Guidepost Solutions was retained by the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center to develop a surveillance strategy that effectively monitors and documents crowd movements within the vast convention center. The convention center is a 1.1 million-square-foot exhibit space and is the sixth largest convention center in the nation. Our initial engagement included the design, bid, and installation management of video technology within four months, prior to the 2014 Mardi Gras Ball. Our team identified existing practices and implemented the latest high mega-pixel 180- and 360-degree camera technologies to incorporate a small number of cameras that covered large areas. We also took on the responsibility for a second engagement which involved expanding the video technology to cover the great hall and fully renovating the main entry into the convention center