Revader Mobile CCTV Cameras Installed For 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Revader Security has supplied a fleet of over 20 re-deployable CCTV cameras to West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), to provide visibility of multiple major construction projects being undertaken, in anticipation of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

2022 Commonwealth Games 

The Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) capital construction program comprises several major Commonwealth Games critical projects, within the Perry Barr area, including the A34 highways scheme, Perry Barr Rail Station & Bus Interchange, Alexander Stadium, A34 Sprint and A34 public realm works.

The sheer scale of simultaneous construction activities within a constrained geography and along one of the busiest radial corridors into Birmingham City Centre, presents acute transport challenges. The redistribution of traffic flows is expected to cause significant potential disruption to the regional transport network, which requires intensive CCTV monitoring and rapid incident response.

Re-deployable CCTV cameras

Revader’s re-deployable CCTV cameras are rugged outdoor surveillance solutions

Revader’s re-deployable CCTV cameras are rugged outdoor surveillance solutions, which combine camera, recording, storage and wireless video transmission in a single unit. They can be installed in virtually any location within minutes and repositioned to subsequent locations, to suit changing surveillance requirements. The units can operate from a variety of power sources, including mains and battery.

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) are able to relocate their cameras from site to site according to construction schedules, traffic volumes and the variable levels of disruption caused to surrounding infrastructure. The camera units are primarily attached to street lighting columns adjacent to major traffic routes.

Data and video storage

Data and video feeds are fed back to TfWM’s Regional Transport Coordination Centre in Birmingham, where these can also be shared with regional Urban Traffic Control centers and third parties, such as the Police. It was, therefore, important from the outset that the new cameras interface with existing network infrastructure and control room…