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‘ASTORS’ Award Winning Aeroturn’s Integrated Modular Turnstile is a modular deployable turnstile system that can be redeployed into a modular turnstile platform.

Aeroturn Wins 2019 ‘ASTORS’ for Pedestrian Entrance Control Solution

Aeroturn’s mission over the past decade has been to educate schools and government facilities throughout the country on how to better secure their premises and improve security measures. When it comes to...
“We are proud to join forces with such prestigious companies as SNA and IPVideo Corporation to help facilitate the growth of  HALO in the Florida market,” - Monique Merhige, President, Infusion Direct Marketing

Infusion Direct to Support SNA’s HALO IOT Smart Sensor Sales in FL

Infusion Direct Marketing, a leading public relations firm specializing in the security industry, has today announced that the company is kicking off 2020 with a new sales representative agreement in the...
‘ASTORS’ Award Winning PlateSmart, cutting edge AI technology and analytic capabilities detect suspicious vehicle movement behavior, such as repeated parking for an extended prior, or frequently driving around a site without stopping, known as ‘circling behavior,’ for proactive intelligence that can prevent an attack from occurring rather than investigating after an attack has occurred.

Widespread Use of LPR Can Combat Lone Wolf Terrorism in the U.S. (Multi-Video)

By John Chigos, CEO, PlateSmart Technologies License plate recognition (LPR) is one of the most important yet most undervalued tools for combatting terrorism. LPR uses surveillance cameras to read license plates as vehicles...

Genasys Wins $1.4M in S CA Public Safety Mass Notification Orders

Genasys Inc. (formerly LRAD), a critical communications company which has been Recognized every year - in the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, recently received $1.4 million in new public safety mass...
DARPA, the Pentagon's research agency, has launched the new Atmospheric Water Extraction (AWE) program to deliver drinking water to troops in dry, arid environments by extracting it from the air. AWE will strive to develop technology for both the individual soldier, as well as for a company of roughly 150 troops. (Courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps and Staff Sgt. Daniel Wetzel.)

Drinking Water for Deployed Troops, on Demand and from Air

Providing potable drinking water to deployed troops operating in low resource or contested environments is no simple undertaking. Logistics teams face great risk delivering water and often incur what would otherwise be...
The newly merged company will focus on supplying ComSovereign's existing global wireless carrier customer base with new infrastructure technology which includes industry leading carrier backhaul capabilities, and 5G/NR connectivity for fixed and mobile aerial applications.

‘ASTORS’ Award-Winning Drone Aviation Merges with COMSovereign

Drone Aviation, a developer of specialized, tethered aerial monitoring and communications platforms serving national defense and homeland security customers, and an Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner Two Years Running, has closed on...
The new automated Federal Protective Service Threat Assessment Report (TAR), developed in conjunction between Argonne National Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service (FPS), is a revolutionary, human-in-the-loop, machine learning (ML) based threat assessment process that significantly enhances understanding of vulnerability and threat assessments, as well as the optimization of countermeasure recommendations.

Federal Protective Service Recognized in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Protective Service, a recognized agency in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the agency has once again been recognized. The...
A new case study published by ‘ASTORS’ Award Winning PlateSmart Technologies, explains why the city of LaGrange chose to invest in LPR, how the PlateSmart solution is deployed throughout the city, and how that solution helped the LaGrange Police Department find and arrest the suspects in this specific attempted robbery and homicide case.

See How PlateSmart is Helping Police Solve Major Crimes with LPR

In 2015, the city of LaGrange, Ga., had three homicides occur in rapid succession. The LaGrange Police Department was able to solve them in part because the perpetrators’ vehicles were caught on...
The lead investigator, National Transportation and Safety Board member Jennifer Homendy, probing the Conception boat fire disaster expressed concerns about the ability of passengers to escape in an emergency after she and her team toured a similar vessel in Santa Barbara Harbor on Wednesday. Homendy she was “taken aback” by the size of the emergency hatch when she toured the Vision — an 80-foot sister vessel to the Conception. (Courtesy of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department)

Rapid DNA Critical in IDing Tragic Boat Fire Victims (See How, Videos)

Thirty-four people died in a tragic boat fire which occurred off the coast of Santa Cruz Island, California, on September 2, 2019. Five injured crew members managed to escape after calling for...
Temporary permanent is the new normal in more and more situations today, and the Transportable High-Powered Speaker Station (THPSS) is the answer to that the demand for outdoor situations that require the durability of a permanent solution, but also transportability for a temporary situation.

ATI Systems Wins Best Mass Notifi-cation Hardware in 2019 ‘ASTORS’

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), a world leader in the design, manufacturing, and installation of reliable emergency warning and notification systems, was selected as the 2019 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for...