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Kelvin Hughes leads the way in detection for security and surveillance applications. Utilising its SharpEye™ solid state X-Band radar, paired with the latest in multi-role camera mounts, provides...

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Mon, 2010-03-22 03:31 PM
Woburn, MA-based L-3 Security & Detection Systems reports that it has received orders valued at more than $45 million from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and a $2.8 million...
Fri, 2010-03-19 01:32 PM
The use of Blackwater and other private security contractors in Iraq and other war zones has been controversial for years, but what has usually been left out of the debate is the “comparative cost of...
Wed, 2010-03-17 04:20 PM
While narco-war rages along the Mexican border, are border agents and other DHS officials being turned to the Dark Side?Recently, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’...
Tue, 2010-03-16 03:11 PM
DHS has unveiled an initiative for increased consultation and coordination with federally recognized tribes across the U.S., which it says “builds on current tribal partnerships to protect the safety...
Mon, 2010-03-15 02:38 PM
Would you pay an extra dollar or so for your next smartphone if it included an app that alerted you -- and DHS -- when you were near dangerous chemicals?That’s approximately the value proposition...
Mon, 2010-03-15 02:35 PM
Los Angeles-based Andrews International, which characterizes itself as the largest privately owned U.S. full-service provider of security and risk mitigation services, has entered into a partnership...
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 12:05 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 04:12 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 12:15 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...
Wed, 2010-03-10 10:50 AM
Secretary Janet Napolitano sat next to a DHS employee using an Apple laptop computer on March 9 and fielded questions for more than 22 minutes about aviation security, which were posed to her “live”...
Tue, 2010-03-09 02:30 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...

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San Diego, CA-based Sperry West, the video surveillance manufacturer, has introduced the Spyder Big Guy (SWIR900C) camera, with an infrared and camera range up to 330 feet, which the company says...
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...
McLean, VA-based QinetiQ North America characterizes its SPO-7 standoff passive object detection system as the kind called for by President Obama in the wake of the attempted Christmas Day airliner...
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...