Viscount Books Additional MESH Project in India

Viscount Systems, through its local integrator Infocom India, has landed an order to install MESH at the SunCity Campus in Powai, Mumbai.

Viscount dealer Infocom India will outfit the 100-suite Jupiter building with a MESH Pedestal mounted in the reception lobby; the panel will connect over crosswire to a computer, which in turn is connected by ADSL over internet for emailing messages to tenants with visitor listings. The system is connected to an EPABX, which enables communication between the suites and the security office. Each suite will have a Caller ID phone and 5" color TFT-LCD screen to view reception lobby and main gate area.

According to Rajesh Solanki of InfoCom India, "The Indian market is growing by at least 40% annually for access control and communication in gated residential campuses and large commercial facilities. That's where we will be booking some big orders in this year. Infocom has in-house skills in graphical, Java and embedded software development, and we will surely leverage these skills to add new features along with MESH for our customers. After the successful launch in Mumbai, Infocom is now in talks with several dealers across the country for nationwide sales."

"We are very impressed with security being deployed at this and other upcoming projects in India and elsewhere. North American developers have a somewhat different cost/benefit concept relating to technology but with the core MESH development complete we are beginning to expand MESH to include the types of special applications included with this project," noted Stephen Pineau, President and CEO of Viscount. "A major benefit of MESH compared to older security systems is that as an open IT platform we can conceptually control any type of device and at a greatly reduced cost per point. We are now working with Infocom and other contractors in designing systems that cross into lighting control, heating, and even hotel locking systems."