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SSN Staff  - 
Sunday, August 1, 2004

Checkpoint pairs up with CVS

THOROFARE, N.J. - Checkpoint Systems has announced its agreement with CVS/Pharmacy for the chain-wide installation of radio frequency Electronic Article Surveillance.

Checkpoint, a provider of radio frequency product identification and shrink management solutions, will outfit 5,300 CVS stores with its Liberty PX antennas. The completed system will be the Digital RF EAS solution.

Microsoft and Saflink join forces

BELLEVUE, Wash. - Saflink Corp., a provider of biometric security solutions, and Microsoft Corp. have announced that they have formed a strategic partnership to deliver security solutions to homeland security programs.

Saflink and Microsoft will develop border control and identity management projects based on Microsoft’s .NET platform. The products will assist the Department of Homeland Security, along with the other government agencies and private enterprises, in increasing security and operational efficiency.

Saflink has been involved with a number of major projects recently, including the Accenture-led U.S. Visit program.
Neven Vision joins TI network, develops new applications

LOS ANGELES - Neven Vision, a surveillance software developer, has joined the Texas Instruments Digital Signal Processing Third Party Network.

As part of the network, Neven Vision’s software, which runs on digital imaging hardware such as digital and CCTV cameras, will be available to consumer electronics and security companies whose products run on DSP platforms.

In addition to the new partnership, Neven Vision has also created facial analysis software that runs on DSP-based platform applications. In security environments, the software can be used to provide secure physical and information access control.