Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra Secured

By Solar-Powered Smart Surveillance solution


Axis Communications successfully installed of a campus-wide surveillance system at Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra.  The unique feature of this project is that the surveillance system is powered by solar energy, resulting in a zero carbon footprint.

The 10,000 strong student community required an efficient and ecologically conscious security solution to monitor the activities around the campus. The deployment is powered with 20 solar plants using rooftop panels across the entire campus. The Axis cameras provide real-time images, high-resolution zoom capability and round-the-clock monitoring.

“DEI is known for its work experience courses where students work with faculty to build solutions. In tune with this, instead of relying on any integrator, we preferred to build a security surveillance solution as an open laboratory, which serves as an ideal platform for skill development and research in surveillance analytics. We were pleased to partner with Axis Communications, which managed to surpass our expectations in this regard. Their technology proved to be highly reliable, with exceptional image quality, and superior compression capability that helps in keeping bandwidth low and recording depth high,” said Prof. C.M. Markan, Department of Physics & Computer Science, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra.

The 250+ camera installation with multiple monitoring stations and secured datacenter running on solar energy has boosted the security at the university and its residential facility that earlier relied solely on physical security. During a recent visit to DEI security surveillance lab by Telecom Sector Skills Council CEO, Lt. Gen Kochhar was pleased to observe the Government’s policies on skill development already being practiced in letter and spirit at Dayalbagh and has offered to partner DEI in this national initiative.

Axis offers intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter, safer world. As the leading player in network video, Axis is driving the industry by continually launching innovative network products based on an open platform delivering high value to customers through a global partner network. Axis has long-term relationships with partners and provides them with knowledge and ground-breaking network products in existing and new markets.


“We were very pleased to collaborate with Dayalbagh Educational Institute for this project because of their work ethics and the technological challenges in building a customized solution. The aim was to create a robust system that would be powered by clean energy. The challenge was to install a large-scale system that could surveil the campus spread over 100 acres without leaving any blind spots. This required a centralized datacenter with distributed monitoring centers connected across entire campus through underground optical fiber backbone.”

– Sudhindra Holla, Country Manager, India & SAARC, Axis Communications


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