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Boston hotels: Marathon safe, secure, normal

April 23, 2014Amy Canfield

BOSTON—A day after the Boston Marathon brought more than 32,500 runners, hundreds of thousands of spectators and security in full force to the city, hoteliers were basking in the normalcy of the event.“It was very orderly, it was a family event,” Mike Soper, chairman of the International Lodging Safety and Security Association Boston, told Security Director News, the sister publication of Security Systems News.Soper's ILSSA worked over the past year to ensure that marathon-weekend...

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FLIR cameras help police find Boston bombing suspect

April 22, 2013SSN Staff

WILSONVILLE, Ore.—A helicopter with infrared cameras from FLIR Systems helped police confirm a Boston Marathon bombing suspect was hiding in a covered boat behind a residence in Watertown, Mass., according to an SIA news item. Photos taken from a helicopter by the Massachusetts State Police Air Wing show a person—later confirmed to be suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev—hiding in the boat. Oregon-based FLIR manufactures sensing products with a focus on thermal technology. According to a USA...

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