Temporary Intrusion Alarm Kit Examined

By Brian Rhodes, Published Jul 01, 2012, 08:00pm EDT (Info+)

How do you protect seasonal worksites or temporary storage areas? This is a frequent request of many end-users to their alarm providers, with no easy answer. At the recent NRF-LP show, StopTech showed a completely wireless intrusion alarm system. In the following note, we examine the 'Centurion Scout II [link no longer available]' and analyse its value proposition.

Overview

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