Founded in 1983, Fort McDowell Casino in Arizona doesn’t take security lightly. Their security system has undergone a number of transitions over the years to aid in protecting 128,000 square foot of slot machines, 18 blackjack tables, 20 poker tables, a 1,800-seat bingo hall and a golf course.
Stringent compliance regulations calls for selecting, deploying and maintaining the right surveillance system with the knowledge, experience and agility of the integrator.
Lorne Bjorgan, president of Design Electronics, discusses the hot topics and trends in casino security for 2014 with PSA Security Network.
Players Casino requested demos and ultimately selected OnSSI’s Ocularis, using encoders to migrate many of their existing analog cameras to avoid the expense and inconvenience of having to rip and replace every camera. One key factor in the decision for Ocularis was the software’s fast and easy training for both new and seasoned employees.
In the American casino industry, the name Boyd Gaming stands out as a model of business efficiency and success.
Almost 200 JVC IP-based HD security cameras provides casino with quality color, high-quality images and a high frame rate.
Because of the advantages in the transmission of both audio and video data, as well as control signals, IP-based surveillance has caught on in recent years. The data provided can be synthesized into new, custom build-outs that allow the support of HD images, analytics for operational purposes, local or remote video storage, remote control and monitoring.
With so much money flowing throughout casinos, these establishments are a highly-regulated world within themselves when it comes to security.
Upgrade to KeyWatcher Touch adds benefits of common user database and email/SMS notifications.
Some casinos are already taking a pro-active approach to Google Glass.