Konica Minolta Honored with 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award

Ramsey, NJ — Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A, Inc. (Konica Minolta) is proud to announce it is the recipient of a Platinum 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award from American Security Today (AST) for its FORXAI Secure Access solution.

AST’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security, enterprise and public safety vertical markets.

“‘ASTORS’ nominations are evaluated on their technical innovation, interoperability, specific impact within the category, overall impact to the industry, relatability to other industry technologies and application feasibility outside of the industry,” said AST’s Editorial Director Tammy Waitt.

FORXAI Secure Access (pronounced FOR-SIGH) enables automated, secure point-of-entry workflows that combine facial identification with mask detection, thermal temperature screening and tailgating. These workflows utilize an artificial intelligence (AI) rules-based engine designed for various types of government, education and healthcare organizations.

Developed by Konica Minolta’s North American Business Innovation Center with support from Konica Minolta Labs U.S., FORXAI Secure Access leverages the intelligent edge capabilities of the company’s MOBOTIX security cameras, internally developed AI algorithms, innovative facial recognition technology and system integration solutions. This convergence of technologies offers clients a comprehensive, flexible solution that guards against unauthorized access, automates the access process for authorized staff, residents, constituents and visitors, and provides additional capabilities related to virus prevention and reporting.

“We are honored that FORXAI Secure Access has been recognized in American Security Today’s distinguished 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for its innovative and progressive approach to safety and security,” said Emil Enstrom, Senior Vice President, Global Enterprise and Government Accounts, Konica Minolta. “This award acknowledges the ability of our integrated technology to support government facilities with protection for their staffs now and in the future.”

Visit American Security Today’s website to learn more about the 2022 ‘ASTORS’ award winners. Konica Minolta was also recognized in the 2021 and 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards, and with multiple awards in the 2019, 2018, and 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Programs.

Learn more online about Konica Minolta’s award-winning FORXAI Secure Access online.