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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.
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.
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.
Gary Joubert, VP of Sales and Marketing, reports that T3 provides electric vehicles for law enforcement that are used in almost every police department in the U.S., as well as in government agencies around the world. Other markets for the made-in-the-USA T3 series include the military, general transport and the private security business. Recent improvements have been well received, and business is great!
By Steve Bittenbender
Editor, Government Security News
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly appeared before a Congressional panel Tuesday to discuss President Trump’s recent executive orders on border security and immigration control and how his department plans to act upon them.
The former Marine general, who has not even been in his new position for even a month, gave testimony along with three public officials from communities near the United States’ border with Mexico before the House Homeland Security Committee.
YEHUD, Israel, Feb. 6, 2017 Magal Security Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAGS) today announced it has recently won a series of purchase orders amounting to over $8.5 million. These orders are expected to be delivered throughout 2017.
The orders include the supply, integration and support of new innovative border and perimeter protection solutions to the Israeli Ministry of Defence (IMOD). The IMOD is the first adopter customer of these technologies and we expect future orders for these innovative border and perimeter solutions.
SAN DIEGO Jan. 30, 2017 SpotterRF, the leader in low cost compact surveillance radar (CSR), today announced its newly upgraded C20D and C40D radar models. Both models provide enhanced technology to streamline installation and integration for the company’s strategic integrator partners. In partner news, SpotterRF and integrator IndustrialENET announced availability of the new IE-PNL-RADAR/CAM-120 interface panel designed for rapid deployment, uninterruptable power, and more advanced connectivity.
NEW HAVEN, CT Jan. 26, 2017 ASSA ABLOY hollow metal door brands Ceco Door, Curries, and Fleming now offer Forced Entry Bullet Resistant Assemblies (FEBR), designed to resist an intense, prolonged attack by one or more intruders. This door, frame and hardware assembly is intended for applications where the highest level of protection and durability is required. It can repel a 15-minute mob attack and has level 8 bullet resistance, providing the utmost life-safety protection for occupants in the room.