Huffmaster partners with AI Titan Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) for enhanced security solutions

June 27, 2023
The partnership will combine RAD’s groundbreaking artificial intelligence-driven technologies to strengthen Huffmaster’s hybrid security offerings

Clawson, MI – June 21, 2023 – Huffmaster Management (Huffmaster), the leading provider of strike services, industrial staffing, travel, healthcare staffing, security services, and more for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, has announced a strategic partnership with Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions, Inc. (AITX). The partnership will combine RAD’s groundbreaking artificial intelligence-driven technologies to strengthen Huffmaster’s hybrid security offerings of trained security personnel and virtual surveillance devices.

RAD is a global leader specializing in AI-based analytics as well as stationary and mobile robotic solutions that deliver considerable cost savings. All RAD technologies are developed in-house and primarily serve security solutions across various industries and vertical markets. Through this partnership, Huffmaster will resell RAD's innovative products, including:

  • ROAMEO™ - Rugged Observation Assistance Mobile Electronic Officer
  • AVA™ - Autonomous Verified Access
  • ROSA™ - Responsive Observation Security Agent
  • RIO™ - ROSA Independent Observatory
  • RADDOG™ 2LE - Purpose-Built Robot Dog For Law Enforcement
 These products will enhance Huffmaster's hybrid security model, which ingeniously combines human acumen with technological prowess. Initially conceptualized in response to September 11, 2001, the hybrid security model has since saved organizations significant capital. The incorporation of RAD's robotic security solutions will further fortify and bolster the capabilities of Huffmaster’s hybrid security model.

 “In the current economic landscape, reshaped by the 2020 pandemic, companies have been grappling with the need to reduce on-site headcount and work remotely, leaving properties and campuses susceptible to illicit activity,” said Ryan Okerstrom, Vice President of Operations, Protective Service Group, Huffmaster. “RAD’s solutions perfectly align with Huffmaster’s vision of providing cost-effective security solutions that enhance human surveillance with uncompromising virtual security support.”

 “The combined strength of Huffmaster’s trained security personnel and RAD’s robotic solutions is a synergy unparalleled in the industry,” said Mark Folmer, CPP, PSP, FSyI, President of RAD. “With RAD's innovative solutions, organizations can achieve much more with less, leveraging the power of automation and artificial intelligence to help drive operational efficiency and maximize productivity.”

 About Huffmaster

As the nation's first single-source strike services agency, Huffmaster believes in “Keeping Business in Business™.” As clients' needs have grown, the company has developed solutions leveraging the latest technology to offer a comprehensive range of services, including physical man guarding, virtual security and remote monitoring, security solutions integration, security consulting, and contingency planning. Today, Huffmaster’s clients include Fortune 500 companies and small to mid-sized businesses.