|[April 25, 2012]
Enhanced Performance & Platform Capabilities as SST, Inc. Launches Significant Improvements to its ShotSpotter Core Analysis Platform™
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Inc., the world leader in wide-area acoustic surveillance and gunfire
location and alert technology, today announced the availability of
its ShotSpotter Core Analysis Platform™ to all ShotSpotter
Flex? and ShotSpotter OnSite™ customer agencies. ShotSpotter™ is the
only wide-area acoustic surveillance gunshot
detection, alert and analysis solution in the world and delivers the
critical data and actionable information that law enforcement and public
safety agencies need not only to respond efficiently to gunfire
incidents faster and more safely, but also to enable them to proactively
develop effective problem-oriented, data-driven
policing strategies and tactical operations using the real-time
intelligence provided by ShotSpotter.
Version 7.6 of the ShotSpotter Core Analysis Platform delivers improved
automatic incident classification configuration, training, and
performance as well as major improvements in performance and server
utilization efficiency. It also unifies the software code base for both
domestic and international customers into a single platform.
Significant new features in the ShotSpotter Core Analysis Platform
A new remote monitoring tool, called LocServer Remote, permits
monitoring and maintenance of all installations of the ShotSpotter
LocServer component of the Core Analysis Platform.
Built-in support for SST's 24x7x365 Reviewed Alerts Service?
previously only available to ShotSpotter Flex and select ShotSpotter
OnSite customers. SST's Reviewed Alerts Service provides expert review
and qualification of all alerts by gunshot and acoustic experts in
SST's Incident Review Center.
Improved coverage area modeling capabilities, automatic configuration
of sensor elevations, ad enhanced helicopter sound filtering, among
numerous other improvements.
Since first launched in 2011, ShotSpotter Flex has had increasing market
adoption by North American law enforcement and police agencies as a
critical component in gun
violence reduction initiatives. ShotSpotter
Flex is a cloud-based, subscription managed service, making it
easily deployed and affordable, without the extensive up-front costs, IT
resources and friction of a traditional technology acquisition. The
solution includes SST's Reviewed Alerts Service.
Police and law enforcement agencies use the actionable intelligence
provided by ShotSpotter to achieve significant value in their policing
Instant, Accurate Situational Awareness - Precise
gunfire incident information enables informed decisions for
faster emergency response while also improving situational
intelligence and increasing first responder safety.
Enhanced Forensics & Crime
Analysis - Detailed forensic data and intelligence
improves the investigative process, enhances prosecutions for gun
crime, and enables proactive data-driven strategies to address
hotspots and problem areas.
Long-Term Crime Deterrence - Awareness of gunfire
incidents and cumulative data enables agencies to use the gunfire data
to develop focused problem-oriented policing strategies and targeted
Affordable and Easy to Use -With limited budgets and resources,
the solution supports agencies as a force multiplier without the
significant costs of software licensing, IT support and resources, and
"ShotSpotter continues to bring value to our customers in their
strategic policing initiatives and efforts to reduce gun
violence and gun
crime," said James G. Beldock, Senior Vice President, Products &
Business Development. "Improving the platform performance of our
solutions is critical to ensuring we are rapid and reliable in getting
gunfire data, intelligence, and analysis to our customers so they can
achieve their mission of protecting public safety and security."
About SST, Inc.
SST, Inc. is the world leader in gunshot detection, and its ShotSpotter
solutions are the leading gunfire alert and analysis solutions. Its public
safety technology solutions are focused on improving public and community
safety by locating gunfire and other explosive events, and
ultimately, helping reduce and prevent gun violence and improving intelligence-led
policing and community policing initiatives. SST solutions protect
cities and countries around the world, with more than 80 installations
in four countries and in more than 65 US cities. Privately held, the
company possesses a multitude of patents that are the result of nearly
two decades of innovation in the area of acoustic gunshot location
technology. Information about SST and ShotSpotter can be found at www.sst-inc.com
You can also follow SST and ShotSpotter solutions on Twitter,
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