Master contract suggestions

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Master contract queue

These are the contracts ITC is working to make a reality, right now.

1. Internet service providers (outside of Watech scope of service): Pursuing research via survey.

2. Audio-visual solutions:  Based on multiple customer requests, DES is actively working on a new master contract for commercial-grade audio-visual communication systems and services, including design, installation and equipment for sound, video, lighting, display and projection systems. DES is building a stakeholder team to research the marketplace and establish specifications for the new master contract.

Potential master contracts

These customer suggestions for new master contracts are under review; please give ITC your feedback by e-mail to help determine the level of customer demand for the contract.

1. RFID (radio-frequency identification): Radio-frequency identification (RFID) uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track tags attached to objects. The tags contain electronically stored information.

2. Induction loop system for the hearing-impaired: An induction or inductive loop is an electromagnetic communication or detection system used for transmission and reception of communication signals, or for detection of metal objects in metal detectors or vehicle-presence indicators. One application for this product is to address ADA compliance by transmitting the spoken word directly and clearly to a listener’s hearing aid equipped with a T-coil.

3. Point of sale (POS) system: A point of sale system is a combination of software and hardware that allows merchants to process payment transactions as it relates to the business operation.

4. Drone detection – An effective drone-detection system consists of a Cloud-based network of sensors that detect drones in real time based on signatures.

Suggest a new IT contract

To submit a suggestion for a new master contract, e-mail DESCPRMITContracts@des.wa.gov.

Suggest a new product on an existing IT contract:

Let ITC know if we can help add a product you need to an existing contract. The vendor for the proposed product must be already on the contract; DES will need to verify the scope of the contract allows the vendor to add a product. E-mail your request directly to the contract specialist managing the contract or e-mail the ITC team at DESCPRMITContracts@des.wa.gov.