Agent VI video analytics combine with Milestone and Axis at Istanbul Palace

Turkish partner Bimsa installs best-of-breed integrated security solution
ISTANBUL--Turkish systems integrator Bimsa has installed video analytics from Agent Vi to protect rare artwork and treasures at the historic Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul.

Built in 1853 and open for public tours today, the Dolmabahce complex includes a 285-room palace with the world's largest collection of Bohemian and Baccarat crystal chandeliers.

"As we looked to address a variety of detection and security requirements, Agent Vi was uniquely positioned to deliver a solution that not only met our multifaceted needs today, but positioned us for future applications," Dolmabahce Palace IT director Rusten Coskun said in a statement.

In addition to effective detection capabilities and scheduling flexibility, the palace did not have to change any existing hardware or buy additional equipment to integrate Agent Vi's analytics, according to Coskun.

By deploying Agent Vi's software on existing cameras, the palace has added motion, non-motion, theft and loitering detection capabilities to its security system.

The installation on over 100 cameras here marks the first commercial deployment of Agent Vi's software on Axis Communications cameras.

Bimsa oversaw the initial installation of the palace's new security system last year, which, in addition to Axis cameras, also includes Milestone's XProtect IP video management system.

See the full Milestone-Axis customer case story with photos here.