Magazine Article | March 26, 2012

Strategic Camera Placement Thwarts Fraud

Source: Innovative Retail Technologies

April 2012 Integrated Solutions For Retailers

By Matt Pillar, Editor In Chief

Bear Creek Mountain Resort relies on well-placed IP cameras over its 330-acre facility to mitigate fraud and risk.

You think you’ve got camera placement challenges? Chances are, the cameras you deploy to cover your stores and parking lots is covered in LP Video 101. The IP video network that covers Bear Creek Mountain Resort (BCMR), on the other hand, is a case study in a 300-level course on camera placement. Covering 330 rugged and sprawling acres outside of Philadelphia, BCMR boasts 86 acres of remotely monitored ski slopes and trails, many retail, hospitality, and rental sites, as well as two ballrooms and several conference facilities that host corporate events, weddings, and parties. The facilities greet more than 315,000 guests annually, and they’re all monitored by 200 strategically placed cameras.