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Honeywell to Acquire Smoke Detection and Video Security Company Xtralis

Upon completion of the deal, Xtralis will become part of Honeywell Security and Fire, a business unit of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions.

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SSI Staff · May 31, 2006

SSI Staff · May 31, 2006

SSI Staff · May 31, 2006

SSI Staff · May 31, 2006

SSI Staff · May 31, 2006

The term access control, per NFPA 731, is described as “The monitoring or control of traffic through portals of a protected area by identifying the requestor and approving entrance or exit.” It further goes on to describe an access control portal as “doors, gates, turnstiles and so forth.” So you have heard it officially here, the security terminology for a door or opening is a portal. May 31, 2006


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