Mega Event Security

Mega Event Security

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Video analytics is the process of extracting information, meaning, and insights from video footage. Whereas image analytics looks at a still image and seeks...

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Aerostats serve for various missions in the homeland security sphere. Russia’s National Guard is planning to purchase four PA-60 aerostats in 2016-2017, the press office...

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Securing the Olympic events in Rio encompasses the use of various technologies, according to SourceSecurity.com. Among them: UAVs geofencing software - Leading drone maker...

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Japan is upgrading its Patriot PAC-3 missile defense system in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, adding range and accuracy needed to intercept...

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Drones are a source of concern for US authorities during heavily crowded events as well as during daily activities in Washington DC. Toward the opening...

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ISIS poses a “credible threat” to the Rio Olympics, admitted Brazil’s Counterterrorism Director Luiz Alberto Sallaberry, but numerous measures are being taken to prevent...

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Too many incidents involving drones being where they shouldn’t raise fears over potential attacks using unmanned aerial systems (UAVs). Infrared thermal imaging could provide...

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Israel has the Code Red app to alert people of a rocket attack happening in real time. Now, France has released its own app,...

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Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have brought out a new tool in the fight against terrorism: bomb sniffing drones. The team took existing...

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In the current climate, large events must take every possible precaution to protect visitors. For the Euro 2016 football championship, France is employing every...

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A new global forecast predicts that the market for perimeter intrusion detection systems will grow from its $2.36bn last year to $3.37bn by 2020,...

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Invisio, a Swedish headset manufacturer, will be providing high-tech headsets to French security forces for the Euro 2016 football championship this summer. Invisio already...

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In New Year’s Eve of 2015, thousands in Shanghai came to the Bund where a light show was to take place to mark the...

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Police forces in several European capitals say that they have been advised by a “friendly” intelligence service of the possibility of fresh terror attacks...

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The Turkish Finance Ministry has spent 10 times than previous year on buying armored water cannons, armored carriers and helicopters for the police due...

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A joint project between NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) resulted in a smart program that will do just about anything...

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The first thing that probably comes to any person’s mind in using unmanned aerial platforms is military needs, and especially missions gathering visual intelligence...

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As more and more countries in the west suffer terror threats and massive terror attacks, governments start to realize that defense measures must be...

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American goverment officials for the Department of Homeland Security chose Illinois University and its researchers to head a research program for developing and upgrading...

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Google announces the formation of Sidewalk Labs, whose goal is finding technological solutions to issues rising in urban living such as living expenses, transportation...

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