Tag Archives: wearable technology

DHS, Israel’s Public Security Agency Seek First Responder Tech Grant Applications

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate and the Israeli ministry of public security have announced a potential $1 million grant opportunity for developers of first responder technologies. DHS said Wednesday the NextGen First Responder Technologies program seeks new protective clothing, situational awareness and wearable platforms that can work to help  …

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Unisys: Law Enforcement Provides Key Opportunity to Integrate Biometrics Into Wearable Tech

A Unisys study predicts that law enforcement would lead the integration of biometrics into wearable technology in order to identify known or suspected criminals and terrorists. The company polled 54 biometrics professionals at the Biometrics Institute Asia Pacific Conference in Australia from May 24 to 26 for the study, Unisys said Tuesday. The …

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DHS Seeks Wearable First Responder Tech From Startup Companies

The Department of Homeland Security currently explores startup-developed wearable technologies that work to support first responders through a business accelerator program of the DHS science and technology directorate. DHS said it seeks startup companies that can provide body-worn electronics, advanced sensors and gear-embedded voice and data communication technologies as part of the EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology accelerator …

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BAE, Intelligent Textiles Partner on Wearable Power Supply Tech Offering; Paul Burke Comments

BAE Systems has partnered with Intelligent Textiles to market a new wearable technology designed to serve as an alternative to heavy portable data and power supplies for military and emergency service personnel use. BAE Systems said July 11 the partnership aims to offer the Broadsword Spine e-textile based layer technology to armed forces, fire and rescue services …

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Research and Markets: Additive Manufacturing, Wearable Tech to Help Drive Aviation MRO Market

The worldwide market for commercial and military aircraft maintenance, repair and ovehaul services is projected to grow at an annual average rate of 3.36 percent through 2019, according to a new Research and Markets report. Research and Markets said Monday it also forecasts that wearables and three-dimensional printers will drive …

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TechNexus Names 13 Partners to Wearable Tech Accelerator Program With DHS

TechNexus has selected 13 companies as finalists in its EMERGE Accelerator Program for wearable technology with the Department of Homeland Security and the Center for Innovative Technology. The company said Aug. 10 the finalists will work with its corporate partners and DHS to explore mentorship opportunities, provide test beds for proof of concepts and build …

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Innovation-Focused Nonprofit to Help DHS Equip First Responders With Wearable Tech

The Center for Innovative Technology has launched a new accelerator program with the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate to equip first responders with the latest innovations in wearable technology. CIT said Wednesday the “EMERGE! Accelerating Wearable Tech for First Responders” program aims to adapt commercial wearable technology from startup companies to …

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