Sep 24, 2018
Liberty Announces appointment of CTO
Vancouver, B.C. – September 24, 2018 – Liberty Defense Holdings Inc. (“Liberty”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bart Smudde as Chief Technology Officer.
Bart is an electrical engineer with over 30 years of extensive experience designing, testing, and manufacturing electronics products for consumer, industrial, medical, and military markets. Bart has led engineering teams for Graco, Landis+Gyr, SignalONE Safety, Panasonic, and Dialog Systems in the deployment of new products on a global basis. Bart will lead the engineering design and product development for the HEXWAVE product.
CEO Bill Riker commented, “We are privileged to have Bart’s world-class engineering leadership and technical expertise within the Liberty Defense Technology Team. He brings an infectious passion for innovation and technical excellence that will be central to driving the HEXWAVE capability to meet the future needs of urban security threat detection.”
About Liberty Defense
Liberty Defense Technologies (“Liberty Defense”) is a leader in security and weapons detection solutions that has secured an exclusive license from MIT Lincoln Laboratory, as well as a technology transfer agreement, for IP and design related to active 3D imaging technology used in the HEXWAVE product. The technology enables real-time indoor/outdoor layered protection for high volume foot traffic areas and can be scaled to fit multiple or unique entry points to provide a layered, stand-off detection capability. This aligns with the Departments of Homeland Security’s declared need for “Layered Defense” by providing a means to proactively counter evolving urban threats. The HEXWAVE product can detect metallic and non-metallic firearms, knives, and explosives. Headquartered in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area, Liberty Defense is committed to protecting communities and preserving peace of mind through superior security detection solutions. Learn more: libertydefense.com
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