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Submitted on August 30, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
Australia has a number of pilot passport programs under way but bringing them into operation and upgrading every Australian's passport will take a long time. It's not just privacy issues that challenge implementation of biometric passports. Getting hardware and software...
Submitted on August 30, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
"Their technology will help us transition proprietary analog-based CCTV products rapidly into digital, network systems," said Dan Reese, director of CCTV Product Management for Bosch, in a prepared statement. VCS develops and manufactures networked-based surveillance products, including imaging servers, DVRs,...
Submitted on August 22, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
"Silicon is the most common semiconductor, but it has not been useful for detecting ultraviolet light until now," said Munir Nayfeh, a professor of physics at Illinois and a researcher at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. "Ultraviolet...
Submitted on August 22, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
NiceTrack supplies law enforcement agencies, internal security and intelligence organizations to improve their telecommunication interception and analysis capabilities to aid them in the ever-more sophisticated fight against terrorism, crime and other threats to security. NICE's technology overcomes various technological and...
Submitted on August 20, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
The big challenge for emergency services teams was trying to ensure victims were reached without compromising their own safety and in the end the task was too difficult. In the aftermath, West Midlands chief inspector Surjeet Manku, said there was...
Submitted on August 20, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
Not limited to metal, MMW-based systems can detect the possession of ceramic weapons, plastic explosives, drugs, and other contraband. L-3 Security & Detection Systems has embarked on an aggressive program to develop and commercialize an advanced MMW imaging portal for...
Submitted on August 14, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
According to London’s Observer newpaper, the plan stems from the fear that the area around Big Ben and Parliament are vulnerable to attacks from truck bombs. Since a rash of IRA bombings 10 years ago led to street closures, and...
Submitted on August 14, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
Wesley Harper, NVT’s Managing Director said, “We are deeply honored that our hard work in developing export markets has been rewarded with such a prestigious award. NVT’s commitment to export growth and its ability to succeed in new and emerging...
Submitted on August 14, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
According to the PTA, more than 16 times as many people use public transport like buses, ferries and trains, compared with domestic air travel. PTA president William Millar says that transit organisations have spent around $US1.7 billion on raising security...
Submitted on August 14, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
It’s feared that smart crooks could uncover details of a smart card from the signals emanating from a reader. Hitachi worked with Technische Universitaet Darmstadt to develop the technology and company says it plans to bring the cards to market...
Submitted on August 14, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
ASIS will provide Ridge's department with access to more than 27,000 security professionals in the U.S., many of them responsible for protecting life and property in private corporations and other institutions that are parts of our national critical infrastructures. This...
Submitted on August 14, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
The review showed that of those present during a house fire, 74 per cent thought they’d never experience a fire and 50 per cent said they had no house fire escape plan in place. And while 64 per cent said...
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