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Cluj Arena - the stadium with the most modern video surveillance system in Romania
Axis network cameras watch over the safety of every participant during stadium events
“The modern video surveillance system is one of the elements that ensure the qualification of Cluj Arena in “Elite” stadium category, according UEFA classification. With a secure area and the possibility to identify any incident, the stadium is able to host sporting events of great importance, concerts or other kind of events.“ Radu Ratiu- Chairman Councillor, Cluj Arena.
Cluj Arena stadium is one of the most important infrastructure projects launched in the local market in recent years. The stadium is a public place and security is a paramount issue; the organizers have to assure the safety of all participants during events.
To choose a video surveillance solution, Starnet Consulting, one of the most important partners of ELKOTech Romania, took into consideration a few specific factors: FIFA/UEFA legislation, a wide range of scenarios and a large number of points of interest which had to be monitored, as well as the demand to ensure the possibility to detect and identify banned people or to analyze the smallest details of an event. The most appropriate solution was a digital video surveillance system composed of 102 Axis network cameras for the surveillance of stadium access of which 10 PTZ Axis cameras are used for the surveillance of the stadium seating areas. The solution also included 2 surveillance monitoring locations and video management software from Aimetis.
The system quickly proved its efficiency during events that took place in the stadium. Spectators who moved to a different seat after they caused an incident were identified with the aid of the auto-tracking features and high definition images were used by security staff in order to recognize possible disturbances before incidents occurred. All in all, the entire stadium was kept under control in real time. The system features advanced technical capabilities, very good scalability, easy and convenient operation and control.