The Secretary of Homeland Security, in a recent visit to Chicago, took the tour, joined by Security magazine’s Bill Zalud. Now you can from your computer. Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications manages one of the nation’s largest public video surveillance networks, known as Operation Virtual Shield (OVS). Firetide has been deployed in Chicago as part of OVS since about 2007, and the deployment continues to grow and evolve; that is why you’ll see various types of installations, different enclosures and two generations of Firetide wireless infrastructure mesh. Link in to Walking Tour of Chicago, Video Mesh Edition and join Firetide’s senior marketing manager, Ksenia Coffman as she embarks on a walking tour of downtown Chicago looking at the extensive deployment in the city.
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