Wireless Infrastructure Mesh for
         Transportation

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Agenda
Why wireless?
Wireless options
Wireless mesh for security and surveillance
Case studies
   Transit security; Wirele...
Why Wireless?


Cost savings
Deploy virtually anywhere
Mobility and flexibility
Extend or back-up wired
infrastructure



...
Wireless Options




                   4
Network Topologies

 Point to Point


 Point to Multi-Point




 Multi-Point to Multi-
Point (Mesh)


                    ...
Self-Forming, Self-Healing
Wireless mesh is
self-healing        Temporary Obstruction   Permanent Obstruction



Redundant...
Understanding Firetide
Wireless Infrastructure Mesh




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Imagine a Traditional Wired Switch




       (Wired Ethernet infrastructure)




                                        ...
Now, Give Each Port Wireless Capability




          (Wired Ethernet infrastructure)




                                ...
Separate the Ports…
           Bingo, a Virtual Ethernet Switch!




(Wired Ethernet infrastructure)




                 ...
Linear Mesh



                                                     District 5




                                       ...
Video Quality Equivalent To Fiber
                                    • Chicago OEMC
                                    •...
Case Studies




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Transit Security




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Wireless ‘Look-in’: MBTA, Boston

• 300+ busses, 8 cameras each
• Mobile-to-mobile surveillance
• Passenger and operator s...
Outdoor Surveillance: Columbus, OH


Parking lots
Transit stations
Tunnels
Roadways




                                  ...
Wireless Off-load




                    17
Veolia, Malmo, Sweden




                        18
Port Security




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Steveston Harbor, BC, Canada




Overt surveillance
Fixed and PTZ, megapixel cameras


                                   ...
Airport Security




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Airport Security




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Mobile Video




Internet




                          23
Seoul Subway

World’s first subway install with high-bandwidth, real-time
video to & from train cars moving at 50 mph
   H...
Burgundy Estate, Cape Town, S. Africa




                                        25
Planning a Wireless System

                Applications



Future growth                  Requirements




     RF
      ...
Firetide Product
    Portfolio




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Infrastructure Mesh & Access


HotPort 6000 Series             HotPoint 4000 Series        HotView Pro
   Single or dual r...
Integrated Video Solution

Simplifies project integration and installation
Camera, storage/encoder, mesh and/or fiber tran...
MIMO-based Mesh (802.11n)

Throughput, reliability and security of fiber
   Fiber-equivalent performance at 400 Mbps; late...
Firetide Snapshot
Leading provider of infrastructure mesh networks
enabling concurrent transmission of real-time video,
vo...
Wireless Saves Time, Money




                LA County Sheriff’s Dept.   Buffalo, NY
Rockford, IL                       ...
Thank You!



     www.firetide.com

   See case studies at:
www.firetide.com/casestudies




                            ...
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  1. 1. Wireless Infrastructure Mesh for Transportation 1
  2. 2. Agenda Why wireless? Wireless options Wireless mesh for security and surveillance Case studies Transit security; Wireless off-load; Port security; Airport Security; Mobile video Critical success factors Firetide product portfolio Q&A 2
  3. 3. Why Wireless? Cost savings Deploy virtually anywhere Mobility and flexibility Extend or back-up wired infrastructure 3
  4. 4. Wireless Options 4
  5. 5. Network Topologies Point to Point Point to Multi-Point Multi-Point to Multi- Point (Mesh) 5
  6. 6. Self-Forming, Self-Healing Wireless mesh is self-healing Temporary Obstruction Permanent Obstruction Redundant links eliminate single points of failure Multiple paths overcome line-of- sight 6
  7. 7. Understanding Firetide Wireless Infrastructure Mesh 7
  8. 8. Imagine a Traditional Wired Switch (Wired Ethernet infrastructure) 8
  9. 9. Now, Give Each Port Wireless Capability (Wired Ethernet infrastructure) 9
  10. 10. Separate the Ports… Bingo, a Virtual Ethernet Switch! (Wired Ethernet infrastructure) 10
  11. 11. Linear Mesh District 5 District 4 District 3 District1 District 2 n Miles 11
  12. 12. Video Quality Equivalent To Fiber • Chicago OEMC • Boston MBTA • Steveston Harbor, BC • O’Hare Airport • Midway Airport • Yuma, NV Airport • Temple, TX Airport • Dallas PD • Phoenix PD Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept 12
  13. 13. Case Studies 13
  14. 14. Transit Security 14
  15. 15. Wireless ‘Look-in’: MBTA, Boston • 300+ busses, 8 cameras each • Mobile-to-mobile surveillance • Passenger and operator safety; liability protection 15
  16. 16. Outdoor Surveillance: Columbus, OH Parking lots Transit stations Tunnels Roadways 16
  17. 17. Wireless Off-load 17
  18. 18. Veolia, Malmo, Sweden 18
  19. 19. Port Security 19
  20. 20. Steveston Harbor, BC, Canada Overt surveillance Fixed and PTZ, megapixel cameras 20
  21. 21. Airport Security 21
  22. 22. Airport Security 22
  23. 23. Mobile Video Internet 23
  24. 24. Seoul Subway World’s first subway install with high-bandwidth, real-time video to & from train cars moving at 50 mph High throughput: 20 Mbps; no dropped packets Linear mesh topology Extremely harsh conditions 24
  25. 25. Burgundy Estate, Cape Town, S. Africa 25
  26. 26. Planning a Wireless System Applications Future growth Requirements RF Site survey engineering Network design 26
  27. 27. Firetide Product Portfolio 27
  28. 28. Infrastructure Mesh & Access HotPort 6000 Series HotPoint 4000 Series HotView Pro Single or dual radio Indoor & outdoor backhaul 2.4 GHz 2.4, 4.9, 5 GHz selectable ‘Fat’ & ‘lightweight’ 900 MHz (HotPort 6000- 900) CPE 2000 Series Firetide Mobility Controller Indoor & outdoor Firetide WLAN Controller 2.4 GHz Infrastructure Mesh / “Distributed Ethernet Mesh & AP Management / Access Points & CPE Switch” One Interface 28
  29. 29. Integrated Video Solution Simplifies project integration and installation Camera, storage/encoder, mesh and/or fiber transceiver Available exclusively though Anixter Firetide IVS-100 29
  30. 30. MIMO-based Mesh (802.11n) Throughput, reliability and security of fiber Fiber-equivalent performance at 400 Mbps; latency .9 ms Greater reliability: interference mitigation intelligence Easier deployment: integrated spectrum analysis Flexible configuration Dual configurable radios: 2.4. 4.9, and 5 GHz Indoor and outdoor Available in Q3 2009 Firetide HotPort 7000 30
  31. 31. Firetide Snapshot Leading provider of infrastructure mesh networks enabling concurrent transmission of real-time video, voice and data over wireless Ethernet Sold exclusively through solution providers Headquarters in Northern California Over 2,000 installations in 30 countries 31
  32. 32. Wireless Saves Time, Money LA County Sheriff’s Dept. Buffalo, NY Rockford, IL Denver / DNC ‘08 Dallas, TX NASA Dryden Yuma Intl Airport Downtown Chicago 32
  33. 33. Thank You! www.firetide.com See case studies at: www.firetide.com/casestudies 33
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