Art Security for Museums and Galleries
Know Where All Your Art Is, All the Time
Art security is an ongoing challenge for owners and operators of museums, galleries and private collections of priceless works of art, sculptures and archives. Galleries, museums and private collectors can benefit from complementary protection, especially when conventional art security systems, such as CCTV, alarms or guards, are inadequate, or when manned guards are reduced and storage and restoration labs are unoccupied, such as overnight and weekends.
A real-time automated RFID museum art security system can protect, track and manage all types of fine art including paintings, statues, antiques and display cases, as well as valuable equipment. RFID museum art security systems offer a compelling solution to prevent theft of displayed or stored items, museum store inventory, pieces undergoing restoration and to ensue safe transit of valuable artwork. RFID tags can be discretely attached to all types of valuable art, indoors or outdoors, to maintain uninterrupted, reliable radio communication with the Command and Control room.
Until now, putting this technology to work in museums & galleries required significant man-hours of coding and development – at prohibitive costs. In addition, closed, proprietary systems limit flexibility to deploy additional applications in a single RFID asset tracking software solution, such as security patrol systems, legacy alarm and tracking, CCTV and more, or the ability to use the most suitable RFID technologies. The Vizbee generic RFID platform makes all this possible, and offers a cost-effective RFID art security solution for all types of galleries, museums, archives and private collections.
Asset Management Designed for Use in Museums & Galleries
The Vizbee expert RFID art security system for museums & galleries tracks the location and status of artwork in real-time. RFID tags attached to works of art or valuable equipment have motion sensors that detect any movement or shocks immediately. Regular movements by authorized personnel, such as cleaning and maintenance, can be programmed to be ignored by the system to ensure worry-free operation. Working in tandem with video surveillance systems, an RFID tag system can automatically display the images of the piece in addition to its location, to track and apprehend unauthorized personnel or thieves.
The system generates automatic rule-based alerts when a piece is missing, located in unauthorized areas or in violation of any other rule that requires follow-up action. The Vizbee expert RFID museum art security system prevents theft of priceless artwork via a single, unified interface, and integrates completely with legacy alarm and security systems.
Operational Around-the-Clock Real-time Asset Tracking and audit any time of day or night – when museum or gallery is open for visitors or closed
Multi-mode Flexibility Set parameters for multiple modes, such as in transit, storage, display, restoration, museum store, highly-sensitive, low security and more
Seamless Integration with Existing Security Systems and Video Surveillance Integrate with existing gallery and museum art security systems, such as CCTV, sensors, alarms, pagers and more
Fully Automated Protection and Monitoring of Stores, Storage and Display cases Monitoring presence, unauthorized location and environment, such as temperature, humidity, and more; real-time alerts immediately when parameters exceed predefined values