NEC and IBA hosted the 36th Annual User Conference in Chicago, IL, where participants attended a variety of panel sessions that provided a forum for biometric thought-leaders to share best practices and insights into how biometric and digital identity solutions are keeping our communities safe and are helping to solve crimes quicker. (Courtesy of NEC)

Global Law Enforcement Agencies Join Forces with NEC, at IBA 2023

NEC, whose whole owned subsidiary NEC National Security Systems (NSS), a Returning Multi-Platinum Awards Champion in the 2023 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, in partnership with the International Biometrics Association (IBA),...
The Aerosol and Vapor Chemical Agent Detectors (AVCAD) systems are a chemical detector designed to detect, identify, alarm and report the presence of traditional and advanced chemical threat vapors and aerosols, to support missions for the U.S. Army, Navy, Coast Guard, and Marine Corps. (Courtesy of the DoD AVCAD program)

2023 ‘ASTORS’ Nominee 908 Devices Begins Work for DoD AVCAD Program

908 Devices Inc., a pioneer of purpose-built handheld and desktop devices for chemical and biochemical analysis, and a Returning 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Champion from 2021, has entered the initial production...
Quantum Unified Surveillance Platform 5.0 records 10,000+ cameras to a single cluster, achieves 99.9999% uptime, and reduces data center footprint by up to 80% with a unified compute and storage platform.

Quantum Nominated to Compete in Fifth ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Quantum Corporation, a Multi-Award Winner in the 2022 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce its Unified Surveillance Platform (USP) 5.0 has been Nominated in their Fifth 'ASTORS' Homeland Security...
Genetec's flagship product, Genetec™ Security Center, is an open-architecture platform that unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics.

Genetec™ Security Center SAFETY Act Certified for Anti-Terrorism Tech

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, who took home a Gold in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has been renewed through 2028 for...
New Partnership Agreement Enhances Infinigate Security Portfolio and Supports 'ASTORS' Nominee Versa Networks Expansion into EMEA Markets

‘ASTORS’ Nominee Partners to Bring Unified SASE to EMEA Enterprises

Versa Networks, a global leader in AI/ML-powered Unified Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), and the Gold 'ASTORS' Award Champion for Best Network Security Solution in AST's 2021 Homeland Security Awards Program,...
It is estimated that over 5000 public safety agencies have implemented drone programs, with more added every day. A recent research study revealed over 17 major use cases with numerous subcategories, and their efforts are greatly enhancing public safety and homeland security. (Courtesy of DRONERESPONDERS)

Drones: Public Safety, Homeland Security and Public Service

Guest Editorial by Charles Werner, Director – DRONERESPONDERS  Public Safety drone operations are now being used by every public safety discipline (Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Correctional Officers, Emergency Management, Search and Rescue,...
The new Canon MS-500 is built to be used for specialist long distance monitoring under challenging conditions and can operate around the clock in temperatures ranging from -20oC to 45oC, day and night accurately. (Courtesy of Canon)

‘ASTORS’ Champ Canon USA New MS-500 for Long-Range Surveillance

Canon U.S.A., the Double 2022 Gold 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Champion for Best IT Access Control & Authentication and Best Device Visibility and Control Solutions, is introducing the Canon MS-500. The Canon...
Before 9/11, Rajant co-founders Robert Schena (at left), and Paul Hellhake (at right) were working on new wireless technology for last-mile communications in the telecom industry.

How the 9/11 Attacks Inspired Rajant to Solve Critical Comms Problems

Guest Editorial by Rajant Corporation Tuesday, September 11, 2001, began like any other day. It was a clear sunrise on the East Coast. Millions of Americans arose and drank their first cup...
2023 'ASTORS' Award Competitor SkyDome Manager is a purpose-built airspace monitoring and counter-UAS command and control software. It directly empowers security personnel with 3D airspace awareness, delivering detection, tracking, and mitigation of drone threats.

Fortem Technologies Returns to Compete in 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Fortem Technologies, a leader in airspace security, is pleased to announce its SkyDome® Manager has been Nominated to compete in the 2023 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. With a mission to keep...
NEC’s New NEC Gateless Entry, one of Three New Product Offerings Nominated to Compete in the 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, uses biometric recognition that authenticates large numbers of people to help alleviate congestion at busy entrances, reducing bottlenecks and wait times without affecting the security of a site or event. (Courtesy of NEC)

NEC NSS Returns to Compete in 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

NEC National Security Systems (NEC NSS), a leading provider of biometric identity and artificial intelligence (AI) technology for federal government agencies in defense, intelligence, law enforcement, and homeland security, is pleased...