Intellicheck Mobilisa, a provider of access control and wireless security systems announced that the Port of Houston, Texas purchased the company's TWIC readers and began an official pilot test using this new technology.
The Port of Houston, Texas, is a major seaport located in the fourth largest city in the U.S. It is the busiest port in the U.S. in terms of foreign tonnage, second-busiest in the U.S. in terms of overall tonnage and sixteenth-busiest in the world. As of early September, more than 124,000 TWIC credentials had been activated in the Houston metropolitan area.
“Our mobile device, undergoing pilot testing at several major ports in the U.S., offers a range of capabilities for improving port security,” said Nelson Ludlow, CEO of Intellicheck Mobilisa. “We are excited to be working with the port on this pilot program. We are pleased that major sea ports such as Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, San Diego, Tacoma and others are testing our advanced technology and Houston in particular, which also has our access control system at nearby military base Fort Sam Houston.”