R&S buys body scanner business from Israeli defence firm

March 27, 2019 //By Nick Flaherty
R&S buys body scanner business from Israeli defence firm
German test house Rohde & Schwarz has acquired the body scanner business from Cameo-Tech in Israel to spin out a new research business.

Camero-Tech is part of the SK Group and also develops ultrawide band (UWB) technologies for seeing through walls. The body scanning unit will be included in a new research & development company called SeemPulse alongside the R&S existing security scanner product lines. The value of the deal was not disclosed.

"With this strategic investment we are enlarging our product range for security checks in sensitive areas with new and cutting edge solutions, including non-aviation and civil infrastructure applications. This is especially important for areas and venues that are highly frequented,” said Christian Evers, Vice President Microwave Imaging Rohde & Schwarz.

"We are very excited to be part of Rohde & Schwarz and pleased that our innovative security scanner technology has been recognized for its ability to address a wide range of applications requiring very high throughput,” said Amir Beeri, founder and CEO of Camero-Tech.

The SK group also includes Israeli Weapon Industries (IWI), the maker of the Uzi machine gun, laser maker Meprolight and Israel Shipyards.



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