30 January 2023

Featured in: Market Insights, Intrusion detection

OPTEX and Fiber SenSys, Inc., both OPTEX Group companies, have celebrated the success at Intersec Dubai, which culminated with our REDSCAN Pro LiDAR series winning the Intersec 2023 Award for Commercial & Perimeter Security Product of the Year.

Industry recognition for REDSCAN Pro

Further adding to its growing collection of industry awards, OPTEX’s long-range LiDAR REDSCAN Pro series was named Commercial & Perimeter Security Product of the Year at the Intersec Dubai Awards 2023. The award recognises products and initiatives that are coping with a challenging and evolving external environment that demonstrate clear innovation, as well as sustainability that support energy efficiency, enhanced performance and reduced environmental impact.

Masaya Kida, Managing Director of OPTEX EMEA, says the award recognises OPTEX’s continued focus and development of innovative solutions for its customers: “The REDSCAN Pro Series was born from years of research and feedback from our customers on what features they need and what applications they want to use our LiDAR technology for. We are delighted to win this prestigious award, which reflects the hard work and commitment of our global team in delivering best-in-class sensing and detecting solutions for our clients.”

Intersec awards and exhibition collage

Latest range of perimeter protection solutions

The OPTEX and Fiber SenSys stand gave visitors the chance to experience live and discuss the latest in intrusion detection solutions for critical infrastructure and high-security sites.

“OPTEX products have been proven and widely deployed in different market segments across the Middle East region” says Bassem Jouni, Middle East General Manager for the joint Optex-Fiber SenSys office. “Intersec Dubai provides us a great opportunity to share knowledge across all security industry sectors and a perfect platform to engage with our local partners as well as to build new relationships with regional clients. It was a very busy show with high-quality attendees. Winning Intersec Award for “Commercial and Perimeter Security” is an amazing recognition to our REDSCAN Pro and OPTEX in the Middle East region.”

The EchoPoint Distributed Acoustic Sensors (DAS) proved extremely popular with visitors. EchoPoint utilises the latest technologies in fibre optic sensing and machine-learning algorithms to provide the most advanced solution for applications requiring long-range, point locating intrusion detection sensors with a target detection of +/- 6m.

In addition, visitors could also learn at the stand about the new buried sensor from Fiber SenSys, Terrain Defender TD100™. It is the only software-defined radio-based covert solution of its kind and adds another level of precision and accuracy for perimeter protection providing one-metre target detection. It is designed specifically to answer the needs of the most demanding sites, including military, nuclear bases, and VIP residences. It can be easily installed in a variety of terrain such as sand, grass, asphalt, concrete, etc.

OPTEX also showcased its latest line of pre-assembled IP connected beam towers, providing reliable and cost-effective virtual perimeter protection. These beams have already been successfully deployed across many sites and residences across the Middle East.

Indoor security and asset protection

Showcased for the first time in the Middle East was the new indoor sensor range from OPTEX, FlipX series, that features an innovative lens that can be ‘flipped’ to provide both narrow and wide detection in a single sensor. The range includes the Grade 2 FlipX Standard sensors, ideal for residential environments, and the Grade 3 FlipX Advanced sensors for high security settings such as banks, high-value retail stores and logistics centres.

To complete the solutions presented at the OPTEX stand, one of the most popular demos was the asset protection with REDSCAN Mini sensors, where visitors challenged the sensor to detect them trying to access the server. Time after time, REDSCAN Mini proved the high-precision and versatility that is achievable for securing high-value assets.

Watch the short video tour of our 2023 Intersec stand below: