Apollo Video Technology to Present at Premier Annual Gathering of Bus & Paratransit Officials

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Presentation offers guidance on surveillance technology and strengthening fleet management

Apollo Video Technology’s (Apollo Video) Director of Sales, Tom Gardner, is presenting at the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Bus & Paratransit Conference on attributes transit managers should consider when upgrading their surveillance technology.

Apollo Video will also be exhibiting during the conference at booth #400.

As transportation managers increasingly realize the fundamental role that security systems have in improving public safety, it is vital that they have the right tools and knowledge at their disposal when making informed decisions to advance their fleet’s surveillance solutions. Apollo Video’s presentation will examine the benefits of advanced software and hardware platforms, identify features from video management software that efficiently and effectively manage transit fleets and discuss the concerns of compatibility when upgrading to a new mobile surveillance technology.

WHEN: Monday, May 4, 2015 from 2:00 P.M-3:30 P.M. CDT

WHERE: APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference at the Omni Fort Worth, Fort Worth Ballroom 1-2

WHAT: Gardner is one of three experts presenting during this session. His presentation, “Strengthen Fleet Management with Advancements in Mobile Surveillance Technology,” will explore how transit agencies can manage technology upgrades and keep operational and maintenance costs low without compromising the integrity and effectiveness of their systems. Session attendees will learn:

  • Benefits from advancements in software and hardware platforms
  • How to choose software that effectively and efficiently manages transit fleets
  • How to identify compatibility issues when upgrading to a new mobile surveillance technology

WHO: Tom Gardner, director of sales at Apollo Video Technology, has more than 20 years of sales, service, and operational experience in the fleet management industry. At Apollo Video, he directly oversees and develops the company’s sales resources and consults on both domestic and international projects. Responsible for educating and cultivating staff, clients, OEMs, and business-to-business partnership accounts, Tom spearheads Apollo Video’s sales initiatives to strengthen customer service, after-sale support and market strategy.

Joining Gardner during the session is Dr. Candace Brakewood of the Georgia Institute of Technology, presenting on, “The Impact of Real-Time Information on Bus Ridership in New York City,” and Jonathan Lampert of First Transit, Inc. presenting on, “Technology Solutions: Keeping Passengers Connected with their Paratransit Services.”

Follow Apollo Video activity during the APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference on Twitter at @ApolloVideo.

About Apollo Video Technology
Apollo Video Technology is a leading manufacturer of video surveillance, fleet and information 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, Apollo Video 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 2013, Apollo Video was named the No. 1 supplier of transit bus mobile video surveillance equipment in the World(1) and continues to be the No. 1 supplier in the Americas, since 2010 - an achievement that further supports the company's commitment to offer its customers superior, compatible solutions throughout the lifetime of their fleet.

Since its release in 2004, Apollo Video has supplied the RoadRunner™ system to over 375 agencies worldwide, representing over 21,000 total implementations.

(1) 2013 and 2011 editions of IHS World Market Report for Mobile Video Surveillance Equipment (http://www.ihs.com)

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