Homeland Security

Port Of Long Beach Installs Proximex Surveillint

Proximex, developer of products for the physical security information management (PSIM) market, recently announced that the company has signed a contract with the Port of Long Beach, the nation's second busiest seaport. Under the terms of this contract, Port of Long Beach installed Proximex Surveillint in its new Command and Control Center.

Bryan, Texas Works With ADT Security Services To Install Public Safety Cameras

The eastern Texas town of Bryan has joined a growing list of U.S. cities installing public safety cameras in downtown public areas to increase security and help protect citizens. Working with ADT Security Services, a preferred security provider for the state of Texas, the city has completed installation of the first phase of a multi-phase camera system to cover its recently revitalized downtown.

Southeastern Freight Lines Deploy Vandal-Resistant Cameras

Vandal-resistant mini dome cameras from California-based Rainbow CCTV have been installed at loading centers operated by leading transportation company Southeastern Freight Lines.

Avigilon HD Surveillance System Protects Athletes, Fans At Toronto Track Meet

In June, the University of Toronto hosted a world-class track and field meet featuring such renowned international athletes as Usain Bolt and Shawn Chambers, gold and silver medalists at the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

Analysis: Advanced Technology, Interoperability Key For Growth In U.S. Airport Security Screening Markets

With the establishment of the TSA, airport security has grown in prominence as the most visible aspect within the realm of homeland security. In the United States, the checked baggage market is nearing critical mass, witnessing a slow decline. On the other hand, the checkpoint screening market is poised for steady growth due to increased focus and spending in this segment by TSA.

Minneapolis/St. Paul Transit System Implements Nextiva Transit Video Solution

Verint Systems Inc., a provider of analytics software-based solutions for workforce-enterprise optimization and security, today announced that Metro Transit in Minneapolis/St. Paul is implementing the Nextiva Transit video solution from Verint Video Intelligence Solutions.

GTSI To Upgrade Port Of Oakland’s Perimeter Security System

GTSI Corp., an enterprise infrastructure solutions and services provider to government, was recently awarded a $7 million contract by the Port of Oakland's Commissioners. The contract calls for GTSI to upgrade the port's existing perimeter security system and also install a fiber optic communications system. Awarded under GTSI's U.S. Communities contract, the work is on target to be completed by April 2010.

Report: Mobile Video Surveillance Market For Police Cars To Grow 6.5 Percent Per Year To 2013

Law enforcement agencies across the United States are increasingly installing video surveillance equipment in police cars. Despite cuts in federal and state funding over 2009 and 2010, the market for mobile video surveillance equipment in police cars is forecast to grow at an average of 6.5 percent a year to 2013, according to a new report from IMS Research.

Delta Scientific's Electro-Mechanical Shallow Foundation Barrier Pops Up in 1.5 Seconds

Delta Scientific, a manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems, has announced a less costly, counter balanced electromechanical version of its DSC2000 crash-rated, anti-terrorist vehicle control barricade system to help protect soft targets—such as hotels—throughout the world.

Wireless Video Surveillance System Funded By Seized Narcotics Cash Goes Live In Texas City

The city of Mission, Texas is now live with a state-of-the-art wireless mesh video security network providing this border town’s police department with extra “eyes in the sky” to help keep the community safe.

Black & Veatch to Design Public Safety Communications System for Oregon

Black & Veatch was selected by the state of Oregon to provide architectural and engineering services for the Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network (OWIN) project that is designed to enhance public safety.

ioimage Video Analytics Protect Water Storage Tanks In Pennsylvania Town

ioimage recently that its products have been installed to protect the water storage tanks of the borough of Kutztown, Penn.

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Select Cernium Video Analytics

Cernium, a developer of video analytics-enabled products, announced recently that Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions has selected and deployed Perceptrak, Cernium's server-based enterprise video analytics software solution. Perceptrak will assist corporate security personnel in monitoring the perimeter of the Baltimore medical center campus.

South Africa Airport Taps DVTel For Security Expansion

The O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, is undergoing a major security project upgrade, adding to an existing DVTel video surveillance system already installed in the domestic and international terminals.

Honeywell Provides Radar Security For Port Of Miami

Honeywell recently announced the successful implementation of a waterside radar system that provides situational awareness of the waterways in the general areas surrounding the Port of Miami, one of the United States’ busiest seaports.

BridgeWave’s Wireless Links Help Power Video Surveillance System For Texas Town

BridgeWave Communications, a supplier of gigabit wireless solutions, today announced that its FE60U gigabit upgradeable wireless products power the backbone of the wireless video surveillance network for the City of Highland Village in Texas.

DHS Using Ground Penetrating Radar To Battle Cross-Border Tunnels

Criminals of all kinds are digging tunnels along the U.S. border at a fast and furious pace. Of every tunnel ever discovered by U.S. border patrol agents, 60 percent have been found in the last three years. Agents spot a new one every month.

New Jersey City Selects Video Surveillance Solution From GVI Security

GVI Security Solutions Inc. recently announced the company has been selected to provide a Samsung Electronics comprehensive video surveillance solution to the police and fire departments of a large New Jersey city.

Frost & Sullivan Says Improving Security In Luxury Hotels Top Global Priority

The list of locations around the world having experienced terrorist attacks on luxury hotels is growing fast: Netanya in Israel, Jakarta in Indonesia, Taba and Sharm al-Sheikh in Egypt, Sana'a in Yemen, Amman in Jordan, Islamabad in Pakistan, Mumbai in India in November 2008 and last month, Peshawar in Pakistan.

Questions and Answers From the Top

Thermal security cameras -- cameras that make pictures and video from heat, not light -- are affordable, available and becoming a must-have technology for the serious security professional. To learn more about this exciting technology, Security Products sat down with Andy Teich, president of FLIR Systems’ Commercial Vision Systems division.

  • The Power of the Open Platform The Power of the Open Platform

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