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Ava Group (AVA), a market pioneer in security risk management technology is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at GSX, booth 3830. Global Security Exchange (GSX), formerly the Annual Seminar and Exhibits and powered by ASIS claims to be the most comprehensive security event in the world. The event is focused on networking and education with a range of in-show features and a comprehensive conference schedule all taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Ava Group will be presenting the latest solutions from its technology division with a brand new booth, incorporating Future Fibre Technologies and BQT Solutions. The Ava Group is a market pioneer of risk management services and technologies, offering a portfolio of complementary solutions encompassing both fibre optic intrusion detection and biometric and card access control.

Ultra-low noise optical detection

Aura Ai-2’s new ultra-low noise optical detection electronics provides exceptional optical power margins, with sensing distances extended to up to 80km on fences

Erick Reynolds, Vice President Americas commented, “We’re proud to be exhibiting both FFT and BQT together as Ava Group companies. These brands have a strong presence in the Americas and we’re looking forward to showing visitors at GSX how our combined portfolio can offer a superior risk management solution. We are bringing a lot of exciting new developments to the market and GSX is a great platform to really shout about them.

The Ava Group team, representing both FFT and BQT will be welcoming visitors to booth 3830. FFT will be presenting the latest enhancements to the Aura Ai-2, leading the market with unrivalled high-sensitivity detection, location accuracy, cut resilience capability and the industry’s longest linear range. Aura Ai-2’s new ultra-low noise optical detection electronics provides exceptional optical power margins, with sensing distances extended to up to 80km on fences and to 110 km for buried application. Aura Ai-2 can accurately detect, locate and report multiple disturbances to within 2m on fences and to within 5m for buried applications.

Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence

GSX also sees the launch of the Ava Group’s Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence (CCoE). The CCoE’s mission is to ensure a high standard of cybersecurity for our products and software through ongoing development, testing and validation, giving our customers peace of mind when selecting Ava Group products. The addition of the CCoE demonstrates our industry-leading attitude to the importance of cybersecurity capabilities.

The YG80 is powered by a Super Capacitor instead of a battery backup, ensuring increased reliability and life expectancy

From BQT, the Ava Group launches the latest software integration between their miPASS Access TMS software and Paxton’s Net2 access control software. The integration enables the seamless addition of BQT biometric readers to new or existing Net2 systems, facilitating a smooth transition from less secure card technologies to more robust options like fingerprint biometrics and BQT’s own miPASS credentials.

Capacitor powered YG80 door lock

BQT Solutions is also pleased to be launching their latest roller door lock this month - YG80 or Orca lock. BQT has built on the success of the highly popular YG10 to offer a host of additional features to cater to a broader range of applications. These include a tamper detection switch and an internal heater for cold storage and transportation environment requirements.

Furthermore, the YG80 is powered by a Super Capacitor instead of a battery backup, ensuring increased reliability and life expectancy. The unit is highly robust in extreme weather conditions, with a 3‐meter flying cable through an IP67 rated cable gland.

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