System Surveyor’s System Design Tool Available on Texas DIR Contract

Texas DIR contractEducation and government gain innovative tool to drag-and-drop security system devices on a floor plan using a web browser


Austin, TX, November 14, 2016System Surveyor, a mobile and cloud-based system design and management tool that simplifies the design, installation and maintenance of electronic and physical security systems, today announces a new contract with the State of Texas DIR titled DIR-TSO-3484 under the name EDT Expert Design Tools, LLC. It is also part of the Cooperative Contracts Program for organizations outside of Texas that want to procure through the program.

System Design toolSystem Surveyor provides education and government security and facilities managers with the ability to collect detailed system and device information using a simple drag-and-drop interface to capture all Video Surveillance, Access Control and Intrusion Detection, and Information Technology (IT) all-in-one place. The tool allows users to securely collaborate with co-workers, contractors and vendors, enabling efficient design, life cycle maintenance and an easily accessible systemofrecord for facilities.

Campus locations with multiple buildings and locations can use the tool for asset management to provide better security oversight and to reduce the total cost of ownership.

 “We’re excited to be selected as the first mobile system design and management tool on the State of Texas DIR contract. We have seen tremendous demand from government, school districts, university campuses and related organizations across the nation with complex physical and electronic security needs. With hundreds and even thousands of assets such as surveillance cameras protecting their campus, they want an easier, better way to create a “living as-built” record of their system components that can be easily accessed and updated on site.said Lisa Hugman, President, System Surveyor.

System Surveyor Highlights:

  • Import floor plans or capture them from a camera
  • Easy and intuitive “drag & drop” system elements and components including Video Surveillance, Intrusion Detection, Access Control, IT and Fire Alarms
  • Take photos and automatically associate to an element, annotate and label for designs
  • Area of coverage control indicates direction and angle of coverage for fixed cameras, motion detectors and other devices
  • Securely collaborate among team members and across departments
  • Intelligent scripted site surveys and ability to duplicate elements
  • Powerful reporting tools
  • All-in-one Mobile Tool and Cloud Workspace operates on any networked Web browser or iPad® based App

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For organizations outside of Texas, System Surveyor is part of the DIR Cooperative Contracts Program.

About System Surveyor:

System Surveyor simplifies the design, installation and lifecycle maintenance of electronic security systems and IT assets. The result is improved quality and accuracy of system design, faster implementations, better system reliability, lower total cost of ownership (TCO), and reduced project risk. The tool works as an iPad(R) based App or on any device with a networked Web browser. Basic subscription is free and Professional and Team subscriptions are available for enhanced functionality. System Surveyor is based in Austin, Texas and can be found at