The Kincade fire is devastating California's wine country with strong winds scorching an area nearly twice the size of San Francisco. Meanwhile, hundreds of miles to the south, firefighters are racing to contain another blaze: the Getty Fire, which erupted early Monday morning in Los Angeles. (Courtesy of YouTube)

CA Firefighters Brace for ‘Critical 24-Hr Window’ As Winds Pick Up

October 29, 2019 – In Breaking News – NPR Firefighters knew their respite would not last in Northern California. There, in Sonoma County, the massive Kincade Fire has consumed more than 75,000 acres — well...
The OpEx assessed first responder technologies that addressed the region’s public safety capability gaps to help ready agencies for the World Games 2021 and unexpected natural disasters. S&T also partnered with industry to provide vendors the opportunity to receive operational feedback about their technology from first responders.

Putting Next-Gen Techs in the Hands of Birmingham First Responders

Imagine a hot, balmy day in August as fans gather for the University of Alabama football game day opener at the packed Legion Field Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama. Two minutes into...
ASR Alert Systems is a state of the art security technology specializing in the field of threat and medical alert notifications to Law Enforcement, First Responders and those individuals within the building or organization in the event of a crisis.

ASR Alert Systems a New Finalist in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ (See in Action, Video)

ASR Alert Systems, a new competitor in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the ASR Alert System, has been selected as a Finalist. ASR Alert Systems is...
The AeroVironment Puma 3 AE is a fully man-portable UAS is easy to transport, deploy and operate, and can be launched from anywhere, at any time, requiring no additional infrastructure, such as runways or launch devices. (Courtesy of AeroVironment)

AeroVironment Receives $5.25M Contract for US Border Patrol

AeroVironment has received a $5,254,912 firm fixed-price contract award for PumaTM 3 AE systems and support equipment on August 8, 2019 for the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP), which has been nominated in the...
“Every day facial recognition technologies help law enforcement to generate leads in cases, such as homicide, rape, armed robbery and other violent crime, as well as for non-enforcement reasons, including identifying elderly persons stricken with dementia, finding lost and missing children, identifying homeless persons with mental illness and identifying deceased persons,” explains Carl Szabo, Vice President and General Counsel of NetChoice.

Group Defends Facial Recognition Use by Police in Massachusetts

Law enforcement agencies across the country use facial recognition technology to generate leads in criminal cases. Not surprisingly, most Americans approve of this use of technology. Surveys show that a majority of Americans (55%)...
KEEP YOUR PEOPLE SAFE, INFORMED, AND CONNECTED Use AlertMedia's mass notification software to communicate during critical events.

AlertMedia Chosen for Three Finalist Spots in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

In August 2019, AlertMedia was ranked #285 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing privately held companies in America—making AlertMedia the 35th-ranked software company in the country and the...
A new addition to Axis’ network camera portfolio, the reliable and robust, heavy-duty AXIS Q6215-LE network camera is designed to operate in extreme weather conditions, without sacrificing surveillance quality or capabilities.

Axis Communications PTZ Cameras, Finalists in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Axis Communications, who was recognized with Wins in the last Three Consecutive 'ASTORS' Awards Programs, is pleased to announce their AXIS Q6155-E PTZ Dome Network Camera and AXIS Q6215-LE PTZ Network...
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Trail Blazers in Critical Infrastructure: ‘Own OT. Secure OT. Protect OT.’

When the OT network was connected to the IT network, safety online became a serious concern for any organization using the same controllers found in power plants and electric grids. Whether it’s...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use of modern technology to put the passenger at the centre of the journey and to achieve greater efficiency from infrastructure. (Courtesy of IATA and Twitter)

More Control, Less Waiting: Top Priorities for Travelers (Multi-Video)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its 2019 Global Passenger Survey results, which highlights that passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience. Acting as the voice of...

Demand Rises for Defense Solutions in NAVWAR & GPS Denied Environs

Orolia, the world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT), and a Double Finalist in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has nearly tripled new U.S. military orders for specialized...