A safer world; a better student experience

Imagine your students, faculty and visitors walking through a weapons-screening system as they enter your school building without stopping, emptying their pockets or bags, or waiting in line. Today it’s possible to provide enhanced safety without sacrificing the welcoming experience we’ve come to expect at school. Evolv Technology is revolutionizing security screening by combining advanced sensors and AI to protect students, faculty, and visitors during school hours and at a variety of other indoor and outdoor school activities and events from concealed weapons and public health threats.

Introducing Evolv Express®

Traditional security screening was not designed for today's dynamic threats. At Evolv Technology, we’re partnering with companies, venues and schools to provide next-level security screening that’s highly accurate and unobtrusive. Evolv Express® is the world’s first AI-based touchless security screening, transforming physical security screening into human safety, by improving the student, faculty and visitor experience while continuing to improve security.

The Latest


Blog Post

Q&A: A Former Police Officer and School Principal Offers Back-To-School Safety Advice

Speaking with Kevin Eberle, EdD, a former police officer that received FBI and Secret Service protection training and school supervisor for 27 years, we take a closer look at the school gun violence issue and what can be done to lower the risk.


Press Release

Evolv Technology Stops Over 30,000 Guns From Entering Venues In The First Six Months Of 2022

Evolv is committed to creating weapons-free zones across the world. The Evolv Express® system, which uses a powerful combination of artificial intelligence, advanced sensors, and comprehensive analytics, screens nearly 750 thousand people each day– and as many as 1.25 million a day on weekends. Since January 2022, Evolv has detected and stopped over 30 thousand guns and 27 thousand knives, excluding law enforcement, from entering its customers’ venues, including schools, performing arts centers, casinos, stadiums, arenas, hospitals and other workplaces.


Case Study

Champaign Unit 4 School District Builds Trust with Students While Increasing Safety By Leveraging Evolv Express® System

One year ago, Valarian Couch was hired as the CIO at Champaign Unit #4 Schools in Champaign, Illinois and given a joint charter—overseeing the district’s IT infrastructure and operations, and managing the district’s physical security. The Evolv Express® completely changes this negative perception into a positive one of trust. It is time for us to enter into the 21st century, and the Evolv Express and its integration points with other security capabilities is an important facilitator of this trust.”


Fayette County Schools Deploy Evolv Express® Systems to Foster a Safe and Respectful Learning Environment

“We had long queues pile up at our entrances, which were a threat themselves, and many of our students missed their first period of classes. Metal detectors simply are not a viable option for schools.” After applying for the GiveEvolv Grant - which aims to grant schools with a fully funded Express system and subscription for 4 years, the GiveEvolv board selected Fayette County Schools, concluding they had found the perfect inaugural candidate for the program. Hear their story.

Spartanburg, South Carolina School District 6 Enhances School Safety With Free-Flow Weapons Detection Powered by Evolv Express®

The Spartanburg, South Carolina District 6 School District prides itself on being forward-thinking and progressive. Its unwavering commitment to its students and local community doesn’t stop with academics. Keeping its students and staff safe from threats is also a top priority for the district. Dr. Mark Smith who has served the district for 24 years as a teacher, principal, and administrator said "We’ve all witnessed the tragedy of school shootings over the years, and it is our worst nightmare.” Smith and other members of the team started vetting walk-through metal detectors as an option, and for many reasons landed on Evolv.

Enhance Your Security Response with Integrated Communications

When your teams need extra help, whether because of overcrowding, staffing constraints, a student health emergency, or an escalated threat situation that needs additional personnel to resolve, it is critical to leverage your existing security processes and systems so that help can arrive as soon as possible. With Evolv Express Request Assistance, this communication happens instantaneously, and can be integrated into your existing security technologies, accelerating your team’s ability to respond to potential threats at your school's entryways.

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Intelligent Security Screening

Unlike the invasive pat downs, wands, bag checks and long lines experienced with legacy metal detector technology, the Evolv Express system keeps your school entrances flowing by reliably detecting guns and other weapons as students, faculty and visitors walk through at a natural pace, carrying their phones, backpacks, lunch bags and other harmless personal items.

Give Your Team Eyes on Your Entrances with Situational Cameras

Creating an environment where students, faculty and visitors feel safe – and actually are – is your top priority. Often added security means more manpower, but not with Evolv.  With Evolv Express, you now have the ability to integrate available security cameras directly into your security operations center (SOC), video management system (VMS) or other AI video analytics system.

Make Data-Driven Security Decisions

Evolv Insights® is a powerful analytics dashboard accessible through the secure My Evolv Portal. You can use it to comprehensively review, analyze and gather insights from your Express screening systems at your various school buildings and campuses.

Four Key Takeaways

Screens up to 1,000 students in 15 minutes — 10X faster than metal detectors.

With image-aided alarms, a digital image shows where the potential threat is on the student or their backpack.

With its free-flow nature, it respects the privacy of students and fits into your key entry points.

With 10X the flow of metal detectors, far fewer systems and staff are needed.

Related Products


Evolv TempCheck™

With the addition of a thermal sensor and the Evolv TempCheck™ software application, the Evolv Express platform can screen each student, faculty member and visitor for elevated skin temperature in an average 2-3 seconds followed by immediate, touchless weapons screening.


Evolv Insights® Analytics

Evolv Insights® is the powerful analytics engine that provides school resources officers, security personnel and administrators with a single, easy to use, self-service dashboard to view, review, analyze and gather insights from their Evolv Express systems.


Evolv Cortex AI™ Platform

Unlike traditional metal detectors, Evolv Express is powered by the Evolv Cortex AI™ software platform which enables the system to spot threats while ignoring harmless personal items. Real-time image-aided alarms show security personnel precisely where the potential threat is.


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