Avigilon partners with G4S to secure the Miami Dolphins

  • 19th Dec 2016 19:06
G4S deploys Avigilon high-definition surveillance solutions to NFL stadium
Miami Dolphins

Avigilon Corporation, provider of trusted security solutions, today announced that its high definition surveillance solutions have been selected to protect Hard Rock Stadium located in Miami Gardens, Florida. Hard Rock Stadium is home to numerous world-class events and sports teams, including the Miami Dolphins, University of Miami football team, Capital One Orange Bowl, Super Bowl LIV and the 100th anniversary of the NFL, international soccer and a host of world-class events.

G4S has completed phase one, installing the Avigilon Control Center (ACC) software and 229 Avigilon surveillance cameras at the 65,000-seat Hard Rock Stadium and the Baptist Health Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University. Phase two of the installation will include 600 additional Avigilon cameras.

Miami Dolphins Senior Vice President of Operations Todd Boyan has been impressed with the results. "Avigilon and G4S have successfully created a state-of-the-art security solution. Avigilon security solutions enable us to monitor the crowds and gives us the ability to identify and respond to potential security issues in a proactive manner."

Avigilon's solutions are being used to protect stadiums and other large venues around the globe. Using Avigilon's HD Pro cameras, the entire seating area of a venue can be covered while providing enough image detail to zoom in and get a clear image of any visible individual or event in question.

"G4S has been working with the Dolphins' security and IT functions to deploy a comprehensive and integrated security solution that we believe will become a model for how security is delivered and managed at other major sporting and events venues," said John Kenning, Regional CEO, North America at G4S. "Teaming with Avigilon was the right choice as part of this security solution due to their experience securing high-profile stadiums around the globe, quality products and focus on customer service."