All posts by Alex Nicoll

Surveillance Radar Systems and Oilfield Security

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Oil is one of the most valuable commodities of our time, and modern technology allows for us to extract it from even the most harsh and remote locations. However, the extraordinary value behind both the machinery needed to drill it and the oil itself require for the oilfields to constantly monitor against attacks or other forms of damage. Unfortunately, the remoteness and size of the facilities present a major challenge with regards to security, but there is a growing technology that is significantly changing this problem: surveillance radar systems. Overview of Surveillance Radar Technology Surveillance radar systems work by using radar…

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Cloud SCADA vs Traditional SCADA

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During these trying times for the oil and gas industry in the United States, cost saving initiatives and efficiency are top of mind for nearly all businesses. However, advances in technology have allowed companies to save money and manpower to run their oil and gas businesses. In this article, we will explain how changes in SCADA technology, specifically the movement to a cloud-based system, have revolutionized efficiency for business in both oil and gas, and other industries. Background of SCADA Systems In case you’re not familiar with the term, SCADA is an acronym that stands for “supervisory control and data…

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Surveillance Radar

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Surveillance radar technology takes perimeter security to the next level. Typically, a combination of guards, gates, fences, and security cameras is the norm for the security of businesses, ranging from the oil and gas to the energy sector. Using the SpotterRF patented Compact Surveillance Radar system, we’ve been able to develop a security system with far more control and protection than the average solution on the market. These lightweight and energy-efficient radars allow our clients to monitor a far greater area in comparison to a traditional security camera. By coordinating visual, thermal, and motion detection of movement within and around…

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