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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
Supply chains can be thrown into disarray for many reasons. A severe storm can delay urgently needed raw materials. A major dock strike can halt the movement of goods. Then there are low-probability, high-impact incidents such as an earthquake or...
Submitted on August 14, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
According to Mr. Howard, ASIO now has greater funding that any time since the Cold War and has doubled in size, while $A872 million has been allocated to improving intelligence. Mr Howard called on private industry to continue spending on...
Submitted on August 14, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
"We are excited to be working with Plug Power, a leading-edge provider of new technologies targeted at the telecommunications industry," said Terrence Cummings, vice president and general manager, Tyco Electronic Installation Services. "This relationship will enhance the growth opportunities available...
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...
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