Motorola Solutions to offer surveillance system to fight crime to City of Atlanta

Motorola Solutions announced a contract to
integrate the City of Atlanta’s disparate public and private surveillance
camera systems into one common operational environment in the Video Integration
Center (VIC).

Motorola’s Global Services organization
leads a team including ADT Commercial Security, a Tyco International company
and CIBER to provide a comprehensive solution for the city.

Motorola and ADT Commercial Security have
completed the implementation of the first phase of the project by upgrading the
city’s existing cameras from analog to digital, and from leased line to
wireless backhaul. ADT Government Services Division managed the installation of
the wireless network and pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) cameras in the downtown
Atlanta Metro area.

“The City of Atlanta and Atlanta Police
Department had a common goal of combining public and private surveillance
systems throughout the city. They needed a solution that integrates the current
systems and ensures the future application of live streaming video to provide
first responders accurate and real-time information,” said Bruce Brda, senior
vice president, Global Services, Motorola Solutions.

Motorola Global Services will be
integrating CIBER’s advanced Physical Security Information Management (PSIM)
solution. CIBERSecure will combine current and planned video camera systems in
the city’s downtown and mid-town areas into a single Command and Control
display at Atlanta’s E911 VIC.

Moreover, Motorola will architect and
integrate the solution to provide scalability to realize the city’s vision for
public-private partnerships.

With the completion of the project, the
Atlanta Police Department will have the ability to observe incidents as they
happen, identify suspicious activity and perpetrators and deploy law
enforcement personnel more efficiently.

The system will give the Atlanta Police
Department the capability to integrate public and private video systems, video
with computer aided dispatch (CAD), into an integrated suite of emergency
dispatch applications that allow call takers and dispatchers to manage incident
information more efficiently.

Motorola and ADT Commercial developed an
innovative approach to integrate Atlanta’s disparate networks of public and
private surveillance systems into one common operational view, allowing
city-wide compatibility. The integrated video surveillance system also will lay
the groundwork for future enhancements, including the ability to stream live
video to first responders.

The integrated surveillance system will
help the Atlanta Police Department make informed decisions more quickly based
on information gleaned through the eyes of a camera, and before a first
responder arrives on the scene.


“Ensuring a safe environment to live, work
and play is a top priority for the City of Atlanta. We are very encouraged by
Motorola Solutions’ design and implementation of an integrated surveillance
system to provide the Atlanta Police Department with improved tools to fight
crime efficiently and economically,” said Michael Dogan, Interim CIO, City of

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