Comprehensive Security Solution Offered for Railway Operators

Comprehensive Security Solution Offered for Railway Operators

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With rail passenger and freight traffic expected to double by 2050, safety and security expectations for rail organizations are higher than ever, requiring new rail security solutions. Railways are considered critical infrastructures, and any damage might lead to heavy disruptions. 

Rail networks have a broad spectrum of security needs. Hexagon’s Security & Surveillance portfolio of products for rail spans different hazards and capabilities. It offers scalable solutions that seamlessly transition from simple security monitoring to emergency response to collaboration among diverse teams during complex operations.

Comprised of an integrated set of solutions proven in rail operations around the globe, the portfolio unites 3D surveillance systems with security, dispatching and collaboration software. It enables rail operators to better protect their assets, passengers and freight to reduce disruptions and improve safety and user satisfaction.

The system addresses the complete lifecycle of incident management, empowering operators to detect, assess and respond to threats and incidents and collaborate with outside organizations when needed.

For detection, the Leica BLK247 and accur8vision 3D security and surveillance systems go beyond traditional 2D security cameras by integrating LiDAR, thermal sensors, video and 3D planning and tracking software for high-value areas, perimeters and zones, such as tunnels.

HxGN OnCall Security | Guardian is a physical security information management (PSIM) solution for monitoring, managing, and responding to real-time incidents. It provides a common operational picture for alarms, sensors, IoT devices and video data to deliver situational awareness for real-time event monitoring.

The computer-aided OnCall Dispatch solution with embedded assistive AI allows control room operators to dispatch resources to respond to incidents.

Connect system facilitates collaboration and information sharing between internal teams and external entities to ensure stakeholders are informed and engaged during events, according to the company’s announcement.