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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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Wed, 2017-05-17 10:22 AM
BRANCHBURG, NJ Kinedyne LLC, a world-leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of cargo control products for the transportation industry, announces the institution of the inaugural International...
Tue, 2017-05-16 09:12 AM
May 15, 2017 Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released five documents designed to strengthen the Resource Management component of the National Incident Management System (NIMS)...
Mon, 2017-05-15 02:02 PM
MADISON, CT May 11, 2017 Oldham County Central Dispatch (Kentucky) is enhancing their 911 call-handling capabilities with PowerPhone's Total Response solution. The latest improvements come from...
Wed, 2017-05-10 01:31 PM
LANHAM, MD May 9, 2017 Orolia, through its McMurdo brand, the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response, has been selected by a leading Southeast Asia search and rescue authority to...
Tue, 2017-05-09 07:16 AM
GAINESVILLE, FL May 4, 2017 Local city officials, Gainesville Fire and Rescue and the community joined Gilbane Building Company to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Gainesville Fire Station No...
Fri, 2017-05-05 09:31 AM
MIAMI May 4, 2017 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, National Guard, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department (“MDFRD”), several local law enforcement agencies and PortMiami authorities partnered together to train...
Fri, 2017-05-05 09:06 AM
Three new explosion-protected temperature alarm and thermal network cameras allow operators to monitor remote, inaccessible, and sensitive areas, allowing for rapid incident response. Based on...
Fri, 2017-05-05 08:57 AM
WASHINGTON May 2, 2017 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $9.7 million to 12 small businesses for 13 Phase II contracts through the...
Thu, 2017-05-04 09:13 AM
BEVERLY HILLS, CA May 3, 2017 NGA911, a leading provider of advanced 911 call center technologies, announced today the launch of its Next Generation 911 Call System, a new 911 platform that provides...
Tue, 2017-05-02 09:43 AM

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TALLAHASSEE, FL May 1, 2017 In honor of Building Safety Month, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced DisasterSmart –...
Tue, 2017-05-02 09:27 AM

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MESA, AZ May 1, 2017 American Traffic Solutions (ATS), the market leader in road safety camera installations, today announced it has been awarded the Houston-Galveston Area Council's (H-GAC) co-op...
Mon, 2017-05-01 09:33 AM
BROOKFIELD, WI April 28, 2017 RF Technologies (RFT) HELP ALERT® Panic Alert System for Hospitality was recently featured in a news story (WLS-TV, Chicago) highlighting the need to protect hospitality...

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The disastrous results of the Boston Marathon bombings are testimony to the ineffectiveness of current security systems to predict and help avert devastating attacks. Although Boston’s security...
The Boston Marathon incident is an unfortunate, tragic reminder that, as citizens, we must always remain aware, alert and diligent! Individuals must hone a “sixth sense” that helps them detect,...
The cost of healthcare in the U.S. continues to soar year after year. The problem is not a result of idleness or the lack of technology, but of not addressing the core problem of patient identity.The...
When a disaster strikes, the pre-existing relationships between government and the private sector must be leveraged to launch an effective response and recovery effort. The objective for community...
 Whenever a crisis requires a large evacuation, effective communication becomes vital to the success of any response operation. All too often, emergency situations create obstacles to communication...

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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...
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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...