ICx Technologies solutions watch over presidential inauguration

Company provides authorities with towers, cameras and sensors to secure event


ICx Technologies announced this week that it recently provided the U.S. Park Police and National Park Service with a variety of solutions to help keep the public safe during the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.

Among the solutions provided by ICx to authorities included two DefendIR thermal cameras, two Illuminator day/low-light CCD cameras, four IBAC biological sensors, and four SkyWatch towers, which are used for surveillance and crowd control at special events.

"As a D.C.-based company, we were proud to be able to assist with providing security for this critical event," ICx CEO Hans Kobler said in a prepared statement of ICx.