Defentect, SDSU Unveil Homeland Security Demo ProjectJuly 23, 2009
San Diego State University's Visualization Center has unveiled the fixed radiation detection perimeter system that features Defentect's gamma radiation detection technology.
NORWALK, CT /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defentect (OTC Bulletin Board: SLNH) and San Diego State University's Department of Homeland Security Immersive Visualization Center ("Viz Lab") unveiled their joint Homeland Security project, a permanent, ongoing fixed radiation perimeter system featuring Defentect's gamma radiation detection technology. The deployment, at the entranceway to the Viz Lab courtyard on the SDSU campus, serves as a real time demonstration lab illustrating best practices and solutions to deter, detect and defend against the transport of radiological materials, core components of "dirty bombs."
According to Joey Dusina, Defentect's Vice President, Sales, "Defentect and SDSU now have a high profile place to highlight this vital security technology—complete with radiological materials. We've garnered interest from a wide variety of organizations to participate in demos, including the San Diego Police Department, San Diego County HAZMAT and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), as well as queries from several regional hospitals including Alvarado Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Hospitals are grappling with how to quickly and accurately identify and alert to the presence of radiologically contaminated persons following a radiological incident so they can be treated, while lowering risk of exposure to hospital personnel and other patients."
"People can visit Viz Lab's courtyard and experience the system firsthand," said Dr. Eric Frost, Founder and Co-Director of SDSU Immersive Visualization Center and Co-Director of the Homeland Security Master's Degree Program at SDSU. "This program is one more way the Viz Lab is working to evaluate and enhance tools and technologies to help both public and private entities deal with potential hazards with accuracy and speed -- important in the face of mounting and unseen threats."
The installation features Defentect's groundbreaking management, monitoring and messaging software platform DM3; GT2 gross gamma detection sensor; OnSSI Ocularis IP Video command and control software integrated with AXIS P3301 Fixed Dome Network; and 233D Network Dome cameras.
Defentect is a homeland security technology firm offering intelligent threat awareness solutions to fight the worldwide threat of terrorism. Defentect is a business unit of Splinternet Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SLNH).
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