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IMS: Demand for mass notification systems expected to soar

May 24, 2013SSN Staff

LONDON—In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing and the ensuing manhunt, as well as the Sandy Hook massacre, governments, schools and other organizations are turning to mass notification systems to protect public safety, which is expected to fuel a 30 percent spike in demand for the North American market, according to IMS Research, now part of IHS.The research firm expects spending on MNS in North America to rise to $2.1 billion in 2017, up from $1.6 billion in 2013, according to a new report...

Boston Marathon bombings, Department of Defense, Fort Hood, IHS, IMS Research, mass notification systems, physical security, Sandy Hook, SSN


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Suppliers

Will-Burt acquires two business lines from Diebold

January 14, 2013SSN Staff

ORRVILLE, Ohio—The Will-Burt Company, a manufacturer of telescoping mast and tower solutions for surveillance, has acquired LINX Security Solutions, an access control line, according to a company statement. Will-Burt also acquired Diebold's security filing cabinet and vault door business.Included in the LINX access control business line is its GateMaster, an automated gate entry solution designed to manage the entry of vehicles and pedestrians onto a base or other campus setting. The solution...

Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, GateMaster, John Stroia, LINX, Will-Burt


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Suppliers

New Cross Match CEO wants to further develop solutions business

March 10, 2011Martha Entwistle

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.—On his sixth day on the job March 7, David Buckley, the new president and CEO of Cross Match Technologies, told Security Systems News that his goal is to “continue the evolution of the company from being just a technology player into providing a full set of solutions for the customer.” Cross Match provides biometric identity management systems that capture and process biometric information. Its technologies including fingerprint, palm and full hand scanners,...

Cogent, Cross Match, David Buckley, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, L-1, Vectronix


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