HGH Infrared Systems Introduces New Combined Acoustic and Infrared Surveillance Solution at TNT SOCOM

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New Combined Acoustic and Infrared Surveillance Solution is demonstrated.

HGH Infrared Systems and ACOEM showcased their newly combined sniper detection solution at TNT SOCOM this week in South Florida. The IR Revolution™ 360 and the PILARw Ground combination is a unique solution for before, during, and after a shot is fired. While the IR Revolution™ 360 provides near real-time panoramic infrared imaging with detection and tracking capabilities, the PILARw Ground system ensures firearm discharge detection and localization within two seconds. During the live demonstrations this week, the systems successfully detected the location of snipers and were able to track their movements over the image.

When a shot is detected and localized, the PILARw Ground system emits a warning signal and the position of the gunner is displayed as a target on the 360° images provided by the IR Revolution™ 360. The system was first successfully demonstrated to US SOCOM in March 2012. Both HGH Infrared Systems and ACOEM have deployed their sensors in theater for the US Department of Defense. This new solution should open opportunities for fixed applications in Force Protection as well as mobile ones.

About Acoem Group
ACOEM offers comprehensive products and services comprising smart monitoring, diagnosis and solutions, drawing upon its unique expertise in the field of vibrations and acoustics.

ACOEM contributes to the improvement of:

  •     quality of life and risk prevention in urban and industrial environments
  •     productivity and the reliability of industrial processes
  •     the design of robust and high-performance products with low noise levels
  •     protection of sites, vehicles and people in hostile environments

With its 01dB, Metravib and OneProd brands, ACOEM works with decision-makers in industry, defense and the environment throughout the world.

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 is 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, and 2012 GovSec Platinum Award.

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