Future Fibre Technologies has taken the exporter of the year award as well as the Victorian Exports Awards earlier this year.
Virtual guards use a PA system to stop trespassers and vandals from entering secure areas in gated communities and swimming pools.
US Sensor Systems' product is powered only by light, using highly sensitive fiber optic microphonic sensing cables buried along a fencer perimeter.
Securing a perimeter has become a complicated affair. With myriad sensors available to bolster, or even replace, the standard perimeter fence, integrating and monitoring all of this surveillance data can be a formidable task.
The addition of new distribution organizations and the augmentation of sales operations with four new personnel will help ensure the company is set up for continued rapid sales growth, the company said.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has halted funding for the Secure Border Initiative-Net, a system of towers, cameras, radar and sensors initially hailed as "the most comprehensive effort in the nation's history" to assist northern and southern border agents with curtailing illegal immigration.
- By Sherleen Mahoney
- May 01, 2010
After the 1983 bombing of the Marine barracks in Lebanon, the Defense Department has been consistently upgrading vehicle access to military bases and their living quarters worldwide. The latest anti-terrorist perimeter access control improvements are being phased in at Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter on Hawaii's island of Oahu.
- By David Dickinson
- Jan 04, 2010
On a typical day at Kruger National Park, the largest game reserve in South Africa, visitors on safari will encounter the Big Five—lions, African elephants, Cape buffalo, leopards and black rhinoceros—living in their natural habitat. In addition to the 147 species of mammals—more than any other African game reserve—the park is home to more than 500 bird and almost 2,000 flower and tree species.
- By Sherleen Mahoney
- Sep 02, 2009
Universal Safety Response (USR), a Smith and Wesson Company, and a provider of perimeter security systems, recently that it has commenced Phase II security upgrades for the Florida State Capitol Complex in Tallahassee. USR provided original Phase I upgrades to the facility in late 2007.
On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI) and Defentect are working together in a research demonstration project run by San Diego State University's Homeland Security Program and the SDSU Immersive Visualization Center (" Viz Center") that focuses on technologies and best practices needed to address the illicit transport of radiological materials used to make dirty bombs.
Thousands of sensitive sites across the world require highly reliable, cost-effective perimeter intrusion detection solutions that meet the wide range of security threats to governments and corporations.
- By Bill Evenson
- Aug 01, 2009
Delta Scientific, a manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems, has announced a less costly, counter balanced electromechanical version of its DSC2000 crash-rated, anti-terrorist vehicle control barricade system to help protect soft targets—such as hotels—throughout the world.
Black & Veatch was selected by the state of Oregon to provide architectural and engineering services for the Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network (OWIN) project that is designed to enhance public safety.
The entire team at Future Fibre Technologies Inc (FFT), composed of developers, manufacturers and installers of fiber-optic intrusion detection systems, has completed the US Department of Homeland Security's Counter-Terrorism Vulnerability Information (CVI) Certification process.
Milestone Systems is the IP video management software being used by South Africa's Kruger National Park to ensure greater safety for wildlife and tourists. The open platform system is easy to upgrade and scale over time and geography.
Preventative efforts are taken in every aspect of daily life—from emergency preparedness to purchasing insurance to installing home security systems.
- By Steve Birkmeier
- Jul 01, 2009
Albert Einstein once wrote, "Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." This sentiment once inspired past generations to look upon nature as a place of discovery, growth and personal development.
- By Kris Rangarajan
- Jul 01, 2009
The new headquarters of the Iranian Ministry of Road and Transportation in Tehran has chosen IndigoVision’s complete IP Video system for its building-wide surveillance. The building is home to the minister and staff who are responsible for Iran’s transport infrastructure including roads, railways, shipping and aviation. The HQ consists of over 20 floors of office space with underground parking and required the very best surveillance technology to match its status as one of the country’s most important ministries.
Knowledge Center™—a daily use incident and event management software application—went live in Pennsylvania's Northeast Counter-Terrorism Task Force (NE-CTTF) in May.
We've written about cargo, port and airport security in the past, but there's nothing like seeing a port first-hand to understand how it all works. Without an up close and personal view, much is left to the imagination of how seagoing vessels arrive in port to unload, only to depart a few days later with hundreds of loaded containers.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Jun 03, 2009