Motorola Solutions has announced that the company has signed a four-year single supplier framework agreement with BlueLight Commercial to deploy integrated 4RE in-car video solutions to all emergency services in the UK, including police, highways agencies, border security and the UK Home Office.
The deployment of in-car technology is part of the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s Roads Policing Strategy to improve road safety and security, as well as efficiency. Providing officers with leading video solutions to capture and deliver unquestionable evidence plays a vital role in reducing the number of collisions and persons killed or seriously injured. The contract is the first to be led by BlueLight Commercial and is immediately available for emergency services to order in-car video technology.
“In-car video enhances operational policing as it brings the benefits of gathering visual evidence from multiple vantage points, aiding decision-making and maintaining a record for transparency,” said Lianne Deeming, Chief Executive Officer at BlueLight Commercial. “The new integrated in-car video solutions will help the police achieve their strategic objectives for policing the roads: safe roads, safe speeds, safe vehicles, safe road users and effective post-crash response investigation.”
For officers on road patrol, situations can escalate from routine to an emergency within moments. The Motorola Solutions 4RE in-car video solution captures evidence from multiple camera points both outside and inside the police vehicle to deliver a live 360-degree view of any situation. Live-streaming to the control room allows real-time monitoring and enhances collaboration between frontline officers and control room personnel. All evidence is securely processed and automatically stored in Motorola Solutions’ Evidence Library, ensuring officers are more efficient and productive.
“Our in-car video systems will deliver security, flexibility and efficiency in the most demanding environments”, says Fergus Mayne, Country Manager and Head of UK Sales at Motorola Solutions. “By reducing crime, reducing accidents and making the roads safer for all users our video solutions will ultimately ensure that citizens and police alike return home safely.”