UVSS Manufacturer TeleRadio Receives US$200,000 Contract to Secure US
Marine Operation in Asian Ports
Singapore, August 16, 200, TeleRadio
Engineering (TeleRadio), a leading UVSS
manufacturer has been contracted to supply the UV Colour
Under Vehicle Surveillance Systems to support the US Marine Operation in
major South East Asia ports.
The systems are specially designed to detect foreign objects such as
explosives, weapons or contraband that may be attached to the vehicle
upon entry or exit.
The decision to deploy advance undercarriage inspection systems came as
an important enhancement to existing security measures which have been
stepped up to address terrorist threats in this region.
According to Director of TeleRadio, Robyn Tay, “UV Colour will
significantly reduce vehicle inspection time as the system takes less
than 3 seconds to inspect a vehicle. In a busy environment like a
seaport, thousands of vehicles enter the premises hence it is crucial
that the traffic flow cannot be disrupted.”
“An approaching vehicle does not need to stop while being screened
as the system can scan vehicles traveling at speed of 30km/hr or
The use of UV Colour has grown considerably in
demand as it not only provides thorough scrutiny of undercarriages. It
has also helped address manpower issues as security personnel are no
longer required to be deployed at the screening zone during the
A complete and high resolution colour
undercarriage image is displayed on a computerized user interface for
inspection. Security personnel can also use special feature such as image
zooming to expand a suspicious area for thorough examination.
Additional security systems such as Vehicle Licence
Plate Recognition and Driver Face Capture can be incorporated to automatically
capture the licence plate number of the vehicle
or to take a snapshot of the driver’s face while the vehicle is