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Submitted on August 30, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
One of the consequences of this proposed plan could be the end of production at Ferndale, South Wales. Final assembly of high pressure cylinders would move to the Chubb national distribution centre near Birmingham. 156 jobs would be affected in...
Submitted on August 30, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
One obstacle to further shrink small wireless devices has been trying to fit all the components onto one chip but U-M researchers have built a tiny silicon-compatible antenna and frequency resonator that will do just that. The antenna and resonator...
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
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...
Submitted on August 14, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
It’s a departure from the usual technique where holes are made in the casing of bombs and then try to use a number of methods to force the explosive out of the casing. The challenge with the forcing process is...
Submitted on August 14, 2004 | Security Electronics and Networks
“Digital One is a progressive new approach to video security and surveillance systems operation that embodies both existing analog systems products and new digital IP-based systems products,” Panasonic Vice President Frank Abram said in a statement. “It is an all-encompassing...
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...
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