HGH Infrared Systems Announces Solution for Persistent Surveillance

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HGH Infrared Systems and Stara Technologies Announce Teaming Agreement

A Proven Mil-rugged Solution for Persistent Surveillance is Now Commercially Available Thanks to HGH and Stara

  •     July 17, 2012 Boston, MA

HGH Infrared Systems, Inc. and STARA Technologies have signed a teaming agreement to cooperate on the promotion of the PGST-WAS Tower, a wide area surveillance tower. STARA designed the PGST-WAS tower, a multi-sensor payload platform, to support persistent wide area (360º) ground surveillance operations. HGH’s Infrared Systems IR Revolution 360 provides automated intrusion detection and tracking over 360 degree on the inner perimeter range of the layered surveillance system. Its fast frame rate and unique panoramic capabilities ensure powerful Wide Area Surveillance (WAS) through visual real-time night and day simultaneous visualization of an unlimited number targets over 360 degree . IR 360’s tracks are fused with those of a medium range radar to eliminate any potential detection gap and potentially eliminate false alarms.

HGH Infrared Systems is deploying dozens of IR Revolution 360 cameras for the Persistent Ground Surveillance System (PGSS) program, to protect Forward Operating Bases in Afghanistan. Every camera is integrated by STARA within a packaged tower solution that combines unparalleled surveillance performances with ease of use and fast deployment, in a cost effective manner. All components of the tower are COTS, deployed, ruggedized and proven to protect US troops.

HGH Infrared Systems and STARA Technologies plan to capitalize on the successes achieved jointly in the past two years with the PGSS program to promote the PGST-WAS tower to other governmental entities and international commercial clients. Demonstrations can be organized at STARA’s facility in Dateland, Arizona.

About HGH Infrared Systems
Founded in 1982, HGH designs, develops, assembles and sells complete high end optronics systems for security, industrial and civil applications. HGH’s team of highly qualified engineering team is comprised of experts in optics, software, mechanics and electronics and operates in the US out of Boston, MA. HGH strives to provide advanced and innovative infrared equipment to protect their clients all around the world, while keeping the agility and dedication of a small and passionate team. Speed, flexibility, technical excellence and innovation constitute their core values. HGH has established itself as an international reference for infrared technology innovation through the development of multiple advanced infrared sensors, among which its award-winning real-time 360 degree infrared camera, the IR Revolution™ 360 - 2008 Product of the Year from Photonics Tech Briefs, 2010 Innovation Prize from the EuroNaval Committee, 2011 Kummerman Award from the French Academy of Marine, 2012 GovSec Platinum Award.

About STARA                                                                                                                            

STARA Technologies Inc., located in Gilbert and Scottsdale, AZ, is a privately owned company established in 2000 and incorporated in Nevada. STARA specializes in system solutions by rapidly developing and deploying technologies that meet the immediate operational needs of the US Government (USG). STARA is a collaborative team of inventor/engineers that solve difficult problems with a practical approach, an aggressive timeline, and at a fraction of the cost of large defense contracting companies. STARA solves real world challenges when it matters most – today.

For more information on HGH Infrared Systems and the IR Revolution 360, visit: http://www.infrared360.com
For more information on STARA Technologies and the PGST-WAS tower, visit: http://staratechnologies.com/

Briana Shea
HGH Infrared Systems            
Marketing and Communications Manager
briana.shea(at)hgh-infrared(dot)com

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