Tyco Unit to Upgrade Traffic Monitoring System in UK

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Tyco International Ltd.

    BOCA RATON, Fla., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco Fire & Security Services,
 a major business unit of Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:   TYC; LSE:   TYI;
 BSX: TYC), today announced that its Integrated Systems business unit has won a
 major transportation infrastructure project in the UK, to provide
 closed-circuit television monitoring for traffic control.  This order is the
 result of Tyco Fire & Security Services' strategy  to provide services that
 support the growing global need for infrastructure improvements in road, sea
 and air transportation.
     In the UK, Tyco Fire & Security Services has been awarded a contract to
 upgrade and extend the Closed Circuit Television ("CCTV") surveillance
 coverage on the M25 London Orbital motorway.  Tyco Fire & Security Services'
 Integrated Systems group has already supplied three complex control centers
 and in excess of 200 fully functional cameras for the motorway over the past
 eight years. The new upgrade includes 63 additional cameras and the
 improvement of the transmission and control system to use the latest
 Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) digital technology.
     The UK Highways Agency stated that its objective for the upgrade is public
 safety and efficiency.  The system is primarily used by the traffic police to
 assess the severity of road traffic incidents and ensure that the appropriate
 response is dispatched to the scene.
     Phill Ford, Managing Director of Tyco Fire & Security Services in the UK,
 stated, "This contract represents the first ATM based digital CCTV system to
 be installed on a UK motorway.  As this pioneering technology is expanded,
 Tyco Fire & Security Services will have the opportunity to further leverage
 our expertise in this area."
 
     ABOUT TYCO FIRE & SECURITY SERVICES
     Tyco Fire & Security Services is one of the major business units of Tyco
 International Ltd. (NYSE:   TYC; LSE:   TYI; BSX: TYC).  Tyco Fire & Security
 Services designs, manufactures, installs and services electronic security
 systems, fire protection, detection and suppression systems, sprinklers and
 fire extinguishers.  Tyco Fire & Security Services include more than
 60 brands, which are distributed in markets across the globe.
 
     ABOUT TYCO INTERNATIONAL LTD.
     Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:   TYC; LSE:   TYI; BSX: TYC) is a diversified
 manufacturing and service company.  Tyco is the world's largest manufacturer
 and servicer of electrical and electronic components; the world's largest
 designer, manufacturer, installer and servicer of undersea telecommunications
 systems; the world's largest manufacturer, installer and provider of fire
 protection systems and electronic security services, and the world's largest
 manufacturer of flow control valves.  Tyco also holds strong leadership
 positions in disposable medical products, diagnostic imaging, bulk
 pharmaceuticals, wound closure, plastics and adhesives.  Tyco operates in more
 than 100 countries and had fiscal 2000 sales of  $28.9 billion.
 
 

SOURCE Tyco International Ltd.
    BOCA RATON, Fla., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco Fire & Security Services,
 a major business unit of Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:   TYC; LSE:   TYI;
 BSX: TYC), today announced that its Integrated Systems business unit has won a
 major transportation infrastructure project in the UK, to provide
 closed-circuit television monitoring for traffic control.  This order is the
 result of Tyco Fire & Security Services' strategy  to provide services that
 support the growing global need for infrastructure improvements in road, sea
 and air transportation.
     In the UK, Tyco Fire & Security Services has been awarded a contract to
 upgrade and extend the Closed Circuit Television ("CCTV") surveillance
 coverage on the M25 London Orbital motorway.  Tyco Fire & Security Services'
 Integrated Systems group has already supplied three complex control centers
 and in excess of 200 fully functional cameras for the motorway over the past
 eight years. The new upgrade includes 63 additional cameras and the
 improvement of the transmission and control system to use the latest
 Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) digital technology.
     The UK Highways Agency stated that its objective for the upgrade is public
 safety and efficiency.  The system is primarily used by the traffic police to
 assess the severity of road traffic incidents and ensure that the appropriate
 response is dispatched to the scene.
     Phill Ford, Managing Director of Tyco Fire & Security Services in the UK,
 stated, "This contract represents the first ATM based digital CCTV system to
 be installed on a UK motorway.  As this pioneering technology is expanded,
 Tyco Fire & Security Services will have the opportunity to further leverage
 our expertise in this area."
 
     ABOUT TYCO FIRE & SECURITY SERVICES
     Tyco Fire & Security Services is one of the major business units of Tyco
 International Ltd. (NYSE:   TYC; LSE:   TYI; BSX: TYC).  Tyco Fire & Security
 Services designs, manufactures, installs and services electronic security
 systems, fire protection, detection and suppression systems, sprinklers and
 fire extinguishers.  Tyco Fire & Security Services include more than
 60 brands, which are distributed in markets across the globe.
 
     ABOUT TYCO INTERNATIONAL LTD.
     Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:   TYC; LSE:   TYI; BSX: TYC) is a diversified
 manufacturing and service company.  Tyco is the world's largest manufacturer
 and servicer of electrical and electronic components; the world's largest
 designer, manufacturer, installer and servicer of undersea telecommunications
 systems; the world's largest manufacturer, installer and provider of fire
 protection systems and electronic security services, and the world's largest
 manufacturer of flow control valves.  Tyco also holds strong leadership
 positions in disposable medical products, diagnostic imaging, bulk
 pharmaceuticals, wound closure, plastics and adhesives.  Tyco operates in more
 than 100 countries and had fiscal 2000 sales of  $28.9 billion.
 
 SOURCE  Tyco International Ltd.

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