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Identix lands defense contract

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MINNETONKA, Minn. - Fingerprint biometric company Identix said it had landed a contract from the U.

ISC West Las Vegas

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International Security Conference West 2003
Wednesday, March 26-
Friday, March 28
Tuesday, March 25-
Thursday, March 28
Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. 

It’s back to Las Vegas for this year’s International Security Conference, and this year the show is later in the season and the weather warmer.

City council fails to veto L.A. non-response


LOS ANGELES - A controversial non-response policy for Los Angeles is one step closer to reality after a vote by the Los Angeles City Council fell two shy of over-running a policy approved by the police commission.

The Feb.

Intelli-Check partners with Bioscrypt

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American Building Control board members, CEO resign

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LEWISVILLE, Texas - American Building Control, formerly known as Ultrak, saw changes in its top levels of management as the company’s chief executive officer and three members of the board of directors announced their resignations.

Company officials did not say in a press release why Chief Executive Officer Niklaus Zenger resigned, but attributed a new business strategy at the company to his tenure.

False alarm ordinance watch

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Albuquerque, N.M.

ISC West seminar picks

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ISC officials boast that this year’s seminar offering is bigger and better than in year’s past. Below are some seminars that installing dealers have picked as their top selections to take in at the show.

Swing toward proactive technology fueled by software advancements

The latest advancements in intelligent software are putting the industry in a more dynamic mode

As the demand for and use of video surveillance grows, so has the need for intelligent software to drive and refine these systems. Security companies, software manufacturers and others are increasingly jumping into the fray with software that not only expands the scope of how images are captured, but then processes the resulting information for optimal results.

Good economics make the case


If all seems rosy for security industry software developers, there still exists the challenge of getting companies to invest in acquiring the latest technology.

Larry Bowe, director-product management and alliance development for Loronix, said the issue for the industry “is to articulate the return on investment.

What’s on tap for ISC West

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- "SIA and Homeland Security in the 108th Congress: Issues for the Security Industry in 2003" on March 26 at 10 a.m.

- "Reaching the Federal Market – Insight into GSA's Federal Supply Schedules Program" on March 26 at 1 p.m.

- "Understanding Federal Government Security Criteria" on March 25 at 10 a.m.

- "Homeland Security and Unconventional Weapons" on March 25 at 10:00 a.m.

- "The Use of Smart Cards in Privacy-Sensitive Secure Identification Systems" at 10 a.m. on March 26.



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