Philadelphia is among the latest cities to mandate carbon monoxide detection. ... Fire-Lite has announced early 2009 fire alarm systems training classes (theyâ€™re free). ... Intransa landed a distributor in Malaysia. ... Winnipeg is putting audio and video surveillance on all 500-plus buses in its public transit fleet. ... The Microsoft Windows Biometric Framework â€“ a framework for defining how biometric matching works inside of the Windows 7 operating system â€“ earned a vote of confidence, with sensor company Validity pledging to support the framework.
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