Catcher Holdings, Inc. will supply its portable, handheld mobile device to Cairo Engineering and Manufacturing. The devices will assist the government with screening, identification and validation of people entering and leaving certain high security areas in the nation’s capital of Cairo. The CATCHER device will allow biometric fingerprint identification and collection, digital picture and video capture, as well as cellular communication capability and a fully functional, ruggedized mobile PC.
Cairo Engineering and Manufacturing select Catcher’s security solution
LEESBURG, VA, — Catcher Holdings, Inc., (http://www.catcherinc.com), a leader in ruggedized, portable handheld computing platforms for security applications, first responders, and field personnel, announced a contract to supply its mobile device to Cairo Engineering and Manufacturing. The company, located in Cairo, Egypt is one of the Middle-East’s most respected system integrators focusing on security solutions for the government of Egypt.
Cairo Engineering and Manufacturing has deployed numerous CATCHER units for its customer – a department of the Egyptian Federal Government. In deploying the CATCHER solution, Cairo Engineering’s client is taking advantage of all the significant features and functionality offered by the advanced application platform, most notably, those features that will be utilized in conjunction with its security applications. Specifically, the solution will assist the government with screening, identification and validation of people entering and leaving certain high security areas in the nation’s capital of Cairo. The CATCHER device will allow biometric fingerprint identification and collection, digital picture and video capture, as well as cellular communication capability and a fully functional, ruggedized mobile PC.
“That the CATCHER Command And Control Platform was selected by Cairo Engineering and Manufacturing is a testament to the ruggedness, durability and sheer power of the solution,” said Hal Turner, Chairman and Chief Executive, Catcher Holdings, Inc. “In selecting us, the company carefully considered the needs of their customer, a security division of the Egyptian Federal Government, whose requirements are among the industry’s most stringent.
“We have long been developing our platform for use by security and military forces and are confident our fully integrated application platform will continue be selected for more applications,” added Turner.
The CATCHER Command and Control Application platform delivers breakthrough performance for everything from VoIP solutions using Bluetooth, WiFi and WiMax, digital audio/video capture to biometric sensors, fingerprint scanning and rapid communication technologies. Its lightweight rugged construction makes it the ideal “all-in-one” unit for command and control situations for police security measures. This unique, rugged, mobile, convergent, computer includes just about every feature necessary to bring command and control capabilities to the field while eliminating the need to carry multiple devices. The CATCHER combines the technologies necessary to survey, access and communicate into a single portable device delivering mission critical data on demand.
About Catcher Holdings, Inc.
Catcher Holdings, Inc.’s wholly owned subsidiary, Catcher, Inc., is the developer of the CATCHER™. The CATCHER is the culmination of new technology breakthroughs, extensive research and product development that the Company believes will meet the needs of many government agencies and commercial entities for a ruggedized, portable, handheld computer, communications and telemetry control device. The unit was designed and engineered to provide field personnel and “First Responders” access to mission-critical information in the form of wireless or wired, real-time bi-directional voice, video, text, telemetry and data-enabling command center personnel to remotely view an incident or job site. The device weighs just 5.8 lbs. when equipped with two batteries that can last up to 8 hours, and, without the batteries, weighs 3.8 lbs. The CATCHER is 10 inches wide, 7.25 inches tall, 2.25 inches deep, with a sunlight-viewable 6.4-inch diagonal VGA LCD backlit touch screen. Photographs and detailed descriptions of the new CATCHER device are available on the company’s website at http://www.catcherinc.com.