SOURCE: Vigilos, Inc.

October 21, 2008 18:57 ET

Vigilos® Awarded $50,000 Security Contract by Sound & Sea Technology for U.S. Navy Harbor/Waterside Security Program

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - October 21, 2008) - Today Vigilos announced that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $50,000 by Sound & Sea Technology. The contract is in support of Sound & Sea's contract with the U.S. Navy for the Harbor/Waterside Security Program.

The purpose of this program is to reduce the vulnerability of Navy vessels and facilities to attack by terrorists. The program is funded by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Service Center (NFESC), which has the responsibility to develop, evaluate, deploy and sustain components, subsystems and systems to reduce the vulnerability of naval facilities worldwide.

"We are pleased to be selected as a subcontractor for Sound & Sea in support of this important security effort. This project is a follow-on to an earlier validation of the Vigilos BrightSite® system by the Navy, We are providing Remote Sentry™ technology as a key component in ensuring better security to government facilities," said Vigilos CEO Clifton W. Sink.

Sound & Sea CEO Judith A. Meggitt said, "Vigilos' technology provides an important element in developing integrated port and harbor security solutions. The ability of their system to minimize false alarms and to integrate a variety of security technologies substantially enhances the security of Navy facilities. We are very pleased to be working with Vigilos on this critical project."

About BrightSite® by Vigilos®

BrightSite® patented, remote operations and security technology includes Remote Sentry™ capabilities, which improves security by providing real time responses, control and situation awareness through the use of customer defined and built rules. These rules help eliminate false alarms and allow clients to manage multiple technologies, such as access control and video as a unified system from a command center, from multiple remote locations, for multiple facilities, in real-time.

BrightSite technology not only captures security incidents in real time, it will take the appropriate action. Those actions range from sending an e-mail alert for low level events for scrutiny, to full alarm notification to a dispatcher and patrol officers for immediate response. The notification can take any form you choose, from wireless to landline phones or other mobile communication systems.

BrightSite® by Vigilos® is available to customers in North America. For more information, visit www.vigilos.com or call toll free 1-866-344-6464 and locally 206-728-6464.

Vigilos, Inc. (www.vigilos.com) improves the profitability and effectiveness of organizations by providing products that enable them to respond to operational events and physical security incidents by connecting systems, facilities and geography.

Vigilos, Inc. (www.vigilos.com) is the developer of the BrightSite® patented, remote operations and security technology serving enterprise, SMB commercial property owners in the class A office space, banking, transportation and chemical and food processing industries, and public entities. BrightSite was benchmarked with customers such as the FBI and U.S. Navy. Clients include: Global Crossing, Holland America, PEMCO, Wright Runstad & Company, the FBI, U.S. Navy and others.

About Sound and Sea Technology

Sound & Sea Technology (SST) provides experienced, senior-level expertise for a broad range of undersea, coastal protection and port and harbor security projects for the U.S. Navy, other government agencies and commercial clients. SST has completed more than 300 successful projects, including design and installation of both military and commercial undersea sensor systems and measurement ranges, cable systems and harbor protection systems. SST provides a complete range of engineering and installation services for undersea and security projects. SST has offices in Lynnwood and Wenatchee, Washington, and Ventura and San Diego, California. SST customers include the U. S. Navy, other U.S. Government agencies, major telecommunications firms, local governments and utilities.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Kat Chociej
    Vigilos, Inc.
    Phone: 206-728-6464 x119
    Email: Email Contact