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 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...
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...

How NIST is Using Radio Signals to Image Hidden and Speeding Objects

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Wavsens LLC, have together developed a method which could help firefighters find escape routes or victims trapped inside buildings filled...
The Fortior Solutions RAPIDGate Program is a patented, award-winning and SAFETY Act-Designated identity, access and security solution that boasts 99.97% uptime, and serves the government, military and critical infrastructure sectors, fulfilling end-to-end identity management needs and accommodating a wide set of compliance specifications.

Fortior Solutions Nominated to Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Fortior Solutions, a leader in world-class identity and access control solutions that specialize in National Crime Information Center Interstate Identification Index (NCIC III) checks and third party commercial background screenings, is pleased...
The ParkPlus smart barrier gates offer benefits that includes its easy assimilation of major traffic flows upon entry and exit - thanks to the gates rapid opening and closing times, its ease of installation and integration, and low operating costs.

ParkPlus Now Providing Secure & Touchless Access for Arena Fans

Automatic Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle entrance control access systems, and Double 2021 Platinum 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, has been selected to provide automated parking gates to...