KARMIEL, Israel, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
KB Videosystems appointed as authorized reseller of Opgal's thermal imaging safety products
Opgal Optronic Industries, a leading global provider of innovative thermal imaging and near infrared illumination solutions for civilian security applications, today announced that it has appointed KB Videosystems GmbH as an authorized reseller of its thermal imaging safety products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
KB Videosystems has an exceptional track record as a supplier of high performance imaging equipment to the police, law enforcement and military markets. The company's product expertise and in-depth market knowledge make them an ideal partner for Opgal's continued European expansion.
Opgal's innovative thermal imaging solutions address a wide range of security and safety applications with their complete portfolio of night and day, short to long-range vision systems. Their systems offer site protection and surveillance to commercial and government critical infrastructure; perimeter security; and maritime operations. Opgal's smart solutions are based on three decades of development and are field-proven by hundreds of customers in over 50 countries.
"Opgals' thermal imaging solutions are renowned in the security and safety markets. We are excited to enter into a partnnership to deliver their broad range of innovative thermal imaging solutions to the German, Austrian and Swiss markets," said Rainer Boettcher, CEO of KB Videosystems.
"KB Videosystem's impressive market network will enable Opgal to provide state-of-the-art thermal imaging security solutions to a wider segment of the European market" , said Yair M. Sakov, Vice President of the Security Business Unit at Opgal.
About KB Videosystems GmbH
KB Videosystems GmbH is an independent distributor and manufacturer of security products made for sophisticated video surveillance. Founded in 2010 , the company already gained an excellent reputation as reliable supplier of high performance equipment to the professional CCTV market, police, law enforcement and military. The product range includes thermal imaging cameras, professional wireless video and data transmission systems, optical communication equipment as well as DVR solutions for most demanding operation in vehicles and aircrafts. http://www.kb-videosystems.com/en
Opgal delivers advanced vision and surveillance solutions enabling accurate insight into suspicious situations in adverse and harsh visibility conditions. Using state-of-the-art thermal and active-imaging technologies, Opgal leverages advanced electro-optics and image processing expertise to create high performance, versatile visualization hardware and software products for the security and paramilitary markets. Founded 30 years ago, Opgal is a major supplier to some of the leading contractors and has hundreds of customers in over 50 countries. Opgal is co-owned by Elbit Systems and Rafael. http://www.opgal.com
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SOURCE Opgal Ltd