Siqura TrafficServer named top transformational product by ASIS

GERMANTOWN, MD/September 10, 2009/PRNewswire-FirstCall — Optelecom-NKF, a leading global provider of Siqura advanced IP video network solutions, today announced it has been selected as a winner of the ASIS Accolades – Security’s Best competition recognizing the security industry’s best and most innovative products, services, and solutions.

The Company’s advanced Siqura TrafficServer, a high quality video server with embedded analytics for traffic management and incident management, was judged to be one of the industry’s top Transformational Products or Services. The award recognizes Optelecom-NKF for taking an existing technology or service and changing it completely in function and purpose, for use in an innovative security application.

"We're pleased to have our TrafficServer recognized by ASIS International as one of the top new transformational products of the year," said Dave Patterson, President and CEO of Optelecom-NKF, Inc. "The award will increase awareness of this cutting edge technology and recognizes the success of our team and our partner, Traficon.”

The Siqura TrafficServer is an intelligent solution for traffic applications. It offers a combination of incident detection, traffic data collection, and camera monitoring in a single temperature-hardened module. Embedded analytic technology from Optelecom-NKF partner Traficon delivers real-time data and image information optimizing traffic control and delivering accurate incident detection.

Founded in 1955, The American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) today has 35,000 members around the world, representing a wide array of services and specialties within the security industry. ASIS International, a not-for-profit organization, disseminates information and educational materials to enhance security knowledge, practice, and performance.

The Siqura TrafficServer is being commercially launched at three major marquees this month. It will debut on September 21st at both the ASIS 2009, the organization’s 55th Annual Seminar and Exhibition in Anaheim, California, and the ITS 16th World Congress and Exhibition on Intelligent Transport and Systems in Stockholm, Sweden. The TrafficServer will also be featured at the APS 14th Specialized Safety/Security Exhibition on September 22nd in Paris, France.