SSN Staff  - 
Monday, March 1, 2004

Identix wins $600,000 live-scan contract

MINNETONKA, Minn. - Identix Inc. has won a contract with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department to provide full-hand live scan systems for deployment in the department’s jail facilities throughout San Diego County.

The contract, valued at more than $600,000, includes Identix TouchPrint 3800 Booking Stations with full hand scanners and associated central site equipment to provide printing of hand cards and transmission of those records to the California Department of Justice.

Identix expects to ship and install the Live Scan systems by the end of its current fiscal year, which ends June 30.
IR taps Lamach to lead Security and Safety sector

CARMEL, Ind. - Ingersoll-Rand’s Security and Safety sector has a new man at the helm, with a former executive from Johnson Controls coming on board to head up this business unit.

Ingersoll-Rand announced in February that Michael Lamach has been named president of the company’s Security and Safety Sector, beginning Feb. 16. In addition, he was elected senior vice president of Ingersoll-Rand by the company’s board of directors.

Lamach replaces Randy Smith, who left his position as president of Ingersoll-Rand’s Security and Safety Sector in July of 2003 to take a position with its Climate Control business.
Verint to help secure Southern Calif. water district

MELVILLE, N.Y. - Verint Systems Inc. has won a contract with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to provide its Digital Video Solution in support of the water district’s perimeter security.

Verint’s solution will allow the water district, which provides 1.7 billion gallons of water each day to 18 million people in Southern California, to centrally manage and analyze video transmitted over both wireless and wireline networks. Johnson Controls will work in conjunction with Verint to deliver the solution to the water district.