NYPA Installs Perimeter Area Security Monitoring System

By | Industry News, QTSI News

Seismic-Acoustic Sensing Technology will Enhance Security; Helps Realize Governor Cuomo’s Goal for More Resilient Energy System The New York Power Authority (NYPA) today announced plans to use a $65,000 research grant to install an innovative perimeter area security monitoring system that will demonstrate the use of underground sensors to strengthen existing security and provide monitoring beyond physical perimeter fencing. This technology helps advance Governor Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) strategy to build a more resilient, as well as cleaner and more affordable, energy system for all New Yorkers. “This is cutting-edge technology that uses underground sensors to detect seismic or…

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Integrated with Milestone XProtect™ VMS Solutions

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Quantum Technology Science’s Vector Series intrusion detection system is now available for Milestone VMS users upgrading to XProtect 2017 R1. Vector directly integrates into the Milestone VMS XProtect Alarm Manager console to provide advanced alert messaging and initiate deterrence devices and slewing of cameras to the point of the intrusion. Immediately available for new customers, or as a seamless upgrade without a software update required from Quantum, simple integration eases installation or upgrading from 2016 R3 editions. It uses the existing configuration files to easily upgrade with minimal configuration changes to minimize any gaps in security awareness during the transition….

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Cross Texas Transmission Enhances Physical Security

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Austin, Texas – September 13, 2016 – Cross Texas Transmission (CTT), a utility company regulated by the Public Utility Commission of Texas, announces recent physical security upgrades at some of its key critical assets in advance of deadlines associated with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards. Upgrades to CTT’s security include leveraging a cornerstone solution from Quantum Technology Sciences that uses seismic-acoustic sensors to automatically detect, classify and report on activity around critical assets. Quantum’s sensor systems were integrated seamlessly with existing more traditional security infrastructure to further enhance and provide implementation of more…

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Quantum’s Gunshot Detection Wins New Product of the Year for 2016

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DALLAS – August 31, 2016 – Quantum Technology Sciences recently earned 2016 New Product of the Year for intrusion detection from Security Products magazine and SecurityToday.com. An independently juried panel selected Quantum’s gunshot detection capability for outstanding and noteworthy product development achievement by a security equipment manufacturer. Security Products magazine will present the award to Quantum during the ASIS International 62nd Seminar in Orlando, Florida on September 12 – 15, 2016, where the company will be exhibiting its intrusion detection product line, know as Vector. The award-winning gunshot detection and classification capability enhances critical asset situational awareness by providing real-time notification of…

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Quantum CEO Tinker to Speak at Grid Resilience & Security Conference

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Noted tactical seismologist and Quantum Technology Sciences CEO Mark Tinker, Ph.D. will serve as a featured speaker on “Integrating Practical Technologies to Overcome Challenges in Physical Infrastructure Protection” during Grid Resilience and Security, a Marcus Evans conference. On July 14, 2016, Tinker will participate in an interactive securitytechnologies panel discussion along with Duke Energy Managing Director of Enterprise Protective Services Darren Myers and Omaha Public Power District Manager of Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Dennis Snook. Tinker will provide insight into new technologies, which raise operational efficiency, mitigate risk and strengthen security through increased situational awareness for electrical utilities. He…

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Protecting the Grid from Active Shooters

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  Originally published by Security Infowatch The facts are simple, straightforward, well-known, and unsettling. Gunfire and power utility substations are not friends. There are people in America with the means and motivation to disrupt local, regional and even national power distribution. In 2013, the Metcalf substation shooting highlighted the vulnerability of the nation’s electrical grid and became a case study regarding the expense of repairing and hardening of electrical system assets. Metcalf was an iconic event but multiple other shootings preceded it and have followed in Florida, New York, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Vermont, and Arizona. The risks and impacts are…

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Vector is the Future of Perimeter Detection

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Terry Mayben Electronics Engineer Staff/Security Systems Integration at Lockheed Martin I don’t usually go out of my way to “advertise” another company’s products, but QTSI isn’t just another company… I had the pleasure of working alongside Quantum Technology Sciences on an oceanic detection grid study a few years ago, and was very impressed with their professionalism, willingness to listen, and their efforts to provide us with the best solution possible. Today, I continue to be amazed by their forward thinking and innovative product lines. As a security integrator, I’m always looking for industry-bending solutions to access control and intrusion detection…

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Trippe Becomes Interim Board Chair

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cocoa Beach, Fla. – February 24, 2016 – Quantum Technology Sciences, a perimeter intrusion detection solution provider, announces the board appointment and interim chairmanship of Stephen Trippe. Trippe assumes the chairmanship from Company Founder Freddie “Chick” Garcia who will remain as a director. Trippe, an energy industry veteran, made a career of successfully launching and selling entities in various industry segments including upstream oil and gas, midstream services, and energy marketing. Trippe was president and owner of Kimball/Trippe Energy Associates, a natural gas marketing company, which was sold to Dominion Energy, Inc. He also served as a partner in Saltwater…

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Quantum Market Releases Gunshot Detection Feature

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Now better perimeter security with gunshot detection added to pedestrian, vehicle and digging classifications. COCOA BEACH, Fla.–Quantum Technology Sciences, an intrusion detection and situational awareness solution provider, is releasing a real-time gunshot detection and classification capability for their Vector series seismic-acoustic technology platform. The concealed solution enhances critical asset situational awareness by providing real-time notification of gunshots fired from rifles, handguns, or shotguns of multiple calibers and gauges from distances up to 500 meters from the deployed sensors without needing line of sight. The technology will immediately report gunshots fired, date and time of activity. The gunshot alert information can be…

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Deterrence Drives Next Gen Grid Security

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How to protect assets using awareness zone technologies  BY MARK TINKER, Quantum Technology Sciences Theft, destruction, disablement, vandalism, and terrorism: any of the aforementioned words receive the attention of organizations with susceptible critical assets. Physical security and its costs, benefits, and risks are becoming more important as each day passes. Important, not only from a safety and security point of view, but also from the perspective of its value to operations, strategy, and even the overall bottom line. INTRUSIONS Historically, physical security mainly described stopping intrusions such as by installing physical barriers around substations. Traditional sensors, if any, monitored critical…

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