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Milestone's XProtect VMS connects NYC marathon team and local agencies

The networked solution integrated components from top vendors of IP and wireless security systems Milestone Systems XProtect® open platform video management software (VMS) was at the core of the collaborative effort between the 2014 New York City Marathon team and many local agencies. The networked solution integrated components from top vendors of IP and wireless security systems equipment, including remote and mobile technology that resolved issues of critical overview f...

Sony’s IP cameras secure New York City Marathon

Sony’s IP cameras were selected for their ability to stream over a wireless mesh network The New York City Marathon is the largest in the world. After the 2012 race was cancelled due to Superstorm Sandy, a record number of runners turned out for the return of the marathon in 2013. More than 50,000 people finished the race, the most ever in any marathon. In addition to the runners, more than two million onlookers lined the 26.2-mile route as it wound through all five...

EIA’s tactical installation and final integration of security equipment safeguards ING New York City Marathon

EIA’s coordinated strategic integration included solutions such as IP surveillance cameras EIA, Inc., one of America’s leading Networked Technology Integrators successfully provided the tactical installation and final integration of a deployment package. The package consisted of various surveillance and security equipment which provided robust situational awareness to the management of the ING New York City Marathon—the largest and most popular marathon in th...

Firetide deployes wireless intelligent transportation system (ITS) at Scottsdale Traffic Management Center

Scottsdale TMC’s wireless ITS network consists of 90 Firetide HotPort 7020 wireless mesh nodes Firetide Inc., the technology leader in next-generation wireless mesh networking, announced the successful deployment of a state-of-the-art wireless intelligent transportation system (ITS) for the Scottsdale Traffic Management Center (Scottsdale TMC). The ITS communications platform connects wirelessly to video cameras, traffic signal controllers and dynamic message signs on ar...

Genetec Omnicast helps fight crime in Footscray, Melbourne

Genetec Omnicast manages video feeds from over 35 pole-mounted Axis network cameras Located just 5 km west of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Footscray is a small suburb which is home to a diverse and multicultural population of over 75,000. As part of the City of Maribyrnong, Central Footscray is bustling with a myriad of shops and restaurants, and its easy transportation via bus or train to Melbourne continues to spur growth in the area. Footscray’s convenient location...

Firetide appoints John McCool as president and CEO

McCool has led product development teams at SynOptics, NeXT Computer and Advanced Micro Devices Firetide Inc., the technology leader in next-generation wireless mesh networking, announced the appointment of Cisco veteran John McCool as president and CEO. McCool comes to Firetide from Cisco, where he was CTO and SVP of Cisco’s Global Enterprise Segment and led the “borderless networks” initiative, which accounted for one-third of Cisco’s $46 billion sale...

Firetide wireless mesh video surveillance helps City of Atlanta police department during 2013 NCAA

The Firetide wireless video network provides the Atlanta Police Department with real-time video feeds Firetide, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure mesh networks, recently announced that the city of Atlanta deployed a Firetide wireless mesh video surveillance network to help the City of Atlanta Police Department control vehicle traffic and protect more than 500,000 fans during the 2013 NCAA Final Four basketball tournaments which concluded Ap...

Bosch Security’s AutoDome modular digital cameras chosen to protect City of Newark

LTW chose Bosch Security System’s AutoDome modular digital cameras to install on traffic signals and to mount on lamp posts Challenge: Not long after three college students were killed in a Newark schoolyard in 2007, city officials announced plans to install over 100 surveillance cameras via a wireless network by the year 2009 in order to deter crime.  Solution: Let's Think Wireless (LTW) was contracted to design and implement a high-speed wireless network for...

Bosch integrates with Firetide to provide City of Newark wireless surveillance system

Bosch’s AutoDome cameras are integrated with Firetide’s wireless solution to stream video to the police department Challenge: Not long after three college students were killed in a Newark schoolyard in 2007, city officials announced plans to install over 100 surveillance cameras via a wireless network by the year 2009 in order to deter crime. Solution: Let's Think Wireless (LTW) was contracted to design and implement a high-speed wireless network for the City of...

Firetide deploys wireless mobility test track in collaboration with CSUMB

Students will conduct research on the Firetide wireless mesh network to run experiments on a variety of voice and data mobility applications Firetide, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure mesh networks, recently announced that they have partnered with California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) to deploy an outdoor mesh infrastructure testing environment to conduct research on the performance of various Firetide mobility solutions. This...

Firetide announces distribution agreement with BGW Technologies

The agreement enables BGW Technologies to deliver Firetide’s wireless mesh products to Australian and South Pacific customers Firetide, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure mesh networks, recently announced a distribution agreement with BGW Technologies. This strategic alliance enables BGW Technologies to deliver Firetide’s wireless mesh products to its Australian and South Pacific customers, addressing a growing need for reliable,...

Firetide announces international distribution agreement with Winncom Technologies

The new alliance enables Winncom to deliver Firetide’s wireless mesh products to its worldwide customers Firetide, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance wireless infrastructure mesh networks, recently announced an expanded international distribution agreement with Winncom Technologies. This strategic alliance enables Winncom to deliver Firetide’s wireless mesh products to its worldwide customers, addressing a growing need for reliable, high-performing indo...