United Safety launches strategic partnership with Exigent

July 22, 2022
The partnership will deliver lifesaving technology to school systems, transportation systems, and first responder environments using Artificial Intelligence active shooter identification, active shooter training and ballistic hardening systems.

United Safety and Exigent have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at improving safety on transport networks and other areas. The partnership took effect July 21, 2022.

Exigent, based in Huntsville, Ala., gun detection technology known as Exigent®-GR. The Exigent-GR gun detection capability is based on AI technology developed for use by the military. Exigent-GR combines state-of-the-art camera technology with sophisticated computer vision in either a single robust device that autonomously scans and processes images to identity guns or can also be integrated with existing facility camera system to autonomously identify guns.

Randy Riley, president and CEO of the manager of Exigent, explains "current security camera systems require a human to identify gun threats. Even dedicated security professionals using the best camera system cannot provide 100 percent real-time observation. An effective, pro-active solution is needed to identify guns before they enter an area where shots are fired and that is where the Exigent-GR technology comes into play."

He continued, "We are excited to partner with United Safety with deep expertise and knowledge of the various industries it serves and a proven track record in bringing innovative technologies to market."

United Safety continues to grow its portfolio of product offerings that include the most innovative and reliable safety and survivability solutions its customers can trust to protect life and property.

"The partnership between United Safety and Exigent is one that has special meaning to me," said United Safety CEO and President Joseph Mirabile. "Anything that United Safety can do to help our customers navigate these complex challenges by bringing them access to lifesaving technology is at the very core of what we stand for as an organization. We believe the Exigent® - GR technology can help make a difference in the lives of the people we serve on an all too frequent basis."