HGH Infrared Systems Introduces Their Border Solution

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HGH Infrared System's Spynel cameras can be an effective solution to cease illegal border crossings.

For the first time in ten years, the majority of border crossings have moved from the Arizona border to the Rio Grande border in Texas. According to the New York Times recent article “Apprehensions at the Mexican Border — the single best indicator of illegal traffic — are still far below their peak: there were 356,873 last year, compared with 1.6 million in 2000.” A new solution needs to be implemented. This week, the Senate is supposed to resume discussion on immigration reform bills. If passed, more spending would be given to more fencing and border agents as well as an improvement on modern, high-tech vehicles.

HGH Infrared Systems, a global provider of 360 degree thermal imaging systems, introduces their high resolution system for wide area surveillance at the US border. With illegal immigrants, human traffickers and drug smugglers finding new and creative ways to cross the border or get their cargo across borders, Border Patrol must constantly be improving their technology. HGH’s Spynel camera is a complete, high resolution, near real time, thermal camera with full panoramic imaging coupled with detection and tracking software.

While effective and inexpensive, the system can monitor miles of perimeter on land or at sea. Differing from traditional systems, Spynel can also detect threats day or night, in any weather condition as well as through brush and between trees and fences. Moreover, an unlimited number of threats will be tracked at any time.

Spynel has been deployed with the US Department of Defense in Afghanistan, proving its reliability to work 24/7/365 in the harshest of climates. Spynel is ideal to be mounted on fixed towers, atop a vehicle, or to monitor the coast line.

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 thermal sensors, among which its award-winning real-time 360 degree thermal camera, the Spynel-C - 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.

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