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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) helps the nation prepare for and respond to critical incidents, such as active shooters and terrorist attacks, by improving capabilities during all stages of response. The Forensic Video Exploitation and Analysis (FOVEA) tool helps first responders quickly analyze video to identify potential suspects by allowing users to tag a person to a left-behind item and reconstruct that individual’s path across multiple camera views.

DHS S&T Forensic Video Exploitation & Analysis Tool Competes in ‘ASTORS’

An action movie opens to a scene on the metro platform where a bag has been left unattended, raising suspicion in the metro’s security control room. Video cameras zero in and, through...

AST New 100% Mobile Friendly Magazine Now Live (Multi-Video)

American Security Today is pleased to announce their newest 100% mobile-friendly Digital Magazine is ready for viewing, and includes the following featured articles: Why CAMERAS MAY NOT BE ENOUGH (4 Things to...

New Mega Style Las Vegas Resort Deploys Aeroturn Turnstiles

Aeroturn LLC, a leading 100% 'Made in The USA' turnstile manufacturer, and the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Gold Award Winner for Best Pedestrian Entrance Control Solution, has joined forces with Bombard Electric LLC and...
WVAACS, now with Temperature Screening that denies entry if the user’s body is above safe levels, has the right portal solutions to address high-risk government and military facility needs.

WVAACS Takes Platinum ‘ASTORS’ for Best Pedestrian Entrance Control

In these challenging times have you thought about what would happen if you could no longer purchase supplies required to keep your entrance control points operating because they are manufactured in Europe? This...
The State Department’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program previously offered a $5 million reward for info on North Korean state-sponsored hackers and a $10 million reward for information on any state-sponsored hackers meddling in US elections.

$10M for Info on State-Sponsored Attacks on US Critical Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the identification or location of any person who,...
The New OnSolve Control Center Unifies and Integrates the Entire Critical Event Management Lifecycle to Optimize Response and Outcomes

New OnSolve Control Center: A Central Hub to Manage Uncertainty

OnSolve, a Double Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, and a leading critical event management provider for enterprises, small-to-medium sized organizations, and government entities, has launched the...
ATI's Transportable High Powered Speaker Station (THPSS) is a lower cost option than the traditional trailer MHPSS solution, and it can easily be assembled on any site.

ATI Systems Introduces 3 New Mobile Solutions for Giant Voice

Acoustic Technology Inc. (ATI Systems), a world leading provider of reliable emergency warning & mass notification systems (MNS), and a recipient of the 2020 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award for Best Mass Notification...
“The pandemic has increased demand for remote onboarding and authentication. There has been a rise in fraud attempts, including phishing scams that try to trick people into exposing sensitive information such as their password. Because biometrics are based on “something you are” and not “something you know,” they offer greater security,” explains ID R&D Co-Founder and President Alexey Khitrov. “We see voice becoming more popular as call center traffic increases because of COVID and also because companies like Amazon are adding voice biometric authentication into their cloud contact center.” 

Adding Automated Voice Matching to Trusted Digital IDs to Aid Call Centers

Thales has added a new advanced voice biometric authentication solution to the Thales Trusted Digital Identity Service Platform, to support mobile operators for onboarding and authentication. This new voice biometrics offering meets...
Use of facial recognition technology has benefited Americans in countless but underpublicized ways – helping law enforcement find missing children, fight human trafficking, find dangerous criminals and bring sexual predators to justice. At the same time, the technology allows individuals to quickly and conveniently prove their identity to enter a venue, board a plane, perform online transactions and seamlessly access personalized experiences. (Courtesy of SIA)

Security Industry Association (SIA) Opposes US Biometric Legislation

The Security Industry Association (SIA) – a leading trade association representing security solutions providers stands in strong opposition to the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act, originally introduced in 2020 and...
Evolv Technology is the world’s leading provider of AI touchless security screening systems to enhance safety without sacrificing the visitor, student and employee experience.

Evolv Added to Motorola Solutions to Alert Security of Hidden Weapons

Motorola Solutions has added Concealed Weapon Detection (CWD) to its video security and analytics portfolio, through an agreement with the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Weapons Detection Solution...