Resolve parent concerns quickly

How do you resolve an angry parent phone call quickly and accurately? There’s no need to review hours of video footage to locate an incident. Combine REI’s core surveillance solution with A.R.M.O.R.- AutoPilot to automatically and wirelessly download video footage to your computer for reviewing a specific date and time. Plus, take away the guesswork by verifying vehicle stop times and locations on a map view of your vehicle’s route with A.R.M.O.R.- Route.  By combining REI’s surveillance solution with REI’s fleet management software modules, you’re able to tailor a solution that’s right for you.

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  • DVRs

    Building your surveillance solution starts with a Wi-Fi enabled DVR. Our line of HD5 series DVRs eclipses industry standards with new features, enhanced capabilities and expanded capacity. Our ultra-durable systems record video, audio and vehicle data via a removable hard drive or SD card. Connect up to 12 surveillance cameras for full video surveillance in and around your vehicle. Complete your surveillance solution with cameras, a hard drive and viewing software.

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  • Hard Drives

    Choosing a hard drive to complement the DVR is essential for success and ease of use. Store valuable footage from your vehicle in both high and low resolution on our removable hard drives. Available in 500GB, 750GB, 1TB and 2TB of memory, our drives hold up in extreme conditions to preserve your video and data.

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  • Cameras

    The eyes of your surveillance solution are the cameras. With the advanced ability to manage bright lights and dark shadows in the same image, our wide dynamic range cameras represent an investment in performance and long-term satisfaction. REI’s technology makes it easier to spot and identify people, vehicles and incidents no matter the lighting conditions. We offer a variety of durable high-resolution color cameras that can be placed on the interior or exterior of your vehicle(s). Choose 1 or 2 cameras for minimal coverage or up to 12 cameras to maximize your view of activities in and around your vehicle. The number of cameras you choose affects your REI DVR purchase. Who knew video clarity, day or night, could be so clean, crisp, and clear.

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  • Viewing Software: A.R.M.O.R.-VMS

    A.R.M.O.R.-VMS is the foundation of REI’s video surveillance solution. The user-friendly, downloadable software enables you to view and search your video and provides access to a variety of vehicle data. REI provides a complimentary A.R.M.O.R-VMS license with each video surveillance package.

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  • Automated Route Monitoring: A.R.M.O.R.-Route

    Our route monitoring software efficiently and effortlessly tracks your buses and provides alerts when those buses are on or off of a predetermined route. Manage and optimize routes using the trip wizard or integrate seamlessly with third-party routing software. A.R.M.O.R.-Route also allows you to create notifications for driving behaviors and patterns to assist with driver performance reviews.

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  • Automated Video Management: A.R.M.O.R.-AutoPilot

    A.R.M.O.R-AutoPilot automatically downloads and archives event video and vehicle data for information at your fingertips. View predefined geofence boundary violations, monitor battery voltage, specify events for automatic review like excessive speeding or idle time, and more. Save time by customizing standardized reports to distribute through email.

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Download video effortlessly

How much time do you and your staff members spend collecting hard drives from your bus fleet? Save time with A.R.M.O.R.-AutoPilot by automatically and wirelessly downloading video footage to your computer once the bus returns to their lot. Our software solution also provides video footage to support predefined alert notifications for quick and easy review. With the time saved, you can keep your focus on the important things, like safety and operations.

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  • DVRs

    Building your surveillance solution starts with a Wi-Fi enabled DVR. Our line of HD5 series DVRs eclipses industry standards with new features, enhanced capabilities and expanded capacity. Our ultra-durable systems record video, audio and vehicle data via a removable hard drive or SD card. Connect up to 12 surveillance cameras for full video surveillance in and around your vehicle. Complete your surveillance solution with cameras, a hard drive and viewing software.

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  • Hard Drives

    Choosing a hard drive to complement the DVR is essential for success and ease of use. Store valuable footage from your vehicle in both high and low resolution on our removable hard drives. Available in 500GB, 750GB, 1TB and 2TB of memory, our drives hold up in extreme conditions to preserve your video and data.

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  • Cameras

    The eyes of your surveillance solution are the cameras. With the advanced ability to manage bright lights and dark shadows in the same image, our wide dynamic range cameras represent an investment in performance and long-term satisfaction. REI’s technology makes it easier to spot and identify people, vehicles and incidents no matter the lighting conditions. We offer a variety of durable high-resolution color cameras that can be placed on the interior or exterior of your vehicle(s). Choose 1 or 2 cameras for minimal coverage or up to 12 cameras to maximize your view of activities in and around your vehicle. The number of cameras you choose affects your REI DVR purchase. Who knew video clarity, day or night, could be so clean, crisp, and clear.

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  • Viewing Software: A.R.M.O.R.-VMS

    A.R.M.O.R.-VMS is the foundation of REI’s video surveillance solution. The user-friendly, downloadable software enables you to view and search your video and provides access to a variety of vehicle data. REI provides a complimentary A.R.M.O.R-VMS license with each video surveillance package.

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  • Automated Health Status: A.R.M.O.R.-Diagnostics

    Our diagnostics software empowers you to proactively monitor the health of your REI equipment and vehicle. Easily locate and solve intermittent logged information building a consistent, accessible fleet history to protect your investment, while saving money in the process. Rest easy and with confidence knowing your fleet is reliable each and every day.

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  • Automated Video Management: A.R.M.O.R.-AutoPilot

    A.R.M.O.R.-AutoPilot automatically downloads and archives event video and vehicle data for information at your fingertips. View predefined geofence boundary violations, monitor battery voltage, specify events for automatic review like excessive speeding or idle time, and more. You can also customize reports to distribute through email. Let our software solutions work for you, not against you.

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Live support 24/7/365

Your time is valuable and you don’t need to spend it following the rabbit hole of a touchtone operating system, only to get an automated response. REI provides 24/7/365 live, U.S.-based customer support to get you the answers you need and back on the road quickly. You’ll speak with a qualified, knowledgeable REI employee each and every time.

Call us anytime at: 1-877-726-4617.

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Engine and system reliability

Always know your surveillance equipment and vehicle’s engine is fully operational before leaving the lot. A.R.M.O.R.- Diagnostics combined with REI’s comprehensive surveillance solution and J-1939 CAN-BUS interface proactively monitors the health and operational status of surveillance equipment and the engine. You’ll receive automatic reports detailing whether the equipment and/or engine is offline, low on power, or fully functional. Managing your operation’s health status minimizes the risk of surprise breakdowns and a liability in the lack of surveillance coverage.

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  • DVRs

    Building your surveillance solution starts with a Wi-Fi enabled DVR. Our line of HD5 series DVRs eclipses industry standards with new features, enhanced capabilities and expanded capacity. Our ultra-durable systems record video, audio and vehicle data via a removable hard drive or SD card. Connect up to 12 surveillance cameras for full video surveillance in and around your vehicle. Complete your surveillance solution with cameras, a hard drive and viewing software.

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  • Hard Drives

    Choosing a hard drive to complement the DVR is essential for success and ease of use. Store valuable footage from your vehicle in both high and low resolution on our removable hard drives. Available in 500GB, 750GB, 1TB and 2TB of memory, our drives hold up in extreme conditions to preserve your video and data.

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  • Cameras

    The eyes of your surveillance solution are the cameras. With the advanced ability to manage bright lights and dark shadows in the same image, our wide dynamic range cameras represent an investment in performance and long-term satisfaction. REI’s technology makes it easier to spot and identify people, vehicles and incidents no matter the lighting conditions. We offer a variety of durable high-resolution color cameras that can be placed on the interior or exterior of your vehicle(s). Choose 1 or 2 cameras for minimal coverage or up to 12 cameras to maximize your view of activities in and around your vehicle. The number of cameras you choose affects your REI DVR purchase. Who knew video clarity, day or night, could be so clean, crisp, and clear.

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  • Viewing Software: A.R.M.O.R.-VMS

    A.R.M.O.R.-VMS is the foundation of REI’s video surveillance solution. The user-friendly, downloadable software enables you to view and search your video and provides access to a variety of vehicle data. REI provides a complimentary A.R.M.O.R-VMS license with each video surveillance package.

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  • Automated Health Status: A.R.M.O.R.-Diagnostics

    Our diagnostics software empowers you to proactively monitor the health of your REI equipment and vehicle. Easily locate and solve intermittent logged information building a consistent, accessible fleet history to protect your investment, while saving money in the process. Rest easy and with confidence knowing your fleet is reliable each and every day.

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Audio/video products

REI is the all-in-one solutions provider of professional automotive-grade electronics for any vehicle in a school district. Choose from a variety of radios, PAs, harnesses and accessories by bus manufacturer, model and year for a tailored infotainment solution. Inquire today for an AV solution for your school vehicles.

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  • Radios

    A radio is a foundation on any transportation vehicle. Our radios stand up to the rugged challenges of the road to keep you connected and entertained. Each and every radio is tested to outlast expectations We have several models to fit any vehicle plus integrate with portable media players, PA systems and more.

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  • PA Systems

    REI’s panel mounted PA systems are durable, automotive grade to hold up in extreme environments to ensure your connection never cuts out. We have the best size and solution for your vehicle.

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  • Harnesses

    Whether you’re mounting your radio on your dash or bulkhead, we can help tailor-fit the solution to your vehicle. Harnesses can be confusing, but with REI’s expertise, we’ll have you up and running in no time.

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  • Accessories

    Select from our extensive line of accessories to customize a solution that fits your needs from antennas to speakers to mic extension cables and more. Call us to discuss your need. With over 75 years of experience, we’re sure to have a solution.

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Prevent stop-arm violations

REI’s stop-arm solution is the most advanced on the market today, with motion-activated high-resolution, day/night sensor cameras that are optimized for viewing the front and rear license plate in up to four lanes of traffic. The violation is automatically recorded on your DVR and flagged for easy search and identification on A.R.M.O.R.-StopArm via a wireless connection. Violations are analyzed and prioritized for your review. By working with your local law enforcement, you’ll raise awareness and increase the safety of your students.

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  • DVRs

    Building your stop-arm solution starts with the DVR and Wi-Fi. Our line of HD5 series DVRs with Wi-Fi eclipses industry standards with new features, enhanced capabilities and expanded capacity. Our ultra-durable systems record video, audio and vehicle data via a removable hard drive or SD card. Connect REI’s stop-arm camera assembly and overview camera to capture violators at the moment the violation occurs. The combination of software and hardware make a stop-arm solution that’s requested worldwide.

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  • Hard Drives

    Choosing a hard drive to complement the DVR is essential for success and ease of use. Store valuable footage from your vehicle in both high and low resolution on our removable hard drives. Available in 500GB, 750GB, 1TB and 2TB of memory, our drives hold up in extreme conditions to preserve your video and data.

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  • Cameras

    Choosing a hard drive to complement the DVR is essential for success and ease of use. Store valuable footage from your vehicle in both high and low resolution on our removable hard drives. Available in 500GB, 750GB, 1TB and 2TB of memory, our drives hold up in extreme conditions to preserve your video and data.

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  • Stop-Arm Violations — Manual

    For a stop-arm solution when time is not of the essence, REI’s manual stop-arm camera violation notification provides a reliable safety alternative. Capture violations manually by utilizing an HD5 DVR, hard drive, A.R.M.O.R.-VMS, a panic button/event marker and our high-resolution, day/night cameras for reviewing the violations after downloading the data from the DVR.

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  • Automated Stop-Arm Violation Notification & Reporting: A.R.M.O.R.-StopArm

    Capture and locate footage from stop-arm violations with A.R.M.O.R.-StopArm. This intelligent, automated software flags footage for easy search and identification and provides a comprehensive report with incident details. Easily navigate dashboards and customize user views for the optimized user experience.

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Protect students and drivers

Implementing a user-friendly surveillance solution allows for quick video review by events and notifications you deem important. Utilize data trends to streamline operations and even save money on fuel costs by reducing idle time. Set up and receive automatic notifications via email and/or text message alerting you once the bus has returned to the lot. Automatic notifications can be easily set up for, but not limited to: bus speed, driving outside the geofence, idle time, stop-arm activation, warning lights activated and much more.

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  • DVRs

    Building your surveillance solution starts with a Wi-Fi enabled DVR. Our line of HD5 series DVRs eclipses industry standards with new features, enhanced capabilities and expanded capacity. Our ultra-durable systems record video, audio and vehicle data via a removable hard drive or SD card. Connect up to 12 surveillance cameras for full video surveillance in and around your vehicle. Complete your surveillance solution with cameras, a hard drive and viewing software.

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  • Hard Drives

    Choosing a hard drive to complement the DVR is essential for success and ease of use. Store valuable footage from your vehicle in both high and low resolution on our removable hard drives. Available in 500GB, 750GB, 1TB and 2TB of memory, our drives hold up in extreme conditions to preserve your video and data.

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  • Cameras

    The eyes of your surveillance solution are the cameras. With the advanced ability to manage bright lights and dark shadows in the same image, our wide dynamic range cameras represent an investment in performance and long-term satisfaction. REI’s technology makes it easier to spot and identify people, vehicles and incidents no matter the lighting conditions. We offer a variety of durable high-resolution color cameras that can be placed on the interior or exterior of your vehicle(s). Choose 1 or 2 cameras for minimal coverage or up to 12 cameras to maximize your view of activities in and around your vehicle. The number of cameras you choose affects your REI DVR purchase. Who knew video clarity, day or night, could be so clean, crisp, and clear.

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  • Viewing Software: A.R.M.O.R.-VMS

    A.R.M.O.R.-VMS is the foundation of REI’s video surveillance solution. The user-friendly, downloadable software enables you to view and search your video and provides access to a variety of vehicle data. REI provides a complimentary A.R.M.O.R-VMS license with each video surveillance package.

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  • Automated Route Monitoring: A.R.M.O.R.-Route

    Our route monitoring software efficiently and effortlessly tracks your buses and provides alerts when those buses are on or off of a predetermined route. Manage and optimize routes using the trip wizard or integrate seamlessly with third-party routing software. A.R.M.O.R.-Route also allows you to create notifications for driving behaviors and patterns to assist with driver performance reviews.

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  • Automated Video Management: A.R.M.O.R.-AutoPilot

    Automated Video Management: A.R.M.O.R.-AutoPilotA.R.M.O.R-AutoPilot automatically downloads and archives event video and vehicle data for information at your fingertips. View predefined geofence boundary violations, monitor battery voltage, specify events for automatic review like excessive speeding or idle time, and more. Save time by customizing standardized reports to distribute through email.

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  • Automated Fleet Management Dashboard: A.R.M.O.R.-Insight

    A.R.M.O.R.-Insight is your fleet-wide overview dashboard, designed specifically for fleet management. This web-enabled, server-based software solution provides a 360° overview of your fleet with visual reports, robust search and analysis information.

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  • Driver: A.R.M.O.R.-Driver

    Keep a pulse on driver activity including on-time performance, driving behavior, notifications and reporting. Manage driver review notifications by driver in a user-friendly format, view metadata and videos of review notifications and leverage information for continued training.

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Driver behavior modification

Including A.R.M.O.R.- Driver to your surveillance solution provides data and supporting video footage detailing a driver’s behavior. This information allows for a conversation with the driver to enhance or minimize that person’s behavior behind the wheel. The data is associated with a scanned I.D. badge assigned to the driver, not the vehicle. When needed, or at regular intervals, generate automatic reports to view speed, driving outside the geofence, excessive idle times, etc. to begin the conversation.

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  • DVRs

    Building your surveillance solution starts with a Wi-Fi enabled DVR. Our line of HD5 series DVRs eclipses industry standards with new features, enhanced capabilities and expanded capacity. Our ultra-durable systems record video, audio and vehicle data via a removable hard drive or SD card. Connect up to 12 surveillance cameras for full video surveillance in and around your vehicle. Complete your surveillance solution with cameras, a hard drive and viewing software.

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  • Hard Drives

    Choosing a hard drive to complement the DVR is essential for success and ease of use. Store valuable footage from your vehicle in both high and low resolution on our removable hard drives. Available in 500GB, 750GB, 1TB and 2TB of memory, our drives hold up in extreme conditions to preserve your video and data.

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  • Cameras

    The eyes of your surveillance solution are the cameras. With the advanced ability to manage bright lights and dark shadows in the same image, our wide dynamic range cameras represent an investment in performance and long-term satisfaction. REI’s technology makes it easier to spot and identify people, vehicles and incidents no matter the lighting conditions. We offer a variety of durable high-resolution color cameras that can be placed on the interior or exterior of your vehicle(s). Choose 1 or 2 cameras for minimal coverage or up to 12 cameras to maximize your view of activities in and around your vehicle. The number of cameras you choose affects your REI DVR purchase. Who knew video clarity, day or night, could be so clean, crisp, and clear.

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  • Viewing Software: A.R.M.O.R.-VMS

    A.R.M.O.R.-VMS is the foundation of REI’s video surveillance solution. The user-friendly, downloadable software enables you to view and search your video and provides access to a variety of vehicle data. REI provides a complimentary A.R.M.O.R-VMS license with each video surveillance package.

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  • Driver: A.R.M.O.R.-Driver

    Keep a pulse on driver activity including on-time performance, driving behavior, notifications and reporting. Manage driver review notifications by driver in a user-friendly format, view metadata and videos of review notifications and leverage information for continued training.

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View over high seat backs

REI offers camera views to provide the visibility your drivers need on their bus, even over high seat backs. Our many camera styles and views ensure you have every corner detected. Capture and record bullying instances, or spot vandalism in the back row.

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  • DVRs

    Building your surveillance solution starts with a Wi-Fi enabled DVR. Our line of HD5 series DVRs eclipses industry standards with new features, enhanced capabilities and expanded capacity. Our ultra-durable systems record video, audio and vehicle data via a removable hard drive or SD card. Connect up to 12 surveillance cameras for full video surveillance in and around your vehicle. Complete your surveillance solution with cameras, a hard drive and viewing software.

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  • Hard Drives

    Choosing a hard drive to complement the DVR is essential for success and ease of use. Store valuable footage from your vehicle in both high and low resolution on our removable hard drives. Available in 500GB, 750GB, 1TB and 2TB of memory, our drives hold up in extreme conditions to preserve your video and data.

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  • Cameras

    The eyes of your surveillance solution are the cameras. With the advanced ability to manage bright lights and dark shadows in the same image, our wide dynamic range cameras represent an investment in performance and long-term satisfaction. REI’s technology makes it easier to spot and identify people, vehicles and incidents no matter the lighting conditions. We offer a variety of durable high-resolution color cameras that can be placed on the interior or exterior of your vehicle(s). Choose 1 or 2 cameras for minimal coverage or up to 12 cameras to maximize your view of activities in and around your vehicle. The number of cameras you choose affects your REI DVR purchase. Who knew video clarity, day or night, could be so clean, crisp, and clear.

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  • Viewing Software: A.R.M.O.R.-VMS

    A.R.M.O.R.-VMS is the foundation of REI’s video surveillance solution. The user-friendly, downloadable software enables you to view and search your video and provides access to a variety of vehicle data. REI provides a complimentary A.R.M.O.R-VMS license with each video surveillance package.

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News

Video cameras being tested on Bismarck school buses

September 7th, 2017
By KFYRTV, Aug 30, 2017, BISMARCK, N.D.:  It seems you can't go anywhere these days without a surveillance camera tracking your every move. For now school buses in Bismarck aren't following the trend. View video.  

Bellevue Public Schools: Bus stop arms not stopping drivers

August 17th, 2017
By KETV, August 14, 2017: Bellevue Public Schools is hoping their bus cameras will stop unsafe driving. View story.

Lawmakers hope to add more cameras to school buses

March 31st, 2017
by WGME Wednesday, March 29th 2017 WESTBROOK (WGME) On many school buses in Maine, video cameras are recording students during their trip. Now lawmakers want even more cameras on board. View video and article here.