Firetide Demonstrates MIMO-Based Wireless IP Video Surveillance at IACP 2009

Open-system solutions from Axis, Firetide and Milestone deliver state-of-the-art, rapid-deployment system optimized for courtroom-quality video
Los Gatos, Calif. – October 1, 2009 – Firetide Inc., the leading developer of wireless infrastructure mesh networks, today announced that it will demonstrate its new MIMO 802.11n mesh technology as part of a wireless IP video surveillance demo during the IACP Conference. Already in deployment at the Miami Police Department, the Firetide MIMO mesh delivers cost-effective, flexible wireless networks and offers fiber-equivalent performance for real-time, courtroom-quality video.

The conference demo combines MIMO wireless infrastructure mesh from Firetide with high-definition network camera technology from Axis Communications and open-platform video management from Milestone Systems. Deployed in a matter of hours, the system is a real-world example of what public safety agencies can achieve in the field with the right combination of IP technologies, delivering evidence-grade video for officer safety, identification and investigation.

THE DEMO: The live demonstration will feature wireless capture, distribution and playback of high-resolution video over a wireless mesh network. Real-time video from Axis high-definition and megapixel cameras will be streamed over Firetide wireless infrastructure mesh network. The video will be captured and displayed using the open-platform Milestone video management system, including remote viewing via Wi-Fi enabled PDAs. 

LOCATION: The demonstration will take place at IACP 2009 in Denver from October 4 through October 6 on the Firetide booth 2912. 
EDITOR ALERT: Interested media are invited to set up an in-person interview with the Sandy Utah Police Department during the conference; PD representatives will be available to discuss Sandy’s wireless video surveillance system in operation since 2008.

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About Firetide
Firetide is the leading provider of wireless infrastructure mesh networks that enable concurrent video, voice, and data for municipal, public safety, and industrial applications. Firetide provides reliable high performance wireless infrastructure mesh and access solutions for video surveillance, Internet access, public safety networks and temporary networks wherever rapid deployment, mobility and ease of installation are required. 

About Axis Communications
Axis is an IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. The company is the global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analog to digital video surveillance. Axis products and solutions focus on security surveillance and remote monitoring, and are based on innovative, open technology platforms.

About Milestone Systems
Milestone Systems is the leading global developer of open platform IP video management software. XProtect™ gives users a powerful surveillance solution that is easy to manage and proven in 50,000 customer installations.  With support for the industry's widest choice in network hardware and integration with other systems, XProtect provides best-of-breed solutions to "video enable" organizations.

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