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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala

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GSN Awards 2012

Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.

The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.

GSN 2012 Homeland Security Awards program open for entries

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The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.

OzVision

Alan Avidan, President, indicates that OzVision is pushing the forefront of hosted video services for dealers and users. The company’s government market includes military bases, government facilities, and national monuments such as the Washington Monument, the State of Liberty and Ford’s Theater. Avidan calls for dealers and central services to join in the hosted video movement, which he describes as the future of the industry.

VideoIQ

Scott Schnell, CEO, describes Video IQ’s next generation of video surveillance, where each of its high-definition cameras has video analytics plus half a year of storage with the camera itself, thus eliminating the high cost of storage and networking. According to Schnell, VideoIQ’s cameras with high-definition sensors can track up to 24 objects simultaneously and have 3X the field of view of conventional high-definition cameras with analytics.

Obama seeks three percent hike in discretionary budget at DHS

Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.

Former 9/11 Commission lawyer offers fixes to President's 'travel ban'

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WASHINGTON Feb. 13, 2017 Former 9/11 Commission border counsel and Special Counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Janice Kephart of Identity Strategy Partners, LLP, today releases the following statement regarding President Donald Trump's "Executive Order: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States" (Jan. 27, 2017): 

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Dutch airport demonstrating facial biometric solution developed by Vision Box

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AMSTERDAM Feb. 10, 2017 – Boarding quickly and easily without showing your boarding pass or passport is the goal of the biometric boarding trial in operation at Schiphol Airport. Involving KLM, the three-month initiative intends to test facial recognition to expedite and speed up passenger boarding, recognizing them by their face.

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Prepared Response purchased by Venuetize LLC

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TAMPA Feb. 14, 2017 Venuetize LLC today announced it has acquired the assets of Prepared Response, Inc., the leading innovator of emergency preparedness and crisis management solutions in the United States. Venuetize creates seamless, integrated mobile-first experiences for sports teams, multi-purpose entertainment venues, entertainment districts, and other large facilities.

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Hughes adds beyond-line-of-sight capability for helicopter video transmissions

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GERMANTOWN, MD Feb. 13, 2017 Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, has announced that its Defense and Intelligence Systems Division (DISD) recently demonstrated a 360-degree Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLoS) SATCOM capability transmitting HD video through rotating blades on a NorthStar Aviation 407 Multi-Role Attack Helicopter.

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