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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.
CHICAGO Oct. 19, 2016 Solacom Technologies, the industry leader in Next Generation 9-1-1 solutions has announced that their Kansas-based Hosted NG9-1-1 solution has been enhanced to support Text-to-911, joining Solacom’s other Text-to-911 capable solutions in Alabama, Florida, Vermont, and many other locations. This solution meets all of the specifications in the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) i3 technical requirements.
MADISON, CT Oct. 18, 2016 The Bristol, TN Emergency Communications District 911 has upgraded their 911 call handling operations with PowerPhone's Total Response protocol and call handling system. This upgrade includes the computer aided call handling system (CACH), which provides fully integrated call handling protocols for police, fire and medical emergency calls.
SAN DIEGO Oct. 18, 2016 LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world’s leading provider of acoustic hailing devices and advanced mass notification systems, today announced a $1.3 million award for multiple LRAD 360XT systems from one of the largest oil and gas companies in Eurasia. The LRAD mobile mass notification systems will be integrated with a gas detection alarm system and used for public address, emergency communication and early warning. The order is scheduled to ship in the Company's 2017 fiscal year.
COLUMBIA CITY, IN Ultra Electronics USSI today announces that it has been awarded a follow-on defense contract for (43) MA-1 speakers and (55) direct-current amplifiers for the US Army. This order adds to the existing installed base within the United States military and foreign military channels. To date, over 1,100 MA-1 speakers and amplifiers have been sold and fielded in both commercial life safety and military marketplaces.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ Oct. 13, 2016 The U.S. Coast Guard awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a $125.6 million follow-on contract to provide Rescue 21 program management, system support and maintenance and sustainment engineering support for the U.S. Coast Guard Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center.
LONG BEACH, CA and MCLEAN, VA Oct. 7, 2016 Haystax Technology, a leading provider of advanced security analytics and risk management solutions, announced today that its California Common Operating Picture (Cal COP) for Threat Awareness platform will be used by public safety officials for situational awareness during the 2016 JetBlue Long Beach Marathon & Half Marathon, taking place October 10, 2016 at 6:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m., respectively.
Partnership with CrisisGo makes emergency communications mobile app available to all Missouri schools
SUNNYVALE, CA Oct. 4, 2016 Recognizing the increased threats and safety needs facing public schools, the Missouri School Boards' Association and CrisisGo, Inc., have teamed up to offer all Missouri schools, teachers, staff and parent communities an easy-to-use mobile emergency communications technology that can make schools safer. Beginning on October 1st, Missouri schools can now offer their employees, teachers and parent community the CrisisGo mobile app with the Panic Button feature and emergency notification platform activated for free for a three-year period.