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HID Global Showcases Driver’s Licenses for Mobile Wallets And Innovative Card Design at AAMVA Conference

HID Global announced it will showcase its products and solutions at the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) Annual International Conference (AIC). The company will display its HID goID™ solution for issuing mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) in an environment of evolving standards, and its novel card designs that have set a global standard for uncompromised security.

Mercy Hospital Puts Parking Experience First When Designing New Garage

TKH Security (formerly Park Assist) has been awarded an Automated Parking Guidance System (APGS) contract by Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, MO. In Summer 2023, Mercy Hospital St. Louis is scheduled to complete a new, state of the art, five level Mercy Ballas Multispecialty Center across the street from the primary medical facility. A new high-tech parking structure is also a part of the project. A recent 2022 Excellence in Patient Experience Award Winner, Mercy Hospital’s patient centric approach to healthcare begins the moment each patient enters the parking garage.

Dedrone Launches DedronePortable for Military and Commercial Entities Around the World

Dedrone announced the launch of DedronePortable, an all-in-one kit that offers comprehensive drone detection, tracking, and identification capabilities (DTI) on-the-go. In use by multiple militaries, government agencies and commercial entities around the world, DedronePortable offers Dedrone’s sophisticated machine learning technology and end-to-end defeat capabilities via a system that can be set-up, in the field, in less than 20 minutes. DedronePortable can be combined with DroneDefender to not only DTI enemy/unauthorized drones but also deny and disrupt the RF bands used by most commercial and military drones, and across the GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, SBAS, and QZSS geo-location bands.

3xLOGIC Strengthens Focus on School Safety Market

3xLOGIC announced upcoming conference plans including the National School Safety Conference and the Campus Safety Conference, both in July. The 3xLOGIC education session, “What Next? Improving Safety and Incident Response with Gunshot Detection and Mass Notification Integrated Solutions”, has been selected for the Campus Safety Education Program. Gunshot detection is maturing into an effective tool to greatly aid first responders. The challenge in these situations after a gunshot has been de-tected is, what comes next? Bill Hobbs, 3xLOGIC vice president of global sales, will outline how integrating mass notification, video, access control, intrusion, and other systems with gunshot detection can create a complete solution – one that provides first responders and others with the critical, real-time intelligence they need to help locate and mitigate the threat from an active shooter.

New Urgent Airport Communication Tool Debuts from AtlasIED and Synect

AtlasIED and Synect invite air travelers around the world to experience LookHear, as the company unveils the first visual digital signage display to tap into Atlas IED’s GLOBALCOM enterprise-wide communications system. GLOBALCOM manages audio announcements and messages at 85 percent of airports in the United States, as well as in major cities around the world, and the new LookHear solution integrates visual content from Synect for multisensory airport communication. LookHear offers airport branding, messaging and swift, efficient deployment of urgent communications in a sleek, custom-designed digital signage endpoint.

Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System Connects More Than 11,000 Florida First Responders

State and local officials will join L3Harris Technologies, FirstNet® Built with AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) at the Florida Highway Patrol Office in Miami to celebrate the next-generation of public safety communications through the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System (SLERS). For two decades, L3Harris has successfully managed and operated SLERS, which has reliably provided first responders with critical communications services – through 15 hurricanes and more than 10 tropical storms.

Liteye Systems Awarded $12.1M Contract for Air Defense Systems

Liteye Systems announced the award of a $12.1M, multi-year contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to provide its entire portfolio of integrated multi-domain, multi-mission Air Base Surface and Ground Defense systems, including Counter UAS (C-UAS) solutions. The contract award demonstrates the DoD’s prioritization of air and ground defense platforms and the Department’s commitment to partnering with industry to develop technology and solutions to maximize capabilities domestically and overseas.

SONITROL of Evansville Foils Crime Ring’s Motorcycle Grab

SONITROL announced that its SONITROL franchisee in Evansville, Indiana was instrumental in securing the apprehension of six crime ring members known to be in the business of stealing motorcycles. Over a holiday weekend last year, a SONITROL of Evansville Central Station Operator received an audible alarm from a local Harley-Davidson store; the Operator quickly confirmed there were intruders on site. After dispatching law enforcement, six people were apprehended, who had unlawfully entered the building with the intention to steal valuable motorcycles.

Interface Launches Infant Security System and Wandering Patient Management for Hospitals

Interface Security Systems announced an expanded suite of Personal Protection Monitoring services that use active RFID tags to protect infants from abduction, prevent mother/infant mismatches, and monitor memory care patients.Personal Protection Monitoring was first launched in June 2020 with a focus on protecting at-risk lone and mobile workers in retail, restaurant, and hospitality brands. With today’s launch, Interface adds healthcare solutions to their Personal Protection Monitoring portfolio.

Cambridge Pixel Leads Radar Electronics Market with Release of New 3D Tracker

Cambridge Pixel has launched a new software-based radar tracker for manufacturers and integrators of deployed E-scan (electronic) radars. These are radars that can be steered electronically and do not require a mechanically rotating antenna. Such a design reduces the radar cross-section and infrared signature of an installation, making it altogether more ergonomic and robust for deployment in ground-based security surveillance applications or in air defence.

Major Airports Turn to HID Global to Help Navigate Bumpy Travel Industry Recovery

As airports navigate an uneven return to pre-pandemic operations, many of the largest are using HID SAFE for Aviation as a unified physical identity and access management solution for defending against security and safety threats while consolidating, automating, and simplifying associated administrative and regulatory processes.

Commend Improves Operations by Extending the Value of Communications

Commend Americas announced enhancements to its communication platform to provide hospitals and clinics with additional flexibility in how to apply unified communications across their infrastructures. The company’s core technology allows healthcare providers to leverage a single platform that supports secure use cases, including security and operational communications, and clinical and operating room communication and workflow.

ICI’s New Biorisk Platform Helps Organizations Protect their Workforces from Biorisk Threats

To help businesses, agencies and healthcare providers protect their people from biorisk threats, Infrared Cameras Incorporated (ICI) unveiled its new Biorisk Cloud Platform. Combining infrared technology and a proprietary, cloud-based data management solution, ICI helps organizations across industries report and manage biorisk, such as COVID-19, to avoid potential safety incidents and operational disruptions.

Genetec Media Alert: Rising Brazen Retail Theft This Holiday Season

A recent spree of “smash and grab theft,” a category of organized retail crime (ORC) in major U.S. cities has retailers and shoppers on alert this holiday season. The size, audacity, and violence of incidents in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago have drawn major media attention, but ORC has been a growing threat for decades. Genetec shared insights into the phenomenon and strategies for addressing it. The National Retail Federation reported a 60% rise in ORC in the U.S. since 2015, with nearly 70% of retailers seeing an increase in 2021.

Genetec Launches Industry’s First Traffic Enclosure Management Solution

Genetec announced the industry’s first enclosure management solution that gives traffic managers and engineers the ability to remotely manage, monitor, and secure traffic enclosures. Utilizing Cloud Link Roadrunner™, an industry-specific NEMA TS2 (National Electrical Manufacturer Association) compliant hardware, combined with the latest in access management software, the new enclosure management solution replaces traditional mechanical locks and enables customers to know and control who, how, and when their remote enclosures are accessed.

Dedrone Announces Successful Citywide Airspace Security Deployment

Dedrone successfully implements a citywide airspace security deployment in Southern Europe. Dedrone protects people, property, and information from drone threats across large footprint areas like cities, airports, and power plants. A major metropolitan city in Southern Europe has deployed less than a dozen DedroneSensors to detect, track and locate drones and their pilots across the city center. The protected area includes internationally renowned tourist destinations, corporate and shopping districts, residential areas, and a port encompassing 50 square kilometers.

City of Chattanooga Deploys Genetec and Stratocast in Public-Private Policing Initiative

Genetec Inc. has deployed its Security Center unified platform to enable the City of Chattanooga’s ‘Dragonfly Community Connect,’ a public-private policing initiative to enhance public safety in the Tennessee community. Through the initiative, when calls come into the Chattanooga Police Department (CPD) to report a crime, the Real-Time Intelligence Center (RTIC) can check with participating businesses in the area to see if they are able to share video from their security cameras.

Invisible Forensic Marking Technology Identifies Jewelry Store Thief

Shepherd Communication & Security announced the first successful use of synthetic forensic technology as a crime-fighting tool in the Northeastern United States. Deploying innovative SelectaDNA technology, synthetic DNA evidence was captured following a larceny at Truman Jewelers in Albany. In that incident, a suspect made off with approximately $4,000 in merchandise.

NICE Helps UK Retail Businesses Reduce Crime Through Rapid Information Sharing

The volume of data necessary to solve crimes continues to rise across the UK and sharing information quickly is instrumental in solving cases. With this in mind, NICE announced that its NICE Investigate Digital Evidence Management solution is now helping connect businesses and police forces. NICE Investigate enables them to work collaboratively on investigations to speed the delivery of justice, by ensuring fast, seamless sharing of CCTV video and other digital evidence.

Unicorn Ensures Global Safety with RAS Watch

RAS Watch announced that a venture-backed start-up organization is leveraging RAS Watch Security-as-a-Service to help meet its expanding global security requirements. “Unicorn” startups are defined as organizations valued at or above $1 billion, and this brand is one of the fastest startups to reach this valuation in U.S. history. The company was growing rapidly and as their footprint grew, and so did their vulnerabilities.