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Tue, 2010-03-16 02:56 PM
Santa Clara, CA-based SecuGen, an optical fingerprint device vendor, has unveiled its new iD-SERIAL fingerprint reader.The company describes iD-SERIAL as a complete biometric system that captures,...
Mon, 2010-03-15 02:30 PM
Rishon LeZion, Israel-based Hi-Tech Solutions Ltd. (HTS), a developer and provider of optical character recognition (OCR) computer and vision systems, is integrating its license plate recognition (...
Fri, 2010-03-12 04:41 PM
Berkeley, CA-based Eutecus, Inc. has unveiled its new Bi-i V401X video analytics module, which implements Eutecus’ multi-core video analytics engine (MVE) on a single Field Programmable Gate Array (...
Fri, 2010-03-12 01:05 PM
TSA is planning to ask about 1,000 random travelers at each of 25 U.S. airports to complete a customer satisfaction survey each year that will ask questions about screening equipment, procedures and...
Wed, 2010-03-10 05:12 PM
DHS’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released the results of its congressionally mandated review of the department’s contracts awarded during fiscal year 2009 through “other than full and open...
Wed, 2010-03-10 01:15 PM
Port of Freeport, TX
Nearly a year after it first proposed it, the U.S. Coast Guard has issued a final rule, effective on April 9, that creates a permanent security zone in the Freeport Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) Basin...
Tue, 2010-03-09 03:30 PM
It takes more than twice as long for the US-VISIT program to collect 10 fingerprints from each non-citizen arriving into the U.S. at an airport or land border as it did prior to 2007, when only two...
Tue, 2010-03-09 03:28 PM
Vilnius, Lithuania-based Neurotechnology, a provider of biometric identification technologies, has released MegaMatcher Accelerator 2.0, which the company calls a packaged hardware and software...
Tue, 2010-03-09 03:21 PM
Robert Harding
Following a 33-year career in the U.S. Army, primarily in the intelligence arena, and another six years building his own professional services company, known as Harding Security Associates (HSA),...
Fri, 2010-03-05 01:55 PM
Portland, OR-based FLIR Systems, Inc., the manufacturer of thermal security cameras, has introduced a line of IP thermal security cameras that it emphasizes are “affordable,” with models available...
Fri, 2010-03-05 01:14 PM
Optelecom-NKF Inc., the supplier of video surveillance solutions, has unveiled its compact H.264 Siqura MD6x PTZ IP camera series.The mini-dome (MD) camera line offers two pan / tilt / zoom (PTZ) IP...
Thu, 2010-03-04 01:56 PM
Washington, DC-based Civitas Group LLC, a well-known investment and advisory firm serving the homeland security and national security markets, has added two new directors.Andrew Weis has joined the...

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By Chris Combs Almost every commercial diving company is now employing an ROV in some part of their operation. Most recognize the ROV is not a replacement for the diver, but rather a tool to help make his job safer, faster and easier. Inspecting a site with a remote controlled vehicle before sending someone below, allows both diver and topside personnel to better understand the working environment, nature and extent of the job.
Washington, DC, September 11 - Today, the nation marks the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that took the lives of some 3,000 Americans. In the 14 years that have passed, the world has become an even more dangerous place, while in many ways our defenses against another major terrorist attack have been weakened, warns the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).
Tucson, AZ, July 27 - The "Bomb Boat" is ferry workers' nickname for the MV Sankaty, which carries fuel tanker trucks. It docks next to the passenger ferry Island Home, which can carry up to 1,000 passengers, according to Stephen Jones, Special Projects Director of Physicians for Civil Defense.
by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn
 

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