Axcess International Inc. recently that it successfully implemented its comprehensive security system at the Port of Port of Spain in Trinidad & Tobago for the Fifth Summit of the Americas Conference April 17-19.
IndigoVision’s IP video technology is at the heart of a major four-year CCTV upgrade to the Welland Canal section of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Dubbed Highway H2O, the Seaway is the safe, reliable and environmentally friendly transportation route of choice to the heart of North America.
The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) announced recently that the statewide Critical Incident Planning and Mapping System (CIPMS) is now protecting nearly 2,000 public K-12 schools in the State of Washington. The CIPMS is also protecting 18 of the state’s 35 community colleges.
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have a new biometric security system in place, but it may not be that effective since several thousand workers have not picked up their new ID cards.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Apr 16, 2009
RFID devices have widely been used for tracking for years; recently, scientists from U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have developed a unique tracking technology that also monitors the environmental and physical conditions of containers of nuclear materials in storage and transportation.
This year’s ISC West Exposition wrapped up last Friday as a resounding success. Sure, attendance was a little down, but the show floor was still bustling each day -- a sight that left me reassured about the state of our industry during these troubling times.
- By Megan Weadock
- Apr 10, 2009
For its 100th anniversary, the Belgian Police Department's Legal Identification Division is getting an innovative fingerprint capture system. Steria Benelux has been chosen to equip the Technical and Scientific Police Department's Legal Identification Division with a fingerprint-capture system.
In November, in the Falfurrias and Rio Grande Valley areas of South Texas, representatives from local, state and federal agencies observed a 360-degree aerial view of six to eight square miles along the U.S. border, and were able to identify and detain alien immigrants with the help of Top Eye View Inc., providers of real-time video-streaming aerial observation platforms.
Azalea Networks recently announced a milestone for law enforcement in the City of Seattle. The Seattle Police Department successfully deployed Azalea’s wireless mesh network to establish a flexible video surveillance operation during the annual Mardi Gras celebration in the historic downtown neighborhood known as Pioneer Square.
Pivot3 won SIA’s Best in Show Award at the 2009 New Product Showcase for its Serverless Computer storage solution at ISC West. Pivot3 provides clustered architecture that delivers large-scale, high-bandwidth storage using off-the-shelf hardware components combined with specialized software.
- By Sherleen Mahoney
- Apr 03, 2009
American Science and Engineering Inc. recently announced the introduction of two new Gemini Parcel Inspection Systems: Gemini 7555 and Gemini 100100. These systems along with the Gemini 6040 provide customers with a selection of systems to inspect everything from mail, baggage and break-bulk cargo within mailrooms, lobbies, checkpoints, airports, high threat facilities and other security-sensitive areas.
Alvarion Ltd., provider of WiMAX and wireless broadband solutions, will be showcasing its end-to-end video surveillance solutions for enhanced public safety and security at ISC West Booth 39038.
VidSys, provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software that allows organizations to resolve business and security situations in real time, recently announced that it has partnered with ShotSpotter Inc., provider of acoustic surveillance systems used for gunshot and explosion location and detection that achieves proven results for law enforcement, homeland security and military agencies.
In today’s world, any manufacturing or critical infrastructure facility is at risk of a terrorist attack.
- By Mariann McDonagh
- Apr 01, 2009
In Motion Technology recently announced that its solutions have
been deployed by the Tempe (Ariz.) Police Department to put reliable, secure, real-time information at the fingertips of its officers in the field, enhance the department’s ability to manage assets in the field, and strengthen law enforcement efforts.
GlobalOptions Group Inc. a provider of domestic and international risk management services, recently announced that James Lee Witt Associates (JLWA), its Crisis Management and Preparedness Services Division joined key personnel from The Management Experts LLC, JB Coxwell Disaster Services and i.d.e.a.s.-Orlando in conducting a “Secure Scholar” functional exercise on the campus of the University of North Florida (UNF) in Jacksonville, Fla. in late March.
As new technologies and a struggling economy continue to fuel increased crime rates, a new relationship with San Francisco-based 3VR Security Inc. will provide customers of Diebold with expanded solutions for deterring crime.
Lt. Gen. Kenneth A. Minihan, former director of the National Security Agency and the Defense Intelligence Agency, will deliver the keynote address at Public Security and Safety Expo at ISC West at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 2 in Sands Expo Center Room 602 in Las Vegas.
SAMSUNG | GVI Security recently announced that Naucalpan de Juarez, a city of more than 1 million people on the outskirts of Mexico City, is using SAMSUNG | GVI Security cameras to help better police the city, one of Mexico’s most industrialized municipalities. Because of the accelerated development of its industry, today Naucalpan is considered one of the most important municipalities in Mexico but is also in the country’s Top 5 for number of police reports. The city has been averaging 170 reported thefts a month.
Recently, Port of Wilmington security officials received the Coast Guard’s permission to leverage its Siveillance SiteIQ video surveillance system to monitor truckers and port visitors not carrying Transportation Worker Identification Credential.