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BrainChip Studio and BrainChip Accelerator are video analytics solutions that aids organizations to rapidly search vast amounts of video footage for identifying objects or faces.

BrainChip AI-Powered Video Analytics Now Avail to European Govts (Videos)

BrainChip, a leading developer of software and hardware accelerated solutions for advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning applications, has entered into a strategic partnership with SoftCryptum to expand BrainChip’s AI-powered...
Vigilant’s new investigative platform is an invaluable partner in any law enforcement investigation, providing nearly all the tools investigators need, short of conducting interviews and interrogations

Motorola Solutions Acquires Vigilant Solutions’ Parent Company VaaS

Motorola Solutions, a global leader in mission-critical communications, has acquired VaaS International Holdings, Inc., (VaaS), a global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology, for a purchase price of $445...

Justice Served Through Biometrics (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Guest OpEd by James Stickland, CEO of Veridium Law enforcement professionals have always sought innovative ways to combat crime more efficiently and effectively. In recent years, cheaper, smaller, more portable and readily...

NIST Shows 20x Advance in Face Recognition Software’s Capabilities

Facial recognition software got 20 times better at searching a database to find a matching photograph, between 2014 and 2018, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) evaluation of...
Tammy Waitt, AST Editorial Director, (left to right), Ben Shirley, Director of Marketing at Ameristar Perimeter Security, accepting one of Five 2018 'ASTORS' Awards from AST Publisher, Mike Madsen, at ISC East in New York City as Ameristar’s Jeff Halaut, Barrier Program Manager looks on.

Ameristar Perimeter Security Wins Big in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ in New York City

Maintaining a secure perimeter is the first line of defense against potential threats. Towards that end, Ameristar Perimeter Security, a new competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce...
When it comes to quality perimeter protection products and engineering at its finest,  Aeroturn is at the top of  its game.

Aeroturn Wins Prestigious 2018 ASTORS Homeland Security Award for Perimeter Protection

Aeroturn LLC, a leading turnstile manufacturer that offers 100% Made in The USA turnstiles, is the proud recipient of the 2018 Silver ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award from American Security Today for...
The HID Crescendo Mobile solution provides organizations seeking to eliminate passwords with a solution that combines the high security of physical authenticators with the usability of a mobile solution.

HID Crescendo Mobile Smart Card Offers High Security & Convenience

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and  2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Cyber Risk Management, is introducing the Crescendo® Mobile smart card; bringing convenience to high...
HESCO's new rising arm barrier is capable of stopping a truck weighing 6800kg traveling at 40mph

HESCO New RAB Crash Barriers Complete TERRABLOCK (Multi-Video)

HESCO, leaders in the design and engineering of defence products and perimeter security solutions, is now adding a hostile vehicle mitigation access control product to the company's TERRABLOCK line. HESCO launched TERRABLOCK...
PureTech Systems’ dispatch-drone-to-alarm feature, pictured here with 'The Perimeter' drone from Skyfront, provides for automated dispatch of a surveillance drone to an alarm location with subsequent remote target detection and tracking.

PureTech Offers Automated Drone Deployment for Security Response

PureTech Systems, a competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, introduces its latest capability: Providing automated dispatch of a security drone to an alarm location. The alarm can originate from...
The Verint FaceDetect system can detect, track, and alert on persons of interest appearing in video surveillance streams in real-time across multiple sites and thousands of cameras simultaneously, returning results in seconds.

Verint FaceDetect Named a Finalist in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

Verint® FaceDetect, a Finalist in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is a powerful and versatile video analysis solution that provides situational intelligence through innovative facial recognition technology. The FaceDetect system can detect,...