What we do
Diakar was established in 1999 with the aim of providing high quality technological project implementations. Throughout these 23 years we have been able to create a highly expert team that can implement complex and innovative projects, focusing mainly on IoT projects, telecommunications and telematics.
C4i Project - Athens Olympic Games - 2004
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Siemens SA
This project involved the modernization of police and security fleets taking part in the running of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. From the initial feasibility study up to the final installation and delivery of 5500 TETRA systems and 3000 telematic systems in a record time of 3 months , Diakar’s team of expert engineers managed to organize, implement and run a very demanding project, taking in consideration the special, time sensitive nature of the event. The fleet mentioned above, belonging to the Greek Security Forces and other Olympics-related authorities, was part of the delegated Security Forces fleet operating during the Olympic Games. Diakar’s delivery excellence was further accredited by undertaking a consecutive five year post-Olympic service and maintenance contract for the aforementioned fleets. This contract also included the complete software upgrade of 8500 AVLs and 11000 portable units that operated during and after the Olympic Games.
Mobile Security Command Posts (MSCP) for 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar - 2006
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Siemens SA
Contracted and successfully delivered a very demanding international project for the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. We were responsible for the complete installation, at a very demanding time frame, of the MSCP system, which is is a modular vehicle-shelter solution providing situational awareness, command and control support, and on-site incident management. Diakar provided the cabling and the complete equipment installation for 4 MSCP off-road edition vehicles for the country of Qatar, specially designed for the security of the 15th Asian Games in Doha.
GSMR , Railways Radio Communication - 2009
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Siemens SA
Contracted and successfully delivered the electrical plans and the installation of terminal cab radios for the new GSMR communication network of Greek Railways. After completion of the project, we also undertook a three year maintenance and technical support contract (2010 - 2013) for this new system of communications. This GSMR telecommunication system is the basic operation platform for the implementation of the ETCS system that runs throughout the European rail network. It is an innovative system that sets new horizons for the operation of the Greek Railways.
Undertook and delivered a flagship project for the Greek Police, a Greek State initiative to upgrade the communication means between police cars/personnel on duty and the Operations Center of Greek Police. We were responsible to design a solution applicable at 800 police vehicles of various types, then to install all the communication systems in all police vehicles in every prefecture in Greece, and to run all the acceptance and verification tests before delivery. This specific project was part of a major integrated project labeled “Police Personnel Remote Access Service” that implemented a secure virtual private network (VPN) for 800 computerized terminals that where installed in the vehicles. The network communicated via a secure encrypted connection with Greek Police Headquarters.
Al Jazeera Project - 2011
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Lysys SA
Among Diakar’s international clientele is the most distinguished Arabic television network, Al Jazeera. Diakar was working as a subcontractor of Lysys SA, one of the most prominent integration companies in the Middle East. We supervised the installation of the HD/ CCTV system at Al Jazeera’s studios in Qatar. The system comprised of surveillance infrastructure (HD/IP cameras) that was installed to cover indoor and outdoor areas of the network’s premises, with greater emphasis on the production studios and the control room. Diakar’s team of expert engineers managed to run and finalize a very demanding, international project that required intensive project management, integration expertise and frugal innovations while installing several kilometers of cabling circuitry.
Intelligent Waste Collection in 12 Greek Municipalities - 2013
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Integration Novelty Ltd
We provided integrated end-to-end installation services on the garbage collection fleets of 12 Local Municipalities around Greece. The project, probably one of the first european Internet-of-Things projects of the kind, was proposing a complete redesign of the garbage collection process’ backoffice, through real time monitoring of fuel consumption & use of wear-n-tear readings from municipal fleets. Our team worked on Complete technical auditing of all municipal vehicles prior to any installation,i nstalling and integrating Fuel Flow sensors and fuel level sensors with AVL’s on board, installing RFID antenna circuitry and integrating it with the AVL on board, installing a weighing sensor in order to provide real time weighting lifting data, while integrating it with the AVL on-board
Wifi on Athens Public Transport - 2013
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Oasa Sa
We lead the installation of a passenger-accessible WiFi system in Athens public transports buses (OASA). The integrated project consists of the installation of an on-board Wi-Fi system inside each OASA bus made up of a vehicle-integrated router. These systems are being installed in 155 buses.
Traffic monitoring system installation in the Municipality of Patras - 2014
Diakar Techniki Ltd / M. of Patras
In 2014, Diakar was contracted to install a traffic monitoring system for the municipality of Patras in western Greece. The system, based on Bluetooth technology, deploys real time monitoring sensors installed to gather real time traffic data of the main highways, streets and junctions of the city. This data feeds a decision support system for traffic control run by the municipality.
ETCS project - 2014
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Ansaldo STS
Contracted on a large-scale project ran by a ERGA OSE AE- ANSALDO STS joint venture: the installation of a Level1 ETCS (European Train Control System) system in the Greek Railway System. The ETCS system is an integrated signaling, control and train protection system, that allows continuous monitoring of the maximum permissible speed of trains in circulation as well as automated protection against speeding violations, by applying braking or emergency braking, and enforces automated halting of the train in case of violation of a red light. In addition, as part of the installation of the ETCS system, light signals are displayed inside train-driver’s cabin by utilizing Lineside Electronic Units (LEU) and Eurobalises radio beacons. This system is an open platform for development of future applications for railway use as well as for providing upgraded services to passengers.
Athens Public Transport Project- 2015
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Intrakat Sa
Contracted for the installation of a passenger’s information system and a fleet management system in Athens Public Transports’ buses (OASA). The integrated project consists of the installation of an on-board telematics system inside each OASA bus, comprised of a vehicle PC, a driver’s screen and an automatic passenger counting system. These systems are being installed in 1750 buses and 250 trolley-buses for monitoring transportation activity in Athens and to seamlessly provide live travel information data to passengers at over 1000 smart bus-stops around the city.
EMF Measure Vehicles Project - 2015
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Space Hellas Sa
Contracted in the Project of the Greek National Observatory of Electromagnetic Fields to redesign and restructure a commercial pick-up vehicle for the needs of real-time EMF measurements. Our team retrofitted the vehicle to host a Portable Station for Measuring EMF, reconfigured the available space to accommodate the necessary measurement instruments, and provide sufficient space for secure storing of the valuable electronic equipment. Our holistic redesign of the interior of the vehicle led to the creation of sufficient workspace for 2 scientists. We introduced two auxiliary cabinets, a metal one to be used as a safe storage for measurement equipment and related toolkits, and a wooden one mounted in the vehicle interior. The interior vehicle walls have been covered with insulating material and textile lining. Lastly we equipped the rear end of the vehicle with an auxiliary 220V-1,5 KVA electric generator in addition to the vehicle’s 12V battery supply. For uninterrupted operation of the electrical set-up our engineering team has also installed a UPS system next to the generator.
Hellenic Fire Brigade project - 2017
Diakar Techniki Ltd / OTE SA
Contracted for the design and the installation of an integrated project consisting of 3.000 on-board telematics systems for the Fire Brigade vehicles. The system offers monitoring of the position of the Fire Brigade vehicles and has the capacity to measure the operational capacity of 1750 vehicles with available water quantity data, crew identification through electronic identities, fuel measurement, and engine and pump status.
DEDDIE SA Fleet telematics - 2019
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Cosmote SA
The project ran from the feasibility study up to installation and delivery of 1400 AVL systems on organization vehicles, belonging to the Operator of the Greek Electricity Distribution Network. Diakar’s team of expert engineers managed to organize, implement and run the demanding project, taking in consideration the nature of the customer continuous operations. The fleet is part of the delegated technical forces fleet operating in technical network troubleshooting throughout the country. Diakar’s delivery excellence was further accredited by undertaking a consecutive five year service and maintenance contract for the aforementioned fleets.
Demokritos Smart Giga Campus - 2021
Diakar Techniki Ltd / Vodafone SA
Giga Campus at Demokritos National Center for Scientific Research is a cradle of innovation based around Vodafone's 5G network and IoT applications. The innovation ecosystem created in the Demokritos science campus aims to evolve the most modern technologies, contributing to their digital transition and greater business efficiency. Diakar was contracted for the installation of a large array of automation and live monitoring instruments. The IoT services installed from Diakar's engineering team at Giga Campus are Smart Parking, Parking Monitoring, Smart Water Metering, Smart Bins Management, IoT Fleet Control, and Temperature Control.
Fleet IoT solutions.
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Diakar is proud for the technical support collaborations we have developed with the majority of the companies in the IoT Fleet solutions market. Diakar provides technical support services for Cosmote SA, Emdot SA, Fleet Complete SA, Frotcom Greece, G4S Telematix, Intrakat SA, Siemens SA, Space Hellas SA, Telenavis and Vodafone Innovus SA. Being the main contractor for many of these competitors for many years guarantees our integrity and top quality services. Our engineering teams have fulfilled over 65.000 vehicle installations covering every presented customer need.
IoT Industry solutions.
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Having great experience in the field of IoT installation projects, Diakar was also chosen as the main istaller and the technical support expert for Vodafone Innovus SA, and Fuelics SA. Our engineering teams have fulfilled over 2.500 IoT control units installations in the industry, providing technical solutions for industries with various IoT sensors like temperature, humidity, fuel level, water level, and flow meters.
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Diakar also provides technical support services and project implementation for IoT Smart City Projects. Being in collaboration with Fuelics SA, Vodafone Innovus SA, and Emdot SA, Diakar's teams have already delivered various projects for many municipalities. Such projects include the Municipality of Athens (RFID tags on bins), Municipality of Volvi (NB IoT parking sensors), Municipality of Kalamaria (NB IoT parking sensors), Municipality of Thermi (NB Iot bin sensors) and other ongoing projects at various municipalities.
Smart Home solutions.
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Diakar has also the technical support collaboration with Fysico Aerio EEE and Vodafone Innovus SA in the Smart Home market. The support process consists of an integrated solution for every house giving the potential to support Smart Home appliances. With AI technology, the home can learn the habits of the residents and automatically adjust itself, covering the needs for comfort, safety and economy.