Subway surveillance

Leeds-based Coe has secured a contract worth more than £1m to provide video surveillance technology for lines 1, 3 and 4 of the Seoul Metropolitan Subway network.

Leeds-based Coe has secured a contract worth more than £1m to provide video surveillance technology for lines 1, 3 and 4 of the Seoul Metropolitan Subway network.



The group will offer its hybrid system, which combines analogue and IP technologies, to provide real-time monitoring of up to 8,000 surveillance cameras across a network of 67 stations.



Ian Jefferson, chief executive at Coe, said: ‘This is a significant contract for us and the award demonstrates the strong position that Coe holds within the rail sector and that customers value the flexibility and rail-proven nature of the products, which can seamlessly deliver analogue, digital and IP video transmission and management within a single platform.’



Delivery of the system will begin in the next three months through Coe’s local partner, Dong Young Information Communication. The contract is scheduled for completion by the end of 2010.