The command center project is composed of an emergency command hall, a meeting room and a duty room, which mainly realizes the functions of command and dispatch, emergency event discussion and information release.
Below table categorize the types of control room against the recommended devices need.
While frequently considered to be a military facility, these can be used in many other cases by governments or businesses. The term "war room" is also often used in politics to refer to teams of communications people who monitor and listen to the media and the public, respond to inquiries, and synthesize opinions to determine the best course of action.
If all functions of a command center are located in a single room this is often referred to as a control room.
A command center enables an organization to function as designed, to perform day-to-day operations regardless of what is happening around it, in a manner in which no one realizes it is there but everyone knows who is in charge when there is trouble.
Conceptually, a command center is a source of leadership and guidance to ensure that service and order is maintained, rather than an information center or help desk. Its tasks are achieved by monitoring the environment and reacting to events, from the relatively harmless to a major crisis, using predefined procedures.
Control rooms are vital for various organizations to efficiently and effectively monitor multiple information streams and to make accurate mission-critical decisions. With an ever-increasing number of content sources and applications to manage, in addition to collaborative information integration needs, today’s control rooms need to enable system management that is efficient and cost-effective while at the same time offer maximum operator comfort. Control rooms are an essential component of many industries. Whether it’s for monitoring, decision-making, responding, controlling, collaborating or communicating, ATEN control room solutions bring the future of control rooms closer – redefining control rooms for efficient work and better decision-making.
Utilizing over IP technology in control rooms for video, audio, and control data distribution and extension offers more flexibility and scalability for centralized or distributed control room operation. In control room scenarios, the migration from direct-connected systems to those that make use of IP networks has had various advantages – mainly, that controllers can configure connectivity architecture and the overall size of the KVM installation based on specific requirements, and systems can be designed to accommodate large distances, high performance and varying levels of system redundancy and resiliency. So, the major benefit of IP-based KVM in the control room is almost limitless scalability and flexibility. An IP-based KVM system also provides more extension options beyond traditional keyboard-monitor-mouse, including server sharing, video extension, and multicasting. For these reasons, IP-based control units mean you can upgrade your IP management efficiency by increasing productivity and reducing operational costs. IP-based solutions that utilize TCP/IP for the communication protocol also allow control room operators to monitor, access and troubleshoot control room assets from any networked computer – and this also means that image data from secondary sites or anywhere else on the network can be displayed on the main control room video wall. This enables a faster response to mission-critical emergencies.