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Sun, 2016-01-24 08:21 PM
GSN is pleased to announce that its 2015 Digital Yearbook of Awards Winners has been released to the entire database of the company’s print, digital and newsletter subscribers. The Yearbook covers...
Tue, 2015-11-24 08:08 PM
By Steve Bittenbender While most of the discussion surrounding the use of body-worn cameras has been focused on its use by local law enforcement officials, but there has been discussion about their...
Tue, 2015-11-17 11:46 PM
Government Security News is pleased to announce the Winners and Finalists in its seventh annual Homeland Security Awards. As in previous years, the awards program was divided into three basic...

Commentary and Opinions

By Kimbry McClure Solutions Architect, Office of CTO Hitachi Data Systems Federal
Saint Leo, FL, October 28 - A new nationwide survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute found 86.8 percent of respondents either strongly or somewhat agreed that police officers should be required to wear body cameras to better assist in reviewing difficult incidents, while 79 percent said the U.S. Department of Justice should continue to open investigations of community police departments following controversial incidents.
London, August 10 - The latest 364 page report from business intelligence provider visiongain offers comprehensive analysis of the global border security market. Visiongain assesses that this market will generate revenues of $16.4bn in 2015.
Using data from 4,000 U.S. armed services personnel, a forensic anatomist has found that people are more easily and accurately identified by their body measurements than their facial features -- even through clothing.Teghan Lucas, University of Adelaide PhD student, says that “body recognition,” using just eight measurements, can reduce the chance of finding someone with duplicate measurements to one in a quintillion.
With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.

Company News

New York, NY, February 11 - DirectView Holdings, Inc., a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, today announced that the Company will showcase its body-worn-cameras at the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement's 2016 William R. Bracey Winter CEO Symposium to be held February 11-13, 2016 at the Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood, FL.
Formed in 1995 as a subsidiary of UGI Corporation, UGI Energy Services, LLC (UGIES) is an integrated energy company operating throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. UGIES markets, owns and operates a variety of electric generation assets in Pennsylvania as well as a variety of midstream assets that support the storage, transportation and delivery of natural gas.
Austin, TX, (TCEA 2016, Booth #823) February 2 - D-Link today announced two new 5-Megapixel day/night IP cameras to supplement its popular line of professional IP surveillance and security products – the 5-Megapixel Dome Network Camera (DCS-6517) and the 5-Megapixel Bullet Network Camera (DCS-7517).
Irvine, January 26 - Bullet cameras are noteworthy for their slim, easy to install profile and cost-effective deployment in IP video surveillance systems. Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video Products, a business unit of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today set a higher standard for this camera category by introducing its new IK-WB82A.
Framingham, MA, January 28 - S2 Security, the leader in IP-based access control, video management and mobile security management systems, today introduced S2 MicroNode Plus, the company’s latest two-reader panel for S2 NetBox series web-based access control and event monitoring systems. New product features include a Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) power option, storage for up to 150,000 cardholder credentials, and faster processing. 
Seattle, WA, January 21 - TASER International today announced large orders of its Axon body-worn video cameras and Evidence.com solution, a back-end digital evidence management system. These orders were received in the fourth quarter of 2015 and shipped in the fourth quarter of 2015 and first quarter of 2016. Large orders were received from the following domestic agencies:
Brunnthal/Munich, Germany, January, 19 - SFC Energy, a leading provider of hybrid power solutions to the stationary and mobile power generation markets, announces receipt of an order by its French distributor, autonomous energy expert AG Systems, Chatillon la Borde, for the delivery of 58 EFOY Pro fuel cells. The EFOY Pro fuel cells will be installed by French system integrator 4G Technology, Mouans Sartoux, to reliably power surveillance systems of the French Ministry of Defense.
City of Industry, CA, January 28 – Hikvision USA, the North American leader in innovative, award-winning video surveillance products, has teamed up with the Memphis Police Department (MPD) to protect the residents of Memphis. Using a variety of security solutions to prevent and reduce crime, since 2007 MPD has deployed hundreds of analog and IP cameras and dozens of recorders from Hikvision to keep the city safe. With incidents now being captured on high-quality video, MPD has noted an increase in criminal cases being taken to court.
 

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John Procaccio, Business Development Manager of Integrated Microwave Technologies, reveals that the company is a designer and manufacturer of mission critical transmitters and receivers used in wireless transmission of videos, and was a platinum winner of the platinum award for “Best Covert Surveillance Solution” in GSN’s 2013 Border Security Awards Program for its “DropCam” product. IMT is a prime contractor for the DHS in Tech-Ops and offers a range of products described by Mr.

Paul Mackler, President of Eagle Eye Expositions, expresses great satisfaction with exhibitor turn-out and quality of the sessions in the 2013 Expo. He gives a lot of credit for the event’s success to his Advisory Board, which included Jason P. Ahern and many other former high-ranking officials in CBP, DEA, ICE and other government agencies. Mackler also announces that the first annual U.S.- Canada Cross Border Conference will take place in Detroit, MI on September 12-13, to help advance the Beyond Border agreement signed by U.S.

Vumii, the Atlanta, GA manufacturer of thermal imaging and illuminated IR cameras, was awarded a Winner’s trophy for “Best Thermal/Night Vision/Infrared Cameras” at the 2012 awards dinner. Primary markets for the cameras, according to President and CEO Randall Foster, are facilities with large, outdoor perimeters to protect, such as airports, seaports, utilities, government sites and military bases.

Kris Pearson describes VIEVU as the world leader in body-worn video technology, with 23,000 customers worldwide. One of the reasons that police officers are now wearing surveillance devices, he asserts, is to capture their interaction with the public through audio and video so that they can prove what they’ve been doing when they’re out of range of the in-vehicle video, which only captures what’s in front of the car.

Eric Ivers gives a demonstration of the RoboteX robot and indicates that they are sold mainly to law enforcement agencies, the military, SWAT teams, Army rangers and the company is presently developing a new market with special ops. He estimates that the RoboteX models are the best priced robots on the market, with a service contract that enables the buyer to have a robot that works all the time.