ENSCO Leads Nationwide Upgrade to Contactless Vehicle Sensors in Australia

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Springfield, VA, June 18, 2024

  • ENSCO, in partnership with CTG Security Matrix, has secured a significant contract for the nationwide deployment of MicroSearch in Australia.
  • The contract involves the installation of touch-free sensors in vehicle inspections areas by detecting human presence through subtle vibrations from the human heartbeat.
  • This new technology reduces the personnel required for inspections and increases the safety of inspection crews.

ENSCO, Inc., in partnership with its exclusive reseller CTG Security Matrix of Adelaide, South Australia, has announced a significant contract win for the nationwide deployment of its advanced MicroSearch® contactless vehicle sensor technology. This marks a major milestone as the first nationwide conversion in Australia from the traditional geophone-based vehicle sensor technology to the cutting-edge contactless system.

The contract will see the installation of the new touch-free sensors across various critical infrastructures, enhancing security and efficiency in vehicle inspections. MicroSearch's innovative technology detects human presence in vehicles by sensing subtle vibrations from the human heartbeat, now upgraded to a contactless form factor that ensures safety and ease for inspection personnel.

“This new contract demonstrates our commitment to providing advanced security solutions globally. The MicroSearch contactless vehicle sensors not only enhance security but also significantly reduce the manpower required for thorough vehicle inspections. We are proud to collaborate with CTG Security Matrix in bringing this pioneering technology to Australia.”

Jeff Stevens, President of ENSCO

MicroSearch has a proven track record of successful deployments worldwide, including in correctional facilities, border security, and critical infrastructure protection. This contract win in Australia adds to a series of recent successes, further establishing MicroSearch as the industry standard in human presence detection technology.

For more information about ENSCO and its range of innovative security solutions, please visit ensco.com/microsearch.


ENSCO, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries, represent a $165 million international technology enterprise with 750+ employees headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area. For more than 50 years, ENSCO has been providing leading-edge engineering, science and advanced technology solutions to governments and private industries worldwide. ENSCO operates in the aerospace, national security, and surface transportation sectors. ENSCO serves customers in cutting-edge, mission-critical environments where safety, security, reliability, and resilience are of paramount importance. ENSCO field offices and subsidiaries, representatives, and partnerships are located throughout the United States and around the world. Learn more about ENSCO

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