GARLAND, Texas - In June, Garrett Metal Detectors finished installing the last of $1 million worth of walk-through devices at airports across the United States, which followed GarrettÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ongoing deal as the sole supplier of hand-held metal detectors used by the Transportation Security Administration.
In the last year, Garrett has delivered more than 11,000 of its SuperWands to U.
Standalone locking products, powered by electronic components and made more adaptable with built-in software, are bridging the gap between basic lock and key offerings and more sophisticated networked access control systems.
Electronics is at the heart of this trend combining smart systems with standalone locks, said Tom Harris, vice president-product management for YSG Door Security Consultants, Charlotte, N.
SAN FRANCISCO - A judge in San Francisco County denied the request of the California Alarm Association for a preliminary injunction that would stop police here from implementing an alarm ordinance to make alarm companies operating within city limits legally responsible for collecting and remitting false alarm fines to the city.
Although both sides met in a hearing May 21, the decision was handed down in early June.
WASHINGTON - Security consulting firm The OÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Gara Co. released a report noting that forward-looking companies will find new business opportunities in the Homeland Security market, with federal spending in the private sector market expected to grow to $7.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?