Smiths Detection and Alluviam combine for biohazard detection

A collaboration between Smiths Detection and Alluviam has led to the combination of the HazMatID Ranger and the HazMasterG3, which will give emergency response members built-in information on how to handle biological hazards, chemical incidents, IEDs and homemade explosives.  

“Our partnership with Alluviam represents a significant step forward for Smiths Detection’s emergency response toolkit," Rod Wilson, vice [resident of products for Smiths Detection said, according to "The combination of our handheld HazMatID Ranger with their HazMasterG3 software creates the most effective handheld tool available to provide mission-critical guidance to emergency responders."

The HazMatID Ranger is used to detect and identify unknown dangerous substances. The system identifies gels, liquids, solids and biological agents, reports. Integrating the HazMasterG3 software gives responders mission-critical guidance on how to handle possible threats, which can provide greater safety and faster response times.

“We are excited by the integration of our HazMasterG3 Extended Edition software with Smiths Detecdtion’s HazMat ID sensor platform," Thais Miguel, vice president of business development at Alluviam said, according to "The HazMasterG3 advanced decision support answers key questions and provides tactical situational awareness for emergency responders who face homemade explosives, chemical warfare agents or improvised explosive threats on a daily basis."