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City of Richmond Implements State-of-the-art Port Security System
Port of Richmond gets port-wide surveillance, security and wireless network.
Reston, Va., March 28, 2013 – Wi4Net, a division of CelPlan Technologies, Inc. and a leading provider of integrated wireless broadband and surveillance solutions, today announced that it has completed the implementation of an IP-based wireless network and unified surveillance system to provide for comprehensive security at the Port of Richmond facilities. A “carrier-class” style redundant wireless backbone connects camera locations and Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the port.
“We are extremely excited that we have been able to upgrade the security of our port facilities to latest, IP-based technologies,” noted James Bailey, Terminal Manager for the Port of Richmond. “With CelPlan’s design, we have been able to incorporate some advanced features such as network redundancy, port-wide Wi-Fi coverage in support of various applications, a unified system for all security devices, and secure wireless access into our security system from handheld devices.”
The system incorporates a combination of PTZ and fixed cameras throughput the port area, along with Automatic License Plate Recognition technology to track all incoming and outgoing traffic automatically. The system includes also analytics and intelligent video features.
“We are honored to have been part of this exciting project,” said Jasper Bruinzeel, Vice President, Wi4Net with CelPlan. “Besides cities and police departments, this project showcases how also ports and airports can provide comprehensive security using the advances of IP-based security and wireless technologies.”
About Wi4Net (www.wi4net.com)
Leveraging over 15 years of wireless communications leadership of CelPlan Technologies, Inc., Wi4Net offers an innovative family of wireless broadband products and video surveillance solutions that feature unique flexibility in design and deployment. Wi4Net excels in seamlessly integrating the latest wireless, digital video, storage and monitoring / archiving technology. Supporting both the 4.9 GHz public safety spectrum and 5.9 GHz ITS spectrum, Wi4Net brings tailored and specialized designs for specific applications, such as video surveillance, ALPR, gunshot location technology and mobile broadband. Markets of focus include government, public safety, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and energy.
Jasper Bruinzeel, VP of Marketing and Sales