LATEST NEWS


New Installations

Liberty Schools: The great relationship and communications between Liberty Schools and the Police Department has been improved with the VCS.  School superintendent Stan Watson and Police Chief Rich Tisone view the Acuity-vct surveillance solution in township schools as a “deterrent to bad behavior.”  Installed in June 2011, the VCS and cameras provide a view on high traffic common areas, such as hallways, gyms, cafeterias and parking lots. A bonus is that officers’ can access the surveillance via laptops in cruisers.

OHIO STATE REFORMATORY – Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society: The Video Surveillance project was completed in July 2011.  High resolution megapixel cameras and PTZ cameras are installed to provide an enhance surveillance picture.  The Reformatory doors were opened to its first 150 young offenders in 1896. After housing over 155,000 men in its lifetime, the doors to the prison closed December 31, 1990

NPS–MARSH-BILLINGS-ROCKEFELLER NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK: Acuity-vct completed the installation of surveillance cameras and the Video Capture System in January 2011 at the National Park Service Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller landmark. The VCS is key to the long-term preservation of the mansion. The Vermont home of George Perkins Marsh, one of America's first conservationists, and later the home of Frederick Billings, the property was given to the American people by its most recent owners, Laurance S. and Mary F. Rockefeller.

PHILLIPS COLLECTION: Acuity-vct completed Phase 1 in March 2011 at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC. This security project included the Video Capture System that leveraged the museums existing analog cameras by converting them to IP and storing them on the VCS Server. This upgrade not only provided a more reliable and robust recording platform than their previous solution, but also gave the Collection's guards the ability to be alerted when a patron gets to close to the art installations. Founded in 1921, the Phillips Collection was the first museum of modern art in America featuring a collection of nearly 3,000 works by American and European impressionist and modern artists. The VCS is now protecting masterpieces there such as Renoir's "Luncheon of the Boating Party."

MFA-BOSTON: Acuity-vct has just completed Phase 1 in December at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. This included the replacing 64 analog cameras with IP cameras, integrating 56 analog cameras into the Video Capture System. 25 new high resolution fixed and PTZ cameras we also installed in the parking garage.

FRIST CENTER: Phase 1 was completed in October at the Frist Center of the Arts in Nashville. The Main Level Galleries were installed with new cameras and the Acuity-vct VCS system to protect the The Birth of Impressionism (Masterpieces from the Musee D'Orsay. Phase 2 will start in January 2011 to protect the William Eggleston "Anointing the Overlooked" exhibit.


Version 6 Released

Acuity-vct releases Version 6 of Video Capture System (VCS) Software. Acuity-vct recently released Version 6 of the award winning companies surveillance and analytics software. This new version contains many exciting enhancements including an Iphone interface, Interactive Mapping capabilities, One, and two way audio support, and Multi-Server support. Multi-Server support provides the functionality allowing a user to view desired cameras from multiple network connected VCS surveillance servers on a single screen. Users also can save a layout of cameras for permanent viewing by selecting cameras from multiple servers.


Acuity-vct holds the first formal surveillance Users Group Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada

Acuity-vct recently sponsored the first Video Capture System (VCS) users group meeting in Las Vegas, NV. This meeting was attended by users of the VCS Surveillance and Analytics product and was designed to foster enhanced communication between VCS clients and Acuity-vct’s software design team.


AVI-SPL Selects Acuity-vct for innovative healthcare surveillance application.

AVI-SPL which recently earned top honors, being judged as the #1 AV integrator by Systems Contractor News (SCN) has selected Acuity-vct for an innovative new surveillance application tailored to the healthcare industry.