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US and UK Team Up to Monitor Nuclear Power Plants

Expected to be operational in 2024, the Advanced Instrumentation Testbed (AIT) project’s 6,500-ton detector will measure harmless particles emitted by an existing nuclear power plant 25 kilometers away. The project will test whether the technique could be scaled up in the future for more distant monitoring of nuclear sites, with the potential for nonproliferation applications. Keep Reading

Rice University Unveils Unclonable Tech for Internet of Things Security

Unsecured IoT devices are what three young computer savants assembled by the hundreds of thousands to mount the October 2016 distributed denial-of-service attack that crippled the internet on the East Coast for most of a day. Experts expect Earth to pass the threshold of 1 trillion internet-connected sensors within five years. Keep Reading

Florida Company to Provide Wearable Tech for DHS Canines

C.H.A.M.P., a smart wearable, continuously records and stores a working dog’s real-time, critical health and activity data—such as heart rate, temperature, humidity, GPS coordinates and more—and transmits that information to monitoring operational and medical staff. Keep Reading

SVIP Successfully Transitions Three Technologies to CBP

Melissa Oh, SVIP Managing Director, said these transitions are proof of the power of collaboration between DHS and startups and between SVIP and operational components like CBP. “With dozens more companies currently in the program, we can expect more transitions in 2019.” Keep Reading

Distilled Identity and Emerge Develop Refugee Identity Technology

Homeward includes a multi-layered identity profile made up of physical biometric data, employability potential and socio-cultural preferences data, behavioral biometrics, geospatio-temporal data, and a smart contract based public key infrastructure to form a unique, self-managed digital ID for each primary claimant. Keep Reading

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