Konica Minolta has announced it is the recipient of a 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Platinum Award from American Security Today for its MOBOTIX Thermal Screening Station. This is the fourth consecutive year Konica Minolta has been recognized, having received multiple awards in the 2019, 2018 and 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Programs.
“We are honored to be recognized in American Security Today’s distinguished 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for advances in our imaging technology,” said Hampton Hale, director of Business Intelligence Services, Konica Minolta. “This award is a clear indication that MOBOTIX helps enable security leaders to implement an efficient front-line screening process for optimal safety and security.”
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. 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.
“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 Konica Minolta 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.”
“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.
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