Florence National Central Library – Italy

The goal of the project was to monitor, both the perimeter of the library complex and the internal areas which are open to the public.
The implementation of it was by the restructuring and strengthening of the internal and external video surveillance system which included new cameras, new recording
devices, and new wiring.
The project was performed with the installation of the following device:
– 58 AHD dome cameras 2MP varifocal lens (model DI-390AHDVF)
– 9 AHD bullet cameras 2MP varifocal lens (model I4-390AHDVF)
– 15 IP bullet cameras 4MP varifocal lens (model I4-340IP5VF)
– 6 sixteen channels DVRs (model SA-16200AHD-2-1U)
– 1 sixteen channels NVRs (model NVR5-16400)


The National Central Library of Florence (Italian: Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze, BNCF) is one of the two central libraries of Italy, along with the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale of Rome.
The public national library is the largest in the Country and one of the most important in Europe.
The library was founded in 1714 when the scholar Antonio Magliabechi bequeathed his entire collection of books, spanning approximately 30,000 volumes, to the city of Florence.
By 1743, it was required that a copy of every work published in Tuscany, be submitted to the library.
Since 1870, the library has collected copies of all Italian publications.
Today the collection include 5,627,205 books, 120,000 magazines, 29,000 16th century editions, 24,988 manuscripts and 3,715 Incunabula.