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Corrections gradually embraces innovation in access control

June 20, 2012David McNabb

Biometrics, hand-held alarms, more reliable perimeter detection and other advanced technologies for protecting, identifying and tracking humans are finding their way into North America's prisons, jails and detention centers despite the corrections industry's reputation for foot-dragging when it comes to embracing cutting-edge security.“Corrections is not exactly a leader” in adopting the latest innovation, said Martha Lee, vice president of sales at Ottawa-based Senstar, a global player...

ASTM, Brian Mikiten, corrections, Ian Francisco, Jerry Forstater, Keith Simpson, Martha Lee, Professional Systems Engineering, Secure Control Systems, Security Systems News (SSN), Senstar

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Simpson Security Systems finishing $7m prison job

January 25, 2012Martha Entwistle

ALEXANDRIA, La.—Shrinking profit margins, a common lament among integrators, are something Keith Simpson, CEO of Simpson Security Systems, says he's experienced on smaller commercial jobs, but larger projects remain nicely profitable for his company.Why? There's less competition for “true integration” jobs, Simpson told Security Systems News.“You don't get today [what you used to get] for an eight-camera job,” Simpson said. “There's a broad range of competition...

Federal Bureau of Prisons, Keith Simpson, Kevin Simpson, Simpson Security Systems

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