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Law Enforcement/Security Industry

Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Sentry Technology Traveling CCTV System Protects Additional Rail Platforms

PR Newswire
via NewsEdge Corporation

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sentry Technology Corp. announced that the second shipment of its SentryVision SmartTrack traveling CCTV systems for installation in Cape Town, South Africa on The Metro Rail Network to monitor passengers at the junction of bus, railway and taxi services.

This order is for seven additional tracks at a new Metro Rail Network terminal after the successful installation and evaluation of three tracks earlier this year. SmartTrack is an integral part of an overall crime prevention and deterrence program including central management of all video devices over a network. The SmartTrack system uses patented technology to transmit video images from two pan, tilt and zoom cameras traveling along an aluminum rail mounted on the ceiling or wall of a passenger platform.

The camera carriage travels at speeds of up to 13 feet per second and provides unobstructed views of passenger activity that is not possible with conventional camera systems.

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