The AeroVironment Puma 3 AE is a fully man-portable UAS is easy to transport, deploy and operate, and can be launched from anywhere, at any time, requiring no additional infrastructure, such as runways or launch devices. (Courtesy of AeroVironment)

AeroVironment Receives $5.25M Contract for US Border Patrol

AeroVironment has received a $5,254,912 firm fixed-price contract award for PumaTM 3 AE systems and support equipment on August 8, 2019 for the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP), which has been nominated in the...
“Every day facial recognition technologies help law enforcement to generate leads in cases, such as homicide, rape, armed robbery and other violent crime, as well as for non-enforcement reasons, including identifying elderly persons stricken with dementia, finding lost and missing children, identifying homeless persons with mental illness and identifying deceased persons,” explains Carl Szabo, Vice President and General Counsel of NetChoice.

Group Defends Facial Recognition Use by Police in Massachusetts

Law enforcement agencies across the country use facial recognition technology to generate leads in criminal cases. Not surprisingly, most Americans approve of this use of technology. Surveys show that a majority of Americans (55%)...
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AlertMedia Chosen for Three Finalist Spots in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

In August 2019, AlertMedia was ranked #285 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing privately held companies in America—making AlertMedia the 35th-ranked software company in the country and the...
The funds will be used to develop school threat assessment teams and pursue technological solutions to improve reporting of suspicious activity in and around schools, as well as implement or improve school safety measures, such as coordination with law enforcement, the use of metal detectors, locks, lighting and other deterrent measures, and more.

DOJ Awards $85.3M in Grants to Bolster School Security Measures

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded more than $85.3 million to address school security and violence, which includes funding to educate and train students and faculty, plus support first responders...
A new addition to Axis’ network camera portfolio, the reliable and robust, heavy-duty AXIS Q6215-LE network camera is designed to operate in extreme weather conditions, without sacrificing surveillance quality or capabilities.

Axis Communications PTZ Cameras, Finalists in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Axis Communications, who was recognized with Wins in the last Three Consecutive 'ASTORS' Awards Programs, is pleased to announce their AXIS Q6155-E PTZ Dome Network Camera and AXIS Q6215-LE PTZ Network...
2019 'ASTORS' Finalist Smiths Detection, is opening new doors with integrated checkpoints using unique biometric identifiers to deliver risk-based screening at departure, transit and arrival airports to streamline the checkpoint journey to make it even safer and more efficient.

Smiths Detection Showcases Biometric Checkpoint Solutions

Smiths Detection, a global threat detection and security technologies company, and new competitor in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is showcasing an integrated checkpoint solution at inter airport Europe 2019,...
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Trail Blazers in Critical Infrastructure: ‘Own OT. Secure OT. Protect OT.’

When the OT network was connected to the IT network, safety online became a serious concern for any organization using the same controllers found in power plants and electric grids. Whether it’s...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use of modern technology to put the passenger at the centre of the journey and to achieve greater efficiency from infrastructure. (Courtesy of IATA and Twitter)

More Control, Less Waiting: Top Priorities for Travelers (Multi-Video)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its 2019 Global Passenger Survey results, which highlights that passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience. Acting as the voice of...

Demand Rises for Defense Solutions in NAVWAR & GPS Denied Environs

Orolia, the world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT), and a Double Finalist in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has nearly tripled new U.S. military orders for specialized...
Matrix Alpha security fence is a curtain wall system designed to expand to the level of site security required. Its framework structure allows the user to define the level of security needed by choosing a suitable mesh option that details the degree of delay and site visibility.

Ameristar Matrix Alpha Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Video)

Ameristar Perimeter Security, Five-Time Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the Matrix Alpha perimeter enclosure grid has been nominated to compete for Best Critical Power...