Digital Recording and Video Systems

IBM Corporation

The Challenge

  • Speed up the identity (ID) parade process
  • Reduce costs
  • Establish consistent national system for police video ID parades

The Solution

  • National system for police video identity parades with a database of more than 10,000 images
  • IBM infrastructure featuring Linux®
  • IBM GPFS, IBM TotalStorage™more
FAStT500 Storage Servers, IBM SAN and LTO Ultrium Tape Library, Tivoli ® Storage Manager Designed, implemented and supported by IBM TotalStorage Solutions Center and IBM Business Partner, Sagitta Video editing expertise and Liquid silver™ editing software from Pinnacle Systems®

The Benefits

  • Over $11 million savings in year one 61 police imaging units online, 800 people trained, 18,000 video ID parades delivered
  • ID parades assembled within two hours rather than weeks
  • Reduced costs – under $250 each rather than $1,200-$2,000 for traditional methods
  • Low-cost Linux platform
  • Reliable, long-term infrastructure for imaging in place to grow with demand
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