Whoever honours the homeland Switzerland visits this museum: the Landesmuseum Zurich. A huge medieval castle, it lies in the turbulent heart of the city. The values and history of the country that are preserved by the museum deserve the utmost protection. This is ensured by the security personnel at the front desk.
The renovation of the museum (from 2013 to 2016) included a new security loggia. The goal was to ease the control and monitoring of all security systems and building technology from two desk positions, each with four/
ten monitors, using a single multifunctional keyboard per desk.
The solution integrated some seven different functions: access control, management systems, video
surveillance with 130 cameras, a legacy workplace from the old security counter, some pre-existing WEYTEC
components and two IT system rooms. The goal was to enable the security staff to provide enhanced security in a more effective and intuitive manner.
A turnkey solution and a migration plan without interruption to ongoing operations were further requirements.
A WEYTEC distributionPLATFORM bundles and distributes KVM signals between the equipment in the system rooms and the security desk. The staff, located at the security desk, controls and steers all the networked
sources and monitoring functions using WEYTEC smartTOUCH keyboards. Video images and other information can be switched to and displayed on the monitors with the touch of a button. The security staff has a 24/7 view of the entire museum in real time. They also manage access control, alarms and much more.