MELBOURNE, Fla. – (Sept. 12, 2018) – Residents in the path of Hurricane Florence can leverage a free online tool to track road conditions in near real-time – enabling them to better plan and prepare their travel routes. Harris Corporation is making available its powerful Helios tool, which traditionally is used by transportation officials and weather agencies. It leverages thousands of existing public and private video cameras to detect weather conditions on roads.
Users can access the tool at https://helios.earth/explore/login, using the username and password STORM. A brief user guide and video tutorial are available on the site. The tool is available 24x7 through Sunday, September 16, 2018.
Harris technology also is providing the satellite imagery used by forecasters to track and predict the path of the hurricane. The company supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. Learn more at harris.com.
WHAT: Free Helios access for residents in the District of Columbia (DC), Georgia, North Carolina, South Caroline and Virginia
WHERE: Helios is located here: https://helios.earth/explore/login
HOW: Just type STORM as the username and the password
WHEN: Today, September 12, 2018 through Sunday, September 16, 2018
About Harris Corporation
Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Electronic Systems and Space and Intelligence Systems. Learn more at harris.com.