Hemel Hempstead-based Smiths Detection and GRASP Innovations have entered into an aviation integration collaboration.
The deal is part of Smiths Detection’s Ada Initiative that seeks to enable hardware, software and algorithms from different product suppliers to be plugged together using open architecture.
GRASP Innovations uses sensors to provide data on passenger flows.
Cymoril Métivier, Global Director Digital, Smiths Detection said: “Smiths Detection is committed to helping our customers achieve their security and operational goals; through our collaboration with GRASP we’ll be able to provide our customers with invaluable data to improve safety and operational efficiency to the benefit of operators and passengers alike.”
Robert Schuur, CEO, GRASP Innovations said: “We are thrilled to announce this collaboration. Smiths Detection is one of the greats in our industry, in terms of technology, install base and with experienced leadership. As we’re focused on successfully scaling our business, this initiative comes at the right time for us, to provide Smiths Detection with a unique and powerful solution.”