What is BirdWize 

BirdWize is an enhancement to FODetect, Xsight Systems' Automated FOD Detection Solution, offering comprehensive runway ground level bird hazard management. By providing constant runway surveillance and remote bird auditory deterrence, BirdWize enables safe and continuous runway operations during day and night. 

BirdWize Benefits:

  • Enhance runway safety : Constant runway surveillance with bird deterrence that keeps the runway clear and safe
  • Raise operational efficiency : Registers runway bird behavior enabling proactive measures to reduce bird strike risks
  • Improve workforce productivity : Automates manual procedures, no need to dispatch personnel to detect and deter hazardous birds on the runway
  • Increase runway capacity : By remotely operating auditory deterrence, the runway maintains continued operations with no interruptions




Birds in Numbers



44% of aircrafts destroyed by bird strikes were caused by on-runway strikes.


41% of bird strikes occur at ground level.


58% of birds & wildlife activity on runways occur during night time.