Firetide Inc., a provider of wireless infrastructure mesh networks, recently announced the immediate customer availability of its new MIMO-based Firetide HotPort 7000 wireless solution with early customers including the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Valley Ag Software achieving up to 300 MBps performance in outdoor environments.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to write a new standard for airport security. Called Digital Communication in Security (DICOS), the standard will enable the prevention, detection, and response to explosive attacks by standardizing the screening of checked bags and other threat risk detection attributes at airports and other security areas.
AMAG Technology and Entrance Controls will partner to provide a security management solution for Portland International Airport’s (PDX) new parking structure and office building. Port of Portland will install a Symmetry Homeland Security Edition System in the new structure which will consist of seven stories of parking space with an additional three top stories of Port office space. The new parking structure will triple PDX’s long-term parking capacity.
IQinVision recently announced that Waterford Township, Mich. is using IQeye megapixel cameras as part of a comprehensive IP video solution to better protect its valuable water resources.
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.
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.
Vandal-resistant mini dome cameras from California-based Rainbow CCTV have been installed at loading centers operated by leading transportation company Southeastern Freight Lines.
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.
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.
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 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.
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, 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.
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 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 recently that its products have been installed to protect the water storage tanks of the borough of Kutztown, Penn.
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.
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 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 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.