Founder, Chairman & CEO at PlateSmart Technologies, Inc.
John Chigos, CEO of PlateSmart® Technologies, has been asked to be a regular guest commentator on world events and security technology for SecurityGuyRadio.com, a weekly hour-long live webcast originating every Monday night at 7:00PM Pacific Time from the Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, California. Mr. Chigos’ first appearance on the program will be on Monday, April 18th. That edition of the program will feature an extended conversation with Mr. Chigos for the first half hour, followed by a pre-recorded 30-minute interview with PlateSmart CTO Webb Wang conducted at this year’s ISC West conference. In future installments, Mr. Chigos will give brief five-minute commentaries.
SecurityGuyRadio.com is hosted by Chuck Harold, a retired police officer, private investigator, private patrol operator and studio security executive with over 30 years of experience. Each week, Mr. Harold interviews guests representing many different facets of the security industry, including company executives, academic experts, security technology, the latest gadgets and more. When asked to describe the format, Chuck replied, “On this show, guard is a verb not a noun.”
SecurityGuyRadio.com is heard by a vast and rapidly growing audience of over 60,000 listeners in 97 countries which includes both live listeners and podcast subscribers. Podcasts are available on multiple platforms including SoundCloud, Stitcher, Spreaker, TuneIn, iTunes, and in the near future, iHeartRadio. The program is streamed live by UBNRadio.com on channel 2.
PlateSmart is the creator of the industry’s leading ALPR-based video analytic solutions and a multiple award winner for excellence. Mr. Chigos, the company’s founder, is an acknowledged expert and thought leader on security technology, terrorism, and counterterrorism who has been published in multiple journals and spoken at conferences in the U.S. and abroad. He commented, “Chuck and I share the same passion for alerting the public to the dangers we face from crime and terrorism. We are also both firm believers that advanced technologies such as PlateSmart are key to combatting these threats. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss these issues with Chuck in this forum. I think it can really serve to raise public awareness of the necessity of doing everything we can to secure our families, our cities, and our nation.”
PlateSmart Technologies has developed the world’s first software-only Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) and video analytic solutions, which are compatible with both state-of-the-art and legacy cameras. PlateSmart offers both mobile and fixed ALPR and analytic solutions, which are designed either to function as stand-alone tools or to integrate with third-party software and hardware. ARES, PlateSmart’s enterprise ALPR-based analytic solution, provides real-time actionable intelligence with industry-leading accuracies and state jurisdiction recognition for complete situational awareness. PlateSmart’s solutions have been recognized as the most innovative and forward-thinking LPR technology by Frost and Sullivan. http://www.platesmart.com
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