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ZeroEyes A.I. detection platform deployed in Texas school district

ZeroEyes A.I. detection platform deployed in Texas school district

ZeroEyes A.I. detection platform deployed in Texas school district

PHILADELPHIA – In a space where violence and school shootings dominate headlines, one Texas school district has become proactive in its response.

The Brazosport Independent School District (BISD) has chosen, ZeroEyes’ A.I.-based gun detection video analytics platform work in tandem with the school’s existing security camera network. The system works to identify illegally brandished guns and dispatch alerts to safety personnel and local law enforcement within three to five seconds of detection.

“I have evaluated a wide variety of security solutions for Brazosport ISD, as well as during my tenure with law enforcement, and ZeroEyes is the cream of the crop,” said Ty Morrow, Director of Safety, Security and Emergency Management, Brazosport ISD. “It is the only A.I.-based video analytics solution I have seen that incorporates human verification, with trained military and law enforcement veterans on hand 24/7 to verify the threat before first responders are notified. This is crucial, because time is of the essence. I thought some other gun detection solutions were cutting edge, but they can’t compete with ZeroEyes.”

Located about an hour south of Houston, the Brazosport Independent School District is comprised of 19 schools and 12,400 students across roughly 200 square miles in southeastern Texas. If you look about 300 miles to the west you would find the familiar name of Uvalde, Texas. In 2022 a shooting there at Rob Elementary School killed 19 students and two teachers, spurring further debates about school safety and gun violence in schools. In the past week there was yet another mass shooting at Michigan State University that killed three and critically injured five more.  

School safety has become a hot topic in the security industry as manufacturers and service providers scramble to provide the kind of safety measures needed to meet the escalating level of violence, while maintaining an educational environment for students and teachers. For BISD, that solution is ZeroEyes.

“Before ZeroEyes, we were reactive; an active shooter incident could already be in progress and I would then have to get my officers on the radio and direct them to the location - and that’s minutes lost,” said Wade Nichols, Chief of Police, Brazosport ISD PD. “When I saw this solution, it was a no-brainer because it’s able to detect a gun before the shooter even enters the building. Our number one goal is to keep our staff and students safe, and having this proactive solution has taken a great weight off my shoulders, because I no longer have to worry, ‘Are the security specialists analyzing the camera feeds like they’re supposed to be?’ ZeroEyes is doing the work; if they see something, they’ll let us know.” 

Founded by a group of former Navy SEAL team leaders and technologists, ZeroEyes trains its A.I. analytics software with hundreds of thousands of proprietary images and videos and holds the US Department of Homeland Security’s SAFETY Act Designation. “Ty Morrow and Brazosport ISD are relentless in their pursuit of creating safe environments for students and faculty, so much so that they’ve won awards in Texas for their commitment to this goal,” said Mike Lahiff, CEO and co-founder of ZeroEyes. “We are thrilled that our solution has become part of their multi-layered security infrastructure that includes both reactive and now proactive security solutions. Our organizations share the belief that kids should be free to concentrate on their grades, sports, friendships and other normal school-age concerns, rather than worrying about the threat of gun-related violence on school campuses.”

You can learn more about the ZeroEyes A.I. detection platform at, and join us later this week for an exclusive interview with BISD’s Ty Morrow.


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