TiniFiber Micro Armored products and fiber infrastructure, is a high-quality, diverse, future resistant, optical fiber backbone system that provides the foundation of almost all of the networks that make airports function.

Airport Case Study: Innovations for the Future (Multi-Video)

By Steven J. Stark A key component of the technology advancement is the need for miles of optical fiber cables and the pathways that the fiber takes to get to where it...
The SOS is the most cost-effective way for emergency responders to access a gated home, business, or public facility without stopping or leaving their vehicle to enter a code or to use a key.

SOS Launches New Lifesaving Emergency Gate Access Systems

Hot on the heels of securing the company's Second Platinum Award for Best Fire & Safety System in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program , Siren-Operated Sensor, or SOS, is...
$500 drones are disrupting the $400B security industry as 3D threats render 2D solutions obsolete. Echodyne provides all-weather 3D situational awareness necessary to secure critical infrastructure, public spaces, smart cities, and countries from new and existing threats. (Courtesy of Echodyne Corp.)

The Challenge of Drone Use and Drone Security for Law Enforcement

Guest Editorial by Leo McCloskey, Echodyne, VP Marketing On a drizzly day in November 2017, on the first Sunday after Thanksgiving, the San Francisco 49ers were hosting the Seattle Seahawks in an...
De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial designer and printer of passports, delivering national and international identity tokens and software solutions for governments in a world that is increasingly focused on the importance of a legal and secure identity for every individual.

HID Global to Acquire De La Rue’s Citizen Identity Business

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, has signed an agreement to acquire the international identity solutions business of De La Rue. Through its...

TiniFiber® Micro Armor Fiber Cable Wins Gold in ‘ASTORS’ Best Aviation

TiniFiber®, a revolutionary manufacturer of a micro armored fiber optic cabling solution that exceeds the needs of the tightest congested airport pathways,  is the recipient of a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Award from...
On September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 with sustained winds of 185 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma ranked among the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded. The ninth named storm, fourth hurricane, second major hurricane, and first Category 5 hurricane of the 2017 season, Irma caused widespread and catastrophic damage throughout its long lifetime, particularly in the northeastern Caribbean and the Florida Keys. (Image courtesy of NOAA)

Hurricane Season: The Importance of Alert Templates in Critical Events

The 2019 hurricane season is set to be slightly above average in activity, according to hurricane research scientists at Colorado State University. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) predicts that we could...

Iris ID & Telaeris Launch Mobile Identity Authentication Solution

Iris ID, a leading global provider of iris recognition technology, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, are now offering its award-winning multimode iCAM M300 handheld biometric platform with gateless access control,...
The American Access Control Systems (AACS) Series 400 makes security easy. Designed to easily replace existing swing doors without additional construction, the AACS Series 400 is a fully customizable, ADA compliant security portal solution.

Award Winning Mantraps & Security Portals for High Security Facilities

Mantraps or security portals have been in military facilities, mental hospitals, tech data centers and similar facilities for decades in one form or another. The older mantraps consisted of a small enclosure...
Replace badging as an access point identification method by leveraging facial recognition, 3D sensing and artificial intelligence to enable highly secure and frictionless entry into physical locations.

Alcatraz AI’s Facial Authentication Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Alcatraz AI is pleased to announce their facial recognition platform has been nominated to compete in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program from AST. Alcatraz AI (artificial intelligence) uses 3D sensing...
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.

It’s Gold for PlateSmart with Milestone & Platinum in the ‘ASTORS’

PlateSmart, a Platinum Award Winner for Three Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, recently enhanced their relationship with Milestone Systems video management software (VMS), by earning designation...