BUSINESS BRIEF: Wilmington’s Liberty Defense Receives “Best Weapons Detection System” Award From ‘American Security Today’

Below is a press release from Wilmington-based Liberty Defense:

WILMINGTON, MA — Liberty Defense Holding, a leading technology provider of detection solutions for concealed weapons and threats, is pleased to announce it was recently awarded an ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award in the gold category for Best Weapons Detection Solution from American Security Today for its HEXWAVE™ walkthrough people screening portal.

American Security Today’s annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards highlight 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 homeland security, government, and public safety vertical markets.

“We are thrilled that the HEXWAVE technology is getting recognition in the industry, and we were honored to attend the awards ceremony amongst the industry’s best innovators, law enforcement, and homeland security agencies, ” said Bill Frain, CEO of Liberty Defense.

HEXWAVE walkthrough screening system can automatically detect hidden weapons and other potential threats, including both metal and non-metal items such as 3D-printed ghost guns and improvised liquid, powder, or plastic explosives. HEXWAVE leverages technologies such as millimeter wave, video-rate 3D imaging, and Artificial Intelligence to detect potential threats, and provides security operators with a real-time, automatic go/no-go decision.

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