When it comes to discovery, technology has essentially ?been there, done that?. Thanks to satellite imagery, there are no more lost islands, and there are very few civilizations that have been untouched by civilization. However, technology played a huge part in uncovering 17 lost pyramids and thousands of ancient tombs, not to mention other structures in an infrared…
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In the future, there might be no checkout clerks at the supermarket. WSJ reports on how a device at Stop & Shops and Giant supermarkets in the northeast is eliminating checkout lanes and increasing store sales. It's a…
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The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) announced this week that several of its members plan to release commercial access control and intrusion products in 2012 that conform to the organization?s specifications.
Among the companies that will release products that conform to PSIA specs in 2012 include Honeywell, UTC Fire & Security and Tyco.
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Sony has decided to incorporate Intersil Security Link Over Coax (SLOC) technology into a number of its 2011 IP security camera models. It will help to enable the adoption of IP video surveillance.
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The administrative segregation unit of the Colorado State Penitentiary was designed to hold the worst of the worst. So when a new high-security complex at the department?s East Canon Complex south of Denver was planned, it was designed to bring services to the prisoners rather than move prisoners from their cells.
?These guys are locked up 23 hours a day,? said John Jubic,…
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The D-Link DGS-3620 series can be part of a stack up to 12 units high, offering a 40 Gbps data stacking backplane in full-duplex mode.
D-Link has let loose a flurry of new network products, including a…
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"HD CCTV cameras are the result of a marriage between digital security cameras and IP CCTVs. As high visual clarity is the scoring feature of this technology, it can offer its best if put to use in areas where the level of activity is high, like monitoring traffic inflow, security checks at airports, railway stations, metro stations, malls, cinema halls,…
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A man has been captured on CCTV trying to board a train accompanied by a pony.
Shocked staff watched as the man tried to get on the train at Wrexham General station with the white pony in…
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The future looks bright for the video surveillance market, according to a new survey of customers and channel players from…
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RecognizeMe, an application by Chris Simpson (@apocolipse269), allows you to unlock your iDevice using a biometrics facial scan. After training your face in the application, you are able to either unlock your iDevice with the passcode or facial recognition. The application allows you to make multiple trainings to help the recognition go faster. The intensity of the verification…
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The United States has quietly discontinued a post-9-11 program that required men who came to the U.S. from Muslim countries to register with federal authorities, according to the Montreal Gazette.
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The U.S. Secret Service wants to replace its existing telecommunications interception system with a new, all-inclusive intercept platform that can collect, analyze, decode and reconstruct voice, data and Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) communications.
The new system will be used by approximately 250…
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Using bee venom, researchers have developed new bomb detectors that are so sensitive they are capable of detecting a single molecule of an explosive; when chemical engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) coated carbon nanotubes in bombolitins, protein fragments found in bee venom, they discovered that these…
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As we reported in March, a handful of Texas politicians were fed up with being felt-up and were considering a way to ban the TSA's invasive pat-down procedures. Last night, that ban got closer to reality -- or at least closer to…
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