at key security industry event in the Middle-East Stockholm, 3 January 2008. Portendo, which specializes in anti-terrorism technology, presents the P.Eye laser-based stand-off explosives detector at Intersec Middle East in Dubai, UAE on January 13-15, 2008.
“We will showcase our first product, the P.Eye stand-off explosives detector, which is the first commercial solution to assist military troops and security personnel in finding and identifying hidden bombs at safe distances. Portendo's P.Eye will have a significant impact on security, both for civilians and for security personnel employed to clear areas from threats”, says Pierre Strömbeck, Managing Director of Portendo.
Terror threats have become a real concern for police forces, military troops and civilians. Portendo's P.Eye assists police forces and security personnel in detecting and identifying explosives threats and harmful chemicals from a safe distance. It also increases safety and speed of advancing military troops over unknown territories.
Financing from EU and Swedish Vinnova Portendo's breakthrough technology has been recognized by several sources of research funding. The European Union has within the seventh framework program decided to finance a research project initiated by Portendo and FOI (Swedish Defence Research Agency). Vinnova (Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems) is, as previously communicated, funding another project where Portendo participates alongside FOI, SAAB and several other research institutes.
About Intersec Middle East
Intersec Middle East is the only event that brings together the entire international spectrum of Commercial Security, Homeland Security & Policing, Fire & Rescue and Safety & Health. Intersec is also the only event in the Middle East to showcase new solutions and technologies for a safer and more secure environment. Portendo will be exhibiting in exhibit space 3623C in the Scandinavian pavilion.
Portendo develops and markets threat detection equipment for homeland security, military and commercial security industries. Portendo's patent-pending technology can increase safety and operational capability in high-risk environments by providing quick and reliable detection of explosives, warfare agents and hazardous chemicals. The technology has been developed in collaboration with several high-ranking research institutes and has produced world-leading results. The privately owned company was founded in 2005 and has its main offices in Stockholm, Sweden. Visit www.portendo.com for more information.