Opticom is an integral part of the infrastructure as Grand Prairie, TX continues to grow. Read more about how this essential technology is helping law enforcement in this case study.
Afte Hurricane Harvey, Harris County, TX upgraded its aging, legacy traffic signal preepmtion technology to an Opticom cloud-based, centralized solution.
A recent study in St. Cloud, MN has showed that Opticom priority control can be a poweful tool for public works, enabling more efficient snow plow usage.
Engineers from Global Traffic Technologies used GPS location data logged by Opticom vehicle equipment to pinpoint where slowdowns were causing delays to emergency response.
With Opticom CMS, traffic management personnel monitor, manage and maintain intersection activity remotely to improve service levels, maximize resources and expedite emergency response.
Liberty Township installed Opticom™ Radio signal priority control technology at every intersection in Liberty Township and the City of Powell as well as on 18 authorized response vehicles. Initial tests indicated that both the fire department and EMS reduced response times by at least 40 percent.
Highland, IN was awarded a grant for Opticom™ Multimode priority control technology. About 35 intersections and 50 vehicles — including police cars, fire department vehicles and ambulances — are connected to the system. The versatile system helps first responders reach emergency scenes more quickly.
Tight turns and obstructions compromised traffic signal preemption, where first responders had to reduce speeds significantly to navigate around cars and pass through the intersections, effecting response times.
An Opticom™ GPS system was deployed to avoid line-of-sight requirements. Emergency vehicles entering the intersection’s radio range gain precise, safe and efficient movement.
Brookhaven is now one of hundreds of communities that have made the switch to Opticom Radio preemption. Read more about their migration in this case study.