The OTER© system utilizes the most effective screening technology and uses scientifically validated approaches in behavioral observation and engagement techniques to catch high-risk individuals using behavior alone.
The OTER process:
*All criteria within the OTER© system is supported by solid research. We disagree with racial and other discriminatory profiling practices and recognize these techniques have been proven to have little validity within real world contexts.Read the White Paper
The list of scientifically researched primary detection indicators are grouped into 6 dimensions, captured by the acronym iALERT.
relates to what a person is showing interest in.
relates to a person’s attire, which includes but is not specific to their clothing.
relates to locomotion, including but not limited to a person’s gait and trajectory.
relates to engagement, that is, how a person is reacting to/interacting with their surroundings.
relates to a person’s use of ritual behaviour.
relates to Tells – the Twenty-seven criteria that can be used from a distance, when scanning the persons six communication channels; facial expressions, body movements, their psychophysiology, and/or, if close enough their voice, interactive (verbal) style and verbal content.
The main three areas that would benefit from the immediate application of OTER are:
All locations and events are different. Therefore, the approach devised for a departure gate of an Airport, for example, will be very different from what is suitable for a sports arena, a VIP escort, or the arrivals terminal at that same airport.
To ensure the criteria are context specific and validated for all threat types and priorities, OTER is broken down into four key levels:
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