Muni Mesh Video Webinar Sandy UT PD


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How to design, deploy and run a successful municipal video surveillance program. Read the Q&A at Firetide's blog:

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Muni Mesh Video Webinar Sandy UT PD

  1. 1. Wireless Video Surveillance at Work in Sandy UT 1
  2. 2. Objectives How to design, deploy and run a successful municipal video surveillance program Ksenia Coffman, Firetide Q&A at the end Recording will be available 2
  3. 3. Today’s Speakers Captain Kevin Thacker, Sandy PD Seth Ferrier, AlphaCorp 3
  4. 4. Sandy UT Community of 95,000 people Adjacent to Salt Lake City Located at the foot of the Wasatch mountains 4
  5. 5. Sandy PD Established in 1959 140 employees; 115 sworn personnel 5
  6. 6. Purpose of the System Monitor city parks Monitor major corridors of the city 6
  7. 7. Funding & Budgets Grants Other departments PD budget 7
  8. 8. Project Stages Research of wireless networks, capabilities,vendors RFP from three wireless integrators Testing of wireless nodes Deployment of 4-node wireless mesh network on State Street Corridor to monitor traffic flows Expansion east and west of State St 8
  9. 9. Why Wireless Challenging terrain Cost considerations Speed of deployment Flexibility of placement 9
  10. 10. Fixed Wireless Infrastructure State St (repeater node) Wasatch Blvd (edge node) 10
  11. 11. Portable Video Mesh Solution AgileMesh units with integrated Firetide mesh nodes Rapid deployment Battery powered Stand alone or meshed 11
  12. 12. Mobile Command Center CDMA Satellite Wireless mesh 12
  13. 13. Access to Video in Police Cruisers CDMA aircard-enabled laptops provide access to video Urban Fishery: camera view & laptop view 13
  14. 14. Results & Impact Public safety (parks, business districts) SPD’s response time to incidents Apprehension and prosecution of perpetrators Traffic enforcement and accident investigation Stills from SPD camera footage 14
  15. 15. Think Beyond Crime Investigation Case of missing of 9-yo Monitoring for snow conditions Vehicle and foot traffic management (Expo Center, Stadium) 15
  16. 16. Bring Other Departments Onboard Public Works Fire Department Parks and Recreation Utah Transit Authority 16
  17. 17. Educate the Community Only used in public areas: parks, transit corridors Positive feedback from the community 17
  18. 18. Lessons Learned Choose the right partners Choose the right technology Have realistic expectations 18
  19. 19. Metro-scale Video Mesh Networks Wi-Fi access Radiological or chemical threat detection Gun-shot detection 19
  20. 20. Deployment Considerations Available infrastructure Coverage area Line of sight Terrain Throughput Future expansion 20
  21. 21. Site Survey – Conceptual 21
  22. 22. Site Survey – Actual 22
  23. 23. Network Design Jordan Commons office building City Hall 23
  24. 24. Wireless Network Connectivity Mesh Point-to-point radio Point-to-point Mesh radio Jordan Commons 24
  25. 25. What Goes on a Pole? Mesh nodes Antennas Power Supplies Camera(s) 25
  26. 26. Design With Flexibility in Mind Public Works Jordan Commons 26
  27. 27. Prepare for a Variety of Conditions Granite Mesa (utility site) High Bench Water Tank 27
  28. 28. Camera Technology IP vs analog Resolution Bandwidth Placement 28
  29. 29. Technologies Used Wireless mesh: Firetide Point-to-point: BridgeWave Video management: OnSSI IP cameras: Panasonic, Axis, Sony Portable units: AgileMesh 29
  30. 30. Anticipate Deployment Challenges Topography Weather Power & grounding 30
  31. 31. Build an Ongoing Relationship Maintenance Future expansion New technology 31
  32. 32. Lessons Learned Always perform a site survey! Make sure your network can scale Leverage relationships within the organization (PD, Fire, etc) 32
  33. 33. Q&A Will Be Posted to Firetide’s Blog 33
  34. 34. Questions? Capt. Kevin Thacker, Sandy PD Seth Ferrier, AlphaCorp 34
  35. 35. Thank You! For the webinar recording, please contact: Ksenia Coffman, Firetide Partner Inquiries 35