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70% of consumers would like to expand use of biometric authentication into the workplace, citing speed, security and not having to remember passwords as primary reasons

Veridium Survey Reveals Consumers Want Biometrics in Workplace (Video)

Veridium, a leading developer of user-centric authentication solutions, and a Double-Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has released the findings of its Biometric Consumer Sentiment Survey of more than 1,000 U.S....
Many traditionally hard-wired devices are now available in wireless versions, including network cameras, access control devices and intrusion detection sensors. Pictured here the Senstar Wireless Gate Sensor, which eliminates the need to run sensor or power cables onto a moving gate panel.

Using Wireless Communications in Security Applications (Multi-Video)

Guest OpEd By Stewart Dewar, Senstar Product Manager When tasked with selecting equipment to protect a site, security professionals typically choose the technologies with which they have familiarity and confidence. This makes perfect...
Unmanned aircraft, to include drones, will not be allowed to operate anywhere within the TFR unless prior authorization has been granted by the FAA.

CBP to Patrol No-Fly Zone during Super Bowl 53 (Learn More, Videos)

As in years past, U.S. Customs and Border Protection aircraft will be assisting in the enforcement of an air travel restriction around Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA during Super Bowl 53...
The LowCam VI108 UVIS, from Advanced Detection Technology, is one of the lightest and most portable inspection ramps in the industry and was specifically commissioned by Advanced Detection’s partners in Russia to be a part of security checkpoints at FIFA World Cup 2018.

LowCam Under Vehicle Inspection Takes ‘ASTORS’ Platinum (Videos)

Advanced Detection Technology, has been recognized as Platinum Award Winner in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, for the second consecutive year, for Best Under Vehicle Surveillance System. The company’s suite of portable...
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...