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Hakimo AI Solution completes test and evaluation by Safe Skies

December 16, 2022SSN Staff

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Technology company Hakimo’s AI solution has completed its operational test and evaluation by National Safe Skies Alliance Inc. at San Diego International Airport. The evaluation report, SSDA—22-028 Hakimo Access Control Video Analytics – San Diego International Airport, was published in November 2022 and is available to qualified airport personnel at US commercial airports from the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) or by contacting [email protected]...

Airports Council International-North America, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Hakimo, Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN), National Safe Skies Alliance Inc., Safe Skies Airport Security System Integrated Support Testing (ASSIST), San Diego International Airport, Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

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SIA applauds house passage of TSA Reform Act

December 6, 2013SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association lauded the House of Representatives for unanimously passing the Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act (H.R. 2719), which would require the TSA to implements practices and be more transparent about procuring technology. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., introduced the bill on behalf of SIA, the association announced Dec. 6. “The Security Industry Association appreciates the strong efforts by Rep. Hudson and Chairman Michael...

Security Industry Association (SIA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

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SIA: Biometric ID cards 'sound policy' for immigration

June 12, 2013Rich Miller

WASHINGTON—With immigration reform gaining momentum in Congress, the Security Industry Association is calling on lawmakers to approve biometrics on identity cards to ensure the highest level of security at U.S. entry points. A hearing on S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, was scheduled this week in the Senate. If the bill passes it would then go to the House, where the debate over immigration reform has been more fractious. �Marcus Dunn,...

Barbara Boxer, biometrics, Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), TWIC, U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), United States Senate

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MorphoTrust general counsel discusses legal implications of facial recognition technologies

January 10, 2013SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—Facial recognition technology is a powerful tool, but there are concerns the technology could be misused, according to Scott Boylan, general counsel of MorphoTrust USA, a biometrics provider based in Billerica, Mass. “While MorphoTrust's place is not in those policy debates, we can help inform the conversation,” Boylan said. “Whatever the opinions are, they should be decided with facts, not rumor or emotion.” Boylan discussed the legal, commercial...

MorphoTrust USA, Scott Boylan, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), United States Department of Defense (DoD)

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Fire Systems Installation

Good service leads to good contract

January 31, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

COLCHESTER, Vt.—Good customer service has not only given Safety Systems of Vermont steady growth since it started eight years ago, but led to a quarter-million-dollar project retrofitting the Burlington International Airport's fire alarm system, said co-owner Scott Carroll. “Customer service is what got us where we are,” said Carroll of the five-employee company, based here. Now the Gamewell-FCI distributor for northern Vermont, Carroll said the company, of which Tracie...

Honeywell, Safety Systems of Vermont, Scott Carroll, Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

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