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GSN announces expansion of its Airport/Seaport/Border Security franchise

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Encouraged by a surge of nominations in the GSN 2014 Airport/Seaport/Border Security Awards Program, Government Security News has announced a two-pronged expansion of its burgeoning Airport, Seaport, and Border Security franchise.

According to GSN Managing Director and CEO Adrian Courtenay, the company has decided to extend the deadline for nominations in the Airport/Seaport/Border Security Awards Program to June 20 and to reschedule the judges’ announcement of Finalists to June 30 and the date of the Awards Dinner on board the luxury motor yacht Mariner III to August 7.

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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.

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.

Coast Guard, Homeland Security monitoring U.S.-bound ships and cargo departing from site of deadly Chinese explosions

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By Steve Bittenbender

The U.S. Coast Guard announced in a bulletin earlier this week that it as well as officials from the Department of Homeland Security agencies are monitoring vessels and cargo headed to the country that were in the Tianjin, China port during either or both of the explosions that left hundreds dead or injured.

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Fiber SenSys announces US western regional sales manager

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Matt Bathalter

Hillsboro, OR, August 27, 2015 - Fiber Sensys Inc. (FSI) is pleased to announce a new and important addition to our growing global sales team. Mr. Matt Bathalter has joined the FSI America's sales team as Western Regional Sales Manager, a key position that includes the full multi-state regional responsibility for the sales activities of the Fiber Defender® fiber-optic sensing product line.  

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Toshiba introduces its first panoramic IP surveillance cameras

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Irvine, CA, August 27 - Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video Products, a business unit of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., is adding to its portfolio of network-centric video surveillance products with its first panoramic fixed IP dome cameras featuring IR LEDs and five-megapixel sensors to achieve richly detailed images of large indoor or outdoor areas, such as airports, shopping centers, parking lots and offices. 

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AXIS New Dome Network Cameras offer HDTV image quality, improved light sensitivity and increased video analytics performance

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Axis Communications, a global leader in network video, strengthens its successful family of AXIS P55 PTZ Dome Network Cameras with the launch of four new entry-level HDTV models. “Our PTZ portfolio continues to expand, addressing a variety of end user needs, including mission-critical, mid-range, live streaming and now entry-level applications,” said Fredrik Nilsson, general manager, Axis Communications, Inc. “AXIS P55 Series has been one of the most popular camera families because it is cost-effective and dependable.

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