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Quanergy and Athena offer LiDAR tech to the Indian market

12 Mar 2019

LiDAR manufacturer expands availability to cater for innovative smart sensing solutions.

Quanergy, a developer of LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, has announced a partnership with Athena Security Solutions, a Hyderabad, India-based developer of cameras, thermal devices, and security systems, among other things.

Athena will now be offering the full range of Quanergy’s solutions, including the Solid State S3-X series sensors and Qortex for Security to its range of corporate and government clients across India.

Dr Louay Eldada, CEO of Quanergy, commented, “Partnering with Athena gives us the ability to expand our global footprint to offer our technology to Indian companies and organizations in need of smarter, more secure systems.” Dr Eldada wrote his doctoral thesis on lidar 30 years ago.

Security and surveillance

Qortex for Security is Quanergy’s LiDAR-based 3D perimeter fencing and intrusion detection system. The platform integrates hardware and software with the combination of the M8 LiDAR sensor and its Qortex perception software. The platform is integrated into an existing video management system and physical security information management infrastructure and offers surveillance automation with real-time detection, tracking and classification.

“Athena aims to provide our clients with the highest performing solutions available,” commented Vishnu Choudhary, CEO of Athena Security Solutions. “Partnering with Quanergy will enable us to provide the Indian market with increased access to LiDAR technology, offering customized solutions for Indian conditions and industry-specific applications.”

Athena has secured several projects working with partners, including the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System for India’s Border Security Force and the protection of key defense facilities. It has also completed projects for refineries, ports, pipelines, police, educational institutions, factories and power plants.

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