WASHINGTON - Civitas Group llc, a leading global homeland and national security strategy and investment firm, today announced that it will team with Sentry Technology Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: SKVY) to develop and market solutions to the homeland security market.
SentryVision(R) SmartTrack is the only traveling camera system offering both one and two pan, tilt and zoom CCTV cameras that travel along a ceiling or wall mounted rail. SmartTrack both improves performance and reduces the cost of CCTV deployment by adding mobility to camera systems. Using SmartTrack, security operators can easily circumvent visual obstructions and more effectively analyze anomalous behavior of people. The product is ideally suited for application in the public transportation security market.
"Civitas will focus on assisting Sentry to raise awareness of its solution among security market thought leaders and help the company to establish a footing in the homeland security market," said Rick Gordon, Vice President of Civitas Group. "Civitas is pleased to be working with Sentry and believes that the company's proven SmartTrack traveling camera system can be applied in many homeland security applications."
Civitas principals that will be working closely with Sentry include Dr. Parney Albright, former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Science and Technology and David Howe, former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Homeland Security Council.
"We are excited about the relationship with Civitas and believe the company is the right partner to help Sentry develop homeland security sales," said Peter L. Murdoch, President and CEO of Sentry Technology Corporation. "Our prospects for accelerating success in this multibillion dollar burgeoning market are very high."