10/30/2014

ATI’s Alastar Unveils Comprehensive Social Media Tool

Reveille Release Incorporates Extensive Search Tools to Expand Application

Summerville, SC – ATI today announced the latest release of their situational awareness software, Alastar.

“Reveille” includes several substantial enhancements of Alastar’s Social Media Widget. The first enhancement now allows the user to search both geo-located feeds and the feeds with no location defined, which represent the majority of public social media postings. This feature allows Alastar users, including public information officers and emergency managers, to see firsthand what the public is posting about an event or incident and allows for a more comprehensive search by analysts. The second enhancement, the Social Media Wall, will display all social media search results on a wall view. Both of these enhancements create significant new capabilities for personnel in real-time crime centers, allowing expanded options from the geospatial and tabular views in previous versions of the software.

“Alastar provides the big picture and the ability to share that across multiple agencies, providing effective and efficient responses,” said ATI Vice President Mark Aukamp. “The product delivers situational awareness and provides a common operating picture for public safety and corporate organizations. We are pleased to release the Reveille version of our software, which will allow users to better leverage social media feeds.”

The Alastar team attended the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Orlando, Fla. last week, where they showcased the software’s new social media features. The team will next be at the National Fusion Center Conference in Alexandria, Virginia.

About ATI

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.

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