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PowerGuard

AI-powered substation security, safety, and condition monitoring solution.

Revolutionizing Manned and Unmanned Substation Event Analysis
PowerGUARD provides a near real-time alerting system for condition monitoring, safety, intrusion, and threat detection, empowering you with proactive decision making and strong security support.

Where Innovation
Meets Precision

For Modern Substation Monitoring

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The Tools You Need to Guard
Your Critical Infrastructure

Security Package

Know when unauthorized events are taking place in the area, including intrusion from vehicles, people, and animals.

Safety Package

Monitor the use of personal protective equipment and injuries on the site and alert emergency personnel to critical events sooner.
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Equipment Package

Monitor for smoke, arcing, and fires to alert for emergency events while monitoring the thermal features of your critical equipment.
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Thermal Package

Monitor for thermal features and temperature overheating for substation critical equipment using thermal and infrared detection cameras.

Security Package

Detect and Block Security Threats

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Traditional protection measures like fencing and access controls are simply out of date in the modern era of substation security. With the increase in substation attacks and equipment degradation, manual monitoring isn’t enough to protect your operations.
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By leveraging the power of artificial intelligence and PowerGUARD’s advanced machine learning, utility companies can transform their approach to security and mitigate the risks associated with physical attacks on substations.
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PowerGUARD reduces the threat of attacks with 24/7 security monitoring for vehicle, people and animal intrusions, thus, providing the highest levels of security. Visibility into near real-time substation conditions means you are never left guessing.
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Features

24/ intrusion &
security monitoring

using edge AI and cameras.
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Unauthorized
vehicle alerts.

Unauthorized
person alerts.

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Perimeter monitoring

and animal intrusion detection.
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Safety Package

Improve Personnel Safety and Productivity

Your commitment to the safety of your
personnel is backed by our cutting-edge AI-
powered monitoring features.
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PowerGUARD prevents the risk of serious personnel injury with our renowned AI accuracy and features like PPE and hard hat identification and personnel injury detection AI alerts. This gives you the best possibility of preventing additional injuries, asset damage, and potential downtime.

Features

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Identification of PPE
gear and hard hats
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Substation personnel
injury alert
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Substation personnel
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Equipment Package

Protect Critical Infrastructure

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Making strategic decisions to avoid outages, remain in compliance, and reduce maintenance and repair costs requires a complete view of your asset health. Relying on truck rolls and manual data analysis can leave you with incomplete or inaccurate data.
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Minimize the unknown with PowerGUARD substation condition monitoring that ensures potential equipment issues are rapidly detected, identified, and resolved before a significant failure.
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Features

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Equipment condition
monitoring
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High energy event alerts
including smoke, fire and arc flashing
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Know when and where
components are at risk or may have failed
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Thermal Package

Prevent Equipment Overheating

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Monitor the thermal and temperature features of substation equipment and prevent overheating due to failure or uncertain loads. Increase the life of your equipment with AI monitoring for thermal and infrared cameras.
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Prevent equipment overheating and causing catastrophic incidents at substations with near real-time 24/7 thermal monitoring. 

Features

Equipment temperature
monitoring
with radiometric thermal cameras and AI
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High temperature event alerting for equipment
such as insulators, transformers, radiators, reactors, bushings, connectors, capacitive 
banks and others
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Track component overheating
and understand which components are likely to fail
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Maximize Resilience
and Cost Efficiency

Just one attack or critical incident at a substation can lead to expenses of tens of millions of dollars for a utility company to repair costs and environmental harm.
Features like fixed, high-resolution optical and thermal cameras, constant monitoring with AI systems, and real-time alerting for substation threats give you advanced security and event monitoring to increase grid reliability, stability, and operational efficiency while extending the lifespan of equipment. 
PowerGUARD offers a substantial return on investment by reducing operational disruptions, preventing harm to personnel and equipment, and sidestepping expensive legal and regulatory repercussions. Empower your operation teams to stay ahead of challenges and opportunities alike.

PowerGuard Provides Solutions

to Your Top Substation Condition Monitoring Concerns

We deliver near real-time condition-based equipment monitoring and security for aerial and ground-based visual data making your substations smarter!
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PowerGUARD: Make your
substations smarter

Request a Demo or Contact Us to See How We
Can Help You Transform Your Operations.