Deploy wireless business security cameras for remote monitoring to thwart criminal activities in outdoor environments.

Last Updated:
June 21, 2024
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Meg Moore
Marketing Writer

It’s a sad fact of life: crime can happen anywhere.

Trespassers, vandals, thieves, and those with decidedly more nefarious or deadly intentions, keep security leaders up at night. When criminals have their eye on a fixed target, like retail parking lots or business entrances, executing security plans and deploying surveillance tools is a more standard operation.

But what about guarding “The Great Outdoors”?

No matter your definition, from urban outdoor landscapes to rural vast, open plains, devising a viable security plan to defend these sites should incorporate the deployment of wireless security cameras to halt criminals in their tracks. Consider some recent trespassing violations of:

While these instances may appear benign, security professionals know that seemingly innocent incidents can escalate to a much larger problem in an instant. That’s why it’s imperative to keep people off-site and on the hunt for other locations.


California struggles with how to handle crowds of tourists potentially damaging natural resources. In extreme cases, local officials are restricting access entirely. The city of Lake Elsinore banned tourists from visiting that area's stunning, and Instagram-famous, superbloom. In August, Redwood National and State Parks banned hiking to Hyperion, the world’s tallest tree, by enforcing a $5,000 fine or six months in prison.

Matthew Khalar, a supervising ranger for California State Parks in Big Sur, said social media changed tourists’ attitudes toward the natural world. People more frequently trespass in off-limits areas because they need to see—and be seen—where others have been before them.

“We’ve always had that problem (of people trespassing) but now people are specifically referencing that they saw it on Instagram so they want to do it themselves,” Khalar told the San Luis Obispo Tribune.

Citations, sizable fines, and lifetime bans deter some, but not all. Keeping people on the right track (and trail) is a challenge U.S. park rangers face in order to protect the natural world for future generations. From GoldenEye” actor Pierce Brosnan and other clueless tourists who stepped off trails in Yellowstone National Park to hikers going off- piste on Mount Lemmon in Arizona’s Coronado National Forest, securing our country’s national parks is a priority.


It's not just two-legged tourists who can harm our national parklands. Rangers need to keep their eye on grazing cattle and feral horses, from the Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico and Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota to the public lands in Utah’s San Juan County.

"This [wrangling] is an important service to protect park resources from any damage from trespass cattle," Valles Caldera Superintendent Jorge Silva-Bañuelos said in a statement to the Santa Fe New Mexican.


While some trespassers and vandals do it for the ’gram, others have bigger crimes on their minds. With the increasing threats of physical attacks and unauthorized access to critical infrastructure operations, which are mostly located in remote areas, using top-notch surveillance solutions is paramount to protecting Americans’ access to:

  • Bridges and tunnels
  • Energy
  • Drinking water
  • Disaster response

When cities, and in some cases entire counties, go dark, not only are taxpayers on the hook for a costly repair bill, but every resident also loses internet, refrigeration, and access to their quality of life. Plots against power infrastructure and electric substations have affected locations nationwide, including in:

  • Moore County, North Carolina: In 2022, suspects fired on a few substations, leaving 45,000 without power for five days and critical infrastructure badly damaged
  • Pierce County, Washington: Criminals caused $3 million worth of damage that officials estimate will take three years to repair
  • Clackamas, Oregon: After an earlier attack, vandals targeted the same substation, causing taxpayers to foot the bill for another six-figure cleanup

Company and government leaders must consider crime prevention with remote access surveillance solutions to secure critical infrastructure carefully. Because when attacks happen, not only do they cause wide scale damage and disruption, they also can put people’s lives at risk. 

Enel Group invests in renewable energy sources, including hydroelectricity, solar, wind, and nuclear power, and has 115 remote sites across North America. The company requires continuous monitoring, from the construction phases to going live.

“We needed the ability to deploy security in a timely manner and the stability of working with a valued partner,” said Phil Brophy, Enel’s Head of Security Services USA and Canada. “It’s not just a security solution. It’s an operations solution.”

With LVT Units, Enel is saving millions in security costs thanks to the reliable and uninterrupted service of live and remote monitoring with real-time alerts. The LVT Units prevent vandalism, which can cause delays of one to six months, for only $4 an hour—far less than the $35 to $40 hourly wage a human security guard makes.   


LiveView Technologies helps customers quickly and easily secure any physical environment using intelligent automation and actionable insights. Its clients span all industries, including retail, transportation, critical infrastructure, emergency services and more. Here’s why:

  • ‍Accessibility: Mobile units can be placed almost anywhere and provide real-time footage
  • Adaptability: These systems work in any environment, in all weather conditions
  • Fast Setup: Mobile systems require little infrastructure and can be set up quickly
  • Reliability: Mobile video units monitor sites all day, every day, providing a thorough vantage point
  • Technological Advances: High-definition video, night vision, Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity, as well as motion sensors, alerts, and dedicated apps, allow peace of mind for multiple users

LVT offers state-of-the-art surveillance solutions that can help secure all kinds of sites effectively. Its systems help security professionals enhance their location’s physical security measures in real time, detect intruders, and respond to threats promptly by providing:

  • 360-degree remote monitoring
  • Robust video analytics
  • AI event-driven alerts
  • Platform-as-a-service
  • Low-metered data consumption
  • Low-power consumption
  • IoT orchestration and edge computing
  • Automated behavior and data gathering
  • Cloud-based VMS
  • Proactive deterrence methods
  • Real-time system health monitoring and self-healing

Ready to learn why our customers trust LVT’s wireless business security cameras for remote monitoring? Contact our team today for a demo and learn how we can help increase safety and security, and reduce and deter loitering, theft, vandalism, and violent crime.

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