Sarah Phillips

Fiber optic solutions manufacturer, Bandweaver Technology, are thrilled to be shortlisted twice for the Intersec 2023 Awards, after an award-winning year in 2022.

2023 is off to an outstanding start for Bandweaver Technology, who have been announced as finalists for yet another set of awards. ZoneSentry, Bandweaver’s zone-based intrusion detection system, has been announced as a finalist for the ‘Perimeter Security Product/Service of the Year’ award, and FireLaser, their Linear Heat Detection System, has been announced as a finalist for the ‘Fire Product/Service of the Year’ award at the Intersec Awards 2023.

The nominations underline the company’s continuing success, after winning ‘Active/Passive Fire Project of the Year with RAET and the Santa Lucia Tunnel’ at the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2022 in November. The company were also finalists in three other categories at this event. Earlier in the year Bandweaver were also awarded ‘Security Manufacturer of the Year’ at the Fire and Security Matters Awards 2022. These awards are a testament to Bandweaver’s commitment to excellence, as the company celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2022.

The Intersec Awards recognise and celebrate the exceptional achievements of people, products, and organisations that commit themselves to Intersec’s theme of uniting the world’s leading industry specialists into the future of safety and security.

Taking place alongside the 24th edition of Intersec, the world-leading emergency services, security, and safety event on Wednesday 18 January 2023 at the Ritz Carlton DIFC, Dubai, members of the Bandweaver team will be in attendance when the winners are announced.

Speaking on the announcement, Mark Horton, Vice President of Bandweaver Technology said: “We are delighted to have had two of our products shortlisted for these awards. To have our products recognised on the global stage is an achievement we are immensely proud of. We look forward to meeting other innovative business leaders at the ceremony later this month.”

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About ZoneSentry

Launched in April 2022, ZoneSentry uses state-of-the-art fiber optic sensing technology to protect property and assets with perimeters up to 8km. With a single fiber optic cable attached to the property perimeter, or key assets, ZoneSentry detects and alerts operators to the vibrations associated with intrusion events. With the ability to integrate CCTV cameras, ZoneSentry provides accurate real-time perimeter monitoring for smaller sites.

About FireLaser

The FireLaser DTS has been specifically designed to address large industrial and transportation infrastructure projects. The system can detect a fire anywhere along the length of the heat sensing cable, covering up to 600,000 sqm from a single controller, with up to 40,000 measurement points per unit.

Bandweaver’s FireLaser solution can be utilised for multiple applications, including road, rail tunnels, and spurs, as well as facility buildings, power infrastructure, escalators, and stations. FireLaser has also been utilised in a wide range of industrial applications, such as warehouses and hangars, manufacturing facilities, car parks, ceiling voids, false ceilings and cable trays and galleries.

Immune to corrosion and electro-magnetic interference, the FireLaser LHD is also particularly advantageous in environments with extremes in temperature or humidity, such as freezers, furnaces and smelting plants.

About Bandweaver Technology

With an installed base of over 60,000km and 7,500 systems worldwide, Bandweaver’s vision is to be the first choice for integrated distributed fiber optic sensing solutions across the globe. Since 2002, Bandweaver has been committed to delivering reliable, innovative, client-centric, and value-added products and services, via a dedicated and talented team of people.

Bandweaver manufactures and distributes advanced fiber optic monitoring sensors and integrated technologies, enabling customers to monitor, secure and keep personnel and critical assets safe.
Bandweaver’s solutions have been utilised for multiple applications, including road and rail tunnels and spurs as well as facility buildings, power infrastructure, escalators, and stations.

Utilising the latest technologies, Bandweaver provides solutions for Security, Fire, Power, and Pipelines.

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