Couldn't find your industry segment in the drop-down list ? Don't worry, OTN Systems' products have found their way into many other industries.
Couldn't find your industry segment in the drop-down list? Don't worry, OTN Systems' products have found their way into many other industries. Let's check out whether you should take a closer look at our network solutions.
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Some of the industries with a high score on the above questions are seaports, airports, refineries, chemical plants, etc.
A large seaport can have a size of over 100 square kilometers. The main drivers for networking are automation and security. In modern ports, container handling is done fully automatic, without the intervention of a human being. The containers are picked by unmanned cranes, put on AGV's (Automatic Guided Vehicles) and brought to the proper destination. All machines are controlled by computers. Security includes traditional access control systems, CCTV surveillance but also more advanced applications like detection of nuclear material by Radiation Portal Monitors.
OTN Systems' networking products are installed in large and small ports all over the world including Rotterdam (Netherland), Yang Shan Harbour Shanghai (China) and Palma Harbour Majorca (Spain).
Large airports are villages on their own. The number of applications is virtually endless and some of them are extremely critical. Think of ATC (Air Traffic Control) which is needed to guide the airplanes. Radar systems, weather information, flight data, runway information, radiotelephony, CPDLC (Controller Pilot Data Link Communications), etc. It all comes together in the Traffic Control Tower. A solid network is paramount for proper operations of the ATC. But ATC-communications is only a small fraction of the total communication needs encountered on an airport. Think about the different systems for security, announcement, check in, baggage handling, SCADA, etc.
OTN Systems' products are installed for ATC purposes in Schiphol (Netherlands) and ATNS (South Africa). Also the airports of Düsseldorf (Germany) and smaller airports like Cayenne (French Guiana) are among our customers.
The use of fiber optics is a given in such environments as it is much safer to operate in comparison with copper. Copper lines could generate sparks resulting in explosions. The world's largest refineries have a size of more than 10 km². Various processing plants rely on accurate and timely information for their proper operations. Security and safety are key. Hence refineries are equipped with sophisticated alarm systems and emergency response systems.
The company has systems in operation in various countries including Mexico (Pemex' Madero and Minatitlan plants) and Germany (MIDER - Mitteldeutsche Erdöl Raffinerie).