US Marines Begin Fleet-Wide Upgrade of Smiths Detection's Chemical Identifiers
- HazMatID 360 Upgrade Increases Capabilities, Maximizes Utility and Enhances Cost-Effectiveness of Current Systems
Smiths Detection's HazMatID is a world-leading, ruggedized device that provides comprehensive in-field analysis and identification of unknown solids, gels and liquids. It enables HazMat teams, military personnel and emergency responders to quickly identify potential chemical threats and make decisive life-saving decisions in response.
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Bob Bohn, Vice President of Sales, the Americas, Smiths Detection, said, "With thousands of HazMatID systems in use across the world, the 360 upgrade allows current users to update their capabilities of in-field threat identification without having to retrain personnel or purchase additional equipment. In this time of fiscal responsibility, the Marine Corps will be updating its chemical detection technology and also maximizing previous investments."
The upgrade includes optimized mixture algorithms, larger substance libraries, chemical hazard classification for not-in-library substances, easy-to-connect Bluetooth wireless communications, and integrated PEAC-WMD software by AristaTek providing critical information management and decision support.
Source : Smiths Detection
Jul 30 - 31, 2014 - London, United Kingdom