Cape Canaveral Benefiting from Opticom GPS

System provides priority to emergency vehicles at intersection for improvements in operational safety and response times. Published first on International Fire Fighter CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – GTT has contracted with the City of Cape Canaveral, Florida for the implementation of its latest-generation GPS-enabled Opticom pre-emption solution. The Opticom Emergency Vehicle Pre-emption (EVP) system works alongside…

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Saanich, BC Police Department Implements GPS

Saanich, British Columbia uses Opticom GPS to help navigate through intersections quickly and safely. Published first on www.ITSinternational.com BRITISH COLUMBIA, CAD –  The Saanich’s district Police Department in British Columbia, Canada, awarded Global Traffic Technologies (GTT) a contract for the implementation of its latest-generation GPS-enabled Opticom pre-emption solution. This solution will work alongside the intersection controllers to help ensure emergency…

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Improving response times in Spokane

Ryan Simms of CBS-affliate KREM in Washington State reports about how Opticom Emergency Vehicle Preemption helps emergency departments in the Spokane area respond quickly and safely to emergencies: SPOKANE, Wash. — Fire departments in Spokane now have access to a device that could help them get to emergencies faster. The traffic signal device could improve…

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Rural Roads in Minnesota

Many high-risk intersections in rural Minnesota areas will hopefully be site to less crashes, thanks to intelligent transportation systems that will soon be installed by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT is installing Rural Intersection Conflict Warning Systems at 54 intersections across the state. According to MnDOT, the sites were chosen based on various criteria,…

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