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PureTech Honored with 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

Dec 10, 2020

PHOENIX, Ariz. – PureTech Systems today announced it is the recipient of five (5) coveted 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards from American Security Today for its patented Video Analytics technology, PureActiv®. 

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards, now in its fifth year, is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today.

“2020 has been a very challenging year for everyone due to the COVID-19 pandemic however, the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program was again a huge success and many new categories were added including a section for COVID-19 Detection and Innovation,” said Michael Madsen, co-founder and publisher of American Security Today.

The program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security, enterprise, and public safety vertical markets.

90% of ‘ASTORS’ Award Winners return to compete in the Annual ‘ASTORS‘ Homeland Security Awards Program, and 100% of ‘ASTORS’ Sponsors have returned year to year to reap the benefits of their participation in the industry’s largest and most comprehensive Annual Awards Program.

As the nation continues to respond to escalating threats from home and abroad, the innovative solutions being implemented to meet those threats, has led to tremendous growth in the field of Homeland Security.

“Today, the United States is increasingly focusing on protecting public spaces, as well as IT/cyber security networks and they are calling on innovative companies like (‘ASTORS’ Winner) to help them do so,” according to Tammy Waitt, co-founder and editorial director of American Security Today.

“‘ASTORS’ nominations are evaluated on their technical innovation, interoperability, specific impact within the category, overall impact to the industry, relatability to other industry technologies, and application feasibility outside of the industry,” concluded Waitt.

PureActiv received awards in five (5) categories for its cutting-edge Video Analytics that are AI Deep Learning and Geo-spatially boosted providing real-time detection, classification, and tracking of perimeter security threats.

The innovative solution received Platinum Awards for Best Perimeter Protection System, Best Long-Range Surveillance for Border Protection, and Best Machine-Learning and AI Solution. 

PureActiv® also received a Gold Award for Best Maritime Perimeter Protection System and a Silver Award for Best Video Analytics Solution. 

PureTech’s PureActiv® AI Video Analytics provide a fully-integrated outdoor wide-area perimeter protection system with the highest probability of detection and the lowest nuisance alarm rates for securing facilities, critical infrastructure, seaports, and borders. 

 “We are honored to be recognized in so many categories for our groundbreaking achievements in American Security Today’s distinguished 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for advances in protecting borders and perimeters with AI Technology.

 These awards demonstrate the 15+ years of hard work and determination that PureTech Systems has dedicated to providing the strongest layered automated detection, classification, tracking, and deterrent solution for protecting any critical infrastructure, facility, or border,” said Larry Bowe, Jr., President of PureTech Systems.

To learn more about PureTech Systems solutions for perimeter protection, please visit or PureTech’s website at

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