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PureTech Honored with 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award

Nov 18, 2021

PHOENIX, Ariz. PureTech Systems today announced it is the recipient of six (6) coveted 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards from American Security Today for its patented Video Analytics technology, PureActiv®. 

​The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards, now in its sixth 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.

​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.​

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.

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.

PureTech received awards in six (6) categories for its highly integrable, cutting-edge Video Analytics that are AI Deep Learning and geospatially boosted providing real-time detection, classification, and tracking of perimeter security threats.

The innovative solution received three Platinum Awards for Best Perimeter Protection System, Best Long-Range Surveillance Solution, and Best Maritime Perimeter Protection Solution. 

PureActiv® also received a Gold Award for Best Machine Learning and AI and a Silver Award for Best Video Analytics Solution.  A Silver award was also presented for Best Mobile Tech Solution for their newly released Rapid-Deploy Autonomous Perimeter Surveillance System (R-DAPSS).  

PureTech’s patented autonomous AI Video Analytics, PureActiv, automatically detects, classifies, geolocates, tracks and alarms only on objects of interest, resulting in a 95%, or more, reduction in false alarms. With fixed platform and rapid-deploy mobile solutions, PureTech is a leader in perimeter protection intrusion detection for airports, borders, critical infrastructure, utilities, military bases, rapid transit, and seaports.  

“We are honored to be recognized in so many categories for our groundbreaking achievements in American Security Today’s distinguished 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for advances in protecting borders and perimeters with AI Technology. 

These awards showcase the commitment to excellence that PureTech Systems has dedicated to providing a robust and dependable protection system that can be relied on for safeguarding our most critical assets as well as our nations borders,” said Larry Bowe, Jr., President of PureTech Systems. 

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