Columbia, SC – ATI today announced that its wide-area situational awareness software, Alastar, is nominated in the Software category as the New Product or Service of the Year for the 2014 American Business Awards. This national award, known as The Stevie Award, recognizes the achievements and contributions of businesses worldwide. Finalists were determined through preliminary judging during April and May. More than 150 members of several specialized judging committees determine award placements during final judging. Award announcements will take place at the official banquets in June and September, with each finalist winning either a gold, silver or bronze Stevie.
Alastar was developed by ATI to offer interoperability, common operating pictures and customized user platforms that support security and public safety officials. The software is currently deployed at this week’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.
“Alastar offers unique capabilities and features that are supporting public safety officials and companies with critical infrastructure,” said SCRA CEO Bill Mahoney. “We are delighted that our new technology is not only proving useful to customers in the marketplace, but is also gaining industry recognition as a flexible and powerful tool for its users.”
ATI (Advanced Technology Institute) builds and manages research collaborations that develop technology solutions to complex challenges. ATI leads diverse industries and organizations to develop technology solutions, typically for the Department of Defense and other federal clients. Our collaborative approach can be used to develop solutions for any industry or discipline. Our current R&D portfolio includes shipbuilding and ship repair, advanced materials, medical technologies, electromagnetic spectrum technologies and rapid DoD prototyping. Where it is a client goal, ATI ensures wide-spread industry adoption and application of new technologies. ATI manages over twelve large, federally-funded consortia with a contract value of more than $16 billion.