Based on its recent analysis of the fiber optics border surveillance systems market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Prisma Photonics Ltd. with the 2020 Europe Enabling Technology Leadership Award for its sensing technology, Hyper-Scan Fiber-Sensing. The patented technology for sensory surveillance delivers detection intelligence in real time, making it highly intelligent and accurate. The technology covers a wide variety of use-cases, such as: safety, security, and preventive/predictive maintenance with ultra-sensitivity.

While traditional distributed fiber-optic sensing systems require massive and lengthy installation and present high false alarm rates and a low probability of detection, Prisma Photonics’s platform provides unparalleled sensory performance. The technology has a robust signal-to-noise ratio, which supports higher detection capabilities while decreasing false alarm rates. It exclusively uses the pre-deployed fiber optics cables (without a performance degradation) in and around infrastructures, eliminating the need to install new fiber optic cables and making its solutions sensor-free.  Once deployed, Prisma Photonics’ system with its smart classification machine learning algorithms, allows for a fast, accurate, and robust monitoring and surveillance – a comprehensive solution.

“Prisma Photonics’ technology instantly detects and classifies events or interferences, such as a person running, mechanical digging, or a passing vehicle. This distinctive capability delivers a higher probability of detection and eliminates false positives in any environment,” said Avi Kalo, Senior Consultant. “The company provides a solution for each infrastructure; these include, among others, PrismaPower™ for overhead electrical power transmission networks, PrismaFlow™ for oil and gas pipelines, PrismaHedge™ for Perimeter surveillance and PrismaShield™ for border control and detection.”

PrismaShield™, in particular, can identify the acoustic signature of each event at or near the border at a resolution that aids the classification of events and locations with unprecedented accuracy. High sensitivity allows the solution to establish correct identifications of critical events and activities, such as pedestrians near or crossing fenced borders, light or heavy vehicles (cars, trucks), mechanical digging, any suspicious activity or acts of vandalism, and drones flying overhead. Enabled by Prisma Photonics’ technology, the platform provides command and control teams with a plug-and-play option that does away with the need for numerous underground discrete sensors.

“Prisma Photonics’ data-as-a-service business model gives utility owners a ‘pay-as-you-grow’ payment option with no upfront costs or commitment. Prisma Photonics’ has proved its ability to partner with large system integrators in any infrastructure sector,” noted Kalo. “The company’s customer base extends to tier-1 organizations in the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. This wide footprint and strong customer focus are greatly enhancing its potential to become one of the top industry leaders in fiber optics sensing.”

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About Prisma Photonics Ltd.

Prisma Photonics makes physical infrastructure smarter, using a ‘sensor free’ approach. Based on next-generation fiber sensing, Prisma Photonics leverages any pre-installed fiber optic cables to monitor long-running infrastructures such as oil&gas pipelines, electrical transmission lines, borders, railroads, highways, and other utilities. The solution covers a wide variety of safety, security, preventive/predictive maintenance use cases.

Prisma Photonics was incorporated in 2017 by entrepreneurs highly experienced in lasers, optical fibers, algorithms, and machine learning. Contact us at info@prismaphotonics.com

About Avi Kalo

Avi leads Frost & Sullivan's Defense Growth Opportunity Analysis in the Middle East and Europe, holds extensive connections in the US defense establishment, due to his rich military background. Avi served 25 years in the hub of the Israeli Military Intelligence Directorate in the IDF as Senior and Units Commander, followed by previous extensive operational background in various of military domains and arenas. Avi holds wide experience in the areas of intelligence, relevant IT technologies and alongside advanced weapon systems, cyber security, UAVs, and defense architectures. He served as a leading analyst in the analysis department of the IDF, dealing with regional & global security to defense aspects, and served also as a member to the Israel-US intelligence coordinated senior group. He is a lawyer, holds expertise in international law, arms control and arms export regulations, while specializing in crisis management and negotiation, in particular with terrorist organizations. Avi graduated MBA from Tel Aviv University and LLM from UC Berkeley, California, and he is a research associate at the global-known international institution for Counter-Terrorism, Herzliya, Israel.

Avi Kalo

Avi leads Frost & Sullivan's Defense Growth Opportunity Analysis in the Middle East and Europe, holds extensive connections in the US defense establishment, due to his rich military background. Avi served 25 years in the hub of the Israeli Military Intelligence Directorate in the IDF as Senior and Units Commander, followed by previous extensive operational background in various of military domains and arenas. Avi holds wide experience in the areas of intelligence, relevant IT technologies and alongside advanced weapon systems, cyber security, UAVs, and defense architectures. He served as a leading analyst in the analysis department of the IDF, dealing with regional & global security to defense aspects, and served also as a member to the Israel-US intelligence coordinated senior group. He is a lawyer, holds expertise in international law, arms control and arms export regulations, while specializing in crisis management and negotiation, in particular with terrorist organizations. Avi graduated MBA from Tel Aviv University and LLM from UC Berkeley, California, and he is a research associate at the global-known international institution for Counter-Terrorism, Herzliya, Israel.

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