Art Sentry’s camera-based touch-protection prevents over 92% of all object touches. Actual museum results have shown over a 60% reduction in serious-damage incidents.
Art Sentry’s patented alert system notifies security personnel of any breach of the protection zones, allowing them to review the incident immediately and determine whether to intervene.
Art Sentry’s reporting system typically shows there are 75x more touches than what guards observe alone, which adds up to wear and tear or even costly damage.
Art Sentry's automated museum security system is a valuable addition to museum security teams around the world. Our system creates an invisible, customized protection zone around selected objects or artifacts. The space is then monitored by an advanced, camera-based motion-detection system. If visitors breach the defined zone, an audible alert suggests that they step away – prompting them to step back, or not to extend a hand to touch. This prevents 92% of object touches.
When alerts trigger, security team members are notified which gives them the opportunity to respond if necessary.
Data is also collected upon each alert being triggered. The data reporting shows items with a high number of alerts, which may indicate the need for a different approach to their presentation.
Art Sentry is a museum security system that helps ensure longevity for art and antique pieces in museums, galleries, and other cultural institutions.
“I now rest easy knowing that the Art Sentry system is watching our collection and politely warning visitors not to get too close. Also, when an alert occurs, one of our guards is directed to the site of the infraction. It was the wisest expenditure in my three decades here at the Butler Institute. In an ideal world, I wish that we could have one or more guards in each gallery. But since that is not financially possible, Art Sentry’s solution is our very best option. We have entrusted Art Sentry with our cultural jewels and I’m so glad that we did.”
- Dr. Lou Zona, Executive Director - Butler Institute of American Art
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