March Networks selected by OCTA for mobile video surveillance project

IP video solutions provider March Networks has been chosen by California’s Orange County Transportation Authority to equip more than 200 buses with its mobile surveillance solutions and to also provide video system health monitoring services across the authority’s entire 850-bus fleet.

The company received two separate contracts for the project totaling $6.2 million.

According to a statement, each OCTA bus is equipped with a ruggedized Mobile Digital Video Recorder capturing video from up to 10 mobile cameras, as well as synchronized audio from two microphones. In addition, the Mobile Managed Service offering includes a range of service options – from the health monitoring of cameras, MDVRs and other components to system audits and training. It also incorporates ongoing software maintenance and scheduled updates.

"With more than 20,000 mobile systems deployed globally, our solutions continue to deliver the reliability and intelligent video management bus and rail operators need to enhance their surveillance efforts and operate more efficiently," said Peter Strom, president and CEO of March Networks. "We are proud to work with OCTA and many other large transportation agencies worldwide."