Port of Wilmington, Del., Installs High-Tech Surveillance System

Avantech builds Honeywell, VistaScape system for port's access control, perimeter security and integrated video


Founded in 1923, the Port of Wilmington is an important asset for the local and regional economy, generating more than 5,800 jobs and contributing over $18 million in annual tax revenues to State and local government. The Port is owned and operated by the Diamond State Port Corporation, a corporation of the State of Delaware.

Advantech is a systems integration company specializing in solutions to access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, life safety and identification needs. Incorporated in 1990 Advantech serves the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. As a complete solutions provider Advantech provides design, installation, service and on-going Client support. Specialties include IT/Connectivity, Design and Drafting, Project Management, Remote Management, Technology Integration to include third party integration, and Systems Specialists. Recent awards include the Department of Transportation's 2004 "Outstanding Technology Project of the Year" and Honeywell Integrated Systems 2004 "Mid-Atlantic Dealer of the Year."

VistaScape Security Systems develops automated wide-area surveillance solutions to protect commercial sites, government facilities, and other at-risk infrastructure. VistaScape's SiteIQ(TM) software combines intelligent video surveillance and multi-sensor analysis together with an intuitive map-based graphical interface. SiteIQ delivers unparalleled situational awareness, enabling security professionals to focus on prevention, not reaction. Based in Atlanta, VistaScape is recognized by Red Herring as one of the "Top 100 Private Firms Driving the Future of Technology" and among Fast Company's list of the 101 top ideas, trends and people that will change the way we work and live in 2005. More information about VistaScape is online at www.vistascape.com.