Homeland Security

February 2004
By Robert K. Ackerman

 

Operators in the public safety integration center, or PSIC, at SAIC assume key roles in homeland security threat scenario. The large screen can display maps or representations of a screen that would be viewed by a dispatch center. The smaller desktop monitors display situational information in both list and map graphic form.

February 2004
By Robert K. Ackerman

 

The dominent feature of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services command center is a wall of 10 projection screens that can present any combination of 10 different information dislays or a single large image.

Facility consolidates information flows and expert access.

February 2004
By Henry S. Kenyon

Multistate program aims to develop peer-to-peer information sharing, situational awareness capability.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has launched an initiative to enhance interoperability between area command centers during an emergency. The effort will create a common communications architecture to enhance participating organizations’ situational awareness in a crisis.

February 2004
By Cheryl Lilie

 

Security personnel at large venues such as sporting events can search for terrorist suspects and identify suspicious individuals while roaming through crowds by accessing criminal databases via a personal digital assistant.

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