Information and Communication Technology

 

C4I Project Co-ordination GCC
Client: GCC
Date: 2003 2011


 

FEED and EPIC Aerial Surveillance United Arab Emirates
Client: Abu Dhabi Police
Date: 2008 2011

Aerial surveillance capabilities, operating range and quality of service were to be improved by upgrading the helicopter fleet with state-of-the-art visual surveillance and tracking equipment.

Austroconsult is responsible for project management, elaboration of surveys, specifications, detailed technical design, determination of optimum technology, etc.


 

Air Defence Modernisation Program / Airfields Austria
Client: Austrian Government
Date: 2007 2008


 

Operation Rooms United Arab Emirates
Client: Abu Dhabi Police
Date: 2010 2011


 

Command and Control / Integrated Operation Centre Austria
Client: Government of the Tyrol
Date: 2004 2010

An integrated command and control centre for emergency services with highly sophisticated call-taking and dispatching systems was to be established.

Austroconsult was entrusted with the survey of user requirements, detailed planning and definition of specifications, elaboration of tender documents and evaluation and advice during the award process.


 

Operation Centre and Radio Network Austria
Client: Municipality of Vienna
Date: 2005 2006

The command and communication facilities of the Viennese emergency and utility services were to be upgraded, using SCADA for creating a real-time status picture.

Austroconsult was engaged in the survey, elaboration of specifi-
cations and tender documents, evaluation and also rendered advice during the awarding process.


 

Radio and Despatching System Austria
Client: Government of Salzburg Province
Date: 2001 2005

The Regional Government / Fire Brigade being responsible for the provinces civil defence activities planned to renew their entire communication systems for voice, data and alarm functions.

Austroconsult was the consultant for the project and was engaged in planning, tendering, supervision and commissioning.


 

Nuclear Early Warning System United Arab Emirates
Client: Abu Dhabi Police
Date: 2006 2008

Taking into account the threat potential emanating from civilian nuclear power plants as well as from military nuclear installations and missile carrier systems, it was contemplated to establish a nuclear early warning system.

Austroconsult was engaged in the assessment of requirements, the threat analysis and study work.


 

IT Disaster Recovery Planning Oman
Client: Ministry of Defence
Date: 2005 2007

An IT Disaster Recovery Plan and Centre were to be established to ensure business continuity of vital institutions and organisations in critical situations.

Austroconsult was engaged in threat and risk assessment of present installations, server clusters, business impact analyses, planning of the disaster recovery centre including the technical fit out.


 

IT Disaster Recovery Centre Romania
Client: Industry
Date: 2008 2009

An IT Disaster Recovery Centre was planned so as to offer business continuity services.

Austroconsult was engaged in requirement assessment, design studies, server clusters, surveys, business impact analysis, elaboration of a business plan, general project management activities, technical fit out as well as the development of marketing concepts.


 

 

RFID Road Traffic Applications Test Project Austria
Client: Ministry of Transport
Date: 2006 2008

Lab tests and a pilot test concerning active and passive RFID systems were carried out to assess suitability for use in different areas of application.

Austroconsult elaborated the test arrangement concept, co-ordinated all parties involved and took over test monitoring and documentation as well as compilation and analysis of test results.


 

SCADA System for Road Tunnel Surveillance Austria
Client: Government of the Tyrol
Date: 2004 2007

For the surveillance of more than twenty road tunnels, a centralised control system was to be established. The SCADA system is located in the integrated command and control centre for emergency services.

Austroconsult, the expert planner of the SCADA system, performed services such as survey of existing installations, detailed planning, specifications, etc.


 

Road Pricing / Toll System Austria
Client: ASFINAG
Date: 1998 1999

The ASFINAG, the Austrian Motor- and Expressway Financing Corporation, planned to introduce a toll collection system for lorries in the Unterinntal, on one of Austrias most frequented motorway sections.

Austroconsult was contracted for the technical engineering of the toll, electricity, communications and electronic data processing lots.


 

Third Extension Stage of Vienna Underground Austria
Client: Vienna Lines
Date: 2000 2007

In the course of further network extension, Vienna Lines, the operators of Viennese underground, trams and buses, intended to install digital communication, signalling and information systems.

Austroconsult rendered consultancy services for requirements assessment and elaboration of specifications and was involved in test regimes and controlling.


 

Road Traffic Control and Urban Security Austria
Client: Municipality of Moedling
Date: 2004 2005

The municipality intended to introduce a new concept concerning road safety (e.g., speed monitoring), fee parking and security for the towns inhabitants and businesses.

Austroconsult was engaged in the definition of services, planning, tendering, founding of the PPP company and supervision of rollout.


 

Fibre Optic Backbone Infrastructure Civil Works United Arab Emirates
Client: du
Date: 2008 2010

DU, the major UAE telecom provider, implemented a fully equipped 850 km fibre optic backbone network to connect their base stations and switch infrastructure with a high speed communication network.

Austroconsult was contracted as client representative for project management and supervision services like, e.g., quality assurance and day-to-day site supervision.


 

Optical Fibre Network United Arab Emirates
Client: Armed Forces
Date: 1994 2004

A telecommunications system based on 6,000 km optical fibre land and 1,000 km multi fibre sea cable with SDH technology for the microwave network and mobile communication installations was established.

Austroconsult was engaged in surveys, planning, engineering, preparation of tender documents, evaluation, supervision and commissioning.


 

Optical Fibre Sea Cable Telecom Project Cape Verde Islands
Client: Cabo Verde Telecom
Date: 1995 2001

The Cape Verde Islands were interconnected by troposcatter and microwave communication links of limited capacity. Also, the telephone networks on Santiago Island served only a few thousand subscribers.

Austroconsult provided studies, propagation planning, field strength measurements concerning the back-up microwave systems, design as well as supervision.

 

Telecommunications Network Optimisation United Arab Emirates
Client: Abu Dhabi Distribution Company
Date: 2007 2009

In view of telecom liberalisation a custom-tailored concept offering perfect solutions for the last mile problem and future application of fibre-to-the-home and fibre-to-the-curb was to be developed.

Austroconsult was contracted for surveys, studies, and development of vision and strategy as well as of operational concepts.

 

Telecommunications Network Optimisation United Arab Emirates
Client: TRANSCO
Date: 2005 2007

Telecom liberalisation and the need for network improvement initiated modernisation / expansion of the telecom network concerning various installations, e.g., sub-stations and the SCADA network.

Austroconsult was contracted for surveys, studies, strategy, operational concepts, database management, tender documents and evaluation of offers.

 

TETRA and SCADA Network United Arab Emirates
Client: ADCO
Date: 2003 2007

ADCO intended to establish a region-wide digital mobile tele-
communications network based on TETRA standards for their entire concession area, i.e., onshore as well as offshore.

Austroconsult was contracted for studies, elaboration of design, coverage planning, tender documents and evaluation of offers.


 

Security and IT Systems Industrial Complex Kuwait
Client: SDFC
Date: 2004 2006

Security of one of the main industrial complexes of Kuwait which comprises refineries, power plants, port installations, chemical and electronic industry and general production plants was to be enhanced.

Austroconsult was responsible for threat analysis, preliminary planning, detailed engineering, tender documents, evaluation of offers and supervision.


 

Digital Trunked Radio System United Arab Emirates
Client: Abu Dhabi Police
Date: 1996 2009

The Police intended to modernise its entire telecommunications and IT system (TETRA). Most modern command software was to support day-by-day and emergency activities.

Austroconsult was engaged in surveys, propagation planning, field strength measurements, design, project supervision and commissioning.


 

Digital Trunked Radio System Austria
Client: Ministry of Interior
Date: 2001 2003

The Ministry intended to implement a TETRA system for Police and Gendarmerie as well as for rescue, ambulance and other govern-
mental and regional emergency services.

Austroconsult was engaged in setting up the PPP model, system planning, tendering, advisory and engineering activities.


 

MW Broadcasting Station New Dammam Saudi Arabia
Client: Ministry of Information
Date: 2000 2006

Operational problems caused by the sites regular flooding as well as by shortfalls in coverage led to the intention to upgrade and modernise the medium wave and FM broadcasting station in Dammam.

Austroconsult was entrusted with the feasibility study, design, elaboration of tender documents and project supervision.

 

TV Coverage United Arab Emirates
Client: EMI, Public Works Department
Date: 1993 2005

EMI set up a second chain of transmitters and modernised the existing ones at Liwa, Jebel Dhanna, Jebel Hafit, Bu Hasa and Al Maqam.

Austroconsult was entrusted with the survey work, field measure-
ments, propagation planning, elaboration of system design, specifications and tender documents, evaluation of offers and supervision.

 

Railway Data Centre Relocation Austria
Client: Austrian Federal Railways, IT Department
Date: 2010

Due to the increasing number of critical IT-applications, the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) decided to opt for a most modern and secure two data centre-strategy.

Austroconsult was engaged in cataloguing and co-ordination activities, general relocation planning and tendering procedures.


 

GSM-R and Signalling System Slovenia
Client: Slovenian Railways
Date: 2002 2004

Modernisation of the entire communication signalling system for the 1,500 km of railway tracks in Slovenia was envisaged.

Austroconsult was entrusted with elaboration of requirements, carrying out a survey, basic specifications and technology studies on the optimum design for the signalling and communication system.


 

TV / Radio Studio Complex Oman
Client: Ministry of Information
Date: 2004 2008

The Ministry intended to establish an entirely new, digital TV Studio Complex with various studios, ranging from 300m2 to 1,500m2 in size, using ultra-modern technology.

Austroconsult was engaged in planning, detailed engineering, elabo-
ration of tender documents, evaluation of offers and supervision.