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direct marketing sales presentation targeting US metropolitan districts who are evaluating Wide-Area WiFi solutions for metro-scale wireless for city agencies and public internet applications

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  1. 1. W i - F I W H E R E Y O U N E E D I T
  2. 2. <ul><li>Enable a mobile workforce Always connected anytime anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Take advantage of real-time data Exchange information as it happens </li></ul><ul><li>New assets for revenue generation Wireless ISP and advertising capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Make your city “Visitor Friendly” Never lost & always something to do, benefits local businesses that provide service to visitors </li></ul>Advantages of mobile communications in a Metropolitan deployment Wireless Advantages
  3. 3. Advantages of Wi-Fi communications in a Metropolitan deployment <ul><li>Wi-Fi technologies require no licensing to deploy and little maintenance once installed… “set it and forget it!” </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer & Industrial electronics are commonly produced with Wi-Fi radios imbedded includes Laptop & Desktop PCs, PDA’s, Phones, & Cameras </li></ul>Wi-Fi Advantages
  4. 4. <ul><li>New funding sources for Information Technology – e-Government, SBA, Homeland Security, Grants, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>New broadband standard to replace existing narrowband limitations enabling better safety services </li></ul><ul><li>“ Intelligent Cities” initiatives support Citizen / Voter push to become broadband enabled </li></ul>Wi-Fi Access Drivers
  5. 5. <ul><li>LOW INITIAL COST </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Base Station” technology cuts cost of wireless networking up to 80% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each Base Station antenna can serve Wi-Fi across 4 square miles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single installation serves both private & public networks simultaneously </li></ul></ul>Revolution in Wi-Fi Cost
  6. 6. <ul><li>One installation </li></ul><ul><li>One power drop </li></ul><ul><li>One Ethernet drop </li></ul><ul><li>Serve 25+ city blocks </li></ul><ul><li>Single Base Station concept serves Wi-Fi up to 2.5 mile range </li></ul><ul><li>100 degree coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Gaps are filled with Access Point (AP/Bridge) using wireless backhaul to Base Station </li></ul><ul><li>SAME AREA USING ORDINARY </li></ul><ul><li>WI-FI APs REQUIRES: </li></ul><ul><li>27 Radios </li></ul><ul><li>27 Weatherized housings </li></ul><ul><li>27 Antennas </li></ul><ul><li>27 Installations </li></ul><ul><li>Complex maintenance & management </li></ul>Revolution in Wi-Fi Cost
  7. 7. <ul><li>RAPID, SIMPLE INSTALLATION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plug-&-Play simplicity just provide power & Ethernet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mounts in hours </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LOW MAINTENANCE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Completely weatherized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solid-state, fully passive </li></ul></ul>Deployment Simplicity <ul><li>USES Wi-Fi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Standards-based” widely adopted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thousands of existing network clients </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Reduces city operating costs </li></ul><ul><li>Minimizes litigation costs </li></ul><ul><li>Builds new commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulates regional economic development </li></ul>“ Our success in deploying Wi-Fi Pavement has already generated solid payback.” Rapid Return-on-Investment <ul><li>CASE STUDIES AVILABLE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>City of Salida </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>City-wide police & fire </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City of Spokane </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Airport </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Downtown Revitalization </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile workforce </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Montreal – metro hi-rise broadband services </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. “ Wi-Fi Pavement makes communities competitive. In the past, it was infrastructure like roads & power that mattered, today it’s wireless networking.”
  10. 11. <ul><li>Local Wi-Fi BROADBAND service cards </li></ul><ul><li>Support nomadic users as business professionals become increasingly mobile to support their job functions and require remote connectivity in all places </li></ul>Building Commerce “ Wi-Fi has boosted foot traffic in my café”
  11. 12. <ul><li>Get online at wireless broadband speeds with a Wi-Fi enabled laptop computer or personal data assistant (PDA) </li></ul><ul><li>Wi-Fi users catch up on email, access company intranets, make restaurant reservations </li></ul><ul><li>Take advantage of special offers from merchants </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy on-the-go entertainment options </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances vibrant shopping, dining and living experience </li></ul>Building Commerce “ Wi-Fi has boosted foot traffic in my café”
  12. 13. <ul><li>Enhance citizen experience and build new revenues with outdoor WiFi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>City parks, commons golf courses & recreation centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoos and museums – provide interaction with exhibits with WiFi PDAs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concert venues </li></ul></ul>Enhancing Quality of Life
  13. 14. <ul><li>Make your city “Visitor Friendly” </li></ul><ul><li>Wi-Fi portals encourage tourism </li></ul><ul><li>View online maps and areas of interest enable the visitor to explore in confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Merchants advertise to captive audience and entice spending with digital coupons </li></ul><ul><li>Links to City Government, Chamber of Commerce, emergency contacts and even to the area DOT for traffic information can make a visitors stay comfortable, easy and beckon their return </li></ul><ul><li>Language translation </li></ul>‘ Digital City’ kiosks drive commerce for hotels, restaurants, reservations, ticket sales, yellow pages – see Building Tourism
  14. 15. <ul><li>Multi-county collaboration to </li></ul><ul><li>Attract new industry based on advanced broadband infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Share intelligent policing, reduce manpower cost </li></ul><ul><li>Share ISP / backbone costs </li></ul><ul><li>Establish common toolset for Wi-Fi clients </li></ul>“ Payback on Wi-Fi infrastructure is more businesses moving in – a magnet to new industry.” Jon Eliassen Spokane Economic Devlp Council Regional Economic Impact
  15. 16. The payoff is reduced costs of our mobile workforce & increased productivity.” “ Spokane chose to be on the frontier of wireless connectivity in support of Public Safety . . .
  16. 17. Reduce Operating Costs for Cash-Strapped Cities <ul><li>Police </li></ul><ul><li>Fire, Paramedic </li></ul>Real-Time Mapping Speeds Dispatch <ul><li>Water Department </li></ul><ul><li>Meter Maids </li></ul>Paperless ticketing & billing streamlines processing & cuts costs Mobile Workforce Productivity Real-time lifesign monitoring direct to hospital
  17. 18. Wi-Fi cameras enhance park & school security while reducing patrol costs Mobile Workforce Productivity
  18. 19. <ul><li>Improve public works efficiency and productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Real time work orders / change orders </li></ul><ul><li>Progress updates / team & asset tracking </li></ul><ul><li>Asset location with positioning technologies </li></ul>Ruggedized, handheld Wi-Fi devices Mobile Workforce Productivity
  19. 20. <ul><li>“ More intelligent-lead policing” </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>“ More intelligent-lead policing” </li></ul><ul><li>In-cruiser reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Simplifies reporting with real-time wireless transmission to supervisors </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces paperwork and station-time </li></ul><ul><li>Increases field efficiency to enable more public safety presence </li></ul><ul><li>Access anywhere it’s needed – not just in hot spots </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time access to email, daily briefing & crime bulletins </li></ul>Accelerates Manpower Utilization
  21. 22. <ul><li>Only Broadband Wi-Fi can deliver full-color, high-resolution information critical for realtime police work </li></ul><ul><li>Mug shots </li></ul><ul><li>School or building floor plans </li></ul><ul><li>Crime or accident scene photos or video </li></ul><ul><li>Access to national law enforcement databases, Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS), COPLINK, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Direct access minimizes dependence on dispatch </li></ul><ul><li>Can reduce dispatch staffing requirements </li></ul>“ Pulling up a mug shot used to take up to 50 minutes—now it takes only 20 seconds,” - Mike Bedwell, Public Safety Mgr. - City of Aurora Accelerates Manpower Utilization
  22. 23. <ul><li>Increased Public Presence </li></ul>Accelerates Manpower Utilization “ Increases our officers' visibility in the field by liberating them from handling paperwork at the station.“ Mark Mathies, Salida Chief of Police
  23. 24. <ul><li>Ruggedized cruiser laptops </li></ul><ul><li>Illuminated keyboards </li></ul><ul><li>Hi-resolution, hi-contrast screens </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated microphone / speakerphone </li></ul><ul><li>Region-Wide Coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Not dependent on Hot Spots – eliminates fade-outs </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple & simultaneous RF channel support </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic switchover - Wi-Fi, wide area wireless, & BlueTooth </li></ul><ul><li>Seamless roaming </li></ul>Accelerates Manpower Utilization
  24. 25. Secure Police Network Traffic Secure Police Database Public Internet Browsing & eMail ISP Secure Private Network
  25. 26. <ul><li>CDPD (Cellular Digital Packet Data) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice & data ,Internet access, up to 19.2 Kbps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data over mobile telephone, up to 115 Kbps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1xRTT (Single carrier 1x Radio Transmission Technology) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3G wireless, up to 144 Kbps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital narrowband cellular system, up to 9.6 Kbps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>up to 11Mbps </li></ul></ul>Current Wireless Protocols Secure Police Network Traffic Secure Police Database Public Internet Browsing & eMail ISP
  26. 27. <ul><ul><li>Longer range </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>minimizes installation cost </li></ul></ul>Secure Police Network Traffic Secure Police Database Public Internet Browsing & eMail ISP Compare Bandwidth & Range Range 1000+ meters 500 meters Bandwidth 10,000 kbps 5,000 kbps 2,500 kbps 625 kbps CDPD GPRS GSM 1xRTT Standard Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) Vivato Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)
  27. 28. <ul><li>“ Wireless LAN boosts response time” </li></ul><ul><li>Roll seamlessly from local hot spot inside the station to wide-area Wi-Fi on the street </li></ul><ul><li>Get situational updates, floorplans, & route maps after we leave station </li></ul>Fire & Paramedic Advantages <ul><li>Once medical comes online, we expect to monitor life-signs and transmit them real-time to emergency staff at hospital </li></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>A few seconds in response time makes all the difference . . . </li></ul><ul><li>As cash-strapped cities downsize fire station presence, the Wi-Fi network enables more with less </li></ul><ul><li>Improved response time helps protect cities from costly litigation </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange important dynamic information as it happens </li></ul><ul><li>Identify area resources for faster response </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency services could assess the situation prior to arrival by viewing pictures from a deployed Wi-Fi camera in the area </li></ul>Wi-Fi Camera Fire & Paramedic Advantages
  30. 31. <ul><ul><li>Instant responsiveness to fluid, dynamic environments </li></ul></ul>Where time & money count most <ul><ul><li>Rapid, accurate Logistics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lowest cost installation, PLUS least interruption of operations </li></ul></ul>Enhancing customer satisfaction for the nomadic business user Airport Application
  31. 32. <ul><ul><li>AP/Bridge “lights up” specific indoor venues </li></ul></ul>Over a dozen major universities use Vivato on campus <ul><ul><li>Broad outdoor coverage w/ Base Station, plus some building penetration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AP/Bridge with wireless backhaul requires no CAT5 – simplifying installation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AP/Bridge can daisy-chain coverage to outlying venues </li></ul></ul>Educational Campus Application
  32. 33. GLOBAL CONNECTIVITY LOCAL IMMEDIACY & ACCURACY <ul><li>Enables FULLY Integrated Logistics: </li></ul><ul><li>Crane Operators </li></ul><ul><li>Deckhands </li></ul><ul><li>Captain to Home Base & Chandlery </li></ul><ul><li>Ground Support, Rail, & Truck </li></ul><ul><li>Fueling, Medical Services </li></ul><ul><li>BarCode & RF-ID Freight Management </li></ul>Sea Port Application
  33. 34. <ul><li>Inside wireless LANs for government offices </li></ul><ul><li>Simplifies office networking </li></ul><ul><li>Economically shares City-wide ISP backbone </li></ul><ul><li>Provides fully secure VPN nodes for multiple private LANs </li></ul>Administration / Office IT
  34. 35. <ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrator-configurable security levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards-based authentication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for RADIUS, Active Directory, Kerberos, VPN-level encryption with AES, 3DES, or DES using 3 rd party security solutions </li></ul></ul>Integrated Management System Strong Network Security
  35. 36. <ul><li>Pay-as-you-grow expandability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prioritize Deployments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incrementally budget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seamlessly integrate areas now & later </li></ul></ul>Comprehensive Solution
  36. 37. <ul><li>Thank you for viewing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>further information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ask for the director of Municipal Business Solutions at 415-946-3202 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View Spokane Wi-Fi deployment video (requires broadband connection) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>email [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>toll-free 800-802-1116 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>