Why ELERTS Won Airport Shark Tank

We were excited when we received the call that we had been chosen to participate in The Airport Shark Tank at the 17th Annual AAAE / TSA / DHS Aviation Security Summit in Arlington, Virginia. Like our apps, we kept our presentation simple. We are passionate that ELERTS belongs in the airport threat and security ecosystem, and closes…

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Unleashing Crowdsourcing for Airport Security teams

Whether it’s perimeter breaches, weaponized computer laptops, bomb threats, terminal evacuations, rogue employees or active shooters, airport security is in the news weekly. Airports are targets. They face increasingly complex security concerns, declining security budgets and slow moving government roadmaps to modernize the security infrastructure. In other words, this is a perfect storm for disaster…

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How to Fix See Something Say Something to Enhance Public Safety

What is great about See Something Say Something (SSSS) campaigns is how heavily they are advertised and promoted. Nearly everyone – especially in urban areas – has seen multiple posters, videos, TV commercials or heard audio public-service-announcements (PSA). SSSS is plastered all over airports and transit systems because public transportation is a known high-value target…

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Overcoming the Limits of Calling 911

The 911 emergency phone system is outdated. In 1874, Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, allowing speech to be transmitted electronically over wires. His invention swept the world and homes and businesses everywhere installed telephones to communicate. If you wanted to speak to someone, you called their home or business and asked to speak to…

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