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Mon, 2010-02-15 03:13 PM
Arlington, VA-based ICx Technologies, Inc., has unveiled ClearPoint, the newest addition to its line of Fido explosives detectors.  Designed for airport security checkpoints, Fido ClearPoint...
Thu, 2010-02-11 04:21 PM
The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office within DHS is gathering information from companies and other organizations about their ability to detect radiological and nuclear materials being carried on...
Thu, 2010-02-11 02:57 PM
The National Institute of Justice expects to award 100 grants that will fund “research, development, testing, and evaluation” of new technologies that will “address the geospatial technology needs of...
Thu, 2010-02-11 02:44 PM
Eugene Gerstein, a former Israel Defense Forces officer, an ex-cop and veteran of the IT and telecom industries, has been named vice president of business development at Visual Defence Security and...
Wed, 2010-02-10 03:33 PM
Rockville, MD-based MELE Associates Inc., which describes itself as a minority / veteran-owned small business, has opened a Homeland Security and Intelligence division.And Richard G. Irwin, a a...
Wed, 2010-02-10 02:05 PM
While the current market for security, law-enforcement and first-responder robots stands at $203 million, and the typical first-responder robot costs around $50,000, the “costs of robots are expected...
Mon, 2010-02-08 01:32 PM
Because the nearest available drinking water is 10 miles away, in Oro Grande, NM, the Border Patrol’s checkpoint on Highway 54 -- which sits about 55 miles north of El Paso, TX – wants to hire a...
Mon, 2010-02-08 12:54 PM
The Homeland Security (HLS) market has continued its rapid growth in spite of the global economic slowdown, and is expected to “remain strong” in 2010, according to research and consulting firm Frost...
Mon, 2010-02-08 12:44 PM
Ottawa, Canada-based Solace Systems reports that DHS’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) has selected its Unified Messaging Platform as a “prototype integration platform to enhance threat...
Mon, 2010-02-08 12:40 PM
New York City-based Suspect Detection Systems Inc., a developer of counter terror and crime prevention technology, has named Gil Boosidan CEO and Yoav Krill chairman of the board of directors....
Mon, 2010-02-08 12:37 PM
Tewksbury, MA-based Raytheon Company reports that it has won a $4.3 million contract from DHS to develop next-generation panels that can scan rail cars to detect nuclear weapons and other materials....
Fri, 2010-02-05 01:25 PM
The first-ever Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR), mandated by Congress and intended to “outline the strategic framework to guide the activities of participants in homeland security toward a...

Commentary and Opinions

Written by Walter Ewing, American Immigration Council The GOP candidates for President are falling over one another to demonstrate who would be the “toughest” on immigrants and who would finally make U.S. borders “secure.”
Washington, DC, December 1 - Today, a coalition of 224 immigration, civil rights, labor, and social service groups filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief, urging the Supreme Court to review the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Texas v. United States, which has delayed implementation of President Obama’s 2014 deferred action initiatives
By Joshua Breisblatt Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-FL) recently released his immigration plan entitled, “Cruz Plan to Stop Illegal Immigration: Secure the Border, Restore the Rule of Law, and Protect Americans.”
 

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Lehi, UT, January 5 - Converus, Utah technology start-up, says its new lie detection technology called "EyeDetect" is what the U.S. government needs to screen Syrian...

Westford, MA, December 10 – Tyco Security Products introduces the new Illustra Pro 2 megapixel 30x PTZ camera, offering a powerful 30x optical z...

San Diego – CohuHD Costar is proud to introduce the first in the RISE series of high-performance video cameras - the RISE 4260HD PTZ camera.  Designed and built using the l...

HySecurity’s HydraWedge SM50 and StrongArm M30 made a huge splash among the 30,000 ASIS security show attendees at the Anaheim Convention Center in September. ...

Greenville, RI and Uden, The Netherlands, October 27 - Videology announces a new CCD based camera board with 960 horizontal pixels, model 2XK17X.  Alrea...

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