SUNRISE, Fla., July 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Wialan Technologies, Inc. (OTC Pink: WLAN), a next generation telecommunications provider, today announced that it has been chosen as a finalist in the RISE:NYC competition to provide wireless technology solutions to New York City including the installation of Wialan's Early Warning System (WEWS) at selected locations in New York. http://rise-nyc.com/finalists/
RISE: NYC aims to award up to $30 million for the implementation of multiple selected projects that make New York City businesses more resilient to the impacts of future storms, sea level and other effects of climate change. It is envisioned that individual projects will receive between $500,000 and $10 million each, though applications requesting funds outside of this range will also be considered.
RISE:NYC is designed to identify and deploy new technologies and solutions that drive business recovery and resilience by better protecting New York City from the impacts of future storms, sea level rise and other effects of climate change. The competition seeks projects that implement innovative measures to strengthen the city's building systems and telecommunications networks.
Wialan Technologies, Inc is a software and hardware integrator that manufactures high tech, hermetically sealed, industrial grade wireless equipment to enable city wide deployment of IP based services before, during and after natural disasters. Utilizing the 4.9 GHz public safety frequency and wireless equipment, Wialan's Early Warning System (WEWS) delivers real time data through an early warning system and real time camera access. The system includes a public access system with loud speakers voice capability for special warnings and announcements, allowing small businesses to coordinate evacuation plans and equipment/ inventory removal and to be in touch with emergency management, employees and suppliers. The WEWS devices have already been demonstrated to Clearwater Beach and Coquina Beach lifeguard system, the WEWS was recognized by the lifeguards as a system than can save lives and make their critical job more manageable.
"We believe that the RISE:NYC competition will expose the world to Wialan Technologies' unique contribution to solving communications problems associated with natural disasters and other emergency situations existing in cities and beaches worldwide. Wialan will continue to push for the usage of the WEWS technology to provide efficient communications channels to notify people of impending dangerous conditions or natural disasters," commented Victor Tapia, Wialan's Chief Technology Director.
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