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Written by Taleen Merjanian
Building a safe and secure environment for school campuses can be overwhelming when you consider what is at stake.
Written by SP&T Staff
Emergency vehicles in Surrey, B.C. should have an easier time getting through intersections thanks to Global Traffic Technologies Canada (GTT), which recently contracted with the City of Surrey for the implementation of its Opticom traffic preemption solution. This system works alongside intersection controllers to help “ensure emergency vehicles can move through intersections rapidly and safely”.
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Delta Scientific, the manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems, says 20 Delta MP5000 mobile deployable vehicle crash barriers have been ordered by the U.S. Secret Service to protect participants and observers from terrorists using vehicles as a weapon. Provided through Global Access Control Systems (Pittsburgh), these mobile deployable vehicle crash barriers carry a K8 rating (M40 ASTM rating), stopping 7.5 ton (6400 Kg) vehicles traveling 40 mph (64 kph), according to the company.
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Chicago’s Soldier Field has upgraded its security system to include Axis Communications’ high-resolution network video cameras. Axis partnered with Convergint Technologies and Genetec to create the solution for the venue that hosts the Chicago Bears and many other events throughout the year.
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Groupe Partouche, a casino and hotel group in France, has partnered with MeReal Biometrics in for a real-world test and case study to transform its business using the MeReal Biometrics smart cards. The initial test will take place in two of the group's 42 casino and hotel properties.
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Kiwanis Village Lodge, a care facility for seniors in Nanaimo, B.C., has selected a new IP-based access control system from Kantech that features one-button door controller enrollment and the ability to leverage the facility’s existing infrastructure to ensure continuity of services to the lodge’s residents.
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Architects, specifying engineers, designers and building owners can receive an overview of Legrand products that contribute toward LEED certification with the “LEED with Legrand Product Guide.”
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The Atlanta Police Department (APD) is purchasing 1,015 Axon Flex and Body 2 cameras from Axon, a division of TASER. APD secured a five-year unlimited subscription to the Axon cloud solution, Evidence.com, to help store, manage and share data from the body cameras and other digital evidence sources. The department has requested an eight-month staged deployment starting in 2017.
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Baseball teams from around the world converged on Williamsport, Penn., in late August for the 70th annual Little League Baseball World Series championship. And, as it has for the past 18 years, security systems provider Lenel was there to help keep the iconic summer event safe and secure.
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To better serve and support its professional customers who design, build and maintain living and work spaces, Legrand North America has launched a new, mobile-friendly website.
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Tenants in Toronto Community Housing can no longer access their buildings’ televised “lobby channel” unless they subscribe to Rogers cable network. The Toronto Star reports that the change is the result of Rogers upgrading its cable networks at more than 200 Toronto Community Housing apartment properties.
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A multi-sensor, fixed chemical detection system has been installed in a Manhattan building to protect the asset and its tenants from a targeted terrorist attack or accidental release of toxic industrial chemicals.
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Implant Sciences announced that its QS-B220 desktop explosives and drugs trace detector has been deployed to more than 160 airports across the United States and Europe over the past twelve months.
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An innovative solution to prevent criminal activities will be deployed during the 2016 Olympic and Paralymic Games in Brazil this year. Security authorities responsible for safeguarding the events have chosen Altave’s Altave Omni Aerostats as a key surveillance technology.
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A seamless integration of Kantech access control, DSC intrusion and exacqVision video from Tyco Security Products now protects Camosun College’s two campuses in Victoria, B.C.
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Global retailer Cole Haan has selected March Networks and Diebold Inc. for its enterprise-class video solution to help reduce shrink, enhance security and resolve liability claims in all of its 117 North American locations.
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Eighty iris readers are now in use at world’s largest particle physics laboratory.
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Alzheimer's and dementia are, unfortunately, diseases that are becoming more prevalent in our society. As more people are diagnosed more strain is put on existing services in providing care for patients and respite for caregivers. One company has approached the market with an innovative solution, geared to making life easier for patients and caregivers, in a comfortable setting with familiarity in what Alzheimer's and dementia patients need.
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Power management company Eaton announced it is providing mass notification solutions for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City. The 9/11 Memorial selected Eaton’s ALERiTY mass notification platform to communicate emergency messages to personnel and visitors located on the Memorial grounds.
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Microsoft recently expanded in the retail market by deploying kiosks in over 30 locations throughout the United States and Canada.
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