London Underground to Improve Rail Security with Verint Video Solution

Verint Systems Inc. announced that Metronet Rail has selected Verint's Networked...


Verint Systems Inc., a leading provider of analytic software-based solutions for communications interception, networked video security and business intelligence, announced that Metronet Rail has selected Verint's Networked Video Solution to enhance security of the London Underground and to ensure a safe environment for railway passengers. Metronet Rail has responsibility for maintaining certain parts of London Underground's infrastructure, including trains, stations, tunnels and bridges, under a 30 year contract with the UK government.

London Underground is one of the largest underground transportation systems in the world handling 3 million passengers a day. As part of an ongoing strategy to enhance security and improve customer service, Metronet Rail will be deploying Verint's Networked Video Solution across selected rail lines of the London Underground. The solution will enable operations and rail security personnel to enhance security by monitoring passenger platforms and certain remote portions of the track. Verint was selected after completing an extensive evaluation, including pilots at several rail lines.

"We are delighted to be helping the London Underground meet their important security and customer service objectives," said Dan Bodner, President and CEO of Verint. "We have significant experience working with transportation authorities and are committed to delivering innovative networked video security solutions for the transportation industry."

Verint's Networked Video Solution enables government and commercial organizations to enhance the security of their facilities by networking video across multiple locations and applying advanced content analytics to extract actionable intelligence from live and stored video. By alerting security personnel to potential security threats, Verint's Networked Video Solution is designed to help organizations prevent security breaches and improve response time.