Quanergy and Athena Security Solutions Partner to Provide Enhanced Security

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 4, 2019 — Quanergy, a leading supplier of lidar sensors and smart sensing solutions, and Athena Security Solutions, a Hyderabad, India-based source for the protection of critical assets, have joined forces to provide the entire range of Quanergy’s solutions, to its many corporate and government clients across India.

QORTEX for Security is Quanergy’s innovative lidar-based 3D perimeter fencing and intrusion detection system. The platform integrates innovative hardware and software technology by combining Quanergy’s M8 LiDAR sensor with its proprietary QORTEX perception software. The platform is fully integrated into existing VMS (video management system) and PSIM (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 and most comprehensive solutions available,” said Vishnu Choudhary, CEO of Athena Security Solutions. “Partnering with Quanergy will give us the ability to follow through on that goal by providing the Indian market with increased access to industry-leading lidar technology, offering customized solutions specifically designed and tested for Indian conditions and industry-specific applications.”

Athena works with corporate and governmental organizations across India and has successfully secured several prestigious projects working with its partners, including the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) for the Border Security Force and, most recently, the protection of key defense facilities in India. In addition, Athena has secured and executed projects for refineries, ports, pipelines, police, educational institutions, and manufacturing and power plants.

“Quanergy’s lidar-based security solutions have wide-ranging potential applications across all industries and geographies,” said Louay Eldada, CEO and co-founder of Quanergy. “Partnering with Athena gives us the ability to expand our global footprint to offer our innovative technology to Indian companies and organizations in need of smarter, more secure systems.”

Published: March 2019
Lidar, short for light detection and ranging, is a remote sensing technology that uses laser light to measure distances and generate precise, three-dimensional information about the shape and characteristics of objects and surfaces. Lidar systems typically consist of a laser scanner, a GPS receiver, and an inertial measurement unit (IMU), all integrated into a single system. Here is how lidar works: Laser emission: A laser emits laser pulses, often in the form of rapid and repetitive laser...
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