Security Technologies: Company Announcements

Brijot Imaging Systems entered into a joint development plan with HRL Laboratories to enhance its BIS-WDS millimeter-wave imaging system using a module as a plug-in to enable high-volume manufacturing.

In order to become profitable, Isonics restructured its Homeland Security & Defense unit to focus on the development of partnerships with prime contractors.

Homeland Safety International signed a two-year, exclusive distributor licensing agreement to sell InfrAegis’s products in 13 countries in the Middle East and Asia. It signed a nonexclusive agreement for other countries.

Smiths Detection exclusively licensed Argonne National Laboratory’s PROTECT early-warning system, which integrates chemical sensors and security cameras.

American Science and Engineering’s fiscal 2007 revenues ended March 31 fell 6% to $153.2 million. Revenues related to product sales and contracts decreased 21% due to a decline in government sales of the Z Backscatter System. Two customers accounted for 46% of total revenues.

Walleye Technologies and the Harmonix Division of Terabeam formed an alliance to develop a handheld imaging technology using millimeter waves.

RAE Systems announced that it prevailed in its arbitration with Polimaster (see IBO 12/31/05) and that it proved its counterclaims and was awarded $24.4 million in damages.

In July, Ken Rapuano, former White House deputy homeland security advisor, joined ICx Technologies as president of Homeland Security.

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