Honeywell Acquires Rebellion Photonics, a Developer of Gas Monitoring Solutions

(P&GJ) — Honeywell said it has acquired Houston-based Rebellion Photonics, a provider of intelligent, visual gas monitoring solutions for the oil and gas, petrochemical and power industries.

Rebellion Photonics’ software platform, Spectra, monitors up to 4TB of data daily from multiple GCI camera systems, as well as other sensor assets. (image: Rebellion Photonics)

Rebellion, Honeywell said, offers the industries only real-time monitoring platform that visually identifies and quantifies gas releases to quickly detect and analyze leaks and keep workers safe. The intelligent monitoring system incorporates an AI-driven software platform that automatically alerts operators if a gas leak, fire or security issue is detected and provides detailed analytics.

The acquisition will become part of Honeywell's Safety and Productivity Solutions business, which provides a wide range of gas detection technologies, safety gear, mobility solutions and software to help workers stay safe and productive.

"This acquisition complements Honeywell's strong portfolio of process technologies, automation and gas detection solutions and accelerates our transformation to a software-industrial company," said John Waldron, president and CEO of Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions.

Charlotte, N.C.-based Honeywell said Rebellion's technology also will lso be deployed through its Performance Materials and Technologies business to help process manufacturing customers improve safety and compliance.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, and there is no change to the company's 2019 financial guidance as a result of the acquisition.

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