Original Press Release
Uncooled Continuous Zoom, Extreme Long-Range Thermal Camera Introduced by Opgal
Press release date: May 14, 2012
KARMIEL, Israel, -- Opgal's EyeSec(TM) Zoom 225 offers the performance and reliability of a cooled camera; demonstration of Opgal's latest thermal camera set for the IFSEC International 2012
Opgal Optronic Industries, a leading global provider of innovative thermal imaging and near infrared illumination solutions for security and safety applications, has announced that it will introduce the long-range EyeSecZoom 225 as the latest addition to its advanced line of thermal security cameras at IFSEC 2012. With this launch, Opgal becomes the first camera manufacturer to offer an uncooled thermal camera with the continuous zoom performance and reliability of a cooled camera.
The EyeSecZoom 225 is equipped with a continuous zoom lens ranging from 25 to 225mm and provides an unparalleled human detection range of over 5km. Its high-sensitivity, uncooled 640 x 480 resolution detector with a 17mum pitch provides a detailed and clear picture, offering a superior visual assessment tool for a range of perimeter and homeland security applications, such as airports, correction facilities, transportation and many others. Secured inside a ruggedized enclosure, the camera can withstand the harshest weather and environmental conditions - including rain, direct sunlight, high humidity and dust.
In line with all of Opgal's innovative thermal imaging solutions, the EyeSecZoom 225 is best suited to video analytics and is recognized for its unparalleled image quality and strong signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). Available in multiple configurations, the EyeSecZoom 225 can be used as a stand-alone camera and/or as an OEM sensor integrated with the customer's surveillance system. The camera adheres to IP66 standards.
Opgal's ground-breaking solutions are based on 30 years of development and are field-proven by hundreds of customers in over 50 countries. With a keen focus on the needs of its customers, the company is offering one of the broadest product lines available in the perimeter security market. For more information about Opgal's products, visit us at Booth no. D115.
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