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Broadband Communications From Sierra Wireless Provides Smooth Ride Over Hoover Dam

Shared on October 01, 2012 written by Sierra Wireless under USAT Whitepapers

The following M2M wireless problem was answered by one of USAT's many solutions, to read the full case study click the link below. Like many infrastructure providers today, Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is continuously developing projects to increase the intelligence of their transportation systems. As part of its transition from analog to digital infrastructure, NDOT enlisted Las Vegas Electric to expand Nevada’s network of road messaging signs and fiber optic connectivity. The catalyst for the overall transportation project was a lane reduction bottleneck on the new Hoover Dam bypass bridge. After receiving federal funding for its proposal to widen US93 to accommodate two lanes in each direction, NDOT was able to extend Las Vegas’ current fiber optics network, as well as add digital signs and surveillance cameras along the stretch of highway. The initial proposal included installing digital signs to relay traffic information and motorist adviso...

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In-Car Video Project Development Whitepaper

Shared on December 20, 2011 written by USAT Corp. under USAT Whitepapers

With Thanks to the Eugene Police Commission Over the past several months, several video system vendors have demonstrated their products to a group of Eugene Police Department staff and several Police Commission members. Additionally, site visits to other communities that have successfully implemented in-car video systems in their organizations, most notably Yakima and Seattle, Washington, have been conducted. Confident that highly functioning video systems are in place and having identified a potential funding source, the department is moving forward with a proposal to outfit its patrol vehicles with digital cameras. In total, the purchase of 41 cameras would be necessary to equip all officer and supervisor patrol vehicles (this would not include school resource or airport officers, detectives, or command staff). It is estimated that each unit will cost about $7500 installed. This cost estimate does not include hardware and software needed for uploading and storage, or on-going s...

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