CNL Software, known for its Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, announced today that Value Added Distributor Edge360 has integrated its Search360 with IPSecurityCenter PSIM to offer enhanced situational awareness for law enforcement. The two companies have been collaborating on federal, state, and local law enforcement projects in the United States to deliver cohesive public safety solutions.
Designed in conjunction with operators from the Atlanta Police Department Video Integration Center (VIC), Search360 is an enterprise search and investigative tool. Search360 utilizes modern search engines such as Google and Lucene to allow law enforcement organizations in addition to federal, state, and local clients to search across multiple databases. Details such as prior incidents at the same address, license plate numbers or descriptions of subjects is called upon to gain additional situational awareness which is applied to preparation, response and recovery activities.
"Atlanta Police Department have instant access to 2,500+ cameras and the other security systems throughout the city that integrate into IPSecurityCenter PSIM, offering central, real-time situational awareness in the control room," explains John Rezzonico, CEO at Edge360. "On top of this, Search360 allows operators access to more than 160 million records across multiple databases; providing responding officers with instant access to additional information when they need it."
Lt. LeAnne Browning, Video Integration Center Project Director at the Atlanta Police Department, says, "When you take state-of-the-art technologies including IPSecurityCenter PSIM and Search360 and combine it with our wisdom and training as law enforcement professionals, it has the potential to significantly affect the quality of life in Atlanta."
"The integration between Search360 and IPSecurityCenter PSIM offers law enforcement agencies, such as Atlanta Police, a comprehensive situational intelligence solution which goes a long way to aid first responders and improve public safety," says Warren van der Merwe, VP Business Development at CNL Software - USA. "Working with innovative partners such as Edge360 is key to developing intelligent management solutions for all aspects of safe city security; from supporting law enforcement staff in their day-to-day functions to providing the immediate situational awareness in times of emergency."
Edge360, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), is a proven leader in the homeland security marketplace providing "Domain Awareness, Risk Management and Safe City Solutions". Edge360 integrates public safety technologies such as CCTV, Enterprise Search, and Computer Aided Dispatch into Command Center software or PSIM. They also specialize in visualizing critical data gained from Google Enterprise Search and deploy custom-built public safety cameras. Edge360 has an innovative and unique approach to designing and implementing Safe Cities; integrating Social Media Monitoring and Open Source intelligence services to effectively utilize and manage law enforcement resources - creating robust and actionable situational awareness capabilities. For more information, please visit www.Edge360.com.
CNL Software is a world leader in Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software and its award winning technology is deployed to secure cities, critical resources and global commerce. CNL Software's IPSecurityCenter PSIM solution sits at the heart of some of the largest, most complex and ground-breaking security integration and business value initiatives in the world. Its work with leading organizations is helping to shape the future of security by offering thought leadership on key issues such as energy reduction, process compliance and business advantage in converged environments. For more information, visit www.cnlsoftware.com.