BioWorld: Digital supercluster to spend nearly CA$60M to fight coronavirus now and in the future

By David Godkin — June 17, 2020 Terramera laboratory in Vancouver, British Columbia. Credit: Terramera Inc. TORONTO – What do agricultural pesticides and concealed weapons have to do with med-tech advances in fighting COVID-19? Plenty, according to Canada’s science and industry ministry. It has endorsed plans by the nationally funded Digital Technology Supercluster to spend … Continued

BBC NEWS: The hidden detectors looking for guns and knives

By Michael Dempsey Technology of Business reporter BBC World News Image copyright EVOLV TECHNOLOGYImage caption: Scanners were used to screen VIPs at this year’s Brit Awards at London’s O2 centre Peter George calls it the protection paradox. People want to have safety, but they don’t want to spend a long time queuing for a security … Continued

GIT SECURITY (EMEA): Discreet Threat Detection

Protecting Soft Targets Using AI-Based Technology Patriot One: The combination of traditional systems with advanced technology provides a much ­enhanced level of threat detection and security Gun violence continues to be a serious issue across the US. With 24 mass shootings recorded already in 2020 alone, protecting vulnerable soft targets such as educational institutions, houses … Continued

IEEE.COM: Patriot Team Members Co-Author Case Study to Detect and Prevent “Fake Video”

Extending the Scope of Computational Archival Science: A Case Study on Leveraging Archival and Engineering Approaches to Develop a Framework to Detect and Prevent “Fake Video” Abstract: Thousands of videos are posted online every day. The affordability of video editing tools and social networks has facilitated the creation and spread of videos carrying disinformation, i.e. … Continued

NAVAL TECHNOLOGY NEWS: Patriot One wins Canadian DND contract for PATSCAN platform

Innovation Solutions Canada (ISC) has awarded a contract to Patriot One Technologies for the delivery of PATSCAN for the Canadian Department of National Defense (DND). Under the C$780,000 ($590,342) contract, the company is responsible for the delivery and deployment of PATSCAN Multi-Sensor Covert Threat Detection Platform. The PATSCAN platform will also be evaluated by the … Continued

CBS TechRepublic: PATSCAN platform detects hidden weapons, chemicals, and bombs

At CES 2020, Patriot One Technologies explained its PATSCAN platform, which can detect hidden weapons and more without the perpetrator even knowing they’ve been scanned. At CES 2020 in Las Vegas, TechRepublic’s Teena Maddox spoke with Patriot One Technologies CEO and President Martin Cronin about the PATSCAN platform and how it can aid in public … Continued

WSJ Online: AI-Powered Cameras Represent Tech’s Biggest Trade-off

LAS VEGAS—At this year’s CES tech show, products that pair cameras, sensors and artificial intelligence have a compelling offer: We will make your life safer and more convenient—you just have to be OK with a little more monitoring than you might be used to. Tech companies have been easing us into gadgets and services that … Continued