Detex Corporation of New Braunfels, Texas, offers Electric Dogging EasyKits, which are designed for any door in any type of building where imminent danger to occupants requires immediate and simultaneous locking of multiple doors within the facility. When energized, and after the pushpad is depressed, the pushpad and the latch bolt remain retracted, providing push-pull operation. An onboard key switch provides complete control of each device to key holders. Immediate relocking of all devices is accomplished via an external single switch or through a fire alarm input. LEDs offer visual indications of system status. All components required for installation are included in one kit. Additional kits without the central control switch can be ordered for facilities with multiple doors.
AlliedBarton of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, has launched a strategic partnership program that offers clients best-in-class security-related products and services. In addition to providing security officer services, the company will offer a full spectrum of carefully researched security solutions to add value to a company’s overall physical security program. Because the security products are not proprietary to AlliedBarton, it can help clients find the best solutions for their specific needs rather than trying to make a certain product work for all customers.
American Science and Engineering
The Gemini parcel x-ray inspection system from American Science and Engineering, Inc., of Billerica, Massachusetts, is a multi-technology parcel and baggage inspection system that combines patented Z Backscatter technology with dual-energy transmission for superior threat detection. Z Backscatter provides enhanced detection of organic materials such as explosives. Gemini is available in three tunnel sizes (Gemini 6040, Gemini 7555, and Gemini 100100) to inspect air cargo, large packages, break-bulk cargo, mail, and other small parcels at customs checkpoints, high-threat facilities, building lobbies, air-cargo facilities, and mailrooms.
Vicon of Hauppauge, New York, has introduced the new HD Surveyor PTZ Dome, an ONVIF-compliant 1.3 megapixel network camera housed within a high-performance dome. The camera transmits H.264 and MPEG-4 high-definition video at 30 frames per second and features 18X optical zoom and12X digital zoom. It is offered in indoor, outdoor, pressurized, and maximum-security housings, with many mounting options, all of which offer modularity with Vicon’s original line of housings and mounts. The dome provides continuous 360-degree panning with exceptional zoom, focus, pan, and tilt speeds. It offers privacy masking as well as many other programmable features. It performs well in all light conditions due to sophisticated video processing that includes digital noise reduction, backlight compensation, and wide dynamic range.
Liquid Threat Detection
Smiths Detection of Morristown, New Jersey, has introduced the RespondeR Bottled Liquid Scanner (BLS), which can accurately distinguish threat liquids from benign liquids in unopened glass and plastic bottles. Screening liquids in sealed bottles reduces inspection time, increasing throughput. The system utilizes Raman spectroscopy technology and features a touch screen display with a simple user interface. Bottles are placed inside a safety enclosure where contents are scanned with a laser source. Within 20 seconds results are compared to the on-board threat library. If no threat is detected, the display reads “NO THREAT FOUND” in green. Otherwise the display reads “THREAT FOUND” in red and the operator can elect to perform an optional secondary identification scan.
NetWayM Managed PoE Midspans from Altronix of Brooklyn, New York, automatically provide the precise power required by cameras or edge devices with a maximum output of 30 watts per port. The units are IEEE 802.3af and IEEE 802.3at (PoE Plus) compliant to support both power over Ethernet (PoE) and non-PoE devices. They offer automatic detection and protection of legacy non-PoE devices. Power allocation for each port is programmed via an Ethernet port that also facilitates status monitoring by PC. Unused ports can be disabled to prevent unauthorized network connections. Cameras and other devices can be located up to 100 meters from the midspans and can be extended in 100-meter increments using repeater modules.
EasyLobby Secure Visitor Management (SVM) from EasyLobby, Inc., of Needham, Massachusetts, automates the entire process of registering a visitor and printing a badge. Users capture detailed visitor information in seconds from a license, passport, or business card, while keeping all information confidential. The system provides enterprise-class visitor monitoring, tracking, reporting, badge printing, web-based preregistration of guests by employees, and access control integration. The affordable software is feature-rich, customizable, and easy to use to analyze visitor data and run queries and reports. The system offers integrated badge design with hundreds of built-in templates. A comprehensive watch list feature supports government-denied part list screening and registered sex offender database screening.
Securitas Security Services USA
Securitas Security Services USA of Parsippany, New Jersey, is the most locally focused security company in the United States, with more than 450 branch managers and more than 100,000 security officers who provide security solutions to meet the specific needs of thousands of businesses. Securitas USA’s services include guarding services, patrols and inspections, access control, concierge and receptionist services, security console operators, alarm response, and specialized client requested services. From small businesses to large corporations, Securitas employees are making a difference.
Research Electronics International
Research Electronics International (REI) of Algood, Tennessee, provides equipment and technology to protect against the loss of intangible assets and intellectual property. The OSCOR Blue Spectrum Analyzer performs RF signal acquisition and analysis at speeds of 24 GHz per second, detecting unknown, illegal, and disruptive rogue transmissions across a wide frequency spectrum. The TALAN Telephone and Line Analyzer inspects, analyzes, and tests digital telephone lines and other wiring for taps and other eavesdropping devices. The ORION Non-Linear Junction Evaluator detects hidden electronic devices, regardless of whether the device is radiating, hard wired, or even turned off. The company’s Center for Technical Security offers the largest commercially available technical surveillance countermeasures training facility in the world.
LexisNexis Screening Solutions
LexisNexis Screening Solutions of Alpharetta, Georgia, helps customers protect the reputation of their organization by staying compliant and identifying risk associated with employees, contractors, and vendors. State-of-the-art background check tools, drug and alcohol tests, fingerprint screening, and behavior assessments support advanced technology and comprehensive data solutions to allow users make the right decisions quickly about the people on site. Background check solutions are backed by service excellence, compliance updates, and best practices. A company’s most valuable asset is its people.
The iDispatch Security Dispatch System from iView Systems of Oakville, Ontario, Canada, provides an easy-to-use software tool for improved security officer dispatch and workflow management. The dispatch system provides a real-time view of all current activity with full officer status and assignment. Personnel availability, status, and location are immediately visible for efficient deployment and dispatch detail tracking. The complete dispatch solution is integrated within the iTrak Incident Reporting and Risk Management platform taking advantage of existing personnel, location, and daily log reporting.
Garrett Metal Detectors
A hand-held pinpointing detector from Garrett Metal Detectors of Garland, Texas, can precisely and rapidly pinpoint buried and hidden metallic objects, weapons, and evidence. The CSI PRO-POINTER, used in conjunction with an effective ground-search metal detector such as Garrett’s CSI 250, is a cost-effective solution for recovery of metallic evidence in crime scene investigations. This lightweight detector features continuous audible and vibrating alarms that increase in intensity based on proximity to the metallic target. Its scraping blade allows the user to rake through the soil while digging for a target. Convenient to carry in its supplied belt holster, it is durable, water-resistant, and includes an LED flashlight to assist during low-light searches. Garrett metal detectors are made in America.