LENEXA, Kan. , June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICOP Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICOP), an industry-leading company engaged in advancing digital surveillance solutions, today announced that a metropolitan police department in Kansas has awarded ICOP a 12-month contract to begin equipping its patrol fleet with ICOP Model 20/20(R)-W digital in-car video systems.
Pursuant to an initial purchase order valued at approximately
This important customer win for ICOP followed a competitive bidding process that began in the fall of 2007 and factored, among other considerations, comparative system features and functionality, customer service and support, and officer feedback collected in field trials conducted by the department. Thirty-four vendors originally were invited to participate in the original Request for Proposal. The ICOP Model 20/20-W was chosen due to "ease of installation, less drain on car batteries, and lowest proposed cost along with their qualifications, competence and capacity to provide the most beneficial solution for the police department."
According to Dave Owen , ICOP Chairman and CEO, "Thanks to ICOP's determination to deliver only high performance, superior quality digital surveillance products, backed by unparalleled customer service and attention, our Company is being rewarded with hard won major new customer wins. When viewed cumulatively, these new fleet-wide deployments represent pronounced exponential sales potential for ICOP, helping to fuel our year-end growth expectations. It is also important to note that we continue to see Requests for Proposals being issued by an increasing number of mid- to large-sized agencies -- a relatively new industry trend that has gained considerably since mid- to late-2007. Moreover, we are very pleased to find that many of these newly issued RFP's are being written to product specifications found only in the ICOP Model 20/20-W."
About ICOP Digital, Inc.
ICOP Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICOP) operates on the core principle that 'without local security, there is no national security.' It endeavors to protect people, assets and profits for communities with innovative, mission-critical security, surveillance and communication solutions. The Company engineers, manufactures and markets mobile and stationary surveillance products for use in the public and private sectors, and facilitates the delivery of live video to first responders. (GSA Contractor)
The ICOP Model 20/20(R)-W, ICOP's flagship, award-winning product, is the leading digital in-car video recorder system for law enforcement. ICOP LIVE(TM) delivers live streaming video to and from first responder vehicles and headquarters, empowering first responders with enhanced real-time situational awareness and actionable intelligence, optimizing the outcome of a crisis. ICOP LIVE delivers live video wirelessly to first responders over any wireless network and to multiple internet enabled Windows(R) devices simultaneously. The ICOP Model 4000(TM), ICOP's newest advanced surveillance solution, is the next generation transit/rail DVR system. The ICOP Model 4000 uses less power than traditional DVR's, which means less heat and translates into a more reliable unit with less downtime. In addition, the ICOP Model 4000 boasts many advanced and innovative features and capabilities, such as wireless file uploading and wireless video streaming, among many others.