Sports and Entertainment Technology Alliance🔗

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The NCS⁴ Technology Alliance is an international consortium of leading architectural firms, service providers, and technology companies dedicated to spectator safety and security at sports and entertainment events. The Alliance consists of researchers, engineers, computer scientists, architects, and other stakeholders dedicated to spectator safety and security excellence through innovation. Most members are involved in safety and security at venues across the US and around the world, while others are seeking opportunities to integrate new and emerging technologies that have the capacity to contribute in a meaningful way.

Invest in the Future with a Technology Alliance Partnership!

Membership Benefits🔗

  • Leverage the NCS⁴ network with professional, collegiate, and high school sports entities, as well as entertainment organizations and international sports federations
  • Educate stakeholders in the sports and entertainment industry on the latest technological developments to ensure technical promise translates to operational suitability.
  • Access to the NCS⁴ Connect Corporate membership that includes resources such as the knowledge portal, an online collaborative platform where practitioners in the sports and entertainment industry share and discuss information about trends on the ground.
  • Opportunity to participate in an online technology forum series and guaranteed registration for the NCS⁴ monthly webinar series.
  • Provide input that helps shape national-level research surveys addressing fundamental questions that are related to venue and spectator safety and security.
  • Product reviews, product/service operational exercises, and/or operational research and evaluations at a discounted rate.
  • A Technology Alliance Pavilion at the National Sports Safety and Security Conference that further enables the dissemination of information about products.
  • Marketing and communication opportunities through the NCS⁴ channels – website, newsletter, magazine, social media.
  • Build your corporate brand – utilization of Alliance Partner designation and logo. Reap the rewards of a solidified affiliation with NCS⁴ and the Tech Alliance.

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Current Alliance Members

Ameristar Perimeter Security

Ameristar Perimeter Security USA Inc. is your single source for perimeter security products. Our extensive product line includes security bollards, wedge barriers, rising beam barriers, drop arm barriers, and security fencing and gates. Our crash ratings range from K4 to K8 to K12. Feel free to contact us if we can be a part of your next perimeter security project.


Axis Communications

Axis Communications offers intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter, safer world. As the market leader in network video, Axis is driving the industry by continually launching innovative network products based on an open platform-- delivering high value to customers through a global partner network. Axis has long-term relationships with partners and provides them with knowledge as well as ground-breaking network products in existing and new markets. Axis has more than 2,700 dedicated employees in more than 50 countries around the world and is supported by a global network of over 90,000 partners.


Babel Street

Babel Street is a provider of advanced multi-lingual search and analytics software solutions. The company provides customers with the ability to identify, analyze, and report on potential and ongoing impacts to their organization. Through Babel Street's world-class technology, users access and analyze millions of multi-lingual and geo-enabled, publicly available data sources in more than 200 languages at near real-time. By delivering this wealth of information in a single pane of glass, Babel Street helps organizations coordinate research across teams and identify patterns and risks earlier, while also reducing the time and number of tools needed to create actionable insights. The company currently serves many of the world's leading brands in financial services, transportation, entertainment, sports, higher education, hospitality, and government.


Dell Technologies

Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries – including 98% of the Fortune 500 – with the industry's most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.



Esri was founded to help solve some of the world's most difficult problems. We do so by supporting our users' important work with a commitment to science, sustainability, community, education, research, and positive change. Today, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations, including the world's largest cities and most national governments.



Genetec Inc. is an innovative technology company with a broad solutions portfolio that encompasses security, intelligence, and operations. The company's flagship product, Security Center, is an open-architecture platform that unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics. Genetec also develops cloud-based solutions and services designed to improve security, and contribute new levels of operational intelligence for governments, enterprises, transport, and the communities in which we live. Founded in 1997, and headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Genetec serves its global customers via an extensive network of resellers, integrators, certified channel partners, and consultants in over 80 countries.



Honeywell Commercial Security is a leading global manufacturer of access control, video, intrusion and cloud based security solutions for commercial, industrial and institutional facilities. Honeywell invents and manufactures technologies that address some of the world's most critical challenges.


Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls' Building Technologies & Solutions is making the world safer, smarter and more sustainable – one building at a time. Our technology portfolio integrates every aspect of a building – whether security systems, energy management, fire suppression or HVACR – to ensure that we exceed customer expectations at all times. We help building owners, operators, engineers and contractors enhance the full lifecycle of any facility. Our arsenal of brands includes some of the most trusted names in the industry, such as Tyco®, YORK®, Metasys®, Ruskin®, Frick®, PENN®, Sabroe®, Simplex® and Grinnell®.



Microsoft helps first responders improve the safety and security of communities through reliable, compliant, and scalable solutions. These solutions are built collectively by customers, partners, and Microsoft. Microsoft helps public safety leaders understand and manage their organizations in the digital age by engaging citizens, empowering personnel, transforming services, and optimizing operations. Agencies can use the call center and dispatch solution to help process data from a broad range of sources and share it in real time with first responders. First responders can experience the digital patrol solution which enables faster response to incidents, more effective policing, and enhanced crime analysis.


NTT Data, Inc.

NTT is a global technology and business solutions provider helping clients grow their business and improve their competitive market position by delivering fully integrated services, including global networks, cybersecurity, managed IT and applications, cloud and datacenter services combined with business consulting and deep industry expertise. As a top five global technology and business services provider, NTT works with over 80 of the Global Fortune 100 companies and many thousands of other clients and communities to achieve their goals and contribute to a sustainable future.