Agt International Releases Innovative Integrated Security And Safety Solution, Safegrid To The Energ

AGT International's SafeGRID is an innovative solution which enables electrical transmission and distribution grids to become safer, more resilient and ensures business continuity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120828/557394 ) This innovative solution was developed by AGT International while working with partner Emtele on a pilot project for electricity distribution company, Elenia. The project was located in Finland, a country at the leading edge of smart grid evolution. SafeGRID is an integrated solution incorporating smart sensing, analytics, connectivity, cyber-security and collaboration, providing greater safety and security and optimized asset maintenance for distribution and transmission grids. The unique integration of these elements improves situational awareness, helping electrical grid operators to manage threats and risks before they emerge. SafeGRID incorporates intelligent sensors, combined with advanced analytics that deliver real-time data and asset visibility in a unified manner to security, operations and maintenance staff. Ultimately, it enables electricity AGT International grid operators to predict, visualize and manage complex environments to deliver protection of people, assets, infrastructure, data and processes, as well as lowering the costs of maintenance and operations. Jens Wegmann, Chief Corporate Development Officer, AGT International, said: "We are very pleased to be releasing our new SafeGRID solution to the market at European Utility Week. Across the European energy market there is a real need for electrical grid operators to have unified situational awareness to decrease risks and threats, as well as to improve maintenance, operations and stability of grids. Our solution addresses these challenges delivering clear gains in operational efficiency, including improved emergency response when events do occur." Mati Kochavi, CEO and Founder, CEO AGT International, added: "As a pioneering company focused on making the world safer by leading the integration of devices and new information sources, AGT International understands the core security and safety challenges in electrical power generation, distribution and transmission.





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Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, the organization employs 2,300 people globally, representing more than 50 nationalities. AGT International is privately held and led by Founder and CEO, Mati Kochavi. For more information, please visit http://www.agtinternational.com . AGT Group GmbH F +41-43-497-2862 About O'Connor's Established in 1947, O'Connor's is a leading provider of Engineering Systems Integration (ESI) services, with over 25 years of experience in the Security & Surveillance, Satellite & Communications, Scientific & Medical and Software sectors. O'Connor's has an established presence in Asia, with its headquarters in Singapore, and offices in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. O'Connor's is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Mainboard-listed WBL Corporation Limited (Wearnes), an international conglomerate with businesses in technology, automotive, property and engineering & distribution.