Most museum security systems take a reactive approach, capturing incidents that can be reviewed later should an incident occur. Art Sentry takes a proactive approach - our system PREVENTS over 92% of all object touches and subsequent damage. Rather than addressing an incident after the fact, why not try to prevent it in the first place?
Video Surveillance - a reactive approach
Video surveillance security systems record footage that can later be reviewed if an issue occurs. In some cases, the camera images are monitored in real-time by an officer in a command center. This reactive approach relies on security’s ability to monitor all of the cameras simultaneously which is not realistic. It also does nothing to prevent an incident, and the damage may already be done before they can intervene.
Touch-Protection - benefits of a proactive approach
Visitors are immediately alerted that they are too close to the object or painting. Most step back or stop trying to touch the object long before security would intervene. This also reduces stressful situations and has been proven to improve the visitor experience.
Security is notified immediately when a secured area is breached. Video footage can be reviewed before determining whether intervention is needed. As a result, guards never miss seeing a potential threat in real-time.
Guard more galleries without more officers
The system is always watching each collection piece providing backup to your security force. Art Sentry clients have been able to have guards effectively cover 3X the number of galleries without adding to staff.
Tailored to You
Our customizable technology does much more than a motion detector. Art Sentry technicians work with museum security to create invisible, customized protected zones around each painting or object. Once in place, the space is secured at all times by our camera-based touch-protection system.
We can help
Art Sentry’s patented motion detection and alarm system enables you to be proactive in securing your artifacts. Contact us today to discuss your needs and how Art Sentry can help.
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