UCSD Selects Layer3 Security Services and MicroPower Technologies

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is a public research university in La Jolla, Calif., established in 1960. Offering 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and enrolling approximately 39,000 students, the university occupies 2,141 acres near the coast of the Pacific Ocean, with the main campus about 1,152 acres. The Challenge UCSD’s existing surveillance system manages about 1,000 channels of video, including a mix of IP cameras (75 percent) and legacy analog cameras (25 percent). These devices view university centers, provide campus overviews, and operate alongside 12 mass notification system towers. Cameras also view animal research facilities, which can [...]

August 18th, 2013|

Layer3 Security Services uses video verified alarm to protect asphalt plant

A leading Southern California asphalt company chose Layer3 Security Services® to protect a facility that has been the target of vandalism and theft in recent years. Buffered from adjacent commercial and residential properties by green space and open terrain, the plant’s isolation had made it an easy target for metal and equipment thieves, gangs, and transients. In 2010, after many security incidents, the asphalt company hired security guards to protect the plant over-night and during weekends, while it looked for a permanent security solution that combined man-guarding and electronic systems. In early 2012, after considering numerous proposals submitted by local [...]

December 16th, 2012|

Layer3 Security Services® chosen by Industrial Metal Supply Company for Video Surveillance Upgrade

When the San Diego branch of Industrial Metal Supply Company (IMS) went looking for an electronic security integrator to help them upgrade their video surveillance system, they chose Layer3 Security Services®. “Our business is complex and combines logistics, retail, and production - all under one roof. We chose Layer3 Security Services® because they proposed an affordable yet innovative design that addressed the unique needs of each business function in our branch”, said Melissa DaSilva, Manager, IMS San Diego. “Since going live in April of this year, this system has already delivered measurable and significant value in loss prevention and shipping [...]

July 9th, 2012|

Demanding Integration Project at World-Famous Tourist Attraction in San Diego, CA

A challenging integration project was awarded to Layer3 Security Services® by a world-famous tourist attraction located in San Diego County. The project required the seamless integration of state of the art IP video management solutions with legacy closed-circuit television (CCTV) components and it demanded expertise in three disparate systems: a video management solution from exacqVision, dome positioning systems from Pelco and matrix switching products from GE/Interlogix, now UTC. After careful consideration, Layer3 Security Services® was selected based on its track record of success in a number of demanding industrial, institutional and governmental projects across San Diego County. “This San Diego [...]

May 12th, 2012|

Layer3 Security Services® Upgrades Video Surveillance System for Caltrans District 11 Headquarters

The State of California Department of General Services (DGS) is responsible for facilities at Caltrans District 11 Headquarters located in San Diego’s Old Town neighborhood. Earlier this year, DGS awarded Layer3 Security Services® a contract for upgrading the video surveillance system at this location from standard resolution analog to high resolution IP video. “In addition to providing best value, Layer3 Security Services® brought a demonstrated ability to tackle technically demanding applications, said Dan White, Building Manager”. Layer3 Security Services® upgraded analog PTZ and fixed-box cameras to Pelco Sarix High Resolution IP cameras. Camera resolutions were carefully selected in order to [...]

December 19th, 2011|

Layer3 Security Services® Protects SOCAL Racing Team

During the first quarter of 2011, Layer3 Security Services® completed the installation and commissioning of a state of the art IP video surveillance system for a Southern California based auto racing team. Layer3 Security Services® provided a complete physical security design incorporating 1080P cameras from IQinVision, a video management system from exacqVision as well as a perimeter protection solution from Optex. "This racing team went looking for more than a traditional physical security system and they found it in the solutions provided by Layer3 Security Services®. The cost effective perimeter solution and high definition cameras help safeguard the facility while the [...]

June 1st, 2011|