Quintana Advisory Corp. client Disaster Solutions LLC has returned from successful presentations at the Headquarters of European Union’s border security agency FRONTEX (Frontières Extérieures). FRONTEX retains responsibility for coordinating the refugee crisis in Europe and is evaluating Disaster Solution’s flagship product Virtual Badge®. Disaster Solutions is among a select group of 12 companies from 9 different countries invited to attend this special session with focus on technology and material solutions to assist in the crisis.
FRONTEX and 28 European Union member-state, border guard authorities and law enforcement officials are assessing a variety of turnkey proposals to assist in coordinating the complex response operations required to address the crisis.
Mr. Quintana, Founder & CEO of Quintana Advisory Corp. stated “It is always a pleasure to have our client’s expertise internationally recognized at well-respected organizations. Disaster Solutions has the ability to positively affect the European migrant crisis – we are proud to represent them. We’ve teamed them with a global leader in the space and look forward to seeing these relationships mature.”
Quintana Advisory Corp. provides Disaster Solutions with Business Development and Sales & Marketing services and is facilitating a teaming agreement with a global leader with complementary technology and service offerings.
Scott Lewis, the inventor of the software stated, “Disaster Solutions was selected based on its long history of successful disaster response operations, as well as our mobile software, Virtual Badge®. We are honored to present to FRONTEX and possibly assist in the largest refugee crisis in modern history”
Virtual Badge® has been used since 2008, and can accommodate the complex, multi-lingual response forces in all 28 EU countries facing this challenge. Combined with biometric-matching capabilities – like fingerprint and facial recognition software functions – Virtual Badge® can be used to track refugee asylum request statuses, report border security updates, quick check watch-listed persons, and help create databases of migrant identities.
About Quintana Advisory Corp.
Founded by Mr. Lester Quintana a globally recognized technology leader, Quintana Advisory Corp. offers an array of consulting services for high-technology firms with unique market differentiators. With over 15 years of experience in demanding global environments, our areas of expertise include identifying emerging technologies, and providing them with strategic roadmaps with funding sources. Our specialties include Sales & Marketing and Federal Business Development.
About Disaster Solutions LLC
Disaster Solutions LLC is a Small Business Administration HUBZone certified small business specializing in disaster response consulting services and software development for over a decade. Their years of experience has led to the development of Virtual Badge® a mobile and web-based application designed for identity management, data collection, GPS tracking, and inter-agency interoperability. This system is able to rapidly gather analytics which produce actionable data and situational awareness during incident responses. Virtual Badge ® has been in use in some of the worst disasters in the last 5 years, including the Haitian Earthquake, BP Oil Spill, Japanese Tsunami, and many hurricanes.