January 5, 2016 - DTI receives initial system orders from New Flyer for Philadelphia
DTI Group Ltd (ASX: DTI) ("DTI”) advises that it has received initial orders for up to 35 video surveillance systems for new transit buses being built by New Flyer for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). SETPA oversees transit in the city of Philadelphia, PA and operates over 1,300 buses, 300 regional trains, 26 light rail vehicles and 112 light rail vehicles.
DTI's existing and comprehensive back-end CCTV management system in Philadelphia will centralise and coordinate the bus CCTV data and allow video evidence to be recovered from the buses through an on-line automated CCTV 'booking' system providing ongoing benefits through the easy management of equipment, video retrieval and video storage. Each bus will be equipped with DTI's latest Mobile Digital Recorder (MDR-5L) and nine high resolution colour cameras plus wireless infrastructure, accelerometer and GPS-based vehicle location system.
SEPTA is also seeking tenders for the procurement of up to 525 new transit buses over the next 5 years and DTI’s MDR5 system is specified in the procurement documentation. The procurement contract contemplated by the tender includes the provision of systems on 525 new buses over 5 years plus an option for a further 25. The award of the tender is expected to occur in early 2016.
About DTI Group
DTI provides sophisticated surveillance systems, solutions and services to the mobile security industry worldwide. DTI’s clients are vehicle manufacturers, transit agencies, transit operators, freight operators, law enforcement authorities and taxi organisations which are offered a range of professional products and services that encompass on-board recording equipment, fleet management systems, back-end mass storage and retrieval facilities and end-to-end managed services. Sales and project delivery is undertaken both by DTI directly and through its global partners’ network.
DTI is a recognised supplier to the mass transit surveillance market. Core technology development and system design activities are undertaken from the Company’s Perth office.
About New Flyer
New Flyer is the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty buses in the U.S. and Canada. Offering the broadest line of transit vehicles, New Flyer have secured a strong position by providing reliable transportation solutions that meet the needs of today while anticipating the needs of tomorrow.
Known for breaking new ground with the first low-floor bus, the first diesel-electric bus and most recently, the world’s first zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell fleet, New Flyer remains dedicated to innovation and excellence as we provide customers with a wide range of products such as clean-running, fuel-efficient hybrid buses; zero-emission electric trolleys; buses with alternative fuels, like hydrogen and CNG and clean diesel buses.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is a metropolitan and regional transportation agency and authority that operates various forms of public transit—bus, subway and elevated rail, commuter rail, light rail and electric trolleybus—that serves 3.9 million people in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. SEPTA has the 6th-largest U.S. rapid transit system by ridership, and the 5th largest overall transit system, with about 306.9 million annual unlinked trips. It controls 290 active stations, over 450 miles (720 km) of track, 2,295 revenue vehicles and 196 routes. SEPTA also manages Shared-Ride services in Philadelphia and ADA services across the region.
SEPTA is one of only two U.S. transit authorities that operates all of the five major types of transit vehicles: regional (commuter) rail trains, "heavy" rapid transit (subway/elevated) trains, light rail vehicles (trolleys), electric trolleybuses and motor buses.
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