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Security systems from Bosch for World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China


Full security for visitors provided by state-of-the-art video surveillance and public address systems

· Bosch systems contributing to smooth and efficient running of the event

· 700 Bosch cameras and a Bosch Allegiant Matrix System protect the prestigious China Pavilion

· Over 800 Bosch cameras and Bosch Public Address system with 1,600 speakers installed in the Expo Axis

Bosch Security Systems is one of the principal suppliers of security equipment for the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China.

This event of global significance, which opened on May 1, 2010 and is scheduled to run until October 31, is expected to receive between 70 and 100 million visitors. Within the 5.3 square kilometer Expo site, exhibits from 192 countries and 50 organizations are on show. Over the six months that the exposition will run, it will host around 20,000 cultural performances.

China Pavilion
The China Pavilion is one of the largest and most important buildings in the exposition and will be among the legacies to be left in place at the end of World Expo 2010. It highlights the host country’s long-standing history and time-honored culture.

To protect visitors to the China Pavilion, nearly 700 Bosch high-performance cameras were installed inside and outside the pavilion to offer comprehensive real-time monitoring of areas such as the surroundings, interior exhibition rooms and elevators. The Bosch Allegiant 8900 Matrix System was installed in the central control room of the pavilion. Offering full matrix switching capability, the system displays video from any camera on any monitor and provides powerful alarm handling capabilities.

Expo Axis
Connected to the China Pavilion, the Expo Axis is the central boulevard of the Expo site and consists of steel-glass funnels with a 1,000 meter long membrane construction. The Expo Axis project is the largest single project at the Expo site, and adopts a whole new architectural form.

The Expo Axis has been fully equipped with a Bosch advanced video surveillance system comprising more than 800 Bosch cameras. and a Praesideo digital public address system connected to more than 1,600 speakers installed within the structure’s magnificent architecture.

Expo Center
The Expo Center is one of the most important permanent venues in the Shanghai Expo site, and takes on the functions of an operational command center, Festival Conference Center, Press Center and the Forum Center. After World Expo 2010, the Expo Center with more than 60 meeting spaces will become one of the leading international conference centers in the country. Bosch provided the DCN NG Digital Conference System for Expo Center.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, some 275,000 associates generated sales of 38.2 billion euros in fiscal 2009. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 300 subsidiaries and regional companies in over 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for growth. Each year, Bosch spends more than 3.5 billion euros for research and development, and applies for some 3,800 patents worldwide. With all its products and services, Bosch enhances the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial.

The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.” The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant up-front investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.

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