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POWAY, Calif., December 12, 2013 – CohuHD, leading supplier of rugged video surveillance systems, is proud to announce that they are the winner of the Government Security News’ 2013 Homeland Security Awards for their 8800HD as Best Long Range Detection Products and High-Definition Imaging with Defog Capability as Best Specialized CCTV Lens Technology. The 5970SD is finalist for Best Thermal/Night Vision/Infrared Cameras.

"Winning these awards proves the benefits of our video surveillance camera systems to customers in the homeland security sector as well as other mission-critical solutions applications," said Tom Kampfer, President of CohuHD. "We pride ourselves in delivering cutting-edge video surveillance camera systems that perform in the most extreme environments."

CohuHD’s 8800HD Series, winner of the Best Long Range Detection Products, combines full high-definition (HD) image resolution with high-powered HD performance lens optics for delivering unprecedented image quality and detail for long-range surveillance applications.

The 8800HD can detect human sized objects at up to 30 miles away, making it ideal for perimeter security, border patrol, as well as protecting airports, ports, military, maritime, and other critical infrastructure.

CohuHD’s High-Definition Imaging with Defog Capability is the winner for Best Specialized CCTV Lens Technology. CohuHD’s real-time defogging capability produces enhanced images in obscured haze and foggy conditions commonly encountered in protecting roadways, ports, maritime, as well as other applications. The image processing measures each pixel for fog thickness and applies contrast to deliver an improved image.

CohuHD’s 5970SD is the finalist for Best Thermal/Night Vision/Infrared Cameras. The 5970SD series combines the advantages of thermal imaging, efficient H.264 compression, a proven variable speed positioner and advanced environment protection delivering a best in class thermal camera positioning system.

About CohuHD
CohuHD, a division of Cohu, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of video surveillance camera systems for use in mission-critical, sensitive environments. Integrating the latest video compression and high-definition IP technology into its innovative, rugged video camera systems, CohuHD's line of high quality HD cameras, transmission equipment and management software can be found on the International Space Station and monitoring the busiest freeways and ports, military bases, U.S. Navy ships, oil refineries, nuclear reactors, mines, high value manufacturing sites, and many other critical installations around the globe. For more information on CohuHD’s products, please visit Follow us at,, linkedin/company/cohuhd, and

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