Automatic Systems America, is a Platinum Award Winner in their Third Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Competition, and a Proud Sponsor of the 2018 'ASTORS' Awards Presentation Luncheon.

How to Design Effective Pedestrian Entrance Control Systems

Automatic Systems has put together this comprehensive guide, suitable for beginners and experts alike, which addresses the critical issues for selection and design of pedestrian entrance control systems. By Mike McGovern, Regional Sales...
'ASTORS' Award Winning AlertEnterprise Visitor Management Kiosk software with New Facial Recognition Technology delivers frictionless security and enhanced customer experience at check-in.

AlertEnterprise New Face Recognition Added to Visitor Mgmt Kiosk Software

AlertEnterprise, a leading physical-logical security convergence software company, and a Gold Award Winner in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has added facial recognition technology to its Visitor Management Kiosk software. AlertEnterprise Visitor...
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Milestone Marketplace, A Central Knowledge Hub for Video Industry

As those in the industry can attest to, the global video management industry is seeing innovation like never before, creating new opportunities that transform the way video management technology is used. And...
Vigilant Solutions Face Search for Law Enforcement, was recognized in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program with the Gold Award Win for Best Image Technologies Solution. Facial recognition software quickly compares one face with a lot of other faces to see if there is a potential match. That’s it. Cops do the same thing every day in a manual way, by knocking on doors with a photo, or having crime victims look through hundreds of mugshot photos; facial recognition just automates the process.

US Senators Introduce Commercial Face Recognition Bill

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt of Missouri, and Brian Schatz of Hawaii, both members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation, have formally introduced the Commercial Facial Recognition Privacy Act...
Hartmut Sprave, CTO of MOBOTIX

MOBOTIX & Konica Minolta Develop New Deep Learning Camera Platform

'ASTORS' Award-Winners MOBOTIX and Konica Minolta, are currently developing a new camera platform that specifically meets the requirements of deep learning methods and will lead to innovative recurring revenue models for...
There have been at least 290* school shootings in America since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting claimed the lives of 20 children between six and seven years old, and six adult staff members. That’s nearly one every ten days. (Courtesy of YouTube and Twitter)

Addressing School Security Using Multi-Layered Advanced Technologies

Guest OpEd by Stephen Esposito, Vice President, Smiths Detection Inc. Nearly 1 in 3 Americans spend each day of the academic year in a school building. With such a large percentage of our...
Senstar simplifies the management of network video for security surveillance by combining an industry leading video management system – Senstar Symphony – with integrated analytics and centralized management in the cloud.

Senstar Launches Symphony 7.2 Video Management Software

Senstar, a world leader in video management and perimeter intrusion detection solutions (PIDS), and a Triple Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has released Symphony 7.2, the latest version of its...
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.).

Will Train Stations and Airports of the Future be Patrolled by AI?

Incidents of terrorism are on the rise, and with concern for public safety at an all-time high, Liberty Defense, through an exclusive license from MIT Lincoln Laboratory, offers  HEXWAVE, enabling discrete, modular, layered...

Arecont Vision Costar on the Move​ with New Facilities in California

Arecont Vision Costar, a leader in network-based video surveillance solutions recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is opening a new corporate headquarters, manufacturing, and warehousing operations, plus the creation of an...
Madison Square Garden and CLEAR, featuring Iris ID iris recognition technology, launch frictionless access for fans. (Courtesy of Madison Square Garden)

Madison Square Garden Adds CLEAR Security Making New York Top Market

Madison Square Garden has named CLEAR an Official Partner of Madison Square Garden, to offers fans fast, easy access into Rangers and Knicks games, as well as concerts and special events...