Genex Technologies Provides OmniEye(TM) Cerberus Video Surveillance Sensors to US Navy; Distributed Wide Aperture Video Sensors to be Deployed on Unmanned Surface Vehicles
BOSTON, Sep 15, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Markland Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB:MRKL.OB) and Technest Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB:TCNH.OB), defense and homeland security companies transforming advanced laboratory technology into real-world products, announced today that Genex Technologies Inc. ( www.genextech.com) is providing OmniEye ( TM ) Cerberus distributed aperture 360 degree video surveillance systems to the Naval Underwater Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport, Rhode Island in support of its SPARTAN ACTP (Advanced Technology Program).
Cerberus is a first of its kind distributed, multi-sensor system for remote situational awareness and surveillance. The unique miniature processing architecture of Cerberus enables sensors to be deployed in a distributed fashion, literally wherever the user wishes to place them. The capabilities of Cerberus include:
-- Distributed sensors and processing
-- Salt-waterproof enclosures
-- Low-light day/night sensors
-- Up to 360 degree coverage
-- Image stabilization
OmniEye(TM) Cerberus(TM) is a reconfigurable multi-sensor system that is designed for long distance infrared and visible detection. Recent trends in mounted cameras for manned and unmanned vehicles have created the need for a distributed multi-sensor capability. The Cerberus delivers this flexibility while still maintaining seamless panoramic coverage up to 360-degrees.
The unique architecture of the OmniEye(TM) Cerberus also allows it to be stackable, for multiple layers of sensors with different strengths. Combine infrared, near-infrared, image intensified, MWIR, SWIR, and visible sensors to achieve unparalleled fused vision and motion detection to provide improved night vision in 360-degrees.
OmniEye(TM) Cerberus is designed for rugged field and maritime/naval operations, with full salt-water resistant/watertight and pressure-resistant enclosures.
Now land vehicles, naval surface ships, and permanent ground and sea buoy installations have a new weapon to provide intrusion detection, enemy combatant recognition, and surveillance.
About Markland Technologies
Markland Technologies, Inc. is committed to setting next-generation standards in defense and security through the provision of innovative emerging technologies and expert services. The Company is engaged in the identification of advanced technologies currently under development in laboratories, universities and in private industry, and in the transformation of those technologies into next-generation products. Markland's solutions support military, law enforcement and homeland security personnel to protect the nation's citizens, borders and critical infrastructure assets from the threat of terrorism and other dangers. Through strategic development, Markland focuses on the creation of dual-use technology and products with applications in both the defense market and civilian homeland security and law enforcement fields. The Company is a Board Member of the Homeland Security Industries Association, and is a featured Company on HomelandDefenseStocks.com; additional details can be viewed at http://www.homelanddefensestocks.com/Companies/MarklandTech
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About Technest Holdings, Inc.
Technest Holdings, Inc. (OTC BB:TCNH.OB) is a provider of intelligent surveillance and advanced 3D imaging technology solutions to the defense and homeland security marketplaces. Technest is committed to setting next-generation standards in defense and security through the provision of innovative emerging technologies and expert services. Technest's solutions support military, law enforcement and homeland security personnel. Through strategic development, Technest focuses on the creation of dual-use technology and products with applications in both the defense market and civilian homeland security and law enforcement fields.
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