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Man Overboard Solution receives accolades in Airport, Seaport, Border award competition

September 9, 2015

Man Overboard Solution receives top accolades in Airport, Seaport, Border award competition

Solution provided by PureTech Systems® announced as “Best Man Overboard Tracking Solution"

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- PureTech Systems® today announced that it is the winner of a 2015 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Award from Government Security News (GSN). PureTech Systems offers a Man Overboard Detection solution, which took top honors as the Best Man Overboard Tracking Solution in the communications solutions category.

PureTech’s entry into the Best Man Overboard Detection category highlights a needed solution for cruise lines, shipping companies, as well as, other industries like oil platforms and bridges that have the need to quickly detect a person falling from a vessel or structure. The solution, which utilizes thermal imagery and geospatial technology, provides very high detection rates while avoiding nuisance alarms due to normal operating activities associated with these environments.

According to GSN, the awards program recognizes the accomplishments of the technology companies, government agencies, scientists and executives, transportation and law enforcement agencies and the many others whose combined efforts keep us safe and secure on land, sea and at our borders. The 2015 program consisted of thirty-seven entry categories in eight broad groups and featured new categories in Search and Rescue, Coastal Surveillance and Satellite Communications. Man Overboard Tracking was a new award introduced in 2015.

“PureTech Systems has been providing intelligent solutions to the security market for over a decade," explained Eric Olson, vice president of marketing at PureTech Systems. “Our Man Overboard Detection solution has allowed us the opportunity to apply our video expertise in the area of safety. We’re delighted that the utilization of our video solutions to address the man overboard scenario has been recognized by GSN’s distinguished judging panel.”

PureTech Systems specializes in video analytic algorithms and the use of geospatial solutions for security applications. This unique combination allows PureTech Systems to solve many problems encountered at airports, seaports, border and other critical facilities that have large surveillance areas and difficult detection needs. In addition to surveillance and safety, PureTech Systems also uses its intelligent video expertise to solve operational issues, such as object counting and automated sensor control.

About PureTech Systems®
PureTech Systems Inc. is a manufacturer of wide-area perimeter surveillance software solutions including internally developed outdoor video analytics, multi-sensor integration and a map-based (real object size) command and control. It is offered to fortune 1000 firms, petro-chemical, water and electric utilities, seaports, airports and federal, state and local governments. With headquarters in Phoenix Arizona, PureTech Systems serves national and international markets. To find out more about PureTech Systems Inc. visit our website at www.puretechsystems.com or contact Eric Olson at 602-424-9842, Eric.Olson@PureTechSystems.com or Twitter @PureTechSystems.



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