FIRST RESPONDER TECHNOLOGIES SUCCESSFULLY DEMONSTRATES PROTOTYPE OF WORLDS FIRST WIFI-BASED WALK THROUGH METAL DETECTION DEVICE
Vancouver, British Columbia – March 6, 2020 – First Responder Technologies Inc. (CSE:WPN)(FWB: 3WK) (“First Responder” or the “Company”) a developer of WiFi-based technologies to detect and deter mass shooting and terror attacks involving concealed weapons, is pleased to announce that the Company, supported by engineers from VVDN Technologies Private Limited, successfully completed a major milestone by demonstrating the world’s first WiFi-based walk through metal detection prototype at the UK Home Office sponsored Security & Policing 2020 conference in Farnborough, UK this past week (“UK Home Office Show”).
Attendees at the Company’s display booth at the UK Home Office Show, including security professionals charged with protecting some of the world’s most iconic infrastructure, value-added resellers and systems integrators, received a demonstration of the device’s metal
detection and early warning functionality. The Company’s senior management anticipates that certain requests for follow up commercial discussions arising out of the UK Home Office Show may lead to commercial sales as early as the end of 2020, pending the successful completion of the Company’s alpha tester program, further research and development, and product prototyping necessary to enable the launch of a minimum viable product (Beta) prior to the end of 2020.
“While it still remains early days in the Company’s development, it is my sincere pleasure to work with a gifted team of product development and engineering professionals whose remarkable commitment to disrupting the global security paradigm with an effective, economical and easy to install, WiFi-based weapons detection technology, has resulted in these promising early results,”
said Robert Delamar, the Company’s CEO.
While the Company continues to meet or exceed projected product development milestones of the Company’s WiFi-based weapons detection system, the Company’s technology remains at the research and development stage.
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About First Responder Technologies Inc.
First Responder Technologies Inc. (CSE:WPN)(FWB: 3WK)(the “Company”) is a technology development company that commercializes academic and internally developed intellectual property for use in the public safety market. The Company is developing a WiFi-based technology, based in part, on academic research licensed from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (“Rutgers”) that can be used to detect concealed weapons. The Company’s threat detection technology line of business was created to capture a significant portion of the global weapons detection systems market, and in particular, the global perimeter security detection market. In the Company’s view, WiFi‐based threat detection technology may be utilized by a wide range of facilities, including schools, places of worship, shopping centers and theatres, to not only make their premises secure but also reduce their cost of security, from the interior of a facility to the perimeter.
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