Solid-State Drives Now Available from Apollo Video Technology

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Market Leader in Transit Mobile Video Surveillance Systems Provides Longevity and Durability with Solid-State Drives for the RoadRunner DVR.

Apollo Video Technology (Apollo Video) will now provide removable solid-state drives for the RoadRunner Digital Video Recorders. This offering increases reliability against shock and extends longevity for on-board recording media. Existing customers have the option to upgrade standard previously installed hard-disk drives to the new solid-state drive.

Solid-state drives (SSDs) allow for optimal reliability and protection against shock. With no moving parts, the drives are enclosed in protected housing with shock dampeners. This added safeguard lessens the force of impact and vibration commonly found in mobile environments. Solid-state drives will double the life span of the drive– as compared to traditional rotating-disk hard drives. The new solid-state drives are currently available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB sizes.

“In harsh mobile environments where proper technology operation is critical, agencies now have additional protection against data loss in a severe crash or impact to the recording media,” said Rodell Notbohm, general manager of Apollo Video Technology. “Apollo Video designs state-of-the-art mobile surveillance hardware that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Our goal is to supply transit agencies with durable equipment and compatibility throughout the lifetime of their fleets.”

Apollo Video combines powerful and reliable hardware with advanced software to provide cost-effective video surveillance solutions with exceptional quality, durability and easily accessible video. Additionally, IMS Research recently named Apollo Video the 2010 market leader in sales revenue for transit bus mobile video surveillance equipment in the Americas[1]. Apollo Video leads the industry in secure wireless connectivity, which improves incident investigation by enabling transit managers to log on remotely, view cameras on-board and download and archive video to quickly investigate passenger and employee concerns.

About Apollo Video Technology

Apollo Video Technology is a leading manufacturer of video surveillance and fleet management solutions for public transit, rail, school transportation, law enforcement, military, commercial transportation, fire and EMS applications. With public and private-sector installations throughout North America and worldwide, the RoadRunner™ mobile video and audio recording system provides exceptional video quality with management software optimized for wireless downloading and live video streaming.

Renowned for its reliability, durability and ease of use, our solutions improve accessibility of data and deliver streamlined, fleet-wide management of video surveillance and on-board equipment to reduce liability, mitigate risk, improve efficiency and reduce maintenance and operating costs. Apollo Video is unique in the industry with software interoperability and compatibility across multiple generations of hardware.

In 2011, Apollo Video was named the No. 1 supplier of transit bus mobile video surveillance equipment in the Americas[1]- an achievement that further supports our commitment to offer our customers superior, compatible solutions throughout the lifetime of their fleets.

Since its release in 2004, Apollo Video has supplied the RoadRunner system to over 325 agencies worldwide, representing over 13,000 total implementations.

[1] 2011 edition of IMS World Market Report for Mobile Video Surveillance Equipment (http://www.imsresearch.com)

For more information, contact Kara Lundberg at Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications, PR firm for Apollo Video Technology at klundberg(at)rhstrategic(dot)com or 206-264-1703.

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