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FODetect puts birds to flight

Originally developed to detect foreign object debris (FOD) on runways, Xsight Systems has added a new capability to its FODetect unit – it can now chase away birds. According to the Israeli company, the BirdWize remotely activated auditory deterrence allows airports to manage runway bird hazards from the convenience of an operations centre. Xsight says the […]

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FOD, birds, snow – and the multi-task runway sensor

A good sensor can do multiple tasks with minor modifications. What started as Israeli technology to detect foreign objects on runways is being given a new application every few months. Xsight Systems has added another capability to its FODetect automated foreign object detection system: SnowWize, a new solution for snow depth measurement on airport runways. The […]

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