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Complex Solutions For UNIHOBBY SVITAVY CITY,Czech Republic


Czech chain of hobby stores, currently has 10 stores in ten different cities. The shop in Svitavy is newly built on a green field, it was opened on March 28, 2019. The overall dimensions of the set of buildings, including the fenced parts of the outdoor garden and the covered reception are approximately 185.5 m x 65.5 m. The built-up area of the building without a covered reception and outdoor garden is 8,116 m2, it also includes another approximately 7,000 m2 of asphalt concrete roads and paved areas made of interlocking paving, including 133 parking spaces for personal vehicles.

Problem To Solve

The customer built a new building, where he decided to deploy a modern camera system with all available usable intelligent functions from this kind of shop. Those that prove to be effective will be used in their other shopping centers to renovate existing camera systems.


Almost 100 cameras of various types:

  • ANPR cameras for capturing incoming vehicles and vehicles moving in the drive-in part of buildings.
  • Panoramic camera in combination with PTZ camera, to cover large parking areas from one place with the possibility to see detail through manual control or AI tripwire function.
  • Fisheye cameras using dewarp, cover cash registers, and other large indoor spaces.
  • Accurate counting of people with a 3D camera, on the principle of crossing the line.
  • Marketing-oriented counting of people with face recognition camera, from multiple entrances to stores, with sorting into age groups, by gender, and facial expression.
  • Use of high-resolution cameras with motorized zoom in the "coridor" mode, an image turned vertically, to monitor the space in the aisles.
  • The latest 4Mpx AI cameras with a 1/2 chip and WDR 140dB, good for the monitoring of demanding changing scenes on areas with goods illuminated by sunlight from skylights.
  • Recording on two 128-channel recorders with the possibility of backup when servicing one of them.
  • Manage records and results of intelligent functions via the DSS Pro system. Preparation of the basis of the multisite topology of the future DSS system of multiple stores. The central DSS server is located on a remote cloud operated on VMware technology in Prague, while the local DSS server is installed on local hardware, again using virtualization.
  • Two solutions in the control center, DSS Pro client on two monitors, and M70-4U-E matrix with NKB5000 keyboard for controlling views on widescreen screens.

Successful Performance

The result is a tuned intelligent camera system that brings the customer, in addition to reliable camera surveillance and recording, a specific security events, and various kinds of significant statistical data.

"During the final recovery and setup of the system, as well as during the upgrade of DSS software versions, we had the full support of Dahua technicians on site. Dahua also supported us with the necessary modifications to the DSS software in the R&D department, thanks to which we put the system into operation with all the required functions and modifications according to the customer’s ideas.” , and “The construction of the system in Svitavy was only the first basic step in the long-term cooperation with the system integrator Alkom in the implementation of camera systems in other Unihobby shopping centers.” said by Alkom Security, a.s.