Keeping Italian City's Main Hospital Secure

April 2009
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Apr2009, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports that Villa Sofia-CTO, the main hospital in Palermo, Italy, has been installed with more than 650 camera security video systems to provide the latest surveillance technology which would protect the staff, patients, visitors, and assets. The video system will be installed on dedicated networks in the hospital's three main buildings and will feature compression technology to ensure high-quality digital video.


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