Product Profiles: Security

June 10, 2005

The following product descriptions of equipment are offered as a service to readers and are not intended as an endorsement.

PRE-BOARD AIRPORT PASSENGER AND BAGGAGE SCREENING SERVICES are available from FirstLine Transportation Security, one of three private companies providing this service in partnership with the TSA;

THE FLEXSMART™ SERIES OF 13.56 CONTACTLESS SMARTCARD READERS is available from Indala Corporation. Features include full sector/file programmability, encryption key management, and outputs such as Wiegan, ABA Track 2;

HYDRAULIC GATE OPERA-TORS Hydraulic Gate operators for airports are available from HySecurity;

THE SIMPLEX MECHANICAL PUSHBUTTON 1000 SERIES ANTI SPY SHIELD is available from Kaba Access Control. Designed to control access between public and private areas, the Simplex 1000 Series design comes standard with a recessed button area to inhibit outsiders from viewing authorized code entry. For areas susceptible to unauthorized surveillance, a new Anti-Spy Shield is also available;

OUTDOOR PERIMETER INTRUSION DETECTION SEN-SORS AND SYSTEMS are manufactured by Magal-Senstar, Inc. Also available: personal alarm equipment used as a life safety device for personnel working in isolated or hazardous areas;

THE eXsITE™ FAMILY OF EXPLOSION-PROOF VIDEO SECURITY POSITION SYSTEMS is available from Pelco. The system combines a receiver, pan/tilt, and enclosure with an integrated optics package (IOP). The IOP features an auto-focus camera and lens module with programmable features; day/night option;

THE FPS-5 PROCESSOR for Perimeter Products, Inc.’s family of fence-mounted intrusion detection sensors and systems is now available. The processor is designed to communicate all alarm and supervision information, as well as audio, on the same integral fiber transponder;

SECURITY SERVICES are offered by PrimeFlight Aviation Services, which provides security and ground support services for major airlines at more than 60 airports;

THE CHECKPOINT EFFI-CIENCY SYSTEM (CES) is offered by Rapiscan Systems. CES brings the in-line checked baggage screening model to the security checkpoint where it is applied to carry-on baggage screening. Designed to provide increased security, increased passenger throughput, and more space at the checkpoint;

A FULLY BROWSER-BASED ACCESS CONTROL AND CCTV SOLUTION is available from Synergistics, a provider of complete access control systems through the use of advanced cardholder technology. When Presidio, a multi-featured access control system, is used in conjunction with IP camera software, the user is able to control access events while viewing live footage. The system allows users to manage all access events and event images from any location. The user can select an event to view details and footage;

CYBERLOCK® ELECTRONIC LOCKS AND PADLOCKS, designed to control, monitor, and report on access to gated areas, equipment, and storage tanks, are available from Videx, Inc. CyberKeys cannot be duplicated. When installed in existing mechanical lock hardware, cylinders restrict and monitor access, providing a comprehensive audit trail;

DIGITAL AND NETWORKED VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SOLUTIONS are provided by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. Product line includes: digital video recorders, IP addressable cameras, LCD monitors, and software;

BLAST-SAFE™ JET-BLAST/PERIMETER FENCING is available from Transpo Industries, Inc. Designed to protect airport assets, the product features double-reverse corrugated galvanized steel fabric; glare screen protection; a narrow profile for tight locations; and is custom designed for specific sites;

THE VB1001M VIDEO BALUN is available from Vigitron, Inc. Designed to transmit video over UTP for distances up to 1000 feet; does not require power;

COMPUTER SIMULATION AND STAFFING ALLOCATION MODELS to ensure planned screening implementations will provide efficient movement of passengers, baggage, and vehicles are provided by TransSolutions;

SMARTCATCH™ BEHAVIOR RECOGNITION SOFTWARE from Vidient Systems is designed to correctly identify objects and analyze behavior to determine whether or not there is a security threat or a theft occurring in complex secure environments. The software, initially created in NEC laboratories, is currently used at San Francisco International and Salt Lake City International airports; provided by TransSolutions;

TRUSTRAC™ CANTILEVER SLIDE GATES for openings up to 80 feet in double drive applications (box frame to 120 feet) are available from Jamieson Manufacturing Company. Custom manufacturing and access control integration; compliant with current safety standards;

THE BROADWARE MEDIA SERVER from BroadWare Technologies is designed to allow customers to view, manage, and store airport video. Video is distributed independent of format, time, and geography. The solution expands to include integration with access control and video analytics, focusing on security personnel on video associated with intelligent alarms and aberrant behavior;

GUARD TOWER™ TAUT WIRE SYSTEM is available from Zareba Security. The multi-mode sensor barrier perimeter security system is designed to identify the point of intrusion to within ten feet, sending an alarm to central security control monitors, and simultaneously directing surveillance cameras on the point of intrusion. The system can be set for alarm only, low voltage, or non-lethal electric fence mode, based on the threat level or time of day;

AN INTEGRATED AVIATION SECURITY SOLUTION is available from ARINC. Designed to provide a complete, secure environment at airports while addressing all functional areas, including passenger and baggage flow, secured area access, perimeter security, and an operations center where airport staff can manage a threat;

EXAMINER 3DX® 6500 EXPLOSIVES DETECTION SYSTEM is available from L-3 Communications Security & Detection Systems. The system has passed EDS certification tests at TSA to its 100 percent threat mass detection requirement and is capable of screening up to 600 bags per hour;

EXITSENTRY™ is available from Cernium, Inc. Developed to ensure that no person or object could enter a passenger exit lane from the wrong direction in order to avoid security screening;

SECURITY SYSTEMS are provided by Johnson Controls, Inc. Offerings include access control, biometrics, intelligent video, digital video recording, voice communications, badging, and perimeter protection;

ACCESS CONTROL SOFTWARE is available from AMAG Technology. The company’s version 5.0 access control software is designed to provide graphical calendars, system-wide code visualizations, and real-time alarm statistics;

SAFSOLUTION® from SAFLINK® is an enterprise-grade security solution designed to replace Windows® passwords and smart card PINs with biometric authentication;