Proven technology with better results

Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and highly-secure radio communications power the Opticom GPS-enabled platform − a robust, secure Emergency Vehicle Preemption (EVP) solution from GTT.

GPS-enabled systems offer unmatched precision and superior management capabilities that will allow your department to respond quickly and safely to emergency situations.

The platform brings together a combination of proven hardware, advanced software and comprehensive services to maximize resources and your investment.

Built on more than 45 years of Opticom signal priority performance and reliability, the Opticom GPS-enabled platform helps ensure safer, faster on-scene arrival for departments of any size.

Reduce intersection crash rates by up to 70 percent
Improve response times by up to 25 percent
Accommodate hills, curves and extended distances without additional detectors
Activate signal preemption based on estimated time of arrival or distance
Achieve interoperability with most traffic light controllers
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SHARED SUCCESS STORIES

Learn from your peers. Discover how GTT helps municipalities resolve their most pressing traffic challenges.

  • “We recommended a radio-based GPS system because we believed it would be the best platform for expansion throughout the city. The test results were conclusive: The GPS system worked extremely well.”

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    Steve Henry
    Traffic Engineer
    Savannah, GA
  • “I think that is the biggest assistance that has helped our drivers, giving the public more time to move forward and get out of the way of the emergency responders.”

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    Erik Newman
    Deputy Fire Chief
    Clark County Fire Department
  • “The versatility and reliability of the Opticom system allows us to expedite emergency response. Plus, it makes intersections safer for both citizens and emergency responders.”

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    Mark DalSanto
    Mark DalSanto, Supervisor
    Traffic Engineering
  • “Our primary goal is to use signal preemption to reach those in need faster. Opticom CMS allows us to do that more cost-effectively. It lets us be proactive to ensure more consistent performance.”

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    Mike Whiteaker
    Intelligent Transportation Systems Manger
    Bellevue, WA
  • “The men and women who provide vital emergency services to our communities are local heroes. The Opticom GPS system helps them fulfill their mission of saving lives.”

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    Daniel P. Losquadro
    Superintendent of Highways Town of Brookhaven
    Brookhaven NY
  • “Since we’ve installed Opticom the results have been remarkable. I believe we’ve saved several lives since implementation because we can reach the scene and the hospitals so much faster.”

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    Mickey Smith
    Firefighter
    Liberty Township, OH
  • “Broward County, FL has been using Opticom GPS since 2002 and has been continuously expanding the system through a series of incremental projects since the initial installation. The Opticom system currently exceeds 600 intersections and 500 vehicles and supports Emergency Vehicle Preemption (EVP) as well as Public Transit Signal Priority (TSP).”

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    Scott Brunner
    Director, Broward County Board of Commissioners
    Broward County, FL
Savannah
Burnaby
Las Vegas
Bellevue Washington
Brookhaven
Liberty Township
HOW IT WORKS

Proven results from GTT solutions.

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