Vicon Industries announced that it is working closely with the State of Sinaloa, Mexico to create a statewide surveillance network that unifies the systems of all of its metropolitan areas, including the cities of Culiacan, Mazatlan, Los Mochis and others. The new statewide initiative, built upon Valerus VMS software, will allow for greater coordination between all municipalities and their law enforcement agencies in their efforts to combat the influence of powerful drug cartels entrenched within the region.
Genetec Inc. announced its plans for ISC West 2018. The company will feature the latest version of Security Center, its flagship unified security platform, and demonstrate Citigraf™, its new decision support system for comprehensive response coordination. Genetec Citigraf is designed to help reduce response time to crimes, and provide insights and analytics on how crime moves across the city, so first responders can take the most effective action with the greatest awareness.
Delta Scientific announced that Atlanta’s new $1.5 billion stadium, home to the NFL Atlanta Falcons football team and MLS Atlanta United soccer club and site of the recent NCAA national college football championship, is protecting fans, personnel and athletes from terrorists and errant drivers from using vehicles as weapons. Installed by Tusco using Delta Scientific perimeter protection products, the new access system includes four DSC501 barriers, five DSC720 bollards, 39 DSC2000 barriers and 59 DSC680 fixed bollards.
Patriot One Technologies Inc. announced several new appointments and a subsequent management realignment aimed at advancing its business policies, innovation management, and operational activities. Mr. Robert Lex is appointed as Vice President of Operations, Dr. Paul Rice, Ph.D. as Vice President of Research, Radar Systems and Mr. Martin Cronin, Company CEO will assume the role of President. These efforts are part of a phased strategy in response to a growing multi-national workforce and are aimed at streamlining enterprise focus on value delivery.
Sonitrol, the leader in verified electronic security, participated in Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) nationwide. This program, founded by Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.), calls on U.S. citizens each year to action in support of law enforcement. Several Sonitrol franchises went out to their local police departments dropping off gifts, lunches and baked goods for officers to show appreciation for their commitment and sacrifice to help keep their communities safe.
Digital Ally, Inc., announced that the U.S. Patent Office has rejected the request of Enforcement Video, LLC (dba WatchGuard Video) to institute an inter partes review (IPR) on U.S. Patent No. 9,325,950 (the ‘950 Patent). The ‘950 Patent is asserted against WatchGuard in a patent infringement lawsuit pending in the U.S. District Court in Kansas. The lawsuit also involves U.S. Patent Nos. 8,781,292 (the ‘292 Patent) and 9,253,452 (the ‘452 Patent), the same two patents asserted against Axon Enterprise, Inc. (Axon, formerly known as TASER International, Inc.).
SABRE-Security Equipment Corporation is pleased to announce they are now the exclusive provider of the ReadiMask™ Adhesive Sealing Particle Respirator for the Law Enforcement, Corrections and First Responder market worldwide. The ReadiMask is the only adhesive sealing disposable full-face particle respirator mask designed to substantially reduce exposure to current and emerging threats including dry spores similar to Anthrax, bodily fluids, pepper spray, airborne particles, blood borne pathogens, and many more.
Panasonic Systems Communications Company of North America, a leader in connected solutions that support the mission of law enforcement, announced today several upgrades for its evidence management system. These include: Unified Evidence Management (UEMS) 1.3 software upgrade, Point of View Camera, and upgraded video compression capabilities.
Iris ID, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, announced two lightweight handheld mobile devices integrated with the OPALi™ (opal-eye) iris recognition camera module providing fast and accurate multimodal enrollment and identification capabilities for field use by border control, customs, immigration, law enforcement, and other officials.
Guards at Smith State Prison didn’t try to stop troubled inmate Richard Tavera from hanging himself until four had assembled outside his cell, videos obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution show. By then, more than seven minutes had passed since the first report Tavera was attempting suicide, and nothing could be done to save his life, the videos show.