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ICOP Digital and Strix Systems partner for wireless video
It will enable the companies to collaborate on pursuing mutually beneficial sales opportunities on a global basis for their advanced surveillance and wireless mesh networking solutions, respectively.
“We chose to partner with ICOP for a number of important reasons, including its established market presence within law enforcement, its vision for community-wide surveillance and security, and its best of class surveillance products and solutions,” said Bruce Brown, chairman and CEO of Strix Systems Inc. “ICOP and Strix each share the same commitment for empowering communities with real-time, multimedia, mission-critical communications and situational awareness. Collaborat-ing on our respective marketing efforts will compound our collective success.”
Strix Systems is a worldwide industry leader in carrier-class wireless mesh networks. The Strix Access/One® wireless mesh products enable the quick deployment of network infrastructure to deliver reliable, resilient, self-configuring high-speed voice, video, and data services for real-time multimedia, mission-critical communications, and situational awareness for agencies and first responders. The Access/One products are ideal for a wide range of solutions, including: security, surveillance, asset tracking applications, voice and video convergence, extended IT network infrastructure, emergency services, transportation systems and mobile connectivity. Its carrier-grade performance enables deployments for city-wide metropolitan, country-wide infrastructure, public safety, state, and federal government applications, transportation systems, harbors and ports, airports, corporate enterprise, hospitals, hotels and apartment complexes, universities and schools, hot-spots and hot-zones, as well as large scale service provider deployments to residential and business markets.
Strix recently certified ICOP products—the ICOP Model 20/20-W™ and the ICOP Guardian™ stationary IP camera—as “Wireless Mesh Ready” and interoperable with Strix Access/One products. All products certified by Strix must meet key criteria to support Strix’s native high throughput, low latency, and failover characteristics and will work together with all other certified and interoperable equipment.
“The underpinning value of the ICOP Solution™ is enabling community leaders and first responders with the ability to access and benefit from real-time, situational awareness of any crisis or crime in progress. Partnering with the world’s leader in wireless mesh networking provides ICOP with yet another important arrow in our quiver, helping us to provide communities with a cost-effective wireless alternative for rapidly deploying essential public safety networks capable of supporting our solutions,” said Dave Owen, chairman and CEO of ICOP.
Published in Public Safety IT, Mar/Apr 2008
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