Athena Security, a developer of a computer vision-based Active Shooter Detection System, was featured in Built In Austin's 50 Startups to Watch in 2020 to help stop active shooters.
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan 14, 2020 - Athena Security Inc, a developer of a gun detection security camera system for businesses and schools that is 99% accurate and detects active shooters before they shoot, announced it was featured in Built In Austin's 50 Startups to Watch in 2020.
Every year Built In Austin selects fifty startups that have the vision, team, focus and funding to drive innovation within the tech community.
50 startups in Built In Austin's 50 Startups to Watch in 2020 represent local tech companies in Austin fewer than three years old that are poised for a promising 2020.
“This year’s list, Built In Austin’s fifth-to-date, includes a blend of first-time founders and serial entrepreneurs looking to make impacts in public safety, data privacy, blockchain and more. For our 50 Startups to Watch in 2020 list, we chose local companies founded within the past three years that we believe have positioned themselves for rapid growth and scaling in the year to come,” the authors of the report said.
Among other Austin startups that made it in the 50 Startups to Watch in 2020 list are Accelerate3D, Bungalo, CesiumAstro, Eggschain, Enzyme Health, Homease, Horizen Labs, Immersed and others.
“We are proud to make it in the list of 50 startups in Austin to watch in 2020. We do have ambitious plans for 2020. On a mission to end gun violence, we expect the number of companies and organisations using Athena’s Gun Detection system worldwide to grow significantly this year,” said Lisa Falzone, co-founder and CEO of Athena Security.
“In 2020 we’ll keep moving towards our goal — to make the world a safer place by reducing gun violence and helping to prevent crime. We already managed to achieve a lot by creating a computer vision system that is 99% accurate and can be used with almost all kinds of security cameras, and in 2020 we are planning to continue our work, shaping the future of security,” added Chris Ciabarra, co-founder and CTO of Athena Security.
About Athena Security
Headquartered in Austin, TX and founded by former Revel Systems founders Lisa Falzone and Chris Ciabarra, Athena Security is a cutting edge A.I. security camera startup with 99% accuracy to help mitigate crimes and shootings for schools, corporations and places of worship. The Athena Gun Detection Security system, which masks all Personally Identifiable Information (PII), can be stand-alone or integrated with existing cameras. For more information go to Athena Security’s website at http://athena-security.com. Athena Security’s gun detection mobile application for iPhone and iPad can be downloaded here.