Athens, Greece - 11 December 2017 - Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, announced today the signing of a contract with KEMEA, the Center for Security Studies in Greece, for its participation to EWISA (Early Warning For Increased Situational Awareness), an EU co-funded project, as part of the Security Research Theme of the 7th R&D Framework Programme, to provide Security Research Services on land borders. Completion of the project is anticipated by end of May 2019.
A Land Border Surveillance solution was required by EWISA, following the concept of a unified integrated solution for the external EU borders based on Data Fusion from Heterogeneous sensors including Video Analytics Technologies generating Intelligent Analysis reports. The solution will be implemented, tested and evaluated in the four areas of the project (Greece, Finland, Romania and Spain).
Intracom Telecom has undertaken the provisioning of a new solution to improve the quality and efficiency of services in relation to security issues on topics of common European interest. The project will assess the technological solution and its flexibility to integrate capabilities into the current surveillance infrastructure in order to increase intelligence in video surveillance.
Mr. Nikolaos Velentzas, Deputy General Manager of Intracom Telecom's Services Business Division, stated: "It is a great honor for us to be selected as one of the most capable players in providing a technologically advanced solution to be evaluated by the EU and be implemented in four countries. Leveraging our 40 years of accumulated experience in the telecoms & ICT field and our significant involvement in other EU R&D Framework Programs, we are committed to provide an innovative security and border surveillance solution not only for Europe but for the rest of the world".
This project proposal EARLY WARNING FOR INCREASED SITUATIONAL AWARENESS with acronym EWISA is addressing the FP7 Theme for Security Research work programme, topic SEC-2013.3.2-1 Pre-Operational Validation (POV) on land borders, Area 10.3.2 Land borders as is aimed to promote further cooperation between public authorities as the end-users on developing new solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of public services related to security issues on topics of common European interest.
Intracom Telecom is a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor operating for 40 years in the market. Intracom Telecom innovates in the areas of small-cell backhaul, wireless transmission and broadband wireless access and has successfully deployed its industry leading point-to-point and point-to-multipoint packet radio systems worldwide. Moreover, the company offers a competitive portfolio of revenue-generating telco software solutions and a complete range of ICT services, focusing on big data analytics, converged networking and cloud computing for operators and private, public and government clouds. The company invests significantly in R&D developing cutting-edge products and integrated solutions that ensure customer satisfaction. Over 100 customers in more than 70 countries choose Intracom Telecom for its state-of-the-art technology. The company operates subsidiaries in Europe, Russia and the CIS, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and North America.