Spynel-M for Critical Site Surveillance02/27/2015 12:29 pm
HGH announces the debut of the SPYNEL-M, the cost-effective, rugged, and compact infrared radar for critical site protection.
Paris, France – February 27, 2015 – Following the award-winning international success of their widely recognized line of panoramic IRST cameras, HGH Infrared Systems is proud to announce the launch of their latest Spynel model, the Spynel-M. With dimensions of less than 12x20cm and weight of only 1.8 kg, the Spynel-M is a cost-effective, rugged, and compact solution for wide area surveillance. One single Spynel-M sensor effectively replaces up to 16 traditional cameras and is able to perform 24/7 early human intrusion alerts over a 1.5 km-diameter area.
“The development of the Spynel-M has made the most of our fifteen years of expertise in major security projects”, said Thierry Campos, CEO of HGH Infrared Systems. “With its small footprint and affordable package, the Spynel-M is the ideal solution for critical infrastructure protection like solar and wind farms, prisons, water treatment facilities, power stations, oil depots, airports and ports. It provides far superior protection than CCTV systems, with the highest simplicity, as a single Spynel-M automatically pinpoints all intrusions day and night on the entire surroundings.”
The Spynel-M continuously captures full panoramic, high-resolution infrared images every second to provide real-time security against conventional and asymmetrical threats including hardly detectable targets such as UAVs, RHIBs, or crawling men. Easily transportable, it can be carried in a backpack and quickly deployed on a light mast or fixed atop a building for superior wide area surveillance. While requiring only 8 watts of power, Spynel-M can also be operated with solar or alternate power supply systems to allow for a remote operation. Unlike radar, the system is completely passive, requires no additional light source and cannot be jammed. The intuitive advanced intrusion detection software, Cyclope, automatically tracks and detects an unlimited number of targets from any direction at any time of day or night and under any type of weather conditions. As versatile as it is mobile, the system can also be paired with other systems such as radars and PTZs for data integration and target identification.