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Kelvin Hughes leads the way in detection for security and surveillance applications. Utilising its SharpEye™ solid state X-Band radar, paired with the latest in multi-role camera mounts, provides...

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Tue, 2015-08-11 04:32 PM

George D. Mulligan

Washington, DC, August 4 – The United States Secret Service Director Joseph P. Clancy has announced the appointment of George D. Mulligan to the position of Chief Operating Officer, effective July...
Wed, 2015-08-05 10:46 PM
San Antonio, TX, Juy 30 – Federal, state and local authorities arrested 23 individuals indicted for their role in an undocumented alien smuggling scheme operating in Eagle Pass, Crystal City, Carrizo...
Sun, 2015-08-02 11:51 AM
Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series of accounts of exceptional achievements in homeland security, as described in winning entries in GSN’s recently completed Airport, Seaport, Border...
Mon, 2015-07-27 12:58 PM
Washington, July 23 – FBI officials announced a nationwide campaign geared toward educating business and industry leaders about the growing threat—and mounting losses—of economic espionage. As part...
Sun, 2015-07-26 09:53 PM
One of the great treats we have as publishers of our two awards programs is the pleasure of reading about some of the great accomplishments in the homeland security field, as they are described in...
Sat, 2015-07-25 04:53 PM
By Steve Bittenbender A task force of educational and other state leaders charged with looking at improving school safety in New Jersey have recommended The Garden State require students, faculty and...
Wed, 2015-07-22 05:18 PM
Mexico, July 21 – Mexico’s bloody gangland warfare has cost an estimated 80,000 lives since 2006 and the escape of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán from the maximum-security prison of Altiplano last week...
Tue, 2015-07-21 12:57 PM
By Steve Bittenbender Officials from the Department of Homeland Security testified before a Senate panel last week that while its agencies and other countries are cooperating to ensure the safety of...
Thu, 2015-06-25 03:14 PM
GSN is pleased to announce the Winners and Finalists in its 2015 annual Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards Program, which once again demonstrates the spectacular scientific achievements and...
Mon, 2015-06-15 08:26 PM
By Steve Bittenbender June 15 – Little Rock Air Force Base was shut down Monday morning after someone tried to enter the installation in Jacksonville, AR. The “active threat” left one person in...
Tue, 2015-05-12 04:54 PM
Biometric facial recognition technology in use at 100 e-Gates in German airports is cutting transaction times for each passenger to less than 20 seconds, according to Dr. Jörg Helbig, director of...
Sun, 2015-05-10 10:28 PM
Washington, D.C., May 8 ­– The United States Secret Service (USSS) and National Park Service (NPS) have begun implementing a series of new, temporary security enhancements and aesthetic improvements...

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By William SappIn an operating environment where threats are imminent and the response must be equally swift, video communication technology can offer DHS and its communities of interest new ways to...
By John RomanowichVideo analytics has been shown to work well in controlled environments, such as those indoors. However, outdoor applications have raised the bar due to the considerable...
By Nathan LaderAs the television broadcast world moved toward digital transmission, it was only natural that with microwave systems, video security has also migrated to digital technologies. The most...
Leaving Seattle recently, I was in for a surprise. As six of my colleagues and I stood in line for an airport security check, we were all told to step aside for secondary screening. They wanted to...

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New Products

San Diego, CA-based Sperry West, the video surveillance manufacturer, has introduced the Spyder Big Guy (SWIR900C) camera, with an infrared and camera range up to 330 feet, which the company says...
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...
McLean, VA-based QinetiQ North America characterizes its SPO-7 standoff passive object detection system as the kind called for by President Obama in the wake of the attempted Christmas Day airliner...
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...