Iowa state lawmakers are working on a bill that would ban government entities in the state from installing video or audio monitoring devices in public bathrooms, locker rooms or showers in locations such as libraries, schools or other government offices.
4K ultra-high definition (UHD) technology increases situational awareness and offers considerable value in control room environments. Delivering ~8.3 million pixels, 4K/UHD displays significantly enhance the ability of operators to monitor finely detailed imagery in a range of applications.
On March 1 of this year, Kenneth Mazik barreled his SUV through a security fence at the Philadelphia Airport and drove onto the runway. Aircraft controllers were given only seconds to divert an incoming commercial jet before collision with the rogue vehicle. Fortunately, airport police and security were well prepared to deal with the incident; as Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Joseph Sullivan reported on ABC News: “The ground radar kicked in; the tower was alerted immediately and they made sure to divert flights coming in and then quickly shut the airport down.”
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