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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...
The HID Crescendo Mobile solution provides organizations seeking to eliminate passwords with a solution that combines the high security of physical authenticators with the usability of a mobile solution.

HID Crescendo Mobile Smart Card Offers High Security & Convenience

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and  2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Cyber Risk Management, is introducing the Crescendo® Mobile smart card; bringing convenience to high...
HESCO's new rising arm barrier is capable of stopping a truck weighing 6800kg traveling at 40mph

HESCO New RAB Crash Barriers Complete TERRABLOCK (Multi-Video)

HESCO, leaders in the design and engineering of defence products and perimeter security solutions, is now adding a hostile vehicle mitigation access control product to the company's TERRABLOCK line. HESCO launched TERRABLOCK...
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...