Smiths Detection, a global authority on the application, management and manufacture of world class detection and screening technology for the aviation, ports and borders, urban security and defense end use markets, is pleased to announce the company’s ScanVan 100100 PRO has been nominated to compete in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.
The Smiths Detection ScanVan 100100 PRO is a vehicle mounted X-ray inspection designed to enhance security operations by allowing organizations to deploy a temporary checkpoint in less than 5 minutes.
(See the ScanVan 100100 PRO in Action! Courtesy of Michael Burrows, Smiths Detection and YouTube.)
Built using a RAM™ ProMaster cargo van, ScanVan is a compact and easy-to-maneuver vehicle that provides the critical element of mobility for security operations.
The self-contained system enables random and portable screening capabilities which are a key components to effective security and deterrence.
ScanVan also provides an immediate and flexible solution for event and facility perimeter security when additional screening is needed.
Originally developed to help secure ports and borders, ScanVan has been adapted for use in a number of other commercial security locations such as concerts, sports arenas, convention centers, campuses, and at other places where temporary checkpoints are required.
The core of the ScanVan’s capabilities is a HI-SCAN 100100 PRO, a state-of-the-art X-ray system capable of scanning a wide-range of objects such as cargo, electronics, boxes, backpacks, coolers, bags, and strollers, among many other items.
This fully integrated X-ray inspection system includes automatic detection software that aids users in intercepting threats and contraband.
“Smiths Detection’s ScanVan is a proven vehicle-mounted screening solution which helps improve security at ports and border crossings,” explains Shan Hood, President, SDI.
“As demands for increased security grow, we are now able to bring this new capability to more customers, helping them to achieve better security.”
Smiths Detection also provides a configuration of ScanVan which includes a broader range of threat detection solutions, such as handheld trace narcotics and explosives systems and chemical sensors, to further expand in-field detection and identification capabilities for users.
Smiths Detection to Compete in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program
The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security and public safety vertical markets.
As a new competitor in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards, Smiths Detection’s ScanVan 100100 PRO will be competing against the industry’s leading providers of Vehicle Mounted Security Solutions.
The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program drew an overwhelming response from industry leaders with a record high number of corporate and government nominations received, as well as record breaking ‘ASTORS’ Presentation Luncheon Attendees, with top firms trying to register for the exclusive high – end luncheon and networking opportunity – right up to the event kickoff on Wednesday afternoon, at the ISC East registration!
Over 130 distinguished guests representing National, 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 which included:
- The Department of Homeland Security
- The Federal Protective Service (FPS)
- Argonne National Laboratory
- The Department of Homeland Security
- The Department of Justice
- The Security Exchange Commission Office of Personnel Management
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection
- Viasat, Hanwha Techwin, Lenel, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Verint, Canon U.S.A., BriefCam, Pivot3, Milestone Systems, Allied Universal, Ameristar Perimeter Security and More!
The 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program is Proudly Sponsored by ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic Systems, and Desktop Alert.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards at https://americansecuritytoday.com/ast-awards/.
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|Video Surveillance/VMS||Mobile Technology||Anti-Malware|
|Audio Analytics||Disaster Preparedness||ID Management|
|Thermal/Infrared Camera||Mass Notification System||Fire & Safety|
|Metal/Weapon Detection||Rescue Operations||Critical Infrastructure|
|License Plate Recognition||Detection Products||And Many Others!|
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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.
Good luck to Smiths Detection on being a Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards!
2018 Champions Edition
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Why the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program?
American Security Today’s comprehensive Annual Homeland Security Awards Program is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement, and first responders, in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’
Why American Security Today?
American Security Today is uniquely focused on the broader Homeland Security & Public Safety marketplace with over 70,000 readers at the Federal, State and local levels of government as well as firms allied to government.
The old traditional security marketplace has been covered by a host of security publications that have changed little over many years.
American Security Today brings forward a fresh compelling look and read with our customized digital publications that provides our readers with solutions to their challenges.
Our Editorial staff provides a full plate of topics for our AST monthly digital editions, AST Website and AST Daily News Alerts.
The editorial calendar and AST’s high drawing website features 23 different Technology and Marketing 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.
These sectors are part of the new integration, where these major applications communicate with one another in a variety of solutions to protect our cities and critical infrastructure.
AST has Expanded readership into vital Critical Infrastructure audiences such as Protection of Nuclear Facilities, Water Plants & Dams, Bridges & Tunnels, and other Potential targets of terrorism.
Other areas of concern include Transportation Hubs, Public Assemblies, Government Facilities, Sporting & Concert Stadiums, our Nation’s Schools & Universities, and Commercial Business Destinations – enticing targets for extremist or lone wolf attacks due to the large number of persons and resources clustered together.
Smiths Detection at a Glance
Distinguished for delivering best in class expertise, equipment and support, Smiths Detection is relied upon by customers from multiple sectors to help them make the world a safer and more secure place.
(Learn More about Smiths Detection. Every minute of every day, their technology and talented team members help to make the world a safer place. Courtesy of Smiths Detection and YouTube.)