SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LRAD Corporation (Nasdaq:LRAD), the world's leading provider of advanced mass notification and Long Range Acoustic Device® systems, today announced a $672,000 follow-on order for LRAD 1000X systems at an international mining site. The LRAD systems will be integrated with radar from DeTect, Inc., the world leader in avian radar for aircraft bird strike avoidance, avian risk assessment and environmental protection (http://www.detect-inc.com).
"Remotely operated LRAD systems integrated with DeTect's avian radar are being used in several locations to prevent bird landings and wildlife incursions into hazardous water and waste areas," commented Tom Brown, President and CEO of LRAD Corporation. "LRAD dramatically reduces both the number of birds killed and the environmental fines assessed to mining operations when waterfowl deaths exceed government standards."
LRAD systems use directionality and focused acoustic output to broadcast a wide variety of tones and predator calls to ensure against habituation and safely deter wildlife at distances in excess of 2,000 meters. LRAD can be manually operated or integrated into remotely controlled command and control centers. For more information: http://www.lradx.com/application/wildlife-control-preservation/mining/.
Brown concluded, "Preserving wildlife and protecting critical assets associated with mining operations, airports, wind and solar farms, industrial plants, fisheries, and large agricultural concerns hold significant potential for LRAD systems sales growth."
About LRAD Corporation
LRAD Corporation designs, manufactures and markets advanced mass notification and Long Range Acoustic Device® systems to save lives on both sides of its proprietary products. LRAD® systems are in service in more than 70 countries around the world in diverse applications including mass notification and public address, fixed and mobile defense deployments, maritime security, critical infrastructure and perimeter security, commercial security, border and port security, law enforcement and emergency responder communications, asset protection, and wildlife control and preservation. For more information about the Company and its LRAD systems, please visit www.lradx.com.
Except for historical information contained herein, the matters discussed are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. You should not place undue reliance on these statements. We base these statements on particular assumptions that we have made in light of our industry experience, the stage of product and market development as well as our perception of historical trends, current market conditions, current economic data, expected future developments and other factors that we believe are appropriate under the circumstances. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those suggested in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are identified and discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are based on information and management's expectations as of the date hereof. Future results may differ materially from our current expectations. For more information regarding other potential risks and uncertainties, see the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014. LRAD Corporation disclaims any intent or obligation to update those forward-looking statements, except as otherwise specifically stated.
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