Your security cameras can provide valuable information that can transform your business. Easily access visual data that can increase efficiency, improve health and safety, enhance customer experience and more. You can even see beyond your business premises and monitor remote locations. This lets you gather useful information without the expense of regular field visits or on-site security.
Picture this. Julia is the manager of a small local supermarket on a housing estate. The store has a legacy surveillance system, set up to monitor activity on the shop floor and in the store-room.
Julia arrives at work on Monday to discover there’s been a break in during the night. The thieves managed to bypass the alarm and stole a large quantity of valuable meat from the fridges.
After calling the police, Julia has to trawl through hours of footage to find the right time of the break in. However, part of the footage has been lost as the storage disk was full. She then has to wait hours for the police to arrive so she can show them what she does have on the system.
Unfortunately, the thieves are not known to the authorities, and the trail has gone cold. What’s more, the police are concerned that the way she’s storing the footage might be in breach of DPA rules. Julia’s bad day just got worse.
Julia has also installed Vodafone Smart Camera to keep an eye on the skips at the back of the shop. There had been a series of raids on them over the last few months, but though she’d been able to provide the police with high-quality footage, they hadn’t found the culprits.
As it turned out, they were the same thieves who had broken into the shop. Thanks to Vodafone Smart Camera’s ability to work without wires and record high-quality footage even at night, the police were able to solve two crimes at once.