First Responders

First Responders

coast guard

Norway has been upgrading its offshore security capabilities. The Norwegian military will be equipped with three new coast guard vessels from Vard Langsten in...
non-lethal

A non-lethal development may be useful to military and law enforcement agencies. The StunStick device, an electro-muscular incapacitation system designed to subdue its targets...
surveillance camera

A new technology allows public surveillance cameras to send personalized messages to people without knowing the address of the phone. The technology can be...
battlefield

A new emergency beacon will save soldiers that get separated from their unit or lost in a hostile landscape. US soldiers presently carry a device...

Schiebel has successfully conducted flight trials with the Camcopter S-100 unmanned air system (UAS) in order to demonstrate its capabilities for the Belgian Navy....

Is China exaggerating the performance of its new rifle? China allegedly has a “laser assault rifle” that can fire a thousand shots at a...
communication

Emergency mobile communications technology developed by an Israeli company is being used by rescue teams working to save 12 teenagers and their coach trapped...

A 5G emergency network service that uses airship drones to search for survivors in the aftermath of disasters has been unveiled by South Korean...
startup

A new technology reveals personality from facial images at scale to revolutionize how companies, organizations and even robots understand people and dramatically improve public...
law enforcement

Every year, US law enforcement is assaulted and subjected to blunt force in the line of duty. Patrolling on foot, catching criminals, physical dispute...
blockchain

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is supporting a technology that integrates blockchain with existing solutions for border security applications. Blockchain is a technology...
dis

Canada stands to benefit from a space-related search and rescue system. The country has awarded Phase II of the Medium Earth Orbit Search and...
face recognition

Face recognition is one of the most contentious areas in studies, because of issues of both privacy and race. Now it is claimed that...
facial recognition

Experts at recognizing faces often play a crucial role in criminal cases. A photo from a security camera can mean prison or freedom for...
drone

Researchers from the University of Tokyo have developed a new drone designed to look like a dragon. The “Dual-Rotor embedded multilink Robots of multi-degree-of-freedom aerial...
unmanned systems

iHLS is delighted to announce the Conference and Exhibition on Unmanned Systems and Robotics - AUS&R 2018, the leading event held for the sixth...
cartridge

While homicide rate in the United States has been on the rise, case closure rates have declined. Firearms account for 7 in 10 homicides...
see through walls

A new system developed by MIT researchers uses a neural network and radio signals to track people through walls in real time. It doesn’t...
soft target

The lethal mass shooting in Las Vegas in 2017 showcased once again the vulnerability of certain soft target events. In this case, a shooter...
thermal imaging

Traditionally, thermal inspections have been time-consuming, limited to accessible areas, or required manned aircraft that typically yield low-resolution data at a high price. A...
startup competition

iHLS is delighted to host for the first time the prestigious Startup Competition for innovative technologies in the security, defense and homeland security fields,...
camera

Computer science researchers have developed a new technology that allows public cameras to send personalized messages to people without compromising their privacy. The real-time...