Fortress Technology Increases Detector Performance with New FM Software


April 4, 2014 – Fortress Technology, a global leader in the manufacture of metal detector systems, is pleased to announce the world wide release of their revolutionary FM fortress-technology-logosoftware for Fortress Metal Detectors. This software has been developed to be compatible with all previously manufactured Fortress detectors and can be field installed on their Phantom and Stealth models.

The FM software analyzes the detection signal and uses an algorithm to calculate the signal strength based on a function of time and amplitude. This can significantly improve performance in certain applications, including large bags, by at least 40%. “This is great news for our existing customers who need to achieve better sensitivities to satisfy FSMA or customer specification requirements” says Steve Gidman, president of Fortress Technology.

As part of their Never Obsolete commitment to their customers, this release reinforces Fortress’s mandate to always develop their new technology to be backwards compatible fortress-technologyand accessible without having to purchase an entirely new system. They continue to provide complete support for their existing systems with readily available parts and a global service team for their customers.

Fortress Technology is the only North American Metal Detection Manufacturer that, since its inception in 1996, custom manufactures their equipment to suit their customers’ needs, application and specifications to ensure optimal metal detection for their customers. Fortress metal detectors are renowned in the industry for their speed, accuracy and simple operation and used widely within a range of food industry sectors including bakery, meats, packaged meals, dairy, confectionery, fresh foods frozen foods, textile and pharmaceutical. Fortress is a global enterprise with manufacturing offices in Canada, the UK, and Brazil serving North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

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