Substantial efforts have been made to the Federal Highway Administration Roads and Weather Management Program. For instance, the DSRC (Dedicated Short Range Communications) technology which uses IEEE 802.11p in the 5.9 GHz band is now being used in connection with various federal and state connected vehicle programs, these programs pinpoint opportunities of obtaining data from vehicles acting as mobile device platforms.
Siklu Inc., the global market leader in millimeter-wave solutions, announced that it had been selected by the city of Houston to provide wireless connectivity for the video surveillance system to be used at Super Bowl LIVE, a 10-day outdoor event in Houston that is expected to draw more than one million visitors as part of the pre-game festivities. Siklu’s EH-600TX radios will be used to transmit video surveillance from the east side of downtown Houston, which will host the Super Bowl LIVE festivities from January 28 to February 5. The outdoor event will include entertainment, music and games and will be held over several city blocks near a 12-acre urban park.
TRENDnet®, a global leader in reliable SMB and consumer networking solutions, announced that it has launched the 6-Port Industrial Gigabit PoE+ DIN-Rail Switch 12 – 56 V, model TI-PG62B, an industrial switch that features variable voltage support for application flexibility. TRENDnet’s new 6-port hardened gigabit PoE+ switch features four gigabit PoE+ ports and two dedicated SFP slots, with a 60-120W PoE+ power budget.
With increased competitive pressures on traditional brick and mortar retailers due to the rapidly growing online ecommerce channels, retailers must provide a high quality digital in-store experience to effectively engage, retain and support customers. At the same time, shoppers are leveraging smartphone technology to enhance their retail shopping experience, and expect seamless wireless networking connectivity in retail stores. These trends add complexity for retail IT departments to manage a high number of mobile devices in a large distributed network with a remote IT department. To allow traditional retailers to compete and meet shopper expectations, Extreme Networks introduces its Retail Guest Analytics solution as part of its new ExtremeWireless™ WiNG product portfolio at the upcoming National Retail Federation (NRF) Convention & Expo.
TRENDnet, a global leader in reliable SMB and consumer networking solutions, adds two new fiber media converters to its robust line of fiber networking products. TRENDnet’s fiber solutions are ideal for long-distance networking applications while simultaneously adding an extra layer of network protection. Each of the new SFP fiber media converters feature an SFP slot that accommodates either the multimode module for short-distance transmissions or the single-mode module for long distances.
TRENDnet®, a global leader in reliable SMB and consumer networking solutions, announced its new Ultra PoE product category with the launch of a new high-power industrial-grade Gigabit PoE switch. TRENDnet’s 6-Port Hardened Industrial Gigabit Ultra PoE DIN-Rail Switch, model TI-UPG62, features a high-power capacity with a 240-watt power budget, enough power for even the most demanding networking and surveillance applications.
ACRE, LLC, the holding company that owns Vanderbilt Industries, Mercury Security, and recently acquired ACT in Ireland, announced the acquisition of Communication Networks LLC (dba ComNet), a manufacturer of video and data transmission equipment.
Arteco, a global provider of intelligent video event management solutions, announced its integration with Razberi Technologies’ ServerSwitchIQ™ suite of video surveillance appliances, including ServerSwitchIQ, ServerSwitchIQ Pro, ServerSwitchIQ Enterprise and ServerSwitchIQ Rugged.
RADWIN, the global broadband wireless leader, announced that the Windhoek City Police in Namibia built a state-of-the-art wireless video surveillance network leveraging RADWIN’s wireless broadband access solutions. RADWIN’s Point-to-MultiPoint and Point-to-Point systems were installed in dozens of crime hot-spots throughout the city. The systems transmit high quality video from camera sites directly to police headquarters, enabling on-the-spot detection and response to events. Rampoint Communications, a leading turnkey solutions provider, was responsible for project design and implementation.
Urban interstate highways are notorious for traffic congestion even in the best of times, and accidents or breakdowns only make a bad situation worse. To reduce the potential impact of such occurrences, the State of Indiana deployed Avaya Fabric Connect for network and video surveillance. With round-the-clock video feeds from more than 350 surveillance cameras in key locations monitored for any signs of trouble, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) can rapidly dispatch the appropriate response teams often before anyone has called 911. Cameras assist INDOT in providing an online map of real-time traffic images and enable the state to deliver video feeds to news station partners to inform travelers of current traffic conditions.