Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) September 16, 2013
SpotterRF and NASAM announced a successful milestone for delivery of SpotterRF compact surveillance radar in the Asia Pacific market. NASAM, an international distributor focused on product development (export/import) between the U.S. and Japan, in association with Utah Governor Herbert’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) recently included SpotterRF radar among half a dozen technologies chosen to showcase Utah’s robust technology sector. NASAM and SpotterRF demonstrated this new technology for two dozen members of the Robotics Research Committee, Defense Technology Foundation representing Japan’s top tech companies like NEC, Toshiba, Mitsubishi, Kawasaki, Hitachi and Fujitsu.
"The Japanese Defense Foundation members who witnessed the SpotterRF’s demonstration were so impressed at SpotterRF’s capability with low cost solutions," said NASAM Vice President, Defense Programs, Daiki Yamaguchi. "They agreed that SoptterRF plays an important role in protection and security for important facilities in the both commercial and military sectors."
On October 2-4, 2013, NASAM will exhibit SpotterRF in booth #1C47 at RISCON TOKYO 2013, the largest Security & Safety Trade Expo in Japan, which is largely sponsored by Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the host for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
"We are excited by the progress of our distribution agreement with NASAM for military and commercial sectors," said SpotterRF CEO Logan Harris. "The commercial sector is coming up with some very creative uses for compact ground radar under 3.5 pounds, and costing less than a low end PTZ thermal camera."
AsiaPac countries face similar issues as the U.S., solvable with compact radar like the security play by the $11 billion strategic integrator Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). SAIC has now integrated SpotterRF radar to protect critical bridge infrastructure for the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). In an effort to better protect critical infrastructure across the state, SAIC was contracted to create "alert zones" around bridges. The system makes sure water traffic steers clear of bridge components that might be targeted by terrorists.
SAIC tested three systems for this application. SpotterRF proved much more accurate than more expensive legacy products. Neil Chung, project leader for SAIC, was surprised that the newcomer proved to be "head and shoulders more accurate."