THE HAGUE, Netherlands, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
AGT International announces the commercial release of its new SafeGRID solution
AGT International, a company revolutionizing public safety and security by connecting previously unlinked devices and data to make relevant information accessible and actionable for decision makers, has announced the commercial release of SafeGRID. AGT International's SafeGRID is an innovative solution which enables electrical transmission and distribution grids to become safer, more resilient and ensures business continuity.
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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 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. We are delighted to announce the release of our SafeGRID solution, to address the need for greater grid resiliency, especially as smart grids evolve. It converts smart data into relevant and actionable insights to solve the problems that we know grid operators face, now and into the future."
AGT International's offering is centered on advanced proprietary software that powers cloud-based knowledge solutions, making data from connected sensors accessible, and delivering services that aid complex problem-solving. By collecting, analyzing and identifying the most relevant data, these solutions provide the enhanced visibility to make the world safer for people, governments and businesses.
About AGT International
Founded in 2007, AGT International is revolutionizing public safety and security by connecting previously unlinked devices and data to make relevant information accessible and actionable for decision makers and citizens. We use deep domain expertise to collect, analyze and identify the most relevant data. Every problem is unique, so are our solutions. We are always pioneering, making the world safer by leading the integration of devices and new information sources and successfully delivering some of the world's largest and most sophisticated security and safety projects.
Our solutions provide enhanced visibility to enable people, governments and businesses to predict, visualize and manage complex environments. Our advanced proprietary software powers cloud-based knowledge solutions that make connected sensors and data accessible and deliver services that aid complex problem solving.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, the organization employs 2,400 people globally. AGT International is privately held and led by Founder and CEO, Mati Kochavi. For more information, please visit http://www.agtinternational.com.