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Bosch Secures Shanghai World Expo 2010

Bosch Secures Shanghai World Expo 2010

Bosch Security Systems provided full security for World Expo visitors with its
video surveillance and public address systems.

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 and is scheduled to run until Oct. 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 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 Ax i s i s 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. Another feature is 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 the 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 the Expo Center.

Transportation Hub
Shanghai Hongqiao Comprehensive Transportation Hub, spread across 26.26 square kilometers, is one of the most important city transportation projects associated with the Expo. It integrates airport, maglev train, city rail transport, intercity speed railway and highways. Thetransportation hub can serve up to 480,000 passengers per day.

The Praesideo public address and EVAC system from Bosch Security & Communications Systems provides reliable products and solutions for this site, covering most areas of Terminal 2, East Traffic Square (including metro, maglev train, bus stations) and West Traffic Square. Twenty-four sets of Praesideo Central Controllers (with redundancy) and around 10,000 various speakers are in place.

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