Crisis Response Journal profiles Ohio Opticom installation

The UK-based Crisis Response Journal highlighted Liberty Township, Ohio‘s Opticom installation success story in a March 12 blog post: Liberty Township positions itself as regional emergency response leader Liberty Township in Ohio is home to the US’s largest zoo, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. With more than 9,000 animal species, the zoo attracts more than…

Opticom helps first responders in Tupelo

Global Traffic Technologies’ Opticom devices catch the eyes of drivers in Mississippi. They’re not cameras — these devices are helping first responders get to emergencies faster. Wayne Hereford reports for WTVA News: TUPELO, Miss (WTVA) — Perhaps you’ve seen them around Tupelo, sitting above traffic next to traffic lights. We If you look closely you can see…

Village of Rosemount, IL Uses Opticom™ for Snow Plowing

As snow was blanketing (Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs on Monday, February 17th, Todd Wessell, Journal Online Editor & Publisher) spotted an amazing sight at the corner of River Road and Devon Avenue. Six village of Rosemont snowplows were making their way north on River pushing snow from the entire width of the heavily-traveled roadway kitty-corner from Rivers Casino…

GTT and Opticom™ Featured on World’s Greatest!… Television Series

Opticom™ priority control systems offer great advantages for first responders, transit services and other motorists. We’re glad others agree. The popular television program, “World’s Greatest!…” profiled Global Traffic Technologies (GTT) and Opticom™ in an extended segment that recently aired on the ION Network. The segment includes footage of Opticom™ in action in Sunrise, Florida. Viewers…

Barrington (IL) Area Intersections Get Emergency Sensors

Ten malfunctioning traffic signal preemption devices in the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District have been upgraded to ensure the safety of firefighters and the residents. The sensors, or “Opticoms,” help firefighters, paramedics and police officers safely navigate through busy intersections when responding to emergency calls. The upgraded sensors are located at the intersections of: •…