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Security device manufacturers develop interfaces to be compatible with gunshot detection technologies

Gunshot detection today is part of more physical security systems than ever before, and many manufacturers are developing interfaces to the latest gunshot detection technologies. Genetec has integrated ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology into its unified IP security platform, Security Center. Thanks to this integration, police departments and security professionals will be able to receive more actionable information, gain rapid access and detailed location insights when a gunshot situatio...

ShotSpotter launches ShotSpotter Labs to secure global wildlife protection

ShotSpotter, Inc., the provider of gunshot detection solutions that help law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, announces a new technology innovation unit – ShotSpotter Labs – to expand the company’s current efforts supporting innovative uses of its technology to help protect wildlife and the environment. ShotSpotter Labs is launching with an initial focus on helping combat rhino poaching in South Africa. Later this year, the unit intends to explore...

ShotSpotter announces partnership with Verizon communications to resell ShotSpotter Flex across the country

ShotSpotter, Inc, the provider of gunshot detection solutions that help law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, announces that Verizon Communications Inc. has expanded its partnership to include reselling ShotSpotter Flex, the company’s flagship gunshot detection solution, as a stand-alone offering to its customers. ShotSpotter, used by more than 90 cities to help fight gun crime, expects to benefit from the scale and distribution Verizon offers. Longstanding r...

ShotSpotter study reveals more than 4,800 gunshots near U.S. public K-12 schools in 2017

To expand the national conversation around the ongoing threat of gun violence to schools across the country, ShotSpotter, Inc. released newly compiled data tracking gunfire in and around public K-12 school communities within ShotSpotter coverage areas during 2017. The data revealed more than 4,800 gunfire incidents occurred during school hours within a one-half mile radius of public K-12 schools and within the coverage area. There are 2,320 public K-12 schools and over 1,079,700 students within...

ShotSpotter detected over 86,000 gunfire incidents across the United States in 2017

ShotSpotter, the provider of gunshot detection solutions that help law enforcement officers and security personnel identify, locate and deter gun violence, announced results of their annual ShotSpotter National Gunfire Index (NGI) report, a gunfire incident report based on 87 U.S. cities using ShotSpotter technology during 2017. Many medium and large-sized cities where ShotSpotter is deployed across the U.S. saw a measurable reduction in gunfire ranging from 6 to 34 percent for 2017 vs 2016, in...

ShotSpotter hires Sam Klepper and Jon Magin for business expansion

ShotSpotter, Inc., the provider of gunshot detection solutions that help law enforcement officials and security personnel identify, locate and deter gun violence, announced the appointment of two new executives – Sam Klepper, recently joined as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, and Jon Magin will join as Vice President of International Sales – Latin America on April 2, 2018. Klepper’s appointment is notable to the company because of his experience mark...

Intelligent video surveillance and deep learning dominate MIPS 2018 agenda

Milestone Systems is embracing artificial intelligence and deep learning in a big way at this week's yearly Milestone Community Days (MIPS 2018) in Las Vegas. The Danish company's theme is "Creating an Intelligent World," and Milestone's stated goal is to make "the Milestone community part of every surveillance installation in the world."    Science fiction becomes reality In a presentation on opening day, Milestone CSMO Kenneth Hune Petersen pointed to the 2002 movie Th...

ShotSpotter and Verizon collaborate to enhance gunshot detection through city street lights

ShotSpotter announced an agreement with Verizon to bring the ShotSpotter solution to cities by leveraging Verizon's Light Sensory Network, an IoT platform deployed on street lights. Verizon’s Light Sensory Network is part of Verizon’s Smart Communities technology, which offers a range of services to cities including lighting control, traffic analytics, parking optimisation, public safety support and now gunshot detection. By utilising a city's lighting infrastructure, it will now be...

ShotSpotter announces expansion of gunshot detection technology to seven new US cities

ShotSpotter, a provider of gunshot detection solutions that help law enforcement officials and security personnel identify, locate and deter gun violence, has announced that seven new cities have recently deployed ShotSpotter technology in their communities. The new cities include Cincinnati, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; Louisville, Kentucky; Newburgh, New York; Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Syracuse, New York and St. Louis County, Missouri – joining the more than 90 jurisdictions that alrea...

ShotSpotter showcases gunfire detection solutions for airports and campuses at ISC West 2017

SiteSecure provides law enforcement and transportation facility management with real-time information ShotSpotter, a provider of gunfire detection and location technology, announced it will showcase its ShotSpotter SiteSecure solution for airports and transportation hubs at the ISC West 2017 conference. SiteSecure provides critical indoor/outdoor infrastructure protection against active shooter attacks. In addition, the company will feature its SST SecureCampus solution, a gun...

Genetec integrates ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology in Security Centre

(Click Here for larger image) Access to real-time video and data related to gunshot incidents within Security Centre shortens emergency response time Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions announces that it has integrated ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology from SST Inc., into its unified IP security platform, Security Centre. Thanks to this integration, police departments and security professionals...

ShotSpotter Flex technology applied in six new cities to prevent crime and reduce gun violence

The total new ShotSpotter coverage mileage is 118 miles for a total coverage area of more than 400 miles SST, a global leader in gunfire detection and analysis, announced that six new cities − including San Diego, California and San Antonio, Texas − have selected its ShotSpotter Flex technology to help the local law enforcement agencies prevent and reduce gun violence in their cities. SST also announced expanded coverage areas for eight cities already successfully...