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Maritime | Port Security
GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala
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.
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.
Government Security News has announced that its 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program will officially open for business and start accepting entries in the program’s 45 awards categories on Tuesday, April 26.
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.
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.
HAMBURG, Germany Sept. 27, 2016 microdrones has released a compelling video demonstrating a new water rescue tactic they've developed that uses drones – and may revolutionize lifeguard rescue operations all over the world.
FORT LEE, NJ Sept. 12, 2016 Siklu Inc., the global market leader in millimeter-wave solutions, announced today it was selected by the Port of Long Beach to provide the wireless connectivity solution for its video surveillance network and multi-gigabit wireless for its core network, as part of a multi-phase project.
Sept. 20, 2016 The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners announced today they will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, to consider the appointment of Duane Kenagy, P.E. as the Port of Long Beach’s Interim Chief Executive Officer. Kenagy currently serves as the Port’s Capital Programs Executive, overseeing nearly $4.5 billion in construction and improvement projects, the largest infrastructure investment of any port in the nation.
NEW YORK Sept. 8, 2016 Plan B Marine today announced the inception of its maritime evacuation service from Manhattan. "It's for anyone who can't afford to be caught in the stampede off the island if critical infrastructure fails or in the event of an attack," said Plan B Marine President and CEO, Patricia Dowhie.
BOSTON Sept. 8, 2016 Sea Machines Robotics is changing the way humanity moves on water. The Boston-based startup is developing autonomous technologies that will herald a smarter, safer and more efficient era of marine operations brought forward through self-aware & self-driving boats and ships.
With autonomy readily making its way into many traditional land-based and airborne sectors, the massive marine domain is even better suited for autonomous systems with fewer barriers to entry, a high risk operating environment, and an accommodating regulatory space.