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BobGroh
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Xandem - Very interesting system and nice web site
BobGroh   7/18/2011 11:21:13 AM
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A very interesting product and I am going to be interested in watching developments.  I have designed several security intrusion systems for industrial use (e.g. protecting pump rooms from unauthorized intrusion) and it has always been a bit of a struggle fitting in standard motion and IR sensors so you get coverage, etc.

Although obviously still a product in it's infancy, there are a lot of interesting ideas percolating in my brain at the moment. Cost may certainly be a problem, lack of suppliers, etc but the potential for easy installation, configuration at a central location, etc are very intriguing.

Xandem's web site is very well done, by the way.

Overall I've got this in my 'keep an eye on it' folder.

Douglas Smock
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Re: Curious about potential applications
Douglas Smock   7/18/2011 9:09:53 AM
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I wonder if it has the potential to be used to see inside components as part of an assembly line quality control system.

Dave Palmer
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Re: Curious about potential applications
Dave Palmer   7/18/2011 7:53:54 AM
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Rob, the Xandem website lists some potential applications. Most of them fall into the security/surveillance category you already identified. The other area was building automation.

Rob Spiegel
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Curious about potential applications
Rob Spiegel   7/18/2011 6:46:38 AM
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Interesting technology. I'm curious about what the applications for this would be. Surveillance is an obvious one. That and security.



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