Genasys, a global leader in protective communications solutions, and a Double Winner in the 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced a $10.7 million follow-on LRAD® 450XL acoustic hailing devices (AHD) order from the United States Army (Army).
The LRAD 450XL utilizes technology developed and patented* by Genasys to provide the audio output of larger acoustic hailers almost twice its size and weight while delivering the same outstanding vocal clarity inherent in all LRAD systems.
The LRAD 450XL broadcasts powerful warning tones to command attention to the highly intelligible voice messages that follow, enabling operators to change behavior and enhance response capabilities with safe, scalable escalation of force.
The low-profile, lightweight LRAD 450XL is designed for temporary or fixed mounting on tripods, vehicles, small vessels, and Common Remotely Operated Weapon Stations.
Genasys LRAD systems are deployed in more than 100 countries and 500 U.S cities in diverse applications, including public safety, law enforcement, defense, border and homeland security, critical infrastructure protection, fire rescue, emergency management, maritime and port security, and wildlife control and preservation.
“As the Army’s only AHD provider, our LRAD systems provide unparalleled long-range communication and scalable escalation of force capabilities,” explained Richard Danforth, Chief Executive Officer of Genasys Inc.
“Military Police, Transportation Security, and Psychological Operations units from the Active, Reserve, and Guard use our LRADs for a wide range of domestic and overseas missions.”
“This program is a testament to the Army’s unwavering commitment to equipping Soldiers with state-of-the-art long-range communication systems to resolve uncertain situations and protect lives.”
(See in Action a brief overview and demonstration of the LRAD 450XL. Courtesy of Genasys Inc. and YouTube.)
Since 2010, Genasys has supplied nearly 5,000 acoustic hailing devices to the U.S. Department of Defense.
“Now proven and combat tested, we are actively engaged in developing programs to expand the use of AHDs across additional services and functions,” added David Schnell, Genasys’ VP for Global Hardware Sales.
Genasys is a global provider of Protective Communi-cations™ Solutions, offering Genasys Protect™, the first and only complete portfolio of Protective Communications Software and LRAD® long-range communication systems.
Through Genasys Protect, the Company serves the following markets and sectors: the federal government and the military; state and local governments, agencies, and education (SLED); and enterprise organizations in critical sectors, including oil and gas, utilities, manufacturing, automotive, and healthcare.
Genasys Protective Communications Solutions have diverse applications, including emergency warning and mass notification for public safety, critical event management for enterprise companies, de-escalation for defense and law enforcement, and automatic detection of real-time threats, including active shooters and severe weather.
Genasys today covers over 70 Million people globally and is used in more than 100 countries, including over 500 cities, counties, and states in the U.S.
To learn more, please visit genasys.com.
Genasys Takes Home Two in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program
American Security Today’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, and now in its Eighth Year, continues to recognize industry leaders of Physical and Border Security, Cybersecurity, Emergency Preparedness – Management and Response, Law Enforcement, First Responders, as well as federal, state and municipal government agencies in the acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to Keep our Nation Secure.
Genasys (First of Two)
Best Alert Notification System
The Genasys Emergency Management (GEM) from Genasys is the only unified critical communications platform that combines hardware, software and geo-data analytics. Genasys’ unified multichannel system empowers government agencies and organizations to deliver real-time, geo-targeted alerts, notifications, information before, during, and after public safety threats.
GEM enables the delivery of emergency notifications through multiple channels, including voice calls, SMS, email, desktop alerts, social media, IPAWS, and other delivery methods, to help ensure critical communications are received by at-risk individuals and populations.
GEM software adds a powerful and intuitive orchestration and management layer on top of existing physical and digital infrastructure to extend the clarity, reach and range of life safety communications.
(See how Genasys Emergency Management software adds a powerful and intuitive orchestration and management layer on top of existing physical and digital infrastructure—enhancing clarity, reach and range when managing critical events. Courtesy of Genasys Inc and YouTube.)
Genasys (Second of Two)
Best Long-Range Acoustic Hailing Solution
The 950NXT’s field upgradeable software has comprehensive functionality with easy-to-use controls.
The 950NXT enables operators to identify possible threats on the live video feed, position the 950NXT’s IP-addressable full pan & tilt to target the threat, and then broadcast attention-commanding warning tones and voice messages with exceptional clarity from the safety of a command and control center.
When integrated with radar or motion sensors, the 950NXT provides automated security alerts. It becomes a fully functional, unmanned perimeter security and first response system that can alleviate the unnecessary use of force, resolve uncertain situations, and save lives.
(See a test demonstration of the LRAD 950-RXL System at the Davis Dam on the Colorado River about 70 miles downstream from Hoover Dam, and stretches across the border between Arizona and Nevada. Courtesy of Genasys and YouTube.)
*Genasys Inc. (formerly LRAD) has now been recognized as a Multiple ‘ASTORS’ Awards Champion for their Seventh Consecutive Year in the Annual ‘Homeland Security Awards Program. Thank you for your continued confidence in American Security Today.
The continually evolving ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program will highlight the trail of Accomplished Women in Leadership in 2023 and the Significance and Positive Impact of Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in our Next Generation of Government and Industry Leaders. Because #MentorshipMatters.
So be on the lookout for exciting upcoming announcements of Speakers, Presenters, Book Signing Opportunities, and Attendees at the 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon on Thursday, November 16, 2023 in New York City at ISC East!
(See some highlights of the 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Ceremony and Banquet Luncheon in New York City during ISC East at the Javits Center. Courtesy of AST and YouTube.)
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards at https://americansecuritytoday.com/ast-awards/.
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Homeland Security remains at the forefront of our national conversation as we experience an immigration crisis along our southern border and crime rates that are dramatically higher than before the Pandemic across the United States.
These challenges have become a national priority with an influx of investments in innovative new technologies and systems.
Enter American Security Today, the #1 publication and media platform in the Government Security and Homeland Security fields, with a circulation of over 75,000 readers and many tens of thousands more who visit our AST website at www.americansecuritytoday.com each month.
The pinnacle of the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Ceremony Luncheon Banquet, an exclusive, full-course plated meal event in the heart of New York City.
The 2022 exclusive sold-out ‘ASTORS’ luncheon featured representatives of law enforcement, public safety, and industry leaders who came together to honor the selfless service of those who stand on the front lines and those who stand beside them – providing the capabilities and technologies to create a safer world for generations to come.
Last year marked the 20th anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which came out in force to discuss comprehensive collaborations between private and public sectors that have led to the development of intelligence and technologies which serve to protect our nation.
The keynote address was provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner (DEAC) Diane Sabatino, who described the changes to CBP through the tragedy of 9/11 and the relentless commitment to its mission and ongoing investment in the latest technologies and innovations to protect our borders and Homeland.
The resounding theme of the DEAC’s remarks was her pride in the women and men of the CBP and their families who support them.
AST was also joined by Legendary Police Commissioner William Bratton, who spoke about his love for the City of New York, the Profession of law enforcement to which he has dedicated his life, and for which he continues to drive thought leadership and innovation.
New York City Police Department (NYPD) Chief of Department Kenneth Corey, came out to address Luncheon attendees and shared some of his experiences and the changes in policing he’s witnessed over his more than three decades of service.
FDNY Chief Joseph Jardin honored the men and women of the FDNY, not only those who currently serve but all of those who have selflessly served, with special recognition of those lost on 9/11.
Chief Jardin spoke about the continuing health battle of many following 9/11 with cancer and respiratory disease, yet now knowing the full consequences, would not have made a different decision to respond.
As Chief Jardin noted, mission-driven service is the lifeblood of every firefighter, volunteer, and sworn member, and has been so throughout the history of the Fire Service.
Former head of the FBI’s active shooter program, Katherine Schweit joined AST to sign complimentary copies of her book, ‘STOP THE KILLING: How to End the Mass Shooting Crisis, thanks to the generosity of our 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Sponsors.
The 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is Proudly Sponsored by Platinum Event Sponsor: NEC National Security Systems (NSS)
(Hear directly from Keith Terreri, Executive Vice President of Enterprise Services and Business Operations at NEC Corporation of America, on why NEC supports the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program and the value NEC receives for participating in the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program. Courtesy of NEC, American Security Today, and YouTube.)
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In 2022, AST was pleased to welcome the esteemed New York City Fire Department (FDNY); the New York City Police Department (NYPD); and the NYC Hospital Police, as well as Executive Management from the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and many other DHS agencies, Federal law enforcement agencies, and private/public partnerships such as the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE), the 30×30 Initiative, a coalition of professionals advancing the representation of women in policing; and Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) (rail safety advocates).
The prestigious Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program highlights 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.
In 2022 over 240 distinguished guests representing Federal, State, and Local Governments and Industry Leading Corporate Firms gathered from across North America, Europe, and the Middle East to be honored among their peers in their respective fields.
Each year, to keep our communities safe and secure, security dealers, installers, integrators, and consultants, along with corporate, government, and law enforcement/first responder practitioners, convene in New York City to network, learn and evaluate the latest technologies and solutions from premier exhibiting brands at ISC East, the Natural Disaster & Emergency Management Expo (NDEM EXPO), and the ASIS NYC Expo.
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AST Reaches both Private & Public Experts, which is essential to meeting these new challenges.
Today’s new generation of public safety and security experts need real-time knowledge to deal with domestic and international terrorism, lone wolf attacks, unprecedented urban violence, shifts in society, culture, and media bias – making it increasingly difficult for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Military and Private Security Professionals to implement coordinated security measures to ensure national security and improve public safety.
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AST provides a full plate of topics in our AST Monthly Magazine Editions, AST Website, and AST Daily News Alerts, covering 23 Vital Sectors such as Access Control, Perimeter Protection, Video Surveillance/Analytics, Airport Security, Border Security, CBRNE Detection, Border Security, Ports, Cybersecurity, Networking Security, Encryption, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Campus Security, Security Services, Corporate Facilities, and Emergency Response among others.
AST has Expanded readership into integral Critical Infrastructure audiences such as Protection of Nuclear Facilities, Water Plants & Dams, Bridges & Tunnels, and other potential targets of terrorism.
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To learn more, please see the 2022 ‘ASTORS’ CHAMPIONS Edition Fully Interactive Magazine – the Best Products of 2022 ‘A Year in Review.’
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The 2022 CHAMPIONS serves as your Go-To Source through the year for ‘The Best of 2022 Products and Services‘ endorsed by American Security Today – and can satisfy your agency’s and/or organization’s most pressing Homeland Security and Public Safety needs.
From Physical Security (Access Control, Critical Infrastructure, Perimeter Protection, and Video Surveillance Cameras and Video Management Systems), to IT Security (Cybersecurity, Encryption, Data Storage, Anti-Malware, and Networking Security – to name a few), the 2022 ‘ASTORS’ CHAMPIONS EDITION has what you need to Detect, Delay, Respond to, and Mitigate today’s real-time threats in our constantly evolving security landscape.
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