Orolia, a world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Talen-X.
Talen-X is a U.S. technology innovator with the ability to characterize, enhance and implement advanced techniques and products to solve real-world GNSS vulnerability problems.
The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and approvals required by the U.S. Defense Security Service (DSS) and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
(Learn More. Working within Spectracom SecureSync GPS/GNSS receivers, BroadShield detects unintentional and malicious attacks in the GPS signal. It automatically notifies and disables your GPS/GNSS synchronization to keep you and your data safe. Courtesy of Specstracom and YouTube)
Through this acquisition, Orolia will significantly enhance Assured PNT capabilities across the global company’s portfolio to support mission-critical applications.
These additional resources also strengthen Orolia’s commitment to serving the U.S. government, with further expansion of domestic capabilities and a greater U.S. footprint.
Toward that end, the companies will reinforce their commercial co-operation in order to maximize market awareness and access.
“Military personnel know that accurate and trusted time and position information is a critical enabler for almost all warfighting functions and systems” said Orolia CEO Jean-Yves Courtois.
“Reliable PNT data are critical for communications, sensors, network synchronization, situational awareness, command and control or search and rescue missions.”
“This acquisition reinforces Orolia’s position as a major supplier of Assured PNT technology and enhances our ability to offer unique end-to-end solutions.”
Talen-X have extensive technology integration and world-class PNT engineering resources that will enable Orolia to rapidly develop and offer new, superior products and services to the U.S. market.
“Our culture of innovation, together with our demonstrated testing capabilities, will complement Orolia’s global technology expertise and significantly enhance the reliability, performance and safety of military operations,” said Tim Erbes, CTO of Talen-X.
Key terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Orolia Wins Platinum in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program
- Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner
- MEOSAR Search and Rescue (SAR) Satellite Ground System
- Best SAR Satellite Ground System
Additionally, Orolia, through its Spectracom brand took home top honors in Resilient PNT.
- Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner
- Best Resilient PNT (Positioning, Navigation and Timing) Solution
Over 100 distinguished guests from National, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Executives from companies allied to Government, gathered from across North America and the Middle East to be honored from disciplines across the Security Industry in their respective fields which included:
- The Department of Homeland Security
- The Department of Justice
- The Security Exchange Commission
- State and Municipal Law Enforcement Agencies
- Leaders in Private Security