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Jenoptik wins major traffic safety order in Singapore

Jenoptik’s Traffic Solutions division will fit 240 locations in the Southeast Asian city-state with latest traffic enforcement systems. The order confirms the success of the Group’s internationalization strategy in the Asia/Pacific region.

The order in the single-digit million euro range, received by Jenoptik from NCS Communications Engineering Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, covers the delivery, installation and commissioning of the digital TraffiStar SR520 red-light traffic enforcement systems for the Singapore Police Force. The order also includes the supply of TraffiDesk™ pro back office software, for efficient and secure incident processing and adjudication. Deliveries will take place within the second half of 2014.

The TraffiStar SR520 stationary measurement system is based on reliable point measuring induction loop technology for red-light violation enforcement on multiple traffic lanes at intersections, the identification of vehicle class and the automatic recognition of violators’ number plates.

“We are delighted to have won this tender as the technology partner to NCS. After large projects in China, Malaysia and recently Australia, this is another key order which further reinforces Jenoptik’s position as a supplier of state-of-the-art traffic enforcement solutions in the Asia/Pacific market,” says Jenoptik CEO Michael Mertin.

Jenoptik has markedly expanded its business in this growth region since the end of 2012. “It is important for us to have our own local structures and be close to the customer. That is why we are establishing new and expanding existing distribution and service structures worldwide,” says Michael Mertin. After the foundation of an Asian holding company in Singapore in November 2012, Jenoptik acquired a longtime Australian sales and service partner in the area of traffic safety equipment, at the beginning of 2013. A first major order for traffic safety technology in Australia in October 2013 confirmed the success of Jenoptik’s internationalization strategy.

About Jenoptik and the Traffic Solutions division

As an integrated optoelectronics group, Jenoptik operates in five divisions: Lasers & Material Processing, Optical Systems, Industrial Metrology, Traffic Solutions and Defense & Civil Systems.

In the Traffic Solutions division, Jenoptik develops, manufactures and markets components and systems that increase road traffic safety throughout the world. The product portfolio, which is based on the proven Robot technology, includes comprehensive systems for all aspects of road traffic, such as speed and red-light monitoring systems as well as OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) products and systems for detecting traffic violations. In the services area, the Jenoptik division covers every aspect of the support process chain – from system development, construction and installation of the monitoring infrastructure, to capturing images of infringements and their automatic processing, through to issuing the citations and collecting the fines as the system operator.