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 Evolv Technologies.
Evolv’s scanning solution uses advanced sensors and artificial intelligence to detect a wide range of concealed weapons and threats, such as firearms, metallic weapons and improvised explosive devices (IEDs), on any visitor entering a premises.
The introduction of this award-winning technology is a part of Motorola Solutions’ ongoing commitment to the innovation and integration of security technologies that will help organizations increase safety.
The Evolv Express™solution is designed to allow up to 3600 visitors to walk through one of the scanning systems per hour without having to conduct pat downs or empty pockets as the technology can distinguish between personal items and weapons.
(See how you can spot weapons while ignoring harmless personal items. Evolv Express™ is the world’s first touchless security screening solution that meets all of the post-pandemic security screening requirements, allowing visitors to walk right through at a natural pace while carrying their phones, bags and other personal items. Courtesy of Evolv Technology and YouTube.)
If a threat is detected, an alert is displayed on an Express tablet showing the location of the potential threat on the person’s body, or in their bag or personal belongings, to security operators.
Alerts are sent directly to Motorola Solutions’ video management system, Avigilon Control Center (ACC), which automatically notifies and shares live video with the facility’s security team so they have precise situational awareness and can support an immediate response.
“Through the use of AI, we are automating and unifying workflows to better protect people against the threat of violence,” explained John Kedzierski, senior vice president, Video Security & Analytics at Motorola Solutions.
“Concealed Weapon Detection is an excellent example of how technology can help enterprises prevent threats from turning into tragedies.”
In addition, the sensitivity levels on the CWD solution can be adjusted to align with the safety needs of a facility based on their anticipated threat-scenarios.
This capability allows for the technology to identify and flag new threat profiles over time, and enables security personnel to manage data and insights that help to provide a safe and positive experience for visitors and staff.
To Learn More about Motorola Solutions’ integrated technology ecosystem for venues, go to www.motorolasolutions.com.
To find out more about Evolv Technology’s touchless high-speed smart firearm and bomb detection system that screens over 3600 people per hour (60 people per minute) and gets smarter over time, please visit https://evolvtechnology.com/.
Evolv Technology Takes Platinum in 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program
American Security Today’s ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards program is today in its Sixth Year and continues to recognize the Outstanding Innovations of top firms and agencies in the Homeland Security and Public Safety fields.
The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.
American Security Today is pleased to announce TSA Administrator David Pekoske, will join the organization as a featured speaker at the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Presentation Luncheon, on November 18, 2021 at ISC East in New York City.
“On the heels of an unprecedented global pandemic, continued unrest in our cities and potentially catastrophic cyberattacks on our nations critical infrastructure, the focus of the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon will be on the latest, state-of-the-art innovations that are driving investments in new public security and safety technologies and systems,” said AST Editorial and Managing Director Tammy Waitt.
“As a recognized expert in crisis management, strategic planning, innovation and aviation, surface transportation and maritime security, David Pekoske’s message highlighting his top priorities and challenges for the TSA based on his years of wide-ranging experience will be critical to our attendees internalizing the critical nature of these escalating challenges, and realizing innovative new approaches to meet them.”
Best Weapons Detection Solution
Evolv Express is a touchless high-speed smart firearm and bomb detection system that screens over 3600 people per hour (60 people per minute) and gets smarter over time.
With Evolv, it is possible to deter and prevent active shooters and bombers from entering a venue without sacrificing the visitor experience.
With Evolv’s advanced sensors and machine learning, organizations can automatically screen for concealed weapons on all employees, contractors and visitors entering a workplace, facility, building, etc., without slowing down operations.
Evolv Express is a proven solution for fast, contactless weapons screening while offering a hassle-free visitor experience and the social distancing necessary in these uncertain times.
Second only to the TSA, organizations using Evolv have screened more than 50 million people to-date in a rapid, undisruptive manner while preventing more than 5,000 weapons from entering schools, sports stadiums, concert halls, places of work, houses of worship, government facilities and other public venues.
Evolv’s AI-based, free-flow weapons-screening and threat detection systems work at the pace of life to accommodate thousands of individuals and groups per hour.
Evolv Technology was also recognized in the 2019 and 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Programs.
The 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is proudly sponsored by AMAROK, along with Returning Premier Sponsors ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic Systems, and Reed Exhibitions.
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards at https://americansecuritytoday.com/ast-awards/.
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Register for the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Luncheon Today
At ISC East 2021 you with the opportunity to interact with a broad array of security industry professionals.
ISC East works closely with other businesses in the security and public safety space to help bring together the Northeast’s largest security trade show each year.
In collaboration with premier sponsor SIA (Security Industry Association) and in partnership with ASIS NYC, ISC East is proud to work with and be supported by various associations, trade publications, charities, and more.
Therefore, the ISC audience of security dealers, installers, integrators, consultants, corporate, government and law enforcement/first responder practitioners will be joined by the ASIS NYC audience of major corporate managerial-through-director-level national and global security executives.
The combination of one-on-one conversations with the industry’s top innovators, integrators and security executives, special events, high-quality education and training, and strong support from industry associations, will allow attendees to learn and evaluate solutions from leading security exhibitors and brands.
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