G4S Technology LLC (formerly Adesta), Omaha, Neb., a systems integrator and project management company for communication networks and electronic security systems, was selected to upgrade security at the Tampa International Airport. It will provide the airport with a solution to upgrade the current CCTV system in the terminals, security check points and baggage screening areas. In addition, it will be installing new cameras and emergency phones in the parking garage structures. A new video management system (VMS) will also be deployed throughout the facility with a new video wall in the Airport Police Command center. In addition to the CCTV system, G4S Technology will be upgrading the existing access control with new workstations and servers. G4S Technology will perform all engineering, deployment, project management, turn-up and testing.
Tampa International Airport is owned, operated and governed by the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority based in Tampa, Fla. The airport averages 225 daily aircraft departures. The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority also operates three regional/executive airports in addition to Tampa International. Over the last 40 years, Tampa International Airport has grown considerably. To remain a leader in the aviation industry; Tampa International Airport continues to improve its infrastructure.
"G4S Technology is pleased to be chosen to support the Tampa International Airport with their security upgrade endeavors," said Bob Sommerfeld, president of G4S Technology. "We are diligent about keeping its travelers and employees safe by equipping the airport with the best security solutions available."
Brian Rumble, TPA deputy director of Operations/Security Administration said, "Upgrading the Airports Access Control and CCTV systems are important projects for us and we are very excited about our partnership with G4S Technology. With the completion of this project, we will ensure that Tampa International Airport continues to remain in the forefront of technology and customer service."