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Blighter Appoints Liteye as North American Distributor to Target
Airport Operators and Homeland Security Market
CAMBRIDGE, England, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blighter
Surveillance Systems (www.blighter.com), a British electronic-scanning
(e-scan) radar and sensor solution provider, has appointed Liteye
Systems, Inc. (www.liteye.com), a provider of thermal imaging systems,
as a distributor in North America.
The move is designed to strengthen Blighter's foothold in the region
and bolster sales into commercial airports and the homeland security
market. Liteye has already sold combined Blighter radar and Aquila PTZ
(pan, tilt, zoom) thermal imaging surveillance systems into a number
of strategic sites in North America, including Centennial Airport in
Under the terms of the agreement, Liteye will act as a sales, support
and service centre for the complete range of Blighter ground
surveillance radars including the new Blighter Revolution 360 radar,
the long-range Blighter B400 series radars, the vehicle-mobile
Blighter B303 radars and the man-portable Blighter B202 Mk 2 radars.
The agreement will also include local manufacture and assembly of
Mark Radford, CEO of Blighter Surveillance Systems, said: "We are
delighted to be working in partnership with Liteye Systems in North
America to meet the growing demand for integrated e-scan radar and
thermal camera solutions. We believe the combination of our low cost
Blighter e-scan ground surveillance radar with Liteye's rugged, low
profile, three camera system is a compelling solution for many
security applications, in particular for commercial airports and the
homeland security market."
Blighter radars combine patented solid-state Passive Electronic
Scanning Array (PESA) technology with advanced Frequency Modulated
Continuous Wave (FMCW) and Doppler processing to provide a maintenance
free 24-hour all-weather surveillance capability.
Tom Scott, president of Liteye Systems, said: "We are excited to be
representing and supporting Blighter Surveillance Systems in North
America. Blighter's the only e-scan radar to offer coactive FMCW
Doppler fast-scan capability, and this gives it the edge over other
e-scan radars in heavily cluttered environments such as those found in
He added, "Teamed with our Aquila thermal camera platforms Liteye can
now offer unparalleled surveillance performance, not only creating
superior security for a facility or location, but also helping to
enhance other areas of operations, such as wildlife management."
Blighter Surveillance Systems (stand F11) and Liteye Systems (stand
E35) will be exhibiting at Security & Policing
(www.securityandpolicing.co.uk), the UK's premier security and law
enforcement event. This Home Office event takes place at FIVE,
Farnborough, Hampshire, UK, from 11-13 March 2014.
For more information about Blighter radars or other products from
Blighter Surveillance Systems, please visit www.blighter.com,
telephone +44 (0) 1799 533200 or email email@example.com (for
Europe, Asia, Pacific Rim) or Liteye Systems - telephone
+1 720 974 1766 (USA), or email firstname.lastname@example.org (for North America).
An extended version of this press release - and a photograph to
accompany this story - can be downloaded from this link:
Martin Brooke (for Blighter) Nick Booth
Martin Brooke Associates Blighter Surveillance Systems
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 882174 Tel: +44 (0) 1799 533200
Tel: +44 (0) 7776 135402 Tel: +44 (0) 7801 398712
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CO: Blighter Security Systems; Liteye Systems, Inc.; Security & Policing
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