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Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management....

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Thu, 2010-02-11 03:21 PM
The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office within DHS is gathering information from companies and other organizations about their ability to detect radiological and nuclear materials being carried on...
Thu, 2010-02-11 01:57 PM
The National Institute of Justice expects to award 100 grants that will fund “research, development, testing, and evaluation” of new technologies that will “address the geospatial technology needs of...
Wed, 2010-02-10 02:33 PM
Rockville, MD-based MELE Associates Inc., which describes itself as a minority / veteran-owned small business, has opened a Homeland Security and Intelligence division.And Richard G. Irwin, a a...
Wed, 2010-02-10 02:29 PM
Chantilly, VA-based First Line Technology, LLC and Salt Lake City, UT-based CarbonX Non-Flammable Fabrics (a product of Chapman Innovations) report that they have joined together to bring first...
Wed, 2010-02-10 01:05 PM
While the current market for security, law-enforcement and first-responder robots stands at $203 million, and the typical first-responder robot costs around $50,000, the “costs of robots are expected...
Wed, 2010-02-10 10:08 AM
Waukesha, WI-based Magnasphere reports that its new high-security sensor, HSS, has completed its UL inspections and is ready to ship. It now meets the UL 634 Level 2 high security standard, a company...
Wed, 2010-02-10 06:44 AM
NAC meeting
FEMA is hoping to fill a dozen open positions on its National Advisory Council with new or re-appointed members who would serve three-year terms beginning on June 15. The panel makes recommendations...
Tue, 2010-02-09 03:12 PM
Congress recently passed and presented to President Obama for his signature a bill that would strengthen the nation’s “nuclear forensics” capabilities, so specialists could determine the origin of...
Mon, 2010-02-08 11:54 AM
The Homeland Security (HLS) market has continued its rapid growth in spite of the global economic slowdown, and is expected to “remain strong” in 2010, according to research and consulting firm Frost...
Mon, 2010-02-08 11:44 AM
Ottawa, Canada-based Solace Systems reports that DHS’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) has selected its Unified Messaging Platform as a “prototype integration platform to enhance threat...
Mon, 2010-02-08 11:37 AM
Tewksbury, MA-based Raytheon Company reports that it has won a $4.3 million contract from DHS to develop next-generation panels that can scan rail cars to detect nuclear weapons and other materials....
Fri, 2010-02-05 12:25 PM
The first-ever Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR), mandated by Congress and intended to “outline the strategic framework to guide the activities of participants in homeland security toward a...

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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed Christmas day attack on Flight 253, saying they have technology that can detect PETN, the...
Legalzoom.com, an online legal service, and Donate Life America (DLA), a non-profit organization, have created and are offering ICE App, intended to help users input the comprehensive data first...
Cambridge, MA-based MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic search solutions, has announced the launch of MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (GSRP) version 4.5.   This software...
Waukesha, WI-based Magnasphere reports that its new high-security sensor, HSS, has completed its UL inspections and is ready to ship. It now meets the UL 634 Level 2 high security standard, a company...
Arlington, VA-based ICx Technologies, Inc., has unveiled ClearPoint, the newest addition to its line of Fido explosives detectors.  Designed for airport security checkpoints, Fido ClearPoint...