Thermal Imaging Cameras Redefined with Opgal and Ngaro Partnership
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Press release date: March 28, 2012
KARMIEL, Israel, - Unprecedented performance levels for thermal imaging cameras attained with the integration of Opgal's unmatched image processing and Ngaro's advanced video analytics
Opgal Optronic Industries today announced that it had entered into a strategic partnership with Ngaro Intelligent Solutions. This agreement, which is a key component in Opgal's European expansion, creates a new breed of security cameras providing unparalleled performance. The result is notable reduced cost and complexity for both perimeter and site security and surveillance.
Perfecting its image processing capabilities for 30 years, Opgal's innovative thermal imaging solutions are recognized for its image quality and strong signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). These features enable Ngaro's market leading analytics algorithms to provide detection, surveillance and control functionality -far beyond what one may expect from intelligent surveillance systems based on infrared imaging. One immediate benefit is that customers are able to secure a variety of sites at a substantially lower cost.
The combined Opgal and Ngaro platform offers a unique solution to Spanish security forces, security service companies, fire departments, nature reserve management entities and civil protection forces. Moreover, Ngaro's intelligent surveillance and control systems complement Opgal's thermal cameras to deliver intelligent solutions to Spanish and global system integrators. "Opgal's image quality enables us to offer a high-quality, high-accuracy, comprehensive product portfolio addressing key requirements of the security market," said Alvaro Mocholi, International Sales Manager of Ngaro. "Our customers are seeking innovation-led smart cameras that can be tailored for cost and performance requirements. We look forward to a successful partnership."
"We are excited about our partnership with such a well-respected technology provider in Spain," said Yair M. Sakov, Vice President of the Security Business Unitat Opgal. "Ngaro's product architecture and independently operating modules [http://www.ngaro.es/en/products/modules ] enable the design of a variety of solutions to protect infrastructures, facilities, processes and people against terrorism, theft, sabotage, fire, intrusion or any other type of threat which is identifiable by its thermal signature."
Ngaro specializes in the research and development of intelligent surveillance and control systems based on infrared imaging. The company's solutions are designed to protect infrastructures, facilities, processes and people against terrorism, theft, sabotage, fire, intrusion or any other type of threat which is identifiable by its thermal signature. Ngaro's solutions are the result of more than ten years of experience in telecommunications, integration of systems, analysis and control of infrared sensors, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and real-time software development. http://www.ngaro.es/en
Opgal delivers advanced vision and surveillance solutions enabling accurate insight into suspicious situations in adverse and harsh visibility conditions. Using state-of-the-art thermal and active-imaging technologies, Opgal leverages advanced electro-optics and image processing expertise to create high performance, versatile visualization hardware and software products for the security and paramilitary markets. Founded 30 years ago, Opgal is a major supplier to some of the leading contractors and has hundreds of customers in over 50 countries. Opgal is co-owned by Elbit Systems and Rafael. http://www.opgal.com
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Source: Opgal Ltd