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Advanced Fibre Optic Sensing Solutions

Fotech combines advanced fibre optic sensing and AI that automates business-critical asset monitoring activities.

Our pioneering Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) technology sits at the core of our services and provides unrivalled sensory data that helps our customers solve business-critical challenges.

Our solutions deliver new insights that have helped our customers across the telecoms, energy, security, infrastructure, and road and rail sectors to optimise day-to-day operations.

 

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Monitor Telecoms Cable Networks 24/7 Monitor Telecoms Cable Networks 24/7

Monitor Telecoms Cable Networks 24/7

Onshore and subsea telecoms networks are crucial to serving customers as well as safeguarding business continuity. Fotech’s DAS telecoms monitoring technology is custom-built to constantly monitor your fibre optic telecoms assets. Detecting issues within metres and alerting you within seconds, it is the smart, fast way to protect your valuable fibre optics.

 

Telecoms

Onshore Telecoms

Onshore Telecoms

Guarantee telecoms uptime with Fotech’s advanced, intelligent DAS cable condition monitoring. Protect against accidental or malicious damage, theft, wear and tear and flashover testing. A fully modular system calibrated to your network.

Subsea Telecoms

Subsea Telecoms

Locating and repairing subsea cable faults is difficult and costly. Fotech’s DAS powered fibre optic sensor telecoms monitoring automatically detects and analyses arcing, exposure and other potential damage for an optimised response strategy.

Gather Data and Monitor Threats to Pipeline Networks Gather Data and Monitor Threats to Pipeline Networks

Gather Data and Monitor Threats to Pipeline Networks

Optimise oil, gas and water pipeline networks with a monitoring platform that delivers the information you want to know, and only reports on actual threats to your pipeline, such as hot tapping and leak detection. With Fotech’s technology solutions you can explore your pipeline network, enhance your understanding of in-situ activities, and gather intelligence on prolonged or historical events on your network.

 

Pipelines

LivePIPE II

LivePIPE II

Using Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) technology, Fotech’s LivePIPE II® processes vast quantities of data in real-time and extracts the actionable information needed to protect your pipelines with zero false positives.

Pipelines Use Case

Pipelines Use Case

Pipeline operators face a constant battle against a range of potential threats - whether that is corrosion, accidental damage or leaks that may result in environmental harm. It is a difficult balancing act, and it is not getting easier.

Monitor and Secure Perimeters and Borders Monitor and Secure Perimeters and Borders

Monitor and Secure Perimeters and Borders

  • Make fast and well-informed decisions with confidence
  • Prevent criminal activity, malicious attacks or unwanted intrusions
  • Detect and locate tunnelling and fence cutting activities at the earliest possible stage

 

Security

Perimeter Security

Perimeter Security

Using fibre optic cables, Fotech’s DAS perimeter security solutions monitors perimeters of all sizes automatically, giving you enhanced intelligence on events and patterns in and around a perimeter. Detect, locate, and prevent accidental or malicious damage or intrusions.

Border Security

Border Security

Using fibre optic sensing via cables that are often hidden from view, Fotech’s DAS technology can monitor international borders automatically, for an enhanced understanding of in-situ activities, and gather intelligence on events and patterns in and around a border. 

Safeguard Cable Infrastructure with Fibre Optic Monitoring Safeguard Cable Infrastructure with Fibre Optic Monitoring

Safeguard Cable Infrastructure with Fibre Optic Monitoring

Whether protecting against copper cable theft, data interception, subsea anchor drag, or locating cable fatigue and break down – optimise your cable network with technology that delivers the information you want to know, and only reports on integrity issues and actual threats to your cable infrastructure.   

 

Infrastructure

Cable Monitoring Offshore

Cable Monitoring Offshore

As the demand for green energy continues to grow, offshore energy operators have an expanding network of subsea power cables to monitor and maintain. With cable outages disappointing customers and costing operators a great deal of time and money, preventing cable failures, and quickly identifying and planning for the repair of damage is vital.  

Cable Monitoring Onshore

Cable Monitoring Onshore

Increasingly we depend on a connected world and is especially true for the power and communications cables we rely so heavily on. These cables are vulnerable to both accidental and malicious damage, as well as electrical and mechanical failures and interruptions that leave customers disappointed and are costly to operators. 

Upgrade Urban Transport with the Internet of Things Upgrade Urban Transport with the Internet of Things

Upgrade Urban Transport with the Internet of Things

Fotech’s Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) technology converts thousands of kilometres of optical fibres already in place in our cities into millions of acoustic and vibration sensors. DAS acoustic sensing converts cables into a network of state-of-the-art sensors. This allows cities to send and receive information and simultaneously monitor city infrastructure, in real-time, at a much more detailed level, all while providing anonymity to its citizens.

 

Smart Cities & ITS

Road Traffic Monitoring

Road Traffic Monitoring

With Fotech’s LiveDETECT® smart transport management technology you can gain real-time visibility of the integrity and efficiency of your transport network by harnessing advanced artificial intelligence and edge computing to detect, classify and report on traffic and transport infrastructure with certainty.

Rail Monitoring

Rail Monitoring

Fotech’s DAS technology platform provides a full suite of capabilities for operators and system integrators within the railway industry including; broken rail and flat wheel detection, train tracking, and comprehensive trackside security and protection.

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Explore Fotech Global Operations

 

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Want to find out more? View our resources section for case studies, white papers and technical information about our DAS fibre optic sensing technology and how it solves challenges for customers worldwide.

 

 

 

Fotech Solutions in Action
Fotech Solutions in Action

Five Ways to Optimise Your Perimeter Security Monitoring Strategy

Five Ways to Optimise Your Perimeter Security Monitoring Strategy

The perimeter security market is set to grow to US$96.5 billion by 2026. So, how do customers navigate the different solutions on offer? Find out in our latest blog.

Next generation monitoring and detection from Fotech

Next generation monitoring and detection from Fotech

Fotech launches next generation monitoring and detection solution that allow a faster, cost effective and more systematic deployment in long linear assets such as pipelines and perimeters

Fotech and C3SS launch technology partnership to transform oil and gas security across Africa

Fotech and C3SS launch technology partnership to transform oil and gas security across Africa

Fotech, a bp launchpad company, has signed a non-exclusive MOU with C3SS, a South Africa-based perimeter and infrastructure security company, to target specific African markets

Fotech promotes Arabela Silva to its global Head of Engineering

Fotech promotes Arabela Silva to its global Head of Engineering

Silva’s global remit is to increase the innovation and efficiency of Fotech products as well as responsibility for leading the teams who develop and support Fotech’s technology products’ hardware and software.

DAS Pipeline Monitoring in Extreme Conditions

DAS Pipeline Monitoring in Extreme Conditions

Extreme weather can affect pipeline integrity and security, leading to serious breaches. But DAS pipeline monitoring technology can help to safeguard supplies.

Can DAS Monitoring Support Green Hydrocarbon Production?

Can DAS Monitoring Support Green Hydrocarbon Production?

As bp buys up 40% of Australia’s Pilbara Renewable Energy Project, we explore the benefits of green hydrocarbon and how DAS asset monitoring can safeguard its production.

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