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Stranded in the South Atlantic

April 27, 2012Rich Miller

AURORA, Ill.—As a veteran of the alarm industry, Bob Bonifas knows how important redundancy is for central stations. As a global adventurer recently stranded on a sub-Antarctic island, he now knows it's crucial for passenger ships, too.Bonifas, president and CEO of Alarm Detection Systems, based here, was among 73 passengers stranded for 10 days on South Georgia Island after engine problems crippled their cruise ship, the 293-foot Plancius. The vessel was on a 31-day sightseeing tour, bound...

Alarm Detection Systems (ADS), Bob Bonifas, Security Systems News (SSN), Sir Ernest Shackleton, South Georgia Island

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