It is estimated that over 5000 public safety agencies have implemented drone programs, with more added every day. A recent research study revealed over 17 major use cases with numerous subcategories, and their efforts are greatly enhancing public safety and homeland security. (Courtesy of DRONERESPONDERS)

Drones: Public Safety, Homeland Security and Public Service

Guest Editorial by Charles Werner, Director – DRONERESPONDERS  Public Safety drone operations are now being used by every public safety discipline (Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Correctional Officers, Emergency Management, Search and Rescue,...
The new Canon MS-500 is built to be used for specialist long distance monitoring under challenging conditions and can operate around the clock in temperatures ranging from -20oC to 45oC, day and night accurately. (Courtesy of Canon)

‘ASTORS’ Champ Canon USA New MS-500 for Long-Range Surveillance

Canon U.S.A., the Double 2022 Gold 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Champion for Best IT Access Control & Authentication and Best Device Visibility and Control Solutions, is introducing the Canon MS-500. The Canon...
2023 'ASTORS' Award Competitor SkyDome Manager is a purpose-built airspace monitoring and counter-UAS command and control software. It directly empowers security personnel with 3D airspace awareness, delivering detection, tracking, and mitigation of drone threats.

Fortem Technologies Returns to Compete in 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Fortem Technologies, a leader in airspace security, is pleased to announce its SkyDome® Manager has been Nominated to compete in the 2023 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. With a mission to keep...
NEC’s New NEC Gateless Entry, one of Three New Product Offerings Nominated to Compete in the 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, uses biometric recognition that authenticates large numbers of people to help alleviate congestion at busy entrances, reducing bottlenecks and wait times without affecting the security of a site or event. (Courtesy of NEC)

NEC NSS Returns to Compete in 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

NEC National Security Systems (NEC NSS), a leading provider of biometric identity and artificial intelligence (AI) technology for federal government agencies in defense, intelligence, law enforcement, and homeland security, is pleased...
“NEC understands its responsibility to support organizations on the front lines of caring for the communities we work and live in each day,” shared Ken Wilson, NEC & NEC Foundation of America Vice President. (Courtesy of NEC Foundation)

How NEC is Changing the World with $500K Health and Education Grants

NEC Foundation of America, the charitable giving fund of NEC Corporation of America (NEC), whose subsidiary NEC National Security Systems (NSS) is the Returning Platinum Industry Sponsor for the 2023 'ASTORS'...
Machine learning and advanced analytics enable mobile CCTV security systems to proactively thwart security threats while also driving operational efficiencies. (Courtesy of Stallion Infrastructure Services)

AI-Backed Security Monitoring Trailers Take on Broader, Proactive Approach

Guest Editorial by Cameron Simon, Senior Vice President of Industrials, Technology & Services for Stallion Infrastructure Services Last year, there was a 71% increase in physical attacks on critical U.S. infrastructure, according...
The Teal 2 is the first sUAS equipped with the new Hadron 640R sensor from 2022 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Champion Teledyne FLIR, which provides end users with the highest resolution thermal imaging in a small form factor.

Red Cat Receives DoD Approval for New Teal 2 sUAS on Cleared List

Red Cat, a military technology company integrating robotic hardware and software to protect and support the warfighter, is pleased to announce its new military-grade sUAS, the Teal 2, has received clearance...
EnforceAir reaches new heights in enabling full control, safety, and continuity during rogue drone incidents. D-Fend introduces EnforceAir2, the next-generation high-performance cyber counter-UAS system with seamless operational flexibility. EnforceAir2 brings enhanced, expanded, and extended Counter-UAS capabilities, with even more POWER, PERFORMANCE, PORTABILITY, and RANGE, all in a COMPACT FOOTPRINT.

D-Fend Solutions Launches the All-New EnforceAir2

D-Fend Solutions, a leader in radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, non-kinetic, non-jamming, counter-drone takeover technology, and a Multiple Award Winner in the 2022 'ASTORS' Awards Program recently Nominated to Compete in the...
Powered by the company’s patented and proven video analytics technology, PurifAI will offer unparalleled filtering capabilities to eliminate nuisance alarms, ensuring security personnel can focus on real threats and respond swiftly.

PureTech Joins TMA to Help Eliminate Nuisance Video Alarms

PureTech Systems, a Multi-Award Champion in the 2022 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is excited to announce its membership in The Monitoring Association (TMA). TMA is the premier organization representing professional monitoring...
Cheryl Rex, mother of Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola said during her testimony: 'When [Biden] approached me, his words to me were, 'My wife, Jill and I, know how you feel. We lost our son as well and brought him home in a flag draped coffin.'' (Courtesy of Fox News and YouTube)

Gold Star Families of 13 Killed Speak on Deadly Afghan Exit (Multi-Video)

August 8, 2023 – In Breaking News – The Daily Mail The family members of the U.S. troops killed during a suicide bombing attack during the botched Afghanistan withdrawal are slamming President Biden and...