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BOMB RESPONSE VEHICLE<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="150" height="100" /> </div> <p>The BearCat EOD BombCat armored response vehicle from <span style="COLOR&#58;#ff0000;"><strong> Lenco Industries, Inc.</strong></span>, of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is designed for explosive ordnance disposal and improvised explosive device disposal teams. Veteran explosives disposal experts helped design it for functionality and life-saving protection. The vehicle accommodates a large tactical robot that can be accessed using a fold-down ramp or deployed from a hydraulically controlled platform. An optional roof-mounted camera with high-intensity lighting can be raised up to 10 feet for enhanced visibility. Other options include a thermal-image camera, CBRNE equipment, and advanced communications sensors. The armored vehicles are built on heavy-duty commercial truck platforms to reduce maintenance costs. </p> </div>
Border Control<div class="body"> <p> <span style="COLOR&#58;#ff0000;"> <strong>Vision-Box S.A.</strong> </span> of Carnax­ide, Portugal, has introduced the Nationwide Border Control Framework, which unifies air, sea, and land entry and exit points to provide border control authorities with complete border information supported by real-time data. A single control console unites state-of-the-art technology, including biometrics, surveillance, digital identification, and frequent-traveler programs. This makes it possible to detect individuals who enter by land and exit by air, for example, or overstay their visas. The framework connects to other Vision-Box solutions, such as security checkpoints, eGates, and border control kiosks. <br>&#160;</p> </div>
Cargo Security<div class="thumbnail"><img title="" alt="" src="/migration/PublishingImages/peeping%20tom.jpg" width="150" height="130" /></div><p><span style="COLOR&#58;#ff0000;"><strong>Zistos Corporation</strong></span> of Holbrook, New York, has introduced an advanced tool for cargo security and counterterrorism operations. The Explorer-SCOPE is a vid­eo­scope that allows an inspector to make a complete visual assessment of shipping containers and other cargo vessels through a 10-millimeter hole. There is no need to open doors or hatches. Designed for portability, the device is battery powered and combines a powerful laser light source with electronically enhanced low-light video and a built-in high-resolution monocular. It can generate images as far as 40 feet away in complete darkness. </p>
COVERT HEADLIGHTS<div class="body"> <p> <span style="COLOR&#58;#ff0000;"> <strong>Larson Electronics </strong> </span>of Kemp, Texas, has released an infrared LED light designed to replace or augment a vehicle’s current headlights with infrared illumination. The LEDLB-20E-IR-MHL LED Infrared LED Headlight is a rugged and powerful LED light bar that gives operators the ability to illuminate the area in front of the vehicle with light that can only be seen using night-vision goggles or infra­red camera systems. The unit is constructed with an extruded aluminum housing and a heavy-duty polycarbonate lens that resists scratching and breakage. The LED assembly contains 20 Edison Edixeon three-watt infrared emitters paired with high-purity optics. The units can operate between 9 and 42 VDC. <br>&#160;</p> </div>
Crowd-sourced Crisis Mapping<div class="body"> <p> <span style="COLOR&#58;#ff0000;"> <strong>Prospect Hill Advisors, LLC</strong> </span>, of Arlington, Virginia, has launched Storm­, a platform that allows government agencies and citizens to communicate via a single application to map crises, share photos and information, and alert the public to severe weather, traffic, crimes, and more. PinResponder, an expanded version, is a mobile emergency operations center and social media platform that integrates alerts and images from citizens with inputs from media, utilities, first responders, and other sources. This version allows governments to share data on social networks and export to other software. Local officials hold administrative rights, so they can remove objectionable and inaccurate content posted by users. <br>&#160;</p> </div>
Fingerprint Scanner<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="150" height="112" /> </div> <p> <span style="COLOR&#58;#ff0000;"> <strong>Integrated Biometrics </strong> </span>of Spartanburg, South Carolina, has combined its light-emitting sensor (LES) film with a custom thin-film transistor camera to make Sherlock, a compact fingerprint scanner. The highly efficient scanner is certified by the FBI to Appendix F Mobile ID FAP 45. The device has a full-featured software development kit to enable effective integration into applications requiring FBI-certified images. It works for both enrollment and verification applications. Less than 1⁄2-inch thick, it is ideal for mobile applications where size, weight, and power are critical. <br>&#160;</p> </div>
Video Surveillance<div class="body"> <div class="thumbnail"> <img title="" alt="" src="http&#58;//" width="150" height="136" /> </div> <p>The airVision 2 is a complete, integrated video surveillance system from <span style="COLOR&#58;#ff0000;"><strong>Ubiquiti Networks, Inc.</strong></span>, of San Jose, California. The airVision platform supports up to 50 airCam cameras and a new network video recorder. The recorder can store up to 1,200 hours of video at 480-pixel resolution, or 400 hours at 720-pixel resolution, on its built-in 500-gigabyte hard drive. The system can be deployed in minutes, and it includes video management software with an intuitive user interface. Other features include camera-based motion detection and mobile device support. <br>&#160;</p> </div>