MOBOTIX S16 Thermal Wins First Place In The GIT Security Award

Langmeil, Germany, 26 September 2018. The MOBOTIX S16 Thermal competed against an array of renowned security solutions in the Video Security category at the GIT Security Award and was awarded first place. The S16 Thermal received the most votes from Wiley Media readers as well as the online communities of, and The awards ceremony took place on 25 September at the Wiley GIT Security stand at the Security Essen trade fair.

“We are very proud to be awarded first place in the GIT Security Award, and we want to thank the many readers in the industry for their votes,” says Thomas Lausten, CEO of MOBOTIX AG. “The S16 Thermal lets us work together with our partners to offer highly flexible solutions. These solutions extend far beyond the field of video security and are capable of supporting applications in areas such as production security and early fire detection. We see this award as confirmation that our innovative, high-quality products deliver the best solutions to meet the requirements of the security industry.”

GIT Award

(from left to right) Dr. Heiko Baumgartner (Publishing Director at Wiley and Editor-in-Chief of GIT SECURITY EMEA), Christian Heller (Sales Director DACH • MOBOTIX), Thomas Lausten (CEO • MOBOTIX), Steffen Ebert (Publishing Director at Wiley and Editor-in-Chief of GIT SECURITY)


Different combinations of thermal and/or optical technologies can be combined with the MOBOTIX S16 Thermal. The flexible sensor modules are connected to the basic module using 3-meter connection cables, and the unit is very compact. These features make it possible to tap into new, highly sought-after applications in areas such as early fire detection and monitoring, as well as in the optimization of critical production processes related to Industry 4.0, on top of standard applications. On the whole, users get the best value and a fast return on their investment thanks to the system’s overall concept. Key aspects of this concept include thermal sensor technology and the comprehensive interoperability of the decentralized MOBOTIX system architecture (IoT), combined with a long product life cycle, reliable “Made In Germany” quality and protection from cyber attacks.

GIT Award

The GIT Security Award is a reader award in which participants can submit their votes online. Prior to voting, a jury nominated the products for the final round. The best three products were selected in each of five categories: 1. Safe Automation, 2. Fire and Explosion Protection, Industrial Safety, 3. Video Security, 4. Access Control, Intruder Alarm, Perimeter Protection and 5. Safety and Security Management.



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