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What role do / should consultants play in the security technology buying decision?

There's no doubt that the security technology buying decision is a complex one. There are several factors to consider, and no one application will have the same exact needs as another.  This is generally where security consultants come in - to help out with the security buying process and help the end-user decide on the best technology to suit their specific needs. But more specifically, what is their exact role in the security technology buying decision? Let's take a l...

Delta Scientific showcase counter-terrorist vehicle control systems at Delta Equipment Demonstration event

Delta Scientific showcased its new Delta HD300 which is  available with either a fully electric or hydraulic control unit Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that on June 24-25 over 150 government officials, security professionals, integrators and contractors came together at Delta's Fredericksburg office to view anti-terrorism barriers, bollards, cra...

Hydraulic and electrical/mechanical power units for vehicle access control: Pros and Cons

When specifying the vehicle access control system you need to stop a truck-bomber, errant driver or vehicle not authorised to enter your facility, you have to decide among bollards, barriers or barricades. Once you have decided the type you will use, you then have to pick the model to use. Finally, you then need to select the type of power unit you are going to deploy. And, going green is important to many companies and organisations worldwide who are trying to minimise their carbo...

Delta Scientific to showcase its all-electric HD300 barrier at ISC West 2014

HD300 leverages Delta’s proprietary counter-balanced technology to provide a 1.5 second EFO Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that its new HD300 barrier, available with either a fully electric or hydraulic control unit, will stop a 15,000 pound (66.7 Km) vehicle traveling 50 mph (80 kpm). Upon impact, the barrier remains in its foundation and the op...

Delta Scientific’s DSC720-1M bollards stop 15,000 pound flatbed truck creating a M50, P1 ASTM rating

Delta Scientific recently announced that a crash test of its new DSC720-1M bollards, created to stop taller trucks such as those found in Europe and the Mideast from tumbling over anti-terrorist crash-proof bollards, stopped a 15,000 pound (66.7 Km) flatbed truck impacting at 50 miles per hour (80 kph) with only a 0.5 meter penetration of the vehicle, creating an M50, P1 ASTM rating. The bollards caused severe damage to the engine and drive train. “This is the type of stopping power custo...

Delta Scientific DSC720 1M bollards pass ASTM test criteria for an M50 level test

Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that taller trucks, especially those found in Europe and the Middle East, will not be able to tumble over anti-terrorist, crash-proof bollards. In a full scale crash test, the new Delta Scientific DSC720 1M bollards, which raise and lower in seconds, passed an independent lab test following ASTM test criteria for an M50 level test. Tested as a...

Delta Scientific's pneumatic bollards prove to be 60 percent more efficient than electro-mechanical units

Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that federal buildings, corporate headquarters, courthouses, military bases, facilities and other complexes, from airports to seaports, that need to protect people and property are all proponents and users of Delta pneumatic bollards. Considering power requirements as well as installation, operating and maintenance costs, Delta’s pneumati...

Delta Scientific’s DSC207s Embassy vehicle barricade system meets M50/K12 criteria

Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced the successful full scale crash test and product release of Delta’s new DSC207s Embassy vehicle barricade system. The new Embassy barricade is a fully enclosed, shallow foundation wedge barricade with covered front and sides. In a full scale crash test conducted by an independent test lab, the DSC207s met the criteria for an M50/K12 ratin...

Delta Scientific’s 20-foot MP5000 portable vehicle barricade system passes M40 ASTM crash test

Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced the successful full scale crash test and product release of Delta’s 20-foot (6.1 m) MP5000 portable vehicle barricade system. The MP5000 is a towable, rapid deployment vehicle barricade developed for locations that have large vehicle traffic. The full scale crash test was conducted by an independent test lab following ASTM test criteria f...

Delta Scientific ranked ‘Exceptional’ by the US Government, GSA division

The GSA division audited Delta's business practices with the US Government under GSA contract GS07F9982H For the second consecutive year Delta Scientific Corporation has been ranked Exceptional by the US Government, GSA division following their annual audit of Delta's business practices with the US Government under GSA contract GS07F9982H. The categories cover business practices, products, product support, project completions, warranty support and more.

Delta Scientific welcomes Greg Hamm as vice president of sales and marketing

Greg Hamm has played a major role in sales, project management, application engineering and corporate strategic planning Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, recently announced that Greg Hamm, a five-year employee of the company has been named the company’s vice president – sales and marketing. Hamm has been national sales manager for the past two years. As such, h...

Delta Scientific’s DSC288 high security sliding gate meets ASTM M50 and K12 standards

Delta Scientific, the leading manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally recently announced that a new high security sliding gate, which will match the materials used in the perimeter fence, has been successfully full-scale tested to ASTM M50 and K12 standards, allowing no penetration of a 15,000 pound/66.7 kN truck traveling 50 mph/80 kph. The next-generation Delta DSC288 sliding gate also features a shallow foundation of only 33.5 in...

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Delta Scientific’s DSC7090 beam barricade handles over 100 vehicles per hour

Delta Scientific, a manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, announced that its new bolt down DSC7090 beam barricade has passed its crash test garnering an ASTM M30/P1 rating. That means the DSC7090 will stop a 15,000 pound (6800 kg) truck going 30 mph (50 kph) with negative 6.3 feet (1.9 m) of penetration. Raising in only five seconds and lowering in merely two seconds yields a fast cycle rate of over 100 vehicles in and out per h...

How technology contributes to better healthcare facility security

Video, access control and visitor management are among the technologies that are enabling greater safety and security at hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Video surveillance systems enable hospital management and security professionals to know what goes on in and around a medical facility. Recording images in high resolutions (megapixels and gigapixels) is becoming more and more important in healthcare, says Jason Ouellette, Product Line Director – Access Control, Tyco Security P...

Delta Scientific MP5000 portable barriers offers military grade portable protection

Delta Scientific, global manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, has announced that traffic access control professionals can now set up MP5000 portable barriers on concrete, asphalt, compacted soils or vegetation in 15 minutes or less to provide certified M50 stopping power against unauthorised vehicle access. Original models provide M40 protection while the new MP5000 models stop 15,000 pound (6804 kg) medium-duty trucks travelin...

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Delta MP5000 portable barrier disables an intruder vehicle at Naval Air Station - Corpus Christi

Delta Scientific, the prominent manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, announced that, on Monday, October 7, at approximately 7 am, a Delta MP5000 portable barrier stopped a stolen Dodge Ram pick-up truck at an entrance gate of the Naval Air Station - Corpus Christi. The stolen car was chased by the local police onto the base. The barrier then impacted the rear of the vehicle, disabling it. Simultaneously, the Air Station announc...

Delta Scientific's DSC1000 portable barrier and TB100 portable bollard systems guard Sydney's Annual City2Surf Run

Delta Scientific, globally renowned manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, has announced that its innovative DSC1000 portable barrier and TB100 portable bollard systems were rented from Australian-based Knight Brothers to help protect the 85,000 entrants in the world's largest run on 11 August. Both a fun run and a competitive contest, the City2Surf Run covers a 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) course that begins in Sydney's Central Bus...

Delta Scientific deploys Delta MP5000 portable barriers secure Naval Air Station - Corpus Christi

Delta Scientific, global manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, announced that, on February 14, a Delta MP5000 portable barrier stopped a stolen Ford Edge crossover SUV at the North Gate of the Naval Air Station - Corpus Christi. The trespasser had driven across the base to escape but crashed into the Delta unit and erupted into flames. The driver was shot and killed.  Delta MP5000 portable barrier Delta's totally self-cont...