AUSTIN, Texas - The Arlington Independent School District of Texas is currently overhauling its surveillance systems, upgrading cameras within its schools and eyeing a change for its school bus surveillance product.
According to a GE Security press release, 20 of the districtÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s schools are outfitted a with CCTV system.
PHILADELPHIA - A commercial motion detector found in a train car storage yard in Philadelphia was not the making of a terrorist plot, according to the FBI and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. Rather, a full-time SEPTA employee, who also works part-time for an unnamed security alarm company, placed the device in order to be alerted when his supervisors approached.
Our March issue featured pre-show new product announcements, some seminar recommendations and a brief highlight of other events scheduled for ISC West 2004 in Las Vegas, but this monthÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s issue is all about products.
To browse a compilation of the latest in DVRs, access control products, smoke detectors, and just about anything else you could imagine, all scheduled to make their security industry debut at the show, visit our roundup of ISC West New Product introductions.
With the caveat that the information is Ã¢â‚¬Å“quite preliminary,Ã¢â‚¬Â and some topics may be on the table to a higher or lesser degree than others, Lee Richardson, senior electrical engineer and staff liaison for NFPA 72, said the National Fire Protection Association is looking at a number of residence-related topics as it begins its code review process scheduled for completion in July 2006.
Among the issues up for discussion, he said, is the use of alarms that feature a parentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s recorded voice to get the attention of a sleeping child.