Optelecom-NKF awarded contract by Electricité de France

Optelecom-NKF, a leading global manufacturer of advanced IP video solutions, announced today that it has been recently awarded a major contract from Electricité de France.

EDF, a Global Fortune 100 firm and the dominant electricity generation and distribution utility in France, selected Optelecom-NKF for surveillance solutions. The multi-year contract extends out to 2011. EDF will deploy Optelecom-NKF's Siqura Surveillance Solution which combines IP video encoding, networking, and storage of over 4000 DVD-quality video streams to enhance infrastructure security.

"This important project win is a testament to the fact that Optelecom-NKF is gaining a reputation in the security industry for providing complete solutions," said Edmund Ludwig, president and CEO of the company. "The Siqura Solution is a reliable integrated systems approach that includes specific products from codecs to storage as well as an Optelecom-NKF guarantee that Siqura network components and those from 3rd party vendors will work together in a standards-based environment."

Siqura is the brand name under which Optelecom-NKF is offering IP Surveillance Solutions. The Siqura product line includes IP Cameras, video codecs / servers, recording solutions, switches, and software management solutions.