NICE Selected by MTA New York City Transit for New Rail Control Center
Win comes in partnership with Siemens; transit operator to implement NICE solutions to capture and analyze communications throughout its massive transit network
Ra’anana, Israel, November 14, 2006 - NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) , the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from Interactions™ to drive performance, today announced that it has been selected by MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) to provide an advanced solution to capture, reconstruct and analyze voice communications for MTA NYCT’s new state-of-the-art Rail Control Center (RCC). The NICE solution is being provided to MTA NYCT through NICE partner, Siemens Transportation Systems, Inc.
The RCC is a new facility with state-of-the-art monitoring systems and is the largest rail control center in the world. As part of the first significant upgrade of New York City’s subways since the system was designed more than 100 years ago, the RCC provides more timely subway service by giving NYCT greater control and flexibility to add or reroute trains for an annual ridership of more than 1.4 billion.
New York City Transit will benefit from NICE’s solution for capturing transit system voice communications and its Scenario Replay™ for reconstructing scenarios. By utilizing NICE’s powerful applications for scenario reconstruction, NYCT will be able to make a thorough and effective review of events to confirm what happened, where and when it happened, and who was involved. This profoundly reduces the time and resources required to search, analyze, and distribute records, and improves the accuracy of event reconstruction to help transit officials better serve the public.
“New York City Transit is one of the premiere transit systems in the world,” said Chris Wooten, vice president of NICE Systems’ Public Safety Division. “We’re very excited to have been selected for this important project and we look forward to helping NYCT build on its long-standing reputation for efficient, dependable and safe transit service.”
About New York City Transit
MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) is the largest agency in the MTA regional transportation network, which also includes MTA Staten Island Railway (part of NYC Transit’s Department of Subways), MTA Long Island Rail Road, MTA Long Island Bus, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA Bridges and Tunnels, MTA Bus and MTA Capital Construction. NYC Transit is one of the most extensive and complex public transportation systems in the world, with bus and subway service throughout the five boroughs of New York City. The NYCT subway network includes 27 routes, 722 miles of track and 468 stations. With 4.5 million passenger trips per day, NYCT has the highest ridership in North America and is ranked among the largest transit systems in the world. More information can be found at www.mta.info.
About Siemens Transportation Systems, Inc.
Siemens Transportation Systems, Inc. (STS) (NYSE:SI), headquartered in Sacramento, CA, is the number one supplier of light rail vehicles in North America with more than 850 light-rail vehicles ordered in the U.S. and Canada. The company is also known as one of the leading providers for rail equipment, services and systems integration for public transportation and Class 1 Railroads and has the only permanent U.S. light rail manufacturing facility on U.S. soil. STS’ product portfolio includes traction electrification, propulsion systems, rail automation, rolling stock and integrated services for light rail, heavy rail, commuter rail and locomotives complemented by extensive experience in project management and forward looking service concepts for innovative, safe and reliable transportation solutions.
For more information on STS and its rail projects in New York City, Houston, Charlotte, Calgary, Portland and other cities throughout North America: www.usa.siemens.com/transportation.
NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE) is the leading provider of Insight from Interactions™ solutions, based on advanced analytics of unstructured multimedia content – from telephony, Web, radio and video communications. NICE is revolutionizing VoIP interactions management with state-of-the-art solutions for IP contact centers, branches, and command and control centers. NICE’s solutions are changing the way organizations make decisions, helping them improve business and operational performance, address security threats and be proactive. NICE has over 24,000 customers in 100 countries, including over 75 of the Fortune 100 companies. More information is available at http://www.nice.com.
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