number of Cameras- 14
Ivideon Video Analytics- Face recognition

Biggz Store Chain

The Biggz store chain includes 13 retail outlets with a total area of more than 15,000 m2 located in Belarus. Every day, tens of thousands of people across the country go shopping there.

The leading store chain in Belarus faced the main issue of all retailers - petty theft. According to the Bigzz security service, in 2019, the chain spent up to 1.5% of the total turnover on ensuring the safety of inventory.

The local security system was unable to fight organized theft. The task was to develop the Bigzz security system almost from scratch. The Ivideon cloud service with face recognition analytics was implemented in test mode. As a result, Ivideon offered the most acceptable solution for AI-based face recognition.

Video surveillance operator gets data from 14 cameras installed in Biggz via an Internet channel. Their workplace is equipped with a video wall. An image from all video channels is displayed on the wall online. In case of theft, the responsible employee may prevent it himself or call for police.

The system can recognize faces from a database and send notifications to dedicated security personnel about the fact that the person of interest enters the store. This has resulted in the increase of security system efficiency.

Ivideon face recognition system helped the large store chain Bigzz reduce the number of losses from theft as well as reduced labor costs. After installing Ivideon Faces, the company stopped using the classic security guards scheme. It resulted in reduction in security staff funding by US$ 13,000.00 monthly. Monthly losses from theft fell down from 4% to 1%. At the same time, the number of detected cases of theft during the first month of use increased by 75%.

Project with the HERMES solution by Pontiradio PR and Ivideon

Industry - Critical Infrastructure
Ivideon Partner - Pontiradio PR, Italy
Customer - Italian Oil Company
Ivideon Product - Ivideon Cloud
Devices - Explosion-proof smartphones 300+

Gas station

The challenging project was implemented with the collaborative solution the HERMES by Pontriado PR, one of the largest Italian companies with a 50 years history of providing solutions and services to create and manage complex radio networks, and Ivideon — Cloud VMS.

The customer - an Oil company with 1500+ gas stations and over 300 trucks, requested to optimize the process of refueling of petrol tanks at gas stations. For safety reasons during the delivery and refilling process, every truck driver was supervised by a qualified person. An efficient solution was required to centralize the monitoring of tank refueling.

Now each driver has an explosion-proof Smartphone, connected to the Ivideon cloud platform with the IP Webcam app. When a truck enters a geo-fencing area, the driver's smartphone sends a notification to the Control Room and the live video streaming gets activated. Ivideon met all requirements: two-way communication, smartphone status monitoring, cross-platform solution that works with Windows, Android and Linux, etc.

Integration with Ivideon Cloud Video Surveillance application has allowed the real-time communication between the refueling truck operator and the control room personnel, remote monitoring using real-time video streaming, cloud retention of all events for the past 7 days, and automatic notification on entry and exit from the work areas. The Ivideon Cloud solution resulted in a significant saving in the number of man-hours. Now one driver is sufficient and there is no need for a supervisor to be on site.

Industry - Public safety
Company - Woodland Joint Unified School District, California, USA
Ivideon Product - Ivideon Bridge B-1610, Ivideon Cloud
Number of Cameras - 230
Ivideon Video Analytics - Motion detection
Camera Manufacturer - Axis


Woodland Joint Unified School District is a public school district located in Woodland, California. There are 18 schools for students from preschool to high school. The population of the district is over 11,000 people including students, teachers, and staff members.

WJUSD tasks its surveillance system with the responsibility of monitoring facilities and public spaces in an effective and efficient manner. During COVID-19 remote monitoring became crucial for WJUSD as all the staff was working off-site.

WJUSD IT department faced the daunting task of providing increased surveillance support. The school district decided to implement Ivideon cloud video surveillance system with the Motion Detection video analytics module. Selected members of the staff were included in the list to receive notifications in case of suspicious events. The cameras connected to Ivideon service are accessible from any device.

Access to the cloud

After switching over to Ivideon the IT department has more time to perform regular duties rather than maintaining a surveillance system. WJUSD found the system user friendly, the footage is securely stored in the cloud with easy and quick access to it. Ivideon 24/7 support is always available to answer operational and technical questions.

Ivideon Cloud Video Surveillance system allowed them to free their on-site storage with the migration to hosted surveillance storage. This in turn is saving man-hours in maintenance as well as upgrade costs in the future.

Industry - Public safety
Company - La Horqueta neighborhood (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ivideon Product - Ivideon Bridge, Ivideon Cloud
Number of Cameras - 20
Ivideon Video Analytics - Motion detection
Camera Manufacturer - Dahua

Ivideon Cloud Argentina

La Horqueta is a neighborhood of the San Isidro located in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. Despite the fact that San Isidro is considered to be one of the fashionable areas of Buenos Aires there appeared a need to improve safety in the neighborhood La Horqueta. The residents of the neighborhood who were tired of insecurity issues were looking to install a video surveillance system as a solution to protect them from vandalism and theft.

The issue was quite urgent so that the residents organized themselves to invest in a "community" video management system in the cloud. It was necessary that all the residents invested in the project could have easy access to the videos from anywhere and from any device, even a mobile phone. San Isidro Authorities support the project and give the possibility to share cameras to the police control center, so, when a neighbor sees an issue, he calls an emergency 911. The local police see the real-time video and have access to recordings.

Ivideon Argentina

They have 10 security points, each of them have 2 cameras connected to DVR. Each security point is connected to Ivideon Bridge to upload the video to the cloud. With Ivideon Bridge no special knowledge required to connect the cameras to the Ivideon cloud with a user-friendly setup interface. Ivideon Bridge saved financial and human resources. It allowed boosting supervision in public areas and as a result, there is a decrease in vandalism, theft, and violence. Additionally, response times to emergencies have been improved.

The Ivideon Cloud solution resulted in a much higher sense of security leading to increased quality of life for the La Horqueta residents. Actually, there are 80 neighbors connected to the cloud but there is a plan to add more cameras and neighbors to the platform.


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