Optim has been awarded a five-year, sole-source contract to supply its FreedomView Videoscope to the United States Customs and Border Patrol (CPB) division.
The FreedomView provides law enforcement agents the ability to search for illegal contraband, such as drugs, people, and weapons of mass effect hidden in hard-to-reach-and-see areas of vehicles, containers, and other conveyances.
(With the FreedomView LED Videoscope (FVVS) law enforcement officers can safely perform visual inspections of vehicles and other areas where contraband may be hidden. Maintain eye contact with individuals and your surroundings while performing searches. Video and still pictures are available with the simple push of a button! Courtesy of OptimSecurity and YouTube)
“We believe the FreedomView Videoscope is the best-in-class for contraband detection,” stated Paul Joyce, President and CEO of Optim.
“We are extremely excited that Department of Homeland Security and the CPB selected our cutting-edge equipment to enable agents to effectively police, maintain, and protect our nation’s borders.”
“This continues the long, exclusive relationship we’ve had with CBP that dates back to 2010.”
“The FreedomView is about enabling effective search and seizure in vehicles and hazardous environments, while still offering simplicity and safety to the agents using the equipment.”
The CPB is tasked with utilizing small-scale detection systems like the FreedomView Videoscope to further their mission of preventing illegal contraband from entering the United States.
The FreedomView is designed for easy, portable use and feature state-of-the-art optical quality.
A robust, durable construction of the videoscope enables field agents operating at ports of entry and checkpoints to conduct searches safely and efficiently.
FreedomView Videoscope Features & Benefits Include
- Safety – Conduct safe vehicle inspections including gas tanks
- Superior lighting—Patented OptiLuxTM LED lighting focuses and shapes the light, delivering more brightness where it counts: at the end of the scope
- Documentation – Seizures can be recorded and used for legal proceedings
- Greater mobility—Lightweight (appox. 2 lbs) ergo-dynamic handle design, the perfect “grab and go” with rechargeable batteries providing power for an entire day of inspections
- Easy to use—Intuitive touchscreen, single-hand operation
- Lower cost of ownership—Inspections performed quickly and safely
- Rugged and reliable—Tungsten braid insertion shaft, long lasting battery offers 6 hours of use
Optim’s pioneering FreedomView line for contraband detection features a one-handed operation, outstanding image quality, and made-in-America craftsmanship and durability.
The FreedomView line is UL-certified for use in hazardous environments such as gas tanks and incorporates one-touch image/video capture for reference and evidence usage.
(Using the FreedomView Videoscope is easy as 1,2,3 – setup is easy! Courtesy of OptimSecurity and YouTube)
Empowered for highly protected use, the FreedomView includes AES 256-bit hardware encryption with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation, enabling file transfer with secure USB drives.
Intended for the rigors of every day law enforcement, the video systems can sustain the harsh elements with its water, dust, and high temperature resistant design.
The Optim FreedomView Series of imaging products utilize the company’s patented OptiLux™ LED lighting technology freeing users from tethered or bulky external devices.