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Alarm Communication and Display Systems for High Security Department of Energy Facilities (From Carnahan Conference on Security Technology, P 121-126, 1987, John S. Jackson and R. William De Vore, eds. -- see NCJ-118105)

NCJ Number
J S Williams
Date Published
9 pages
The architecture and operating principles used for alarm communication and display systems at several Department of Energy facilities are outlined.
An Alarm Communication and Display System (ACDS) collects alarm data, presents information to security operators, and enables the operators to enter commands affecting security operations. The ultimate goal of the system is to provide rapid assessment of alarms within the system. 4 figures. (Author abstract modified)