$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...
SWORD Mobile Based Security Platform provides an IoT level of situational awareness, detection and recognition by combining the latest in state-of-the-art technologies to identify concealed threats and known threat actors, soon to be incorporated in the Vuzix Blade AR smart glasses provide a wearable smart display.

SWORD™ Selects ‘Vuzix Blade’ for Smart Glasses Threat Detect Rollout

Eight time record-breaking 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner Royal Holdings, has selected Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses as the smart glasses rollout hardware for SWORD™, a mobile based security solution providing an...
The finalists’ technologies show tremendous promise to intercept illicit opioids without disrupting the flow of international mail. Their detection solutions range from machine learning to hyperspectral imaging to X-ray diffraction technologies. Following a 14-week accelerator, DHS will work closely with select teams to pilot and deploy the best tools in operational environments. (Courtesy of YouTube)

8 Finalists: $1.5M Challenge to Detect Illicit Opioids Entering US via Mail

2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Winner, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), has announced eight finalists in the first stage of the Opioid Detection Challenge. The...
As Flight 63 was flying over the Atlantic Ocean, Richard Reid — an Islamic fundamentalist from the United Kingdom, and self-proclaimed Al-Qaeda operative — carried shoes that were packed with two types of explosives. He had been refused permission to board the flight the day before. (Courtesy of YouTube)

DHS S&T Shoe Scanner Technology Aims to Improve Airport Security

The types of shoes you wear when flying matter. And not just shoe types. Size, material, soles and heels are also very important. Why? Shoes can become dangerous vehicles for terrorists’ plots. On December...
There is no other counterfire radar in the world as small, light, and affordable as the LCMR. (Courtesy of SRCTec, LLC)

Army Receives 400th SRCTec Light-weight Counter-Mortar Radar System

SRCTec is pleased to announce the delivery of the 400th AN/TPQ-50 LCMR counterfire radar system to the U.S. Army. The Lightweight Counter-Mortar Radar (LCMR) family of systems provides continuous 3-D, 360-degree surveillance...
HALO systems use step-change X-ray diffraction technology to specifically identify materials hidden inside bags and personal electronic items. (Courtesy of Halo X-ray Technologies Ltd)

DHS S&T Awards $1.6M to Improve Airport X-ray Scanning Capabilities

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), recently recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has awarded a $1,656,206.00 contract to Halo X-ray Technologies Ltd (HXT),...
The HALO IOT Smart Sensor intended to combat school vaping can also detect fluctuations in noise levels to help identify and alert security personnel about aggressive behavior such as gun shots or yelling; making it the perfect tool for preventing an incident taking place on school grounds and more.

IPVideo Corporation & Axis Win 2019 SIA New Product Showcase Awards

IPVideo Corporation, the Gold Award Winner for Best Alert Notification System in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has also been recognized with the Best New Product award for its...
The new Proscreen 900 Plus next generation solution provides unmatched detection rate to identify mass casualty weapons before they can reach security checkpoints.

Metrasens Launches Proscreen 900 Plus Threat Detection Solution

Metrasens, a leader in advanced ferromagnetic detection technologies, and a Platinum Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, launched the company's next generation mass casualty threat detection solution, the Proscreen...
Robots are often used as the first line of defense in response to a bomb threat; learning how to use such an advanced tool is a primary training component at the FBI’s Hazardous Devices School, at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, the only facility in the country that trains and certifies the nation’s public safety bomb technicians. (Courtesy of the FBI)

Where the Nation’s Bomb Techs Learn the Tools of the Trade (Multi-Video)

By the FBI The bomb threat at an Alabama strip mall was met by a robust response—bomb technicians from around the country armed with X-ray gear, robot technology, and the latest intelligence...
Smiths Detection delivers cost-effective and efficient solutions for security professionals and first responders across the globe facing evolving threats in environments ranging transportation networks to government buildings, from schools to public spaces, by constantly investing in new technologies and solutions.

Think You Know Smiths Detection? Find Out More Here (Multi-Video)

Every minute of every day, detection and screening technology manufactured by Smiths Detection helps to protect people and infrastructure, making the world a safer place. Smiths Detection is a global authority on...