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PureTech Systems’ dispatch-drone-to-alarm feature, pictured here with 'The Perimeter' drone from Skyfront, provides for automated dispatch of a surveillance drone to an alarm location with subsequent remote target detection and tracking.

PureTech Offers Automated Drone Deployment for Security Response

PureTech Systems, a competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, introduces its latest capability: Providing automated dispatch of a security drone to an alarm location. The alarm can originate from...
The Verint FaceDetect system can detect, track, and alert on persons of interest appearing in video surveillance streams in real-time across multiple sites and thousands of cameras simultaneously, returning results in seconds.

Verint FaceDetect Named a Finalist in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

Verint® FaceDetect, a Finalist in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is a powerful and versatile video analysis solution that provides situational intelligence through innovative facial recognition technology. The FaceDetect system can detect,...
Automatic Systems America, a Featured Gold Sponsor of the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is a world leader of automated physical access control equipment for pedestrian and vehicle entrances. Shown here, the SlimLane SQ swing arm security entrance lane, a Finalist in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.

Automatic Systems a Finalist in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program (Videos)

Automatic Systems America, Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Pedestrian Entrance Control Solution, is pleased to announce the company's SlimLane SQ has been named a Finalist in the 2018...
When it comes to quality perimeter protection products and engineering at its finest,  Aeroturn is at the top of  its game.

Why Consistency is Key When It Comes to Public Relations

Guest Op-Ed by Monique Merhige, President, Infusion Direct Marketing Consistency is the key to success… and being in the security industry for over 15 years and the marketing field for over...
A man trying to enter the US illegally was arrested at Washington Dulles International Airport was exposed by new facial recognition technology on only the third day following deployment. Upon secondary inspection, CBP officers found the man’s authentic Republic of Congo identification card concealed in his shoe. (Courtesy of CBP)

NEC Facial Recognition Used to Catch Impostors at DC Airport (Multi-Video)

On only the third day using its new cutting-edge facial comparison biometric system, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) intercepted an...
IATA has found in a new survey that the majority of passengers (65%) are willing to share personal data for expedited security and 45% are willing to replace their passports with biometric identification.

Air Passengers Identify Pain Points & What They Want on 2018 IATA Survey

Results of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) 2018 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), show that passengers are looking to new technology to give them more control, information and improve efficiency when they travel. Based...
Using world-leading facial recognition technology to confirm that the passenger is the passport holder, SITA's iBorders BorderAutomation ABCGates provide a smooth 'walk-through' experience while to speed passenger processing at airports while boosting national security.

Airports Investing in Biometrics for Seamless Passenger Journey

Airlines and airports are investing in biometric technology to deliver secure and easy travel for passengers, as a key priority, according to new research by global IT provider SITA. The SITA 2018 Air Transport...
Canon U.S.A. uniFLOW, imageRUNNER ADVANCE, imageWARE Secure Audit Manager Express were Honored as the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner for Best Access Control & Authentication Solution

Canon USA Wins Inaugural Buyers Lab PaceSetter Award 2018-19

Continually elevating its end-to-end service and support capabilities in today’s connected world, Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, a Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards...
Using appropriate privacy safeguards and consent, facility managers may take advantage of smartphones’ built-in GPS technology to know where each device (and its owner) are located.

Mobile Devices: An Integral Part of Access Control, Greg Berry of Lenel

By Greg Berry, Vice President, Mobile Credentials, Lenel Our world has become mobile. People now expect to use smartphones to communicate and interact with their world – at the store, bank, hotel, or...

Understanding & Implementing Biometrics, New Good Practice Guide

The Biometrics Institute has officially released a much-anticipated good-practice guide titled 'Understanding Biometrics - Considerations for Implementing a Biometric System.' Understanding Biometrics covers important topics such as: Assessing the need for a recognition...