Databuoy Corporation Honored with 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award

~Databuoy recognized for Groundbreaking Best Outdoor Gunshot Detection Solution~

New York City, ISC East, Nov. 17, 2023 — Databuoytoday announced it is the recipient of a 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award from American Security Today (AST) for its SHOTPOINT Outdoor and SHOTPOINT Vertical solutions.

American Security, Today’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards, is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards

Program, and now in its Eighth Year, continues to recognize industry leaders of Physical and Border

Security, Cybersecurity, Emergency Preparedness – Management and Response, Law Enforcement, First Responders as well as federal, state, and municipal government agencies in the acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to Keep our Nation Secure.

The ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards 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 and public safety vertical markets.

The Annual ‘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 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 field of Homeland Security,” said Michael Madsen, co-founder and publisher of American Security. 

“Today, the United States is increasingly focusing on protecting IT/cyber security networks and they are calling on innovative companies like Databuoy to help them do so.”

‘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,” according to Tammy Waitt, co-founder and editorial director of American Security Today.

Databuoy’s SHOTPOINT Outdoor and SHOTPOINT Vertical received the Platinum award for its ability to accurately and quickly detect a gunshot in an outdoor environment from the ground or from an elevated position.

SHOTPOINT differs from other gunshot detection solutions because it is the only solution whose wide-area outdoor coverage is unmatched, with sensors placed up to 165 ft. apart and often located in the most volatile environments imaginable. SHOTPOINT integrates with the customer’s video management system and access control system, allowing reports and notifications to be delivered to mobile devices and third-party systems in real-time without slow and unreliable human interaction.

In addition to reliability, accuracy, and automated real-time notifications, SHOTPOINT is the only gunshot detection solution in the world capable of identifying and resolving the trajectory angle of an elevated shooter.

“We are honored to be recognized for our outdoor gunshot detection achievements in American Security Today’s distinguished 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for advances in our SHOTPOINT platform. 

“This award is a clear indication that SHOTPOINT helps enable security leaders to accurately detect gunshots on their property and provide detailed information to first responders,” said Kathleen Griggs, CEO of Databuoy.

As a trusted partner to organizations across the globe, Databuoy is dedicated to saving lives through advanced technologies.

To learn more about Databuoy solutions for gunshot detection, please visit 

About Databuoy

Databuoy Corporation provides the best smart IoT acoustic sensor platform that reduces response time and delivers the most accurate and location-specific information to empower law enforcement and first responders.

About American Security Today

American Security Today (AST), the ‘New Face in Homeland Security’, is the premier digital media platform in the U.S. Homeland Security and Public Safety Industry, focused on breaking news and indepth coverage of the newest initiatives and hottest technologies in physical & IT security on the market today.

AST highlights the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions across a wide variety of media products delivered weekly, and monthly to over 75,000 qualified government and security industry readers, essential to meeting today’s growing security challenges to ‘Secure our Nation, One City at a Time’. 

To learn more visit, or contact AST by email at or phone 646-450-6027.


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