Technology today makes it easy for anyone with basic knowledge of programs like Photoshop to falsify digital images or scanned copies of official documents, e.g. birth certificates, bank statements or business contracts. In fact, the simplicity with which images can be modified has become a threat in many industries; think of the media for example.
To help businesses tackle image falsification (or image forgery, in the jargon) and re-build trust, the Geneva based startup Quantum Integrity developed a set of software modules that detect, quantify and qualify manipulations made to digital images.
+ The software determines whether digital images and documents are fraudulent or legitimate.
+ Detects manipulation regardless of methods or software used.
The company Quantum Integrity SA was founded in 2017 and is based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Automated, permanent, 24/7 leak detection system within +/- 5m:
Leaks in the water distribution network cause a significant loss of water, as locating them with precision is difficult and time consuming. The Swiss company Hinni AG has developed, in corporation with technology partners, a solution to enable the almost immediate detection of the origin of the leak.
+ Prevention of infrastructure damages + Reduction of water loss + Civil works and investment decisions can be planned and coordinated earlier + Reduction of unauthorized water retrieval + Improper operation can be identified and corrected quickly
PS: The material of the pipeline is mostly insignificant. Why? Because the integrated hydrophone does not measure the sound waves on the pipe, but instead directly in the medium water. This works in the same way with metal as well as with plastic pipes.
Hinni AG, based in Biel- Benken, is a leading Swiss service provider and manufacturer of systems and products in the municipal water segment, part of Arnold AG a subsidiary of BKW. The BKW Group is a Bern-based international energy and infrastructure company employing more than 6,000 people.