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USC Stevens News Article: New Startup Formed to Commercialize Patented USC Technology that uses Game Theory to Intelligently Randomize Security Patrols for Safer Airports, Borders, Municipalities and Waterways

March 13, 2013

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation, a university-wide resource that helps USC innovators make impact with their ideas, announced today that ARMORWAY Inc., has been issued an exclusive license to commercialize software that provides intelligently randomized security patrols for resource optimization of security agencies in order to make airports, municipalities, borders and waterways all over the world more secure.

CREATE News Article: LISTEN: CREATE Director Steve Hora Interviewed about ARMOR-PROTECT Rollout

March 6, 2013

Last month, CREATE's ARMOR-PROTECT was deployed at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. CREATE director, Steve Hora was interviewed on Openline to explain the origins of the academic research project-turned-technology and how it is being used to make a real world impact.

Developed by USC computer scientist and CREATE researcher Milind Tambe, the Port Resilience Operational/Tactical Enforcement to Combat Terrorism system (ARMOR-PROTECT) uses complex algorithms to randomize U.S. Coast Guard boat patrol schedules to stymie would-be terrorists and increase security.