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Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management....

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Fri, 2017-05-05 09:06 AM
Three new explosion-protected temperature alarm and thermal network cameras allow operators to monitor remote, inaccessible, and sensitive areas, allowing for rapid incident response. Based on...
Fri, 2017-05-05 08:57 AM
WASHINGTON May 2, 2017 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $9.7 million to 12 small businesses for 13 Phase II contracts through the...
Thu, 2017-05-04 09:13 AM
BEVERLY HILLS, CA May 3, 2017 NGA911, a leading provider of advanced 911 call center technologies, announced today the launch of its Next Generation 911 Call System, a new 911 platform that provides...
Tue, 2017-05-02 09:43 AM

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TALLAHASSEE, FL May 1, 2017 In honor of Building Safety Month, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced DisasterSmart –...
Tue, 2017-05-02 09:27 AM

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MESA, AZ May 1, 2017 American Traffic Solutions (ATS), the market leader in road safety camera installations, today announced it has been awarded the Houston-Galveston Area Council's (H-GAC) co-op...
Mon, 2017-05-01 09:33 AM
BROOKFIELD, WI April 28, 2017 RF Technologies (RFT) HELP ALERT® Panic Alert System for Hospitality was recently featured in a news story (WLS-TV, Chicago) highlighting the need to protect hospitality...
Mon, 2017-05-01 09:27 AM

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SAN DIEGO April 27, 2017 LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world’s leading provider of acoustic hailing devices and advanced mass notification systems, today announced a second LRAD 360XT systems...
Mon, 2017-05-01 09:14 AM
TOPEKA, KS, April 27, 2017 AT&T and the Kansas 9-1-1 Coordinating Council continue to improve the 9-1-1 experience in the state. Kansas will be the first statewide deployment of AT&T ESInet™....
Fri, 2017-04-28 08:38 AM

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CLEVELAND April 27, 2017 Station Check, the leader in automated equipment checks and asset management for fire departments, announced today at FDIC International the newest release of its software...
Thu, 2017-04-27 10:54 AM
NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 RapidSOS, an emergency technology start-up, today announced the closing of a $14 million Series A funding round led by Highland Capital Partners with participation from A3...
Wed, 2017-04-26 08:37 AM

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LAS VEGAS April 25, 2017 New public opinion research finds the overwhelming majority of Americans see public television as an effective channel for educating children and underserved populations...
Tue, 2017-04-25 07:14 AM

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April 14, 2017 Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the appointment of two new key officials with the aim of improving the city’s resilience and improving racial equity.Eric Friedlander will be...

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By Ann Coss and Ronald Bearse Over the last couple of weeks, we have done our part to share with GSN’s readers our belief that one of the best things that can be done to make our nation more...
By Ann Coss and Ronald BearseSince the attacks of 9-11, our nation has spent hundreds of billions of dollars on strengthening its homeland security and domestic disaster response and recovery...
By Esther Ndichu and Dale Herzog  Meteorologists sometimes can predict disasters with a high degree of certainty days, if not weeks, before they make landfall. Other times, however, the public is...
The security industry has a long history of protecting and saving lives, as well as a list of heroic achievements. Now, one more can be added to the list. Mission 500, a non-profit organization...
When an earthquake and tsunami damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011, Japanese nuclear safety experts were quick to call for potassium iodide to be rushed to people in...

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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed Christmas day attack on Flight 253, saying they have technology that can detect PETN, the...
Legalzoom.com, an online legal service, and Donate Life America (DLA), a non-profit organization, have created and are offering ICE App, intended to help users input the comprehensive data first...
Cambridge, MA-based MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic search solutions, has announced the launch of MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (GSRP) version 4.5.   This software...
Waukesha, WI-based Magnasphere reports that its new high-security sensor, HSS, has completed its UL inspections and is ready to ship. It now meets the UL 634 Level 2 high security standard, a company...
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...