In August 2014, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) renewed Brock Solutions’ Automated In-Line EDS Baggage Screening System Technology as a SAFETY Act-Certified, Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (see www.safetyact.gov, reference the Approved Technologies list, and search for Brock Solutions). Our Technology has been Safety Act-Certified since 2009.Brock has been supporting the U.S. Government’s post 9/11 anti-terrorism initiatives since 2002, with deployments of our Technology at airports throughout the United States. Our Technology includes the following products and services: electrical and control panel design, build, and installation; PLC programming; upper-level SmartSort software; SmartSuite Web Client software; integration of explosive detection or trace detectors; and commissioning of installed systems according to DHS protocols and procedures.
About the DHS
The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is the primary research and development arm of the Department of Homeland Security. The DHS S&T’s mission is to strengthen America’s security and resiliency by providing knowledge products and innovative technology solutions for the Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE). The DHS SAFETY Act is the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002, which was brought into legislation shortly after the events of 9/11 to strengthen the security of the United States’ transportation systems.
About Brock Solutions
Brock Solutions is one of the largest independent, real-time automation solution integrators in North America. Brock operates a Transportation & Logistics (T&L) business unit that specializes in airport/airline automation technology solutions, including:
- Conveyor-based Baggage Handling Controls solutions, including implementations of BHS/In-Line EDS Baggage Screening controls solutions to comply with DHS regulations
- SmartSuite data management (operational database and software-based information management) solutions for end-to-end tracking of airport/airline passengers and their baggage