RADWIN Chosen by South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) for Highway Traffic Surveillance

Published November 11th, 2009 - 01:25 GMT

RADWIN (http://www.radwin.com), a leading provider of Backhaul and
Broadband Wireless Solutions, today announced that the South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) chose its systems for highway traffic
surveillance. RADWIN's links were deployed along the R-21 highway in South
Africa and are used to transmit video of traffic conditions to SANRAL's
Network Management Centre. Broadlink, RADWIN's partner in South
Africa and a subsidiary of Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), was appointed
as a communications sub-contractor (HVC was the System Integrator for the
entire project).


    Adolph Tomes, FMS Systems Manager, SANRAL, stated: "RADWIN's systems were
fast and simple to deploy, and transport high-quality wireless broadband to
our traffic management centre. With RADWIN's systems in place, we have
complete visibility over the R-21 highway and can monitor and respond to
traffic incidents and alert First Responders on the spot."


    Mike Brown, CEO, Broadlink, stated: "RADWIN's wireless broadband systems
deliver on the low latency required to drive real-time video across a
wireless network. The rugged and reliable systems can be deployed in the most
challenging environments, and in this case operate flawlessly despite the
high wind load along the motorway."


    Hanoch Maskalchi, General Manager, RADWIN EMEA, said: "RADWIN, together
with our partner Broadlink, is proud to play a key role in helping to ensure
safety along South Africa's highways. Extremely simple to install and
maintain, our systems are designed for high-capacity video transmission from
Megapixel cameras, and offer one of the best price/performance values in the
industry. For private and public organizations that need real-time video
monitoring and surveillance, RADWIN's systems are the natural choice."


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