US Federal Transit Administration Explains 'Buy America' Act To IPVM

The US Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the agency behind the Buy America contacted us today about this discussion. They said they have been dealing with confused questions / statements from industry people.

Here's what they tell me:

  • The 'component' is the camera. The parts of the camera (lens, imager, power supply, etc.) are the 'subcomponents'
  • A camera...

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