Wayne Bluck, Rhondda Cynon Taf Safety Partnership Supervisor, explains why V-TAS Pro was the perfect system for their control room upgrade.  For more information on the RCT Patnership V-TAS Pro system, read our case study.

1. Increased efficiency from user-friendly interface

“When training new operators that are not familiar with the area, V-TAS Pro’s ability to identify street names around a live camera is very useful.  During an incident, even unfamiliar operators can accurately guide police officers to any unfolding event via the radio link.”

2. Efficient time-saving handovers between operator shifts

“Within the uniformed operator interface of the system, all incidents and their relative information are automatically stored and instantly available to the next operator logging on.  Handover sheets and protracted shift changes are a thing of the past.”

3. Detailed knowledge of camera network effectiveness

“The reports also assist with the appraisal of camera usage across our network.  For example, if cameras are not being used, we can look at deploying them in an area where they will make a difference.  This means we can further maximise the impact of our camera budget.”

4. Flexible software incident reporting for personalised reports

“As an effective management tool, the icomply V-TAS Pro system is incomparable. We depend more and more on this reporting functionality as we have more information requests to deal with every year. The reports are invaluable of helping me plan our staff resources. It’s very important that our residents receive the very best service at best value”

5. Increase efficiency by forwarding live footage to police

“Police can evaluate a live incident and deploy the appropriate resources. It also ensures that officers don’t necessarily need to visit the control room to review any recorded incidents. This saves valuable time and resources, making them available for deployment elsewhere”

6. Providing details of service to customers

“As part of our key holder service for a range of council buildings, we aim to provide full details of any visit or incident to the relevant departments and management.  Using V-TAS Pro reporting capability, we can instantly print a report so that our customers receive a detailed account of exactly what they’re paying for.”

7. Realisation of future enhancements

“We plan to add RFID tags to our monitored buildings and scan them via V-TAS Pro into our guards’ PDA handsets.  With the ability to ‘bolt on’ modules via icomply technology, we’re confident of expanding and adapting to the changing needs of a modern CCTV control room.”

To find out more about V-TAS Pro and Rhondda Cynon Taf Community Safety Partnership, read our case study here.