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Block Engineering Releases NextG of LaserWarn to Identify, Protect People from Chemical Threats

July 22, 2020 / PR Newswire

Block Engineering, LLC, a developer of open-path, wide-area chemical detection products, has released the next generation of its award-winning LaserWarn product family. LaserWarn identifies chemical threats within seconds from hundreds of meters away, protecting people from terrorist threats and accidental chemical releases.

Block's LaserWarn products now detect and report on multiple chemicals simultaneously in real time. Additionally, the software engine has been upgraded to include AI-driven algorithms that deliver significantly lower limits of detection and near-zero false alarm rates. Chemical detection libraries are customizable for specific end-user market requirements or target applications.

The LaserWarn family now includes a ruggedized, IP66-certified version for hazardous environments, as well as a lighter version that can be used in portable configurations. The quantum cascade lasers that power LaserWarn are eye-safe and provide coverage ov...