VANCOUVER and OTTAWA , June 5, 2019 /CNW/ – Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. (“Liberty “) (TSXV: SCAN; FRANKFURT : LD2), a leader in security and weapons detection solutions, was invited to and testified before the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Health on June 4, 2019 , regarding the security of healthcare facilities throughout Canada.
Bill Riker , CEO of Liberty Defense, testified as an industry expert on urban security, and also presented Liberty’s HEXWAVE technology, to the leaders who manage and maintain all aspects of Health Canada.
Incidents of violence in healthcare facilities have increased over the last decade in Canada and abroad, leaving both healthcare workers and patients more vulnerable to dangerous situations in hospitals, clinics and other facilities.
“We would like to thank the Canadian federal government and Members of Parliament for this opportunity to discuss the current security landscape with respect to healthcare facilities and workers in Canada , and also introduce the work that we are doing with Liberty’s weapons detection technology, HEXWAVE,” said Liberty CEO, Bill Riker . “Safety and security within healthcare facilities can be particularly vulnerable and requires a proactive approach to early detection balanced against a positive customer experience of a healthcare atmosphere. We are looking to help be a part of that solution.”
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About Liberty Defense
Liberty provides security solutions for concealed weapon detection in high volume foot traffic areas and has secured an exclusive license from Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT ), as well as a technology transfer agreement, for patents related to active 3D radar imaging technology that are packaged into the HEXWAVE product. The system is designed to provide discrete, modular and scalable protection to provide layered, stand-off detection capability. This is intended to provide a means to proactively counter evolving urban threats. The sensors with active 3D radar imaging and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enhanced automatic detection are designed to detect metallic and non-metallic firearms, knives, explosives and other threats. Liberty is committed to protecting communities and preserving peace of mind through superior security detection solutions. Learn more: LibertyDefense .com
About the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Health is empowered to study and report on all matters relating to the mandate, management, and operation of Health Canada. This includes its responsibilities for the operations of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), an internal Health Canada body. The Committee is also responsible for the oversight of four agencies that report to Parliament through the Minister of Health: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR); Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB); Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA); and Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
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