Surveillance: The Next Growth Sector
New York, NY May 14, 2019 – Stock Market Press is a leading financial news company that delivers up to date stock news, introduces private and public companies to a wide audience of investors, consumers, journalists and the general public via social media and a rapidly expanding network reviews latest developments in the surveillance world.
In a world connected by cell towers in almost every corner, the ability to remotely monitor anything is now ubiquitous. Most anyone can monitor their baby across the house, check in on their front door from their booth at the conference center, etc. It is now time to take it to the next level.
Internet of Things (IoT) is the next evolution in the surveillance sector. Instead of just getting an alarm trigger due to movement or a water sensor going off, with IoT, equipment can talk to other IoT equipment independent of human intervention. Systems can open up drainage areas if there is too much water in a greenhouse, turn on/off water supply, open vents and more, all within a split second while notifying the person on duty in the next room or across the globe. Military demand is huge for this technology and only expected to grow as more remote equipment is used to keep citizens and military personnel safe.
FLIR Systems Awarded $1.8 Million British Army Contract for Black Hornet 3 Personal Reconnaissance Systems
Near-Silent Nano UAS Offers Lifesaving, Covert Situational Awareness to Soldiers
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced it has been awarded a $1.8 million contract by the British Army to deliver the FLIR Black Hornet 3 Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS). The order is for an experimental procurement of the combat-proven Black Hornet PRS and part of the UK Ministry of Defense’s Transformation Fund Rapid Procurement Initiative.
Units delivered under the contract will support platoon- and troop-level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. They also will be used in part for a test and evaluation of nano Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) capabilities to enhance warfighters’ situational awareness on the frontlines.
“In 2013, the British Army was the first military force to deploy this technology in an active combat zone with troops operating in Afghanistan,” said David Ray, President of FLIR’s Government and Defense Business Unit. “We are pleased they have again chosen FLIR for its nano UAS solution and we are proud to provide the Black Hornet 3, our latest version of this revolutionary, lifesaving technology, to soldiers on the battlefield.”
At 32 grams with a flight time up to 25 minutes, the nearly silent, pocket-sized Black Hornet 3 transmits live video and high-definition still images back to the operator. Its information feed provides soldiers with immediate covert situational awareness to help them more effectively complete their mission. FLIR has delivered more than 7,000 Black Hornets to military customers worldwide, and this new contract with the British Army expands use of the Black Hornet PRS for military surveillance and reconnaissance programs.
DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC:DIRV) just closed a deal with Integrity General Contractors covering the whole surveillance needs of their clients.
DirectView’s Virtual Surveillance Signs Master Agreement With Integrity General Contractors
DirectView’s Virtual Surveillance Becomes Authorized Contractor And Receives First Contract From Texas General Contractor
DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC:DIRV), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, today announced that the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Virtual Surveillance, have signed a master agreement with Integrity General Contractors, and have received the first contract. The master agreement grants DirectView the ability to bid on any jobs in which Integrity General Contractors is operating as a general contractor.
Under the contract, DirectView will supply and Virtual Surveillance will install security, surveillance, access control, and low voltage cabling to a facility in the food manufacturing industry. DirectView anticipates the first contract will be one of many in this newly formed business relationship.
Integrity General Contractors is a well-known general contractor in the Dallas Fort Worth area, servicing Texas and the United States. Integrity General Contractors operates as a general contractor for various new and existing construction projects, most notably in the Industrial, Energy, and Oil and Gas industry, including hospitals, retail stores, office buildings, schools, and aircraft hangers.
Surveillance is not only for security, it can be used as a form of entertainment as is the case with GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO). Selfie videos and home made movies etc have become a huge sensation, driving the market higher.
GoPro’s YouTube Channel Rockets to Two Billion Views
More than 7.8 Thousand Years of GoPro Content Watched by Fans in Every Country on Earth
GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) today shared that its YouTube channel has surpassed two billion views, and the YouTube community has spent more than four billion minutes – or 7.8 thousand years – watching the content GoPro has shared.
“GoPro serves as a platform for positivity, celebrating all that’s awesome in our world,” said GoPro Founder and CEO Nick Woodman. “We take pride in being a beacon of radness in today’s hectic world. People are amazing, and we’re proud to champion them through our content channels.”
In celebration of this milestone, GoPro has released GoPro: 2 Billion Views with YOU on YouTube, summarizing its journey to today. The video includes a collection of GoPro’s YouTube highlights – from its iconic launch videos to 72-foot backflips and lion hugs.
IoT will continue to bring our world closer together, from security to entertainment, it will be part of our lives. Companies that provide the equipment will continue to see growth. See our recent release talking about 5G and how it ties in to surveillance and real time feedback from down the street or across the nation.
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