Optim’s FreedomView Videoscope wins “Platinum ASTORS Award” for “Best Contraband Detection System” at the 2018 Homeland Security Awards Luncheon

Sturbridge, MA November 29, 2018 —Optim LLC, a US-based manufacturer and marketer of the innovative contraband detection imaging equipment the FreedomView Videoscope, announced that it has been named “Best Contraband Detection System” at ISC East in New York City on November 14th, 2018.platinum-small

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is a premier Homeland Security luncheon highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today.

The ‘ASTORS’ program is 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.

“As the nation continues to respond to escalating threats from home and abroad, the innovative solutions being implemented to meet those threats, has led to tremendous growth in the fields of Homeland Security and Public Safety,” explained Michael Madsen, co-founder and publisher of American Security.

“Today, the United States is increasingly focusing on protecting IT/cyber security networks, and government and security professionals are calling on innovative companies like those honored with 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards, to help them do so.” Mike Madsen.

‘ASTORS’ nominations are evaluated by American Security Today’s panel of sector experts 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,” according to Tammy Waitt, co-founder and editorial director of American Security Today.

The FreedomView provides law enforcement agents the ability to search for illegal contraband, such as drugs, people, and weapons of mass effect hidden in hard-to-reach-and-see areas of vehicles, containers, and other conveyances.

“We believe the FreedomView Videoscope is the best-in-class for contraband detection” stated Doug Hughes, President and CEO of Optim.

The FreedomView is about enabling effective search and seizure in vehicles and hazardous environments, while still offering simplicity and safety to the agents using the equipment.”

The FreedomView is designed for easy, portable use and feature state-of-the-art optical quality. A robust, durable construction of the videoscope enables field agents operating at ports of entry and checkpoints to conduct searches safely and efficiently.

Optim’s pioneering FreedomView line for contraband detection features a one-handed operation, outstanding image quality, and made-in-America craftmanship and durability. The FreedomView line is UL-certified for use in hazardous environments such as gas tanks and incorporates one-touch image/video capture for reference and evidence usage.  Intended for the rigors of every day law enforcement, the video systems can sustain the harsh elements with its water, dust, and high temperature resistant design.

Information about Optim’s products is available at www.optim-llc.com | 508.347.5100.