Evolv Express™, powered by the Evolv Cortex AI Software Platform, delivers the frictionless high-speed smart firearm and bomb detection system that screens over 3600 people per hour (60 people per minute) and gets smarter over time.

How to Create Gun-Free Spaces in America

When it comes to gun violence, Americans are living in an era of unprecedented anxiety. What if we had full confidence that our workplace, school, university, grocery store, place of worship, stadium,...
TeknoScan’s advanced sampling and analyzing technologies rapidly and reliably detect and identify organic compounds such as explosives, drugs and other target substances.

Trace Chemical Detection for Sniffing Drugs & Weapons in School Lockers

Guest Editorial Dr. Sabatino Nacson, CTO of Teknoscan Teknoscan, in collaboration with a local security agency and a Buffalo, New York high school conducted a trial to sniff school lockers for illegal...
In the event of a radiological or nuclear incident, emergency response agencies and HAZMAT teams could utilize this new technology to set up community reception centers to screen members of the public for potential exposure to radioactive contaminants before entering a main screening area, safeguarding both civilians and emergency responders.

DHS NUSTL Honored for Radiological Remote Alarm to Aid Responders

Two inventors from a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) laboratory’s National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL), which was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program,...
Unknown or unexpected contact with a synthetic opioid such as fentanyl or a related compound presents a safety hazard for first responders if they are not prepared with the proper protective equipment (PPE). Reliable detection is one way the DHS S&T is working to protect the nation’s first responders as they deal with the crisis on the front lines, and standards play a key role in ensuring the integrity of such vital detection equipment.

Protecting First Responders with New Fentanyl Detection Standards

The opioid crisis in the United States began in the late 1990s as a result of extensive overuse of physician-prescribed medications. This full-on epidemic is still raging today and has since evolved...
John Julias, Biosecurity Program Manager at Draper exclusively outlines for American Security Today (AST), the growing importance of biothreat detection for professionals who work in port security, law enforcement and military security.

Biothreat Dangers for Port Security, Law Enforcement and Military

Major infectious diseases, like COVID-19, often go undetected until they spread. Spotting the problem in a community isn’t easy, in part because infectious disease detection, which is the foundation for surveillance...

IPVideo Corp ViewScan Selected as Finalist in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

IPVideo Corporation, a leading manufacturer of audio/video recording, passive weapons detection systems and IoT sensor technology, and a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is...
D-Fend Solutions’ offering empowers border security agencies to retrieve drone payloads being carried by rogue drones, which is important when drones are carrying drugs and/or explosives. The system also identifies and tracks the location of the drones’ take-off positions and remote-control operators.

D-Fend Solutions Expands Counter-Drone Takeover Technologies

D-Fend Solutions, a leader in radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, counter-drone takeover technology, recently named an Award Finalist in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is officially releasing the new software version...
The State of Hawaii has deployed NEC’s innovative NeoFace Thermal Express technology, at all five Hawaiian aiports which automatically screens the body temperature of every arriving passenger entering the airport terminal, to ensure they do not become hotspots of virus contraction as people cross paths from across the globe.

NEC NeoFace Thermal Express a Finalist in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

NEC Corporation of America, a 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Biometric Recognition System, is pleased to announce that the company's NEC NeoFace Thermal Express has been selected as...
The Zone Protector™ from Cellbusters is the ultimate detection device. It is capable of detecting all cell phones (any carrier and any protocol in all countries) when the phone is in standby mode, texting, making a call or transmitting data.

Cellbusters Returns to Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Cellbusters, a leading developer of RF detection and signal source locating technology, and 2020 Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Cell Phone Detection Solution, is pleased to announce the Cellbusters Zone...
PureActiv™ is an automated outdoor surveillance system that addresses critical security threats to safeguard lives, facilities, and other high-value assets.

PureActiv AI Deep Learning Video Analytics Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’

PureActiv AI Deep Learning Geo-spatial Video Analytics from PureTech Systems, a 2020 Multi-'ASTORS' Award Winner, has been Nominated in Six categories in the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program. PureTech Systems delivers a fully integrated...