Surveillance & Security News for March 2014

Keyscan access control system secures facility, staff, and patients at Hartgrove Hospital in Chicago, Illinois

The Keyscan system now controls over 130 doors at Hartgrove Hospital A behavioral health hospital faces a unique set of security challenges. It requires a full security solution that is flexible, and reliable to address a wide range of security issues. For Hartgrove Hospital in Chicago Illinois, the choice to go with a Keyscan Access Control system to provide this full solution was clear from the very beginning. Hartgrove Hospital employs roughly 500 individuals, from adminis...

Keyscan security access control readers secure Williamson Medical Center in Tennessee

The Keyscan readers create an alarm that sounds if the cabinet door is held open for more than 90 seconds There is no glory for the well prepared. Heroes tend to emerge in the triumph over crisis. But what about those people that have the foresight to prevent calamity? Where is the praise for those people that carry out their due diligence and are constantly ensuring the safety of others? Being responsible for the security of others is never an easy task, with threats emerging...

Delta’s DSC 600 Shallow Foundation Bollards help protect a Major League baseball stadium from car bombings

Delta’s 2-bollard modules will stop and destroy a 15,000-pound truck traveling 50 miles per hour Vehicle attack is a harsh reality in our modern society and large public gatherings, such as sports events, are considered to be potential terrorist targets. A baseball stadium, its fans and the American pastime are all at risk. In fact, back in March 2005, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) identified a dozen possible strikes it viewed most devastating, including...

3M showcases its library productivity and security products at upcoming events

3M will display its Cloud Library and SelfCheck Interface at ALA Midwinter Meeting and OLA Super Conference 3M Library Systems announces the Canadian launch of the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending System. Highly anticipated, this expansion makes Canada the first country outside of the U.S. to gain access to the service. 3M Library Systems is discussing the upcoming expansion at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, January 24-28 in Philadelphia, Pa. Canada’s...

DRS and Thales venture demonstrates advanced mine-hunting capabilities with the US Navy

AAC T-SAS system is an upgraded version of the TSM 2054 Side Scan Sonar, which is towed from both manned and unmanned vessels Advanced Acoustic Concepts (AAC), a joint venture between DRS Technologies and Thales, successfully demonstrated advanced mine-hunting capabilities with the US Navy during the 2013 Fleet Experimentation (FLEX) Unmanned Systems (UxS) Campaign. By towing the unmanned high resolution synthetic aperture sonar (T-SAS), the system detected all exercise mines...

DRS upgrades its RedRock Integrated Geolocation system with multiple target acquisition features

DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company an experienced leader in border security technology, announced significant upgrades to its popular RedRock Integrated Geolocation system with the addition of high-speed frequency scanning and multiple target acquisition features. The enhancements boost performance in the field when identifying targets that are using radio frequency signals. With high-speed scanning, users are able to identify multiple targets offering a more rapid situational asse...

DRS MICROSITE: DRS awards winners of its second annual Student Infrared Imaging Competition

The awards ceremony was held at the DRS facilities in Melbourne, Florida DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced the winners of its second annual Student Infrared Imaging Competition, a contest that allows students to showcase their innovative ideas using thermal imaging technologies. The awards ceremony was held at the DRS facilities in Melbourne, Florida. The winners for the “Best Overall Project” were, Will Warren, Daniel Yang and Yuncong...

DRS receives contract from the US Coast Guard to continue its maintenance, repair and overhaul work in Elizabeth City, NC

DRS’ Technical Services group will continue to provide MRO services to Coast Guard C-130 aircraft for one year DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced recently it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to continue its maintenance, repair and overhaul work at the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Under the contract, DRS’s Technical Services group will continue to provide maintenance,...

DRS unveils its compact, low power design HF switch matrix

DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced recently that it has released the latest generation high-performance switch matrix, a module that connects electronic signal inputs and outputs, such as an antenna to a receiver. Dubbed the SI-9332, the switch matrix is packaged in an industry-leading compact, lightweight, low power design. Its chassis uses only one-tenth of the rack space of comparable units, weighs less than 18 pounds, and consumes less than 130 watts of power. Deve...

DRS’ ARMOR Rugged Mobile Solutions to help FDNY better respond to emergencies and manage medical information

FDNY determined the DRS solution best supports mission-critical tasks that require connectivity DRS Technologies, Inc., A Finmeccanica Company, announced recently that the Fire Department, City of New York (FDNY) will be using ARMOR™ Rugged Mobile Solutions to better respond to emergencies and manage medical information gathered at the scene. FDNY has placed an order with the award-winning leader in the public safety industry for systems, including rugged tablet com...

IDIS launches its new website showcasing DirectIP solution suite

The IDIS website will provide a resource for detailed product specifications, customer support and case studies IDIS has launched a new website ahead of its DirectIP™ launch in May at IFSEC International. The new website reveals the new IDIS suite of high-definition (HD) cameras, network video recorders (NVR) and video management system (VMS) built on the game changing DirectIP™ framework. The website will provide a resource for detailed product specification...

DRS pursues US CBP IFT program to provide border security technology along the southwest border of the United States

DRS develops and integrates technology to inspect people crossing borders using fixed and mobile cameras DRS Technologies has announced its intention to pursue the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Integrated Fixed Towers (IFT) program to provide border security technology along the southwest border of the United States. DRS is a world leader in sensor, network computing, and Command, Control and Communications technology, the central elements of detection, tracki...

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