The Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (OGC), Wayland, Mass., an international consortium of more than 385 companies, government agencies, research organizations, and universities, has announced it is seeking broad input on enhancements and changes for a revision of the OGC City Geography Markup Language (CityGML) Encoding Standard. CityGML is an open information model and XML-based encoding for the representation, storage, and exchange of virtual 3D city models, implemented as an application schema of the OGC Geography Markup Language 3 (GML3) Encoding Standard, an international standard for spatial data exchange and encoding approved by the OGC and ISO.
TESSCO Technologies Incorporated, Hunt Valley, Md., a value-added provider of the product and supply chain solutions needed to design, build, run, maintain and use wireless systems, has signed an agreement to offer and market the industry-first technology that allows automatic antenna repositioning, making it easier for mobile points, such as ships and automobiles, to achieve and maintain critical broadband communications.
Implant Sciences Corp., Wilmington, Mass., a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, has announced new initiatives to target the US market in aviation security for its products and technologies, based on recent events and the company’s international successes in transportation and aviation security.
Brijot Imaging Systems Inc., Orlando, Fla., a provider of passive millimeter wave security checkpoint systems, has announced that its whole body imaging systems are ready for deployment in airports and other government facilities. These systems are designed to clearly detect non-metallic items hidden under clothing, such as the powdered explosives used by the attempted airline bomber Christmas day.
Acro Inc., Ceasaria, Israel, a developer of explosives detection technologies and manufactures relevant products, has announced its decision to enhance efforts for development of a new explosives detector to be called Accipiter.
IDenta Corp., Jerusalem, Israel, a developer of proprietary on-site drug, drug precursor and explosive detection kits, has announced the development of a new explosive detector able to distinguish between Ammonium Nitrate and Ammonium Phosphate Fertilizer. Ammonium Nitrate is an explosive and Ammonium Phosphate Fertilizer is a regular fertilizer (non-explosive). Both substances look the same, but one is very dangerous and the other is a useful substance.
Absolute Maritime Tracking Services (AMTS), Bethesda, Md., a developer of wide-area satellite surveillance projects and Iridium Satellite LLC (Iridium), Cambridge, Mass., a mobile satellite service (MSS) company, have announced that AMTS is now offering Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) through the Iridium satellite network.Keep Reading
The US Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation in Orlando, Fla has selected AAI Corporation, Hunt Valley, Md.,developer of a family of training aids, devices, simulators, and simulations (TADSS),to support training for Army National Guard units operating the RQ-7B Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS).Keep Reading
United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded EF Johnson Technologies Inc., Irving, Tex., secure communications solutions provider, a $2.0 million task order against the $16 million multi-year contract previously announced by the Company on October 11, 2007. The task order calls for the company to provide its submersible Project 25 compliant radios and accessories to the DHS.Keep Reading
American Science and Engineering,Inc. (AS&E), Billerica. Mass., a provider of X-ray detection technology, has announced the receipt of a $15.5 million two-phased service renewal contract from the US government for $15.5 million to support their fleet of Z Backscatter Vans™ (ZBV™) and parcel X-ray inspection systems. The contract includes service, support, spare parts, and labor warranty for Z Backscatter Vans and parcel systems located in high-risk areas. The first phase of the contract is funded at $7.6 million.Keep Reading
AT&T is committed to keep its customers connected during the upcoming hurricane season – before, during and after storms – and has one of the industry’s largest and most advanced business continuity and disaster response programs to make sure its networks stay up and running. No one knows when the next tropical storm or hurricane… Keep Reading