India’s Formula One circuit secured with AMG’s CCTV transmission solution

Indian Formula One 2011 at the Buddh circuit
Indian Formula One 2011 at the Buddh circuit

Indian Formula One 2011 at the Buddh circuit

With a name derived from the word Buddha, representing peace and calm, the new Buddh International Circuit just outside New Delhi, hosted the prestigious event, on the October 30 with the dominating sound effect of growling roars of super engines.

AMG systems announces that they have supplied their AMG 5000 transmission solution for the new Indian Formula One circuit which hosted the inaugural Indian Formula One Grand Prix on October 30 2011. The prestigious project has seen India establish itself on the map of Formula One with an investment of around USD 215 Million, thus creating a circuit on 5.14 km over an area of 875 acres. The initial seating capacity is 110,000 later to be increased to 200,000.

Indian based Pan Intellecom Ltd is responsible for implementing the surveillance project for the F1 event and Managing Director Mr Harbir Singh explains why the company chose the AMG transmission solution.

“AMG Systems has always enjoyed a fantastic reputation for delivering products of very high quality. Not only are AMG’s products cutting edge, the company is also highly acclaimed for their technical support and training. We selected the AMG 5000 Series for the project and although we were very pressed for time leading up to the inaugural Grand Prix, we completed the solution in time for the televised trial runs which started on the Friday. The AMG Transmission solution is taking Video signals with associated data from 225 Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) Cameras back to the onsite control room.”

Jenson Button at Buddh International Circuit

Jenson Button at Buddh International Circuit

The lap time for a Formula One car around the 5,141m long track, is 1 minute, 27.02 seconds, at an average speed of 210.03 km/h (131 mph). At the end of the long straight between corners 3 and 4, Formula One cars reached a top speed of about 318 km/h (198 mph). The Buddh International Circuit is part of the Jaypee Greens Sports City, which will also include a 100,000 seat cricket stadium, an 18 hole golf course, a hockey stadium and a sports academy.

For more information on the Inaugural Formula One Grand Prix in India visit www.formula1.com

About AMG Systems
AMG Systems Ltd. is a leading provider of video and communication transmission solutions designed for CCTV surveillance operations in the Transportation and Security Sectors. The company is a global supplier which offers a full range of transmission technologies including multimode and singlemode video, data and audio fibre optic transmission systems; single & multi-channel unshielded twisted pair (UTP) links for video, data & audio; multi-port Ethernet switches for the transmission of IP based solutions over fibre, and both analogue and digital wireless products for the transmission of video & data. As a result AMG transmission solutions have been successfully implemented in many high profile projects throughout the world. Projects include supplying the transmission system for the UK’s NRTS project, using the innovative Guardian-Lite™ 3700 system, and the security and surveillance of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar. AMG have completed projects for Airports, Rail, Ports, Industrial and commercial sites, sports and leisure facilities, Town and City centres, Military, Universities and hospitals. More information can be found on www.amgsystems.com

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