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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala
Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.
The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.
The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.
Government Security News has announced that its 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program will officially open for business and start accepting entries in the program’s 45 awards categories on Tuesday, April 26.
Scott Schnell, CEO, describes Video IQ’s next generation of video surveillance, where each of its high-definition cameras has video analytics plus half a year of storage with the camera itself, thus eliminating the high cost of storage and networking. According to Schnell, VideoIQ’s cameras with high-definition sensors can track up to 24 objects simultaneously and have 3X the field of view of conventional high-definition cameras with analytics.
Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.
FLIR Systems, Inc. announced on May 16 that it has received an order valued at $23 million to support the U.S. Coast Guard by providing the Electro-Optical Sensor System (ESS) configuration of FLIR’s commercially-developed military-qualified Talon 9-inch stabilized multi-sensor gimbal system. The ESS systems will be deployed on the Coast Guard’s H-60 and H-65 helicopters.
The Mistral Group, a supplier of innovative solutions in the homeland security, defense and law enforcement markets, announced on May 13 its acquisition of the activities and assets of ODF Optronics, Ltd. and Oceana Technologies, Ltd., through its Mistral Detection, Ltd. Business unit.
Peter Boriskin, Director of Product Management for Assay Abloy’s Commecial/Electronic/Access Control Products, indicates that he would like to describe the features and benefits of the Sargent SPLP10 lock, which is used for federal customers, government contractors or anyone who is required to use FIPS 201 credentials or other credentials covered by government requirements. Mr.
Zebra’s extensive portfolio of barcode, receipt, card, kiosk and UHF RFID printers and supplies, as well as real-time location solutions, are used by 90% of the Fortune 500 and many federal, state and local government agencies to enable identification systems that provide physical and logical access control and secure workplaces.
Joe Troiano, General Manager and Senior VP of Everfocus Electronics, stresses in his opening remarks that Everfocus is a global supplier of video security surveillance equipment and is proud to announce its new GSA Contract, and he goes on to state that his intention in this video interview is to emphasize that the company can furnish users with the highest resolution recording and playback of video for any needs or budgets. Mr Troiano points out that until very recently, when the new hi-resolution recording and playback of video imagery was not yet available, video surveillance with