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Recognize staff, students, and visitors in real time to help enhance school safety with Secure, Accurate facial Recognition (SAFR) using existing IP-based cameras and readily available hardware

SAFR Face Recognition Free to K-12 Schools in US & Canada (Video)

RealNetworks, is offering free and immediate availability of SAFR™ for K-12, an AI and machine learning based facial recognition solution to help enhance safety in over 100,000 K-12 schools in the United States and Canada. At...
April Marie Tinsley was abducted and found murdered in early April 1988. Law enforcement authorities have arrested John D. Miller, 59, in the murder.

DNA Leads to Murder Suspect of 8 yo Girl in 1988 Indiana (Multi-Video)

By Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star Thirty years after the murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley, police arrested a man in connection to her death on the same day the cold case was to be examined during...
Metis Secure produces notification beacons, emergency communications, and alerting management systems that help you respond much more quickly and effectively in an emergency.

Desktop Alert New In-Building & Outdoor School Notification Beacons

Desktop Alert, a Proud Sponsor the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, will be introducing Metis Secure Solutions, a leading manufacturer of IP-based in-building and outdoor Notification Beacon™ solutions at Campus Safety Conference...
Police have previously said they've followed dozens of leads over the years, but hope the new images be the long-awaited break in the case needed to make an arrest.

New Suspect Sketches in Cold Case Double Murder (Learn More, Videos)

By Travis Fedschun, Fox News It's been a little more than four decades since a Wisconsin couple was shot to death while camping in the northern part of the state, but officials...
Law Enforcement, First Responders & relevant Security Professionals are encouraged to take advantage of use these resources to protect their schools, safeguard the lives of their students, faculty, and staff, and facilitate the recovery process following this type of incident.

New DHS: K-12 Guide for Preventing & Protecting Against Gun Violence

Active shooter incidents escalate quickly and evolve rapidly. While many conclude after a few short minutes, others stretch on for hours. To address these incidents, the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National...
"20/20” features world-renowned DNA detective CeCe Moore

DNA Detective Helps Uncover Secrets on Long-Lost Biological Families

By Marc Dorian, Gail Deutsch, Alexa Valiente, ABC News One early morning in 1987, staff at a local hospital in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, noticed an odd sight: a pregnant woman in labor...
There will be a significant increase in the use of biometric payments authentication in the coming months, according to Mastercard. (Courtesy of Mastercard and YouTube)

Mastercard Predicts Biometric Payment Boom Coming (Multi-Video)

By Alison McGuire, Irish Tech News With new EU regulations coming into place next September, Mastercard is predicting a significant increase in the use of biometric technology to authenticate who is paying. With...
Veridium has closed its Series B funding round on $16.5m. The financing round was led by UK entrepreneur and philanthropist, Michael Spencer, with participation from Citrix Systems and financial services executive and investor Michael Powell.

Veridium Transforming Authentication with Investor Michael Spencer (Video)

Veridium, a leader in strong authentication solutions using biometrics instead of passwords and tokens, and a competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has closed its Series B funding round...
Anne Arundel County Police Chief Timothy Altomare

Praise for MIRS Face Recognition in Maryland Shooting (Multi-Video)

By PlanetBiometrics Law enforcement officers in Maryland used facial recognition technology to identify the suspected shooter believed to be responsible for killing five staff members and injuring at least two others in...
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Protective Service

DHS Federal Protective Service in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Protective Service is pleased to announce the Modified Infrastructure Survey Tool (MIST), has been nominated to compete in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. If you...