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Airport | Aviation Security

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.

Following Samsung Note 7 recall, FAA sends advisory to airlines

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Sept. 16, 2016 Following a Consumer Product Safety Commission recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the FAA is issuing general guidance to airlines about the rules for carrying recalled or defective lithium devices on board aircraft as cargo or in carry-on luggage.

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Drone conference to examine current regulations, future business opportunities

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CAPE MAY, NJ Sept. 14, 2016 On October 13-14, the 2nd Annual Cape May NJ UAS Conference, will feature the top federal legislative and regulatory officials, industry and academic experts, as well as the many business applications and opportunities for this emerging technology in a comprehensive two day conference agenda. The Cape May UAS Conference, which will take place at the Cape May Convention Hall, is hosted by the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA), Cape May County, and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) - Liberty Chapter.

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Chinese manufacturer touts unmanned choppers as drone alternative

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SAN JOSE, CA Sept. 12, 2016 According to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), more than 1,200 incidents of sighting drones in restricted airspace and near airports were reported in the United States last year. As drone use grows, so do the safety concerns around it.

From unanticipated flight behavior to aerial encounters, the growth of commercial drones might pose threats to aerial safety. "Your imagination can run wild with the problems of hitting hard metal objects at 200 mph," said Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association in a Bloomberg article.

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SmartCam3D offers augmented reality application for small drone users

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM Sept. 12, 2016 Rapid Imaging Software, Inc. announced today that SmartCam3D View, an augmented reality (AR) app for small drones is available on the Apple App store and is free for a limited time. The app uses augmented reality to blend place markers onto video.

SmartCam3D View is easy to use. Before or during a flight, the pilot adds points of interest to the map view with one touch. During flight, points show as AR overlays in the correct geographic location on the video. The points may be named and shared via email.

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