EyeSite Surveillance in Arizona was founded to target the security challenges of construction sites. The company was building and leasing Mobile Surveillance Units (MSUs) to contractors and building management companies when they learned of Videofied. After purchasing a Videofied demo kit, EyeSite mounted MotionViewers throughout a jobsite to act as portable sentries.
Unique Security Challenges
- Reduced security budgets due to construction slow down.
- Number of false alarms at outdoor sites.
Installations and Results
- First apprehension at a commercial construction site: 4 days after installation.
- Crushing a copper theft ring in Goodyear, Arizona: EyeSite installed the new system to secure a construction site after a wave of copper thefts. In the following week, police responded to a dispatch and apprehended three males and one female with a truck full of copper from multiple subdivisions—the crime wave was stopped.
Securing a remote storage site: Videofied was the only option for a construction company that had recently experienced over $40,000 worth of damage at a remote storage site. In just 2 hours, EyeSite installed a stand-alone system with three outdoor MotionViewers. The communicator/ panel operates up to 4 years on a set of batteries. EyeSite put the panel in a NEMA box, tie-wrapped the box to a light pole, and mounted the MotionViewers as discreetly as possible; one in a tree near the buildings, one on a storage container, and one under a trailer. In 4 months, EyeSite’s central station had dispatched police who made over 40 apprehensions.
Credit: Keith Jentoft, as seen in Modern Contractor Solutions, September 2009