With intelligent video management, video analytics, access control, and innovative perimeter intrusion detection systems, ‘ASTORS’ Award Winning Senstar offers a comprehensive suite of proven, integrated technologies that reduce complexity, improve performance and unify support.

‘ASTORS’ Award Winning Senstar Launches New Enhanced Website

Senstar, a world leader in video management and perimeter intrusion detection solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to unveil its new...
‘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...
Missing child posters will be featured on Ring’s Neighbors app to reach millions of users, to help find missing children in real-time. (Courtesy of NCMEC)

NCMEC and Ring Join Forces to Help Bring Home Missing Kids (Videos)

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), who was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for 'Excellence in Public Safety,' and Ring have announced a new partnership...
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...
Powered by BriefCam’s comprehensive video analytics capabilities, the BriefCam Mobile App dramatically accelerates time-to-target and increases situational awareness for field investigators.

BriefCam Extends Post-Event Investigation Abilities with Mobile App

BriefCam, an industry leading provider of Video Content Analytics solutions, and New Winner of Best Video Analytics Solution in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is expanding upon its best-in-class...
Verint Situational Intelligence Solutions which includes VMS One and NowForce, provides critical insights and greater situational awareness to Security Operations Center (SOC) personnel to aid them in their efforts to keep people, property and information safe.

Verint Situational Intel Solutions Finalists in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Verint® Systems, a global leader in Actionable Intelligence® solution, and the Platinum Award Winner for Best Video Analytics Solution in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company...
“I am pleased that this pilot program takes into account the interests and priorities of all the law enforcement agencies involved in federal task forces,” explained Attorney General William P. Barr. “These are some of the most dangerous jobs in law enforcement, and I am grateful for the sacrifice of those who serve.” (Courtesy of AXON)

Federal Task Forces to Trial Body-Worn Cameras

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced a new pilot program that will allow federally deputized task force officers to use body-worn cameras while serving arrest warrants, or other planned arrest...
'ASTORS' Award-Winning SWORD - Mobile Based Security providing an IoT Level of Situational Awareness that proactively detects and deters threats as they enter the venue, instantly delivery actionable intelligence to security personnel at the exact moment they need it.

SWORD Returns as Premium Sponsor for 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

With more and more so-called soft targets being attacked around the world, heightened security is needed virtually everywhere. With the ongoing threat of global terrorism or instances of mass shootings or other...
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%)...