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Leica Geosystems BLK247 Wins Security Industry Association’s Best New Product Award

31 Aug 20 Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced today its 3D surveillance product, the Leica BLK247, won the Security Industry Associations (SIA) 2020 Best New Product Award. The BLK247 was demonstrated as part of SIA&s annual New Product Showcase Awards competition held at this years virtual ISC West tradeshow.

Leica Geosystems BLK247 Wins Security Industry Association’s Best New Product Award

Since its inception in 1979, the SIA New Product Showcase has been the security industrys premier product awards programme. New products are reviewed by a panel of judges with extensive industry experience, and in 2020, following significant deliberations, the 30 judges presented awards for technologies covering 23 product and service categories. The BLK247 was selected for its innovative sensor-merging design and use of edge computing to bring a new level of technology to the security industry.

We are proud of the development efforts that led to the BLK247 being the industrys first 3D reality capture sensor for surveillance; said Carl-Thomas Schneider, vice president of business development at Hexagons Geosystems division. Now, earning the 2020 SIA Best New Product Award from such a prestigious association and panel of expert judges provides further validation of our commitment to create safer and more secure spaces worldwide;

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The Leica BLK247 is a first-of-its-kind 3D reality capture sensor for surveillance. It offers continuous 24/7 monitoring of buildings and change detection within spaces using LiDAR, 3D digital fencing that creates digital barriers around a space, and continuous scanning. Designed for real-time 3D surveillance and analysis, the BLK247 is capable of differentiating between still and moving objects and is ideal for locations that must be continuously monitored and protected.

About the Security Industry Association

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with over 1,000 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry.


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