Aura Ai-X selected to protect multiple US Correctional Facilities

  • Aura Ai-X to protect four facilities operated by state-based US corrections agency
  • Contract include customer elected FFT system upgrades two facilities
  • Project win builds on other recent wins in corrections sector

Future Fibre Technologies (FFT) has secured a contract to install its latest generation Aura Ai-X perimeter intrusion detection technology at four correctional facilities in the United States. This contract win builds on the successful deployment of Aura Ai-X at another facility operated by the same state-based corrections agency last year. This contract win was announced to the ASX and Ava Group shareholders on 20 December 2023.

Of the four correctional facilities, two are new sites currently under construction while the other two involve upgrades of existing FFT PIDS to Aura Ai-X.

With a range of solution upgrade packages available, FFT is on hand to support customers as they look to mitigate heightened security risks to their critical infrastructure and assets.

Commenting on the new contract, Ava Risk Group CEO Mal Maginnis said, When a long-term customer elects to upgrade to the most advanced version of our highly trusted intrusion detection technology, it demonstrates their confidence in FFT’s superior solutions and support capabilities. Today, FFT is protecting correctional facilities around the world – from the Missouri Department of Corrections to state-of-the-art residential centres operated on behalf of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This new contract win further demonstrates that Aura Ai-X is becoming solution of choice for high-risk facilities and the protection of critical infrastructure worldwide.”

With unrivalled performance and exceptional event classification accuracy, Aura Ai-X delivers a leading Probability of Detection (POD) combined with the lowest Nuisance Alarm Rate (NAR). The technology also features an embedded deep learning engine to enhance system performance by referencing algorithm upgrades backed by FFT’s global data library. Delivering the most advanced fiber optic based sensing solutions in the world, FFT’s technology is already protecting long-distance pipelines Asia, Europe and the Middle East against malicious intrusions.

About Future Fibre Technologies
Future Fibre Technologies (FFT) manufactures a complete portfolio of fiber optic sensing solutions for the protection and monitoring of high value assets and critical infrastructure. From perimeter intrusion and pipeline interference to condition and assurance monitoring and data network protection, FFT has more than 2,500 systems are installed globally. FFT is part of Ava Risk Group – a market leader in risk management technologies trusted by some of the most security conscious commercial, industrial, military and government customers in the world.