Here's the challenge: You have a 650,000-square-foot high-tech manufacturing facility encompassing three multi-level buildings, and twice a day your engineering and maintenance department must check each of the 45 gas-delivery pressure gauges spread throughout the vast manufacturing system. Moreover, when a manufacturing emergency occurs in some region of the facility, you need to get a technician to the scene as quickly as possible to address the problem. The solution? The Segway Personal Transporter (PT).
Security services are faced with the challenge of handling larger and larger events with ever-growing turnout numbers. Security firm BaySecur GmbH is one of the largest players in Germany, and having drawn from ample experience securing such large events as German Soccer League matches and World Youth Day, they have much to say about the topic.
In 2003, Captain Eric Garrison of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police at Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Airport saw a news report about the Segway Personal Transporter (PT) and wondered if the devices would be useful for the officers who patrolled the airport. He thought that the quiet, self-balancing Segway PT might allow an officer to respond more quickly to emergencies and patrol the facility without getting fatigued.
Like all major universities, Duke University is constantly looking for ways to provide a safer environment for its students and staff. That's no small feat when you consider that nearly 11,000 students and teachers live, work, study and play in an area covering more than 16 square miles. The director of Duke University Police has found the Segway PT to be a valuable tool for his patrol officers.
Emergency Medical Services Authority
Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) is the largest ambulance service provider in the state of Oklahoma, serving more than one million people in Tulsa and Oklahoma City with a fleet of 70 ambulances. Learn how the EMSA cut response times utilizing Segway HTs.
According to Jeff Butterworth, Field Service Supervisor for Georgia Power, the company's experience with the Segway Personal Transporter goes back to the earliest days when few people knew what the Segway PT was or how it operated.
Hot Springs Convention Center
The Segway PT plays an integral role in the operation of his sprawling, multi-use facility located in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point is a 456-room luxury hotel set amid the lush flora of the Estero Bay peninsula, just north of Bonita Springs, Florida. According to Bob James, director of security, the hotel has been using the Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) since November 2004 to provide comprehensive security to its guests.
Intrado provides the technology and infrastructure for the North American 911 call systems. Telecommunications companies and long-distance carriers contract with Intrado to help them manage data and efficiently route 911 emergency calls. The company is based in Longmont, CO, employs 750 people and has more than 20 call processing sites nationwide.
IPC International Corporation
Shopping center public safety service has evolved beyond simply patrolling common areas and giving directions. Today security must focus on a multitude of areas, including protecting guests, deterring criminal activity, enforcing center policies and above all – customer service.
Loma Linda University
The Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center in Loma Linda, California, is a vast facility encompassing schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied health professions, public health, pharmacy, and science and technology. They use the Segway PT for university and hospital security.
Martignetti Companies of New Hampshire
A representative of various wine and spirit producers wanted to develop an alluring sweepstakes that would stand out among the competition and be different than anything they had done before. They got results using the innovative Segway PT.
SECUREcorp is one of the largest and most innovative privately held security companies in Australia.
Employing more than a thousand people, SECUREcorp serves hundreds of corporate, municipal and government clients.
SECUREcorp is the first and only security firm in Australia to employ SECUREcorp Segway® Personal Transporters (HTs)
in their operations. Segway PTs
have been instrumental in helping SECUREcorp and its valued clients, to quite literally, stand out in the crowd.
Securiguard is the largest privately held security company in British Columbia, Canada, employing more than
a thousand people and serving hundreds of corporate, municipal and government clients.
They were among the first security firms in North America to employ Segway PTs in their operations.
Segway PTs have been instrumental in helping their company to quite literally stand out in the crowd.
Torremolinos, a town in the Province of Málaga on the Sun Coast of Spain, receives a tremendous amount of tourists each year in search of the pleasure of its beaches and numerous attractions. One of the city’s primary goals is to assure a safe and comfortable stay for its visitors. After considering several options, the city council found a solution to improve and facilitate the local patrolman’s task.
Uiversity of Memphis
The University of Memphis Physical Plant Department recently purchased Segway™ HTs to increase response time and strengthen overall customer service. Various departments at the university are now utilizing Segway HT. Among them, the Electronic Shop and the Lock Shop have greatly benefited from the use of this new technology.
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is a premier destination resort set on 730 acres in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona.
The luxury property has three, nine-hole golf courses, a full-service spa, kids club, eight restaurants, more than 170,000
square feet of meeting space and more than 700 guest rooms, plus a separate vacation ownership property.
In the fall of 2004, the resort discovered that the Segway PT
is a valuable tool for resort operations and security, and purchased a small fleet of machines.