Teleste’s Video Security Solution Backs Up Public Safety Across France During the 2016 UEFA European Championships

TURKU, Finland, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —

Paris Police Prefecture and the French National Police deploy Telestes video security solution to ensure the safety of people and operations in several locations in France during the major tournament

Teleste, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communications systems and services, announced today that its video security solution will be utilised by Paris Police Prefecture to back up public safety across the country. The system roll-out is scheduled for the 2016 UEFA European Championships starting 10th June. The tournament will take place in 12 locations across France, and it will host more than 2,5 million visitors.

We are proud that our long-term customer, Paris Police Prefecture, and the Police Authorities have trusted our solution to provide them with the best tool available for ensuring public safety during this major European sporting event,said Johan Slotte, Deputy CEO for Teleste and head of its Video Security and Information Solutions business unit.

Regarding events of this scale and magnitude, the public authorities are often faced with extensive challenges concerning the safety of people and operations. In addition to event areas, security needs are emphasised in public spaces, such as train and metro stations and popular tourist attractions. A modern, sophisticated video security solution, like Telestes, can offer operators the right toolset for achieving greater situational awareness and shorter reaction times throughout the locations, all resulting in improved effectiveness of operations and increased safety of the public, told Olivier Nitre, VP of Sales and Products of Video Security for Teleste.  

Teleste has a proven track record of providing public authorities and organisations with video security solutions that meet their strict requirements for ensuring safety of operations, attendees and the general public during special events. Our solution has been utilised in high-level events such as the G20 summit in Brisbane in 2014 and the COP21: UK Climate Conference held in Paris in 2015. The Paris Police Prefecture has also utilised our solution to build security in the greater Paris area since 2010.

Effective and sophisticated video security implementation  

For this special event, Teleste offers its S-VMX mobility platform that extends the capabilities of its S-VMX video management system to all security forces, police officers and first responders on the move. It offers many different possibilities and functions for CCTV mobile operation, including push HD video from operating centre to mobile devices, mobile camera control from tablets, as well as localise phones and tablets in real time on georeferenced maps, to name but a few.

Effective use of temporary and moving video sources, such as drones and helicopter cameras and mobile command centres, is enabled by the Command & Capture[TM]application that allows a seamless federation of events and tasks to the core system and their control in a single operating point. In addition, the best of cryptographic technologies are utilised to ensure fully secured and encrypted communication within the system over both public and private networks.

Visit our website for more information about our solution and its implementation in Paris.

About Teleste:Teleste is an international technology company that develops and offers video and broadband technologies and related services. Our supply of technology contributes to the convenience and safety of daily living. Our core business is video – video and data processing, transfer and management. Our customer base consists of cable and telecom operators, as well as public sector organizations. Our business is divided into two divisions, which are Video and Broadband Solutions and Network Services. In both areas, we rank among the world’s leading companies and technological forerunners. Video and Broadband Solutions focuses on access networks and video security and information solutions. Network Services offers comprehensive services for network design, construction and maintenance. In 2015, Teleste’s net sales totaled EUR 247 million, and the company employed more about 1,500 people. Teleste runs a worldwide network of offices and more than 95% of its sales are generated outside Finland. The company is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. For more information see and follow @telestecorp on Twitter.

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