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Submitted on February 2, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The Transportation Security Administration has already conducted background checks on the 2.7 million hazmat drivers, based on their names, to find out if any of them presented a potential terrorist threat. From May 31, drivers who want to renew or...
Submitted on February 2, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The relevance of the scheme is that household broadband fibre could allow the domestic market to be opened to video monitoring, among other things. The Tasmanian Government will contribute $A3 million to the 2-year pilot, which is called the Tasmanian...
Submitted on February 2, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Robert Bonner, CBP Commissioner, announced during the recent Customs Trade Symposium in Washington, D.C., that he was ready to take the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program to the next level, which he called "C-TPAT Plus". C-TPAT Plus would provide...
Submitted on February 1, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Leading the research study, Dr Clive Alabaster (pictured) of the Radar Systems Group at Cranfield University, says: “This research study is important because MMW frequencies are increasingly being used in a large number of applications…including airport security check-points.   “To date,...
Submitted on February 1, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Sales were $717.2 million in the fourth quarter, up 10.6 percent from $648.4 million a year ago. Diebold earned slightly under $184 million, or $2.54 per share, on sales of $2.38 billion, up 12.9 percent from 2003. The Thomson First...
Submitted on January 31, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
According to Management Today, Newton comes from the classic mould of entrepreneurs: “restless, awkward, driven, demanding”. The Management Today report read in part: “It is a sign of oursecurity-obsessed times that this year's winner of the MT Top 100Entrepreneurs is...
Submitted on January 25, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Australia’s Vision Systems was 14th in the rankings, with a turnover in 2003 of $US63 million, up a solid 8.5 per cent on the previous year. The survey takes into account a company’s total turnover across 2 years, allowing a...
Submitted on January 25, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
 Installing such systems on commercial airlines would cost an estimated $US11 billion in the U.S. alone, with operating costs ramping up to $2.1 billion annually upon full operational capability, according to the RAND report. Over 20 years, the cost to...
Submitted on January 20, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
For the first time in Victoria, bodyguards will be required to be licensed and security equipment installers and security advisors will be required to be registered with the industry regulator, Licensing Services Division (LSD) of the Victoria Police.   The new...
Submitted on January 20, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
GE's "Yxlon XES 3000(R)" system, which uses X-ray diffraction technology to identify the chemical signature of explosives, is the first non-computed tomography (CT) based technology to meet the TSA's certification standards for the detection of explosive devices. To date, GE...
Submitted on January 13, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Integrated security system provider Creative Vistas Inc. says it will acquire dataBahn Inc. of Farmers Branch, Texas, for undisclosed terms. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Founded in 2002, dataBahn provides satellite-based Internet, voice and data services to...
Submitted on January 13, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The transaction, which also requires approval from the European Commission, is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2005. Honeywell previously announced its offer to acquire Novar on December 13, 2004. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
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