Notice to Bidders
Request for Bid
Status: Awarded
Bid#: 2014-00002-CN
Title: Traffic Video Detection Equipment
Issue Date: 07/10/2013
Request Opens: 07/23/2013
Prebid/Preproposal Conference: N/A
Payment for Bid Document: None
The intent of this Invitation for Bid is to establish an annual contract with one qualified contractor to provide (1) the Traficon VIP 3D.2 Video Image Processor System and (2) Aldis, Inc. GridSmart ??? Type III System (and components of these systems) to be purchased on an as needed basis for use at selected intersections within the City as required by the Department of Public Works Traffic Engineering Division. The purpose of the Video Image Processor to detect the presence of vehicles over optical detection zones which are placed on a standard video image (CCIR or EIA). Using standard image sensor optic and in the absence of occlusion, the system shall be able to detect vehicle presence with 98 percent (98%) accuracy under normal conditions (days and nights), and 96 percent (96%) accuracy under adverse conditions (fog, rain, snow). The contract is for equipment only; installation will be performed by the City.
In order to match the existing video detection system used throughout the City of Suffolk, the only products accepted for the purpose of this IFB shall be Traficon VIP 3D.2 and Aldis, Inc. SmartGrid Type II, or acceptable upgrade of same. Vendors wishing to have other products considered for future contract periods may provide a sample of the video vehicle detection system offered to be tested by the City for the subsequent contract period. After completion of the test, the sample shall be returned to the vendor. City of Suffolk, in its sole discretion, shall determine if a product is equal to that specified, considering quality, economy of operation, and suitability for the purpose intended.
Buyer Contact
Requests for information related to this Invitation should be directed to: Cindy L. Norfleet, CPPB, Senior Buyer (757) 514-7522 Email address:
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