West Babylon, NY – PRI Software Engineer Peter Pagano has earned his Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Practitioner Certification. This certificate further validates Pagano’s technical skills and expertise in cloud-based computing.

“We are proud of Peter for achieving this industry-recognized credential,” explained Walter Diurno, Computer Applications Manager, PRI. “We are currently working on an innovative approach to monitor and control field devices using IoT (Internet of Things) and Web Applications deployed on AWS. Peter’s AWS certification further demonstrates PRI’s commitment to its employees and the software industry.”

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam is intended for individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively demonstrate an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud. Those who achieve this certification have proven the ability to define what the AWS Cloud is and the basic global infrastructure, describe basic AWS Cloud architectural principles, AWS Cloud value proposition and key services on the AWS platform, and describe basic security and compliance aspects of the AWS platform and the shared security model.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platforms, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally.

West Babylon, NY – PRI is excited to announce that it is now a Genetec Channel Partner. This new partnership will allow PRI to provide its customers with a plethora of solutions in unified security and operations & data, including Genetec Security Center Omnicast IP video management system (VMS), Genetec Security Center Synergis IP access control system, and more.

Genetec Inc. is an innovative technology company with a broad solutions portfolio that encompasses security, intelligence, and operations. They offer connected solutions that go beyond security to provide operational insights that allow users to improve their business and environment.

Founded in 1997 with a vision to build a physical security system that offered more scalability, flexibility, and ease of use, they launched their first IP-based video surveillance system, Omnicast. As the need for interoperation with security systems grew, Genetec responded with their flagship product, Genetec Security Center. This open-architecture platform with built-in privacy and cybersecurity measures, unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics. New opportunities later led Genetec to create Stratocast, a cloud-based video surveillance solution.

Genetec is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. The company services global customers in various industries such as corporate, transportation, healthcare, government, energy, education, and retail—to name a few.

West Babylon, NY — PRI is proud to announce that the company’s Help Point has made the Qualified Products Lists (QPL) in the New York City Transit Contract C-52147 Specification Section 19J.

PRI’s Help Point Unit is a customer information and emergency intercom system. The Help Point incorporates an IP phone, which provides the basic logic for the Help Point operation, including the operational requirements of all LEDs including: the flashing, Programmed Alarms, Fire Alarm input, and general programmable I/O requirements. The phone is supplied as a board level device, which is coupled to a group of PRI’s designed Printed Circuit Boards. These custom-designed Printed Circuit Boards provide the required interface between the speaker and the Help Point User Interface, Beacon, and I/O.

In need of a Help Point by PRI?

Contact us today at 631-643-3170 or email sales@priinc.com and ask for part number PRI-1172-HP-62-00-000.

West Babylon, NY – PRI is proud to announce lead Network Engineer Dan Brown has earned his Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. The CCNA certification further validates Brown’s skills and knowledge in network security, automation, and programmability.

Brown joined PRI in 2017 and quickly established himself as a talented and dedicated member of the Communications Engineering team. Earning his position as lead Network Engineer, Brown continually develops his skill set to help PRI’s customers achieve their goals.

“PRI believes in continued professional development and Dan is a great example of PRI investing in our greatest assets – our team members,” explained Vito Romito, PRI Director of Communications. “Congratulations Dan!”

The CCNA is Cisco’s associate-level networking certification. To earn a CCNA, candidates must pass a proctored exam created by Cisco that covers a broad range of topics including network fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, IP servicers, security fundamentals, and automation and programmability.

West Babylon, NY – PRI has completed the fabrication, testing, delivery, and onsite commissioning of two motor generator (MG) signal power systems as part of the Long Island Rail Road’s (LIRR) East Side Access Project. Located at Grand Central Station and Queens Plaza, these systems are responsible for providing 2400V for the signal power systems in the East Side Access tunnel system.

After the tracks and integration are complete, PRI’s MG systems will provide signal power within the tunnels for the first trains to pass from Queens Plaza to Grand Central Station.

East Side Access provides new LIRR service to the east side of Manhattan, supplementing existing service to Penn Station on the west side of Manhattan and Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn. This project includes work in several locations in Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx and includes over eight miles of tunneling.

West Babylon, NY – PRI has built and delivered its final motor generator (MG) system required for the Long Island Rail Road’s (LIRR) Port Jefferson Line MG Replacement project. The MG system, which was sent to Port Jefferson station, will be wired and ready for load bank testing in roughly four weeks.

PRI’s scope for this LIRR project was to design and build three MG systems for the Greenlawn, Smithtown, and Port Jefferson stations. The systems for Greenlawn and Smithtown have already been delivered, installed and commissioned, and are now supplying power to the LIRR Port Jefferson branch.

West Babylon, NY – Power Resources International, Inc. (PRI), the leading High Technology – Automation Supplier in the New York Metropolitan Region and New Jersey has agreed to a new partnership with Code Blue Corporation, an industry leader for emergency communication solutions.

“The integration of Code Blue Products into the PRI distribution business brings one-stop shopping to better serve our market with local pre- and post-sales engineering support & commissioning,” explained Mike Dombrowski, vice president of sales and marketing, PRI.

Made in the USA and located in Holland, Michigan, Code Blue is the industry pioneering manufacturer of emergency communication solutions aiding people by handcrafting products that are reliable and accessible. From the iconic Blue Light phone pedestals to award-winning software, Code Blue products help people feel safe by offering durable and visible security solutions that provide help at the touch of a button, while assisting first responders before, during, and after an incident with a complete end-to-end system that utilizes alerting, managing, archiving, and responding technology.

West Babylon, NY – PRI has completed fabrication and testing of the new SCADA cabinets to be used along the Long Beach Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) branch from Long Beach Station to Valley Stream as part of the LIRR Long Beach SCADA project. The new SCADA System will allow for better/quicker review and control of the tracks, interlockings, and grade/street crossings along the Long Beach Branch.

The new cabinets are currently being delivered and installed at their final locations, which include the Jamaica Control Center (Jamaica, Queens), Lead Tower (Long Beach), and Valley Tower (Valley Stream). Installation and cutover of the new system is expected to be done April 2021.

The Long Beach Supervisory Control System (LBSCS) consists of two subsystems: The Central Traffic Control (CTC) and the LAN. The CTC System is being implemented using the Dispatch X Platform, and the LAN is being implemented using commercial off the shelf (COTS) hardware.

For more information, contact PRI at 631-643-3170.

West Babylon, NY – PRI has integrated 10 new ADA cameras in and around the new elevators at the 181st Street Station as part of the New York City Transit’s (NYCT) 6 Elevator Replacement at 181st and 190th Street Station project. The company has also begun working on items for 190th Street Station, having fabricated the new equipment to be integrated later in 2021.

In addition to the new ADA cameras at 181st, PRI has integrated the new equipment into the existing Fiber Optic Network, supplied a brand-new CCTV, and supplied other equipment to aid elevator functionality.

PRI’s scope for this project includes supplying new CCTV cameras, network equipment, and CCTV cabinets at both 181st and 190th Street Stations (A Line) to help make both stations ADA compliant. The new equipment will help increase security at both stations as well as help travelers get where they need to be in a safe, ADA-compliant manner in the Upper West Side (UWS) by Fort Tyron Park and the Cloisters.

West Babylon, NY – PRI is provisioning and integrating new PLC cabinets as a part of the Long Island Rail Road Ocean Avenue Substation project.

The new cabinets will include an MG PLC cabinet, AC and DC Switchgear cabinets, Pilot Wire cabinets, and others to power/energize the third rail for trains travelling across the Babylon branch near Rockville Center Station.