Ortega InfoSystems Install IP Video Management System for the City of Exeter Police Department

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Ortega InfoSystems with over seven years experience in IP video and physical security management, surveillance, access control, and DVR (Digital Video Recorder), NVR (Network video Recorder) integration is the leading edge provider in web based security management solutions. We are respected for our capability to successfully solve real-world physical security problems in a dynamic risk environment. We are pioneering and knowledgeable, competent and committed, and we proactively secure environments from known and unknown threats. Our customers and partners trust Ortega InfoSystems unmatched security expertise, and have confidence in our comprehensive and proven solutions.

With funding supplied by the City of Exeter, California, the City of Exeter Police Department (CEPD) has chosen Ortega InfoSystems to provide its VideoSmart™ IP Video/Audio solution for a security surveillance program covering the important facilities within the city.

The Objective of this IP Video Surveillance System is to leverage existing technology to enhance the situational awareness of first responders at banks, schools, and other public facilities. The system deployed must be able to provide critical information directly to the Officers including access to premise video cameras, floor plans, access/exit points, contact lists, and pre-planned staging/command areas. The system must provide end-to-end security. The system must provide seamless integration across facilities with minimal responder setup. Ideally, this system would leverage existing equipment currently deployed at the premise facilities.

Working with the project system integrator, Vela Technologies, Ortega is integrating the VideoSmart solution, which fulfills the above requirements, into a wireless network consisting of IP stationary and PTZ cameras. Ortega’s Web-based GUI (graphical user interface) software will manage the system, allowing dispatching personnel to access, monitor, and control the citywide surveillance system centrally or remotely through a web browser on the wireless network.

VideoSmart™ software is based on Ortega’s broadly-deployed FacilitySm@rt™ mapping and security management software, and offers a powerful, integrated IP video and audio solution for the enforcement authorities that require transmitting the security camera video image during an alarm to dispatch and to the responding units in real time.

“First responders to incidents at banks, schools, and other public facilities often arrive with limited access to information with which to make critical decisions”, said Joe Vela, President of Vela Technologies. “Through the use of Ortega VideoSmart IP Video Management technology, CEPD is now possible to provide a significant amount of pertinent information to on-scene personnel enabling rapid response with an increased safety margin.”

About Ortega:

Established in 1998, Ortega InfoSystems Inc. is a leading software developer for Web-enabled facility control, digital CCTV, and physical security management. Ortega’s core competencies come from years of engineering experience developing factory and building control systems for Silicon Valley customers such as Applied Materials, Hewlett Packard, and Sun Microsystems. Our engineers pride themselves on providing excellence during all stages of development and production. From building automation, CCTV, access control, intrusion, and HVAC systems, Ortega InfoSystems's GUI (graphical user interface) and CCTV solutions provide our customers with complete security and control.

Ortega’s security software solutions have been installed in over 1500 institutions worldwide with excellent results.


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