videoNEXT Teams with Industry Leaders for Integrated Security Systems

CHANTILLY, Va., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- videoNEXT, a developer of innovative security management solutions, today announced it is joining forces with two industry leaders to introduce integrated security and surveillance systems to the U.S. Military and the Gulf Industries. videoNEXT is partnering with Homeland Security Group International (HSGI) and IronForge to introduce a new mobile wireless IP video with video analytics solution for the military and IP video management and video analytics for the gulf industries.

"The systems we are introducing are state-of-the-art surveillance and security systems designed for rapid deployment," explained Joseph Costa , videoNEXT's president and CEO. "The systems also have applications for industrial, municipal, government, residential and disaster response. Our surveillance software provides comprehensive solutions for every market. These intelligent video surveillance solutions are exactly what the military and private industry need. These turnkey solutions are portable and user friendly. The combined systems have tremendous application for security on construction sites."

For these two new systems, videoNEXT is providing the IP video management solution while HSGI is serving as the consultant on the projects. IronForge is the systems integrator for the gulf industries IP video management and video analysis solution. The solutions have been demonstrated at multiple industry events and for military, municipal SWAT teams, Homeland Security and private industry installations, as well as to provide intelligent video surveillance and early warning to protect assets in the oil industry against seaborne threats.

About Homeland Security Group International

Homeland Security Group International (Other OTC: HMSG.PK) is a technology-based corporation based in north county San Diego . HMSG's mission is the development and commercialization of technology focused on providing increased security for both civilian and military personnel throughout the world. Under the leadership of Colonel Jeffrey A. Powers , USMC (Retired), HMSG has assembled a portfolio of technology and services through alliances with established defense-related companies and through internal development that is being brought to market in a cost-efficient and timely manner. The company has partnered with leading security firms to design and market surveillance systems for homeland defense security applications.

About IronForge

IronForge Systems, Inc. is a nationally recognized provider of technology services. With demonstrated specialties in areas such as wireless data distribution and IP-based video systems, IronForge has recently teamed with the defense/security industry's premier players in order to introduce a new convergent approach to the marketplace. Founded and headquartered in Houston , IronForge recently added regional technology centers in Chicago and Washington, DC designed to meet rising domestic and international demand.

About videoNEXT

videoNEXT is a developer of enterprise-class software for military, government and commercial facilities. The company's flagship software platform, Security Knowledge Manager(TM) (SKM(TM)), leverages a classical IT approach to video and sensor content management for capturing, organizing, storing and displaying video and sensor data. videoNEXT enhances enterprise- level security management and control using brand-independent hardware and networks. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Chantilly, Va. For more information on videoNEXT, visit or call 703- 657-1200.