The camera-agnostic PlateSmart ARES turns virtually any surveillance camera into an ALPR reader. But its object recognition technology captures data from everything it sees, such as vehicle make, state jurisdiction and the background environment. For more actionable intelligence than ever before.

PlateSmart Features ‘ASTORS’ Award-Winning ARES ALPR at ISC West

You won’t find PlateSmart Technologies on the exhibitor list for ISC West, but they will be on site, demonstrating its award-winning ARES automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) solution with a number...
“With Gemalto, a global leader in digital identification and data protection, Thales has acquired a set of highly complementary technologies and competencies with applications in all of our five vertical markets, which are now redefined as aerospace; space; ground transportation; digital identity and security; and defense and security, explained Patrice Caine, Chairman and CEO, Thales.”

Thales Completes Gemalto Takeover, Creates Leader in Digital Security

Completed in 15 months, the acquisition of Gemalto by Thales for €4.8 (CAD $7.3) billion, has created a world-class leader portfolio of digital security solutions based on technologies which includes digital...
Full Face Recognition Face Forensics (f2) is a highly advanced face recognition system that is designed to work with the embedded or linked face images in your existing database, be it SQL Server, Oracle, or DB2. Pictured here, a partial face overlaid on the template (one eye is visible). Results against 5000 face database. (Courtesy of Face Forensics)

Face Forensics Adds Corpse-ID Module to ID Dead Bodies

Face Forensics, a developer of the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based face recognition technology, has added a significant new module to the company's highly advanced face recognition system that is designed to work...
HID® Global’s cloud identity platform provides a suite of cloud services to deliver trusted identity solutions for regulated industries such as healthcare, financial services, as well as government and critical infrastructure, where high security is crucial. (Courtesy of HID Global)

HID Global Launches New Identity & Access Mgmt Cloud Platform

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and Gold Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is introducing the HID Authentication Service, as a part of...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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...