Ocean gliders are one of the Navy's many tools for collecting data on the internal structure of the ocean for assimilation into ocean models. Gliders surface periodically to transmit data via satellite and are capable of collecting numerous types of data, including currents, temperature, salinity, pressure, and optics. (Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory)

Smart Sea Glider Teams to Improve US Navy’s Ocean Predictions

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Scientists from the Ocean Sciences Division are optimizing the placement of slow-moving ocean gliders, and the glider data gathered, to improve the Navy's ability to predict ocean...
The OFFSET program hosts its third field experiment in Camp Shelby, Miss. (Courtesy of DARPAtv and YouTube.)

DARPA Robotic Swarm Exercise Conducts Urban Raid Demo (Video)

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon’s research branch, DARPA, which was recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is working to train robots for war. In December, in...
"Did anyone consult with police before designing and manufacturing the new Ontario licence plates? They're virtually unreadable at night." Tweeted Sgt Steve Koopman in Kingston, Ont. (Courtesy of Sgt Koopman and Twitter)

Ontario’s New License Plates: You Can’t Read Them (Learn More, Video)

February 18, 2020 – In Breaking News – NPR Ontario's newly-designed license plates just hit a speedbump. Call it Plate-gate. A little background: The Canadian province's new design was unveiled by the provincial government —...

Have the Right Security, Right Away

Access security is not a one-size-fits-all solution. It’s about assessing security needs and weighing door options to fit individual requirements.  Rolling security doors not only come in many shapes and sizes, but...
World health officials said the respiratory disease, which has sicked more than 40,000 people worldwide and killed at least 910, mostly in China, is capable of spreading through human-to-human contact, droplets carried through sneezing and coughing, and germs left on inanimate objects.

Coronavirus Outside China ‘Spark’ Could Become ‘Bigger Fire,’ WHO says

February 10, 2020 – In Breaking News – CNBC World Health Organization officials are concerned about new coronavirus cases confirmed in France and the U.K. that were transmitted without any travel history...

Identiv’s NFC Solutions at WestPack & Canabis Packaging Summit, Anaheim

Identiv, a global provider of physical security and secure identification, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, will exhibit at the 2020 WestPack Packaging Expo...
HEXWAVE from Liberty Defense, uses a form of low power radar energy that creates 3D images in real-time to detect weapons through clothing and hand-held baggage (backpacks, handbags, etc.).

DrawDown Detection Seeks to Add Liberty Defense to Portfolio

DrawDown Detection has entered into a letter of intent with Liberty Defense, a leading concealed weapons detection company, and the Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for...

NJ Bans Cops from Using Clearview AI App that Scrapes Social Media

January 25, 2020 – In Breaking News – NJ .com The state attorney general is ordering all New Jersey police to stop using a powerful new facial-recognition technology that’s pulling millions of...
The new partnership between NUAIR and DroneResponders will enhance UAS educational services and training programs for public safety organizations. (Courtesy of NUAIR)

NUAIR and DroneResponders Aim to Compliment ‘NYFLY’ Initiative

The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) has announced a new partnership with DroneResponders Public Safety Alliance, the world’s fastest growing nonprofit program supporting the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by...

Real ID Set to Affect Who Can and Cannot Fly, Don’t Delay Apply ASAP

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently sent letters to the Governors of all states, the District of Columbia, and territories asking them to provide DHS with a monthly update...