Problem: Multiple buildings had many disparate systems, including access control, video management, intrusion, intercom, phone, gate, audio and video, lighting, and network systems. This created multiple interfaces, passwords, codes, and procedures that had to be maintained and remembered by the owners and staff.
Solution: A fully-comprehensive integration of systems, where a credential installed on a vehicle opened the gate via the access control system, automatically set the appropriate lighting scene, and opened the garage door. A simple finger or iris scan opened the door to the building, and disarmed the alarm system. Additionally, a call from the gate from a visitor simultaneously would ring the phone, display on monitors, and show in the video management software and they could be permitted entry with the touch of a button. All of this taking place over wired, wireless, and cellular networks seamlessly and with ease.
Problem: Manufacturer had machines that would occasionally have components diverge from allowable tolerances and eventually stopped the entire machine from working. If these issues had been caught earlier, the machine could have been stopped for a short period of time and a catastrophic failure could have been prevented.
Solution: Small cameras with on-board analytics were placed inside the machines at critical locations. GBS created a template of virtual lines that were drawn to provide an automated output to indicate if machinery components had deviated.
Problem: Understaffed facility was not able to manage reception and required them to keep the front doors locked. This kept customers waiting until an employee at the rear of the building answered the intercom and came to the door.
Solution: The GBS Physical Security team used harnessed the power of video analytics to track when a vehicle crossed a virtual line in the parking lot. When a vehicle drove across the line, an audible indication sounded in the rear of the facility let the staff know someone had arrived. By the time the customer reached the front door, an employee was not at the door to greet them. Customers were now able to be more efficiently, professionally served. Additionally, our client reaped tremendous overhead savings as they were able to eliminate the receptionist position.
Problem: Gates would be open following a schedule, but would close without warning to those entering and exiting, causing drivers to crash into the gate arms.
Solution: Implemented an advanced-warning light system providing a 10 second notification prior to gates closing and prevented further damage to vehicles and gates.
Problem: Traffic prioritization is critical for movement of produced vehicles from one area to another, but some areas utilize the same roadways for contractor traffic as well.
Solution: Introduced gate and light interlock system to stop non-production traffic when completed vehicles pass over an in-ground loop. This not only improved production time, it created a safer environment for those who had to share the road.
Problem: Temperature scans performed by security personnel were now required for all employees and visitors prior to entry through turnstiles.
Solution: GBS integrated a temperature scanner that sensed both the temperature of people approaching turnstile and whether a mask was worn. A successful scan allowed the person to scan their badge and gain passage, whereas an unsuccessful scan prevented the individual from entering. This reduced the amount of close contact from security personnel with those entering the building by no longer needing to scan individuals directly. This expedited the process of entering the facility while remaining safe, and created a log of the successful scans and who entered immediately after.
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