Berkeley Varitronics Systems Contraband Cell Phone Detectors Win
More Industry Awards
November 2, 2010
Florida Police Chiefs Conference and New Jersey Technology Council Cite
Wolfhound Products as Security Winners
METUCHEN, NJ -- Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc.
(BVS), a leading provider of advanced wireless solutions and security
products to the domestic and international wireless telecommunications
industry, has won additional awards for the Wolfhound family of security
products. On October 24th, in Orlando, the Florida the International
Association of Chiefs of Police Conference had their annual ceremony
included the 2010 Innovation Awards. The Wolfhound-LITE Cell Phone
won the award in the "Corrections & Security" category.
On November 1, BVS also won the 2010 Mid-Atlantic Innovation
the "Telecommunications Industry" category presented by the New Jersey
Technology Council. The award was for both the Wolfhound and
Cell Phone Detectors. In addition, BVS was also awarded one of only four
first place awards 'for the products' uniqueness and ability to
Earlier this year Wolfhound was recognized for having the leading
the wireless security category at the 2010 GovSec Expo and Conference in
Washington, D.C. Combined with the above referenced awards this now
three high profile awards to date.
The issue of contraband cell phones in correctional facilities is
the number one issue for prison officials. According to the U.S.
of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration
(NTIA), the use of contraband cell phones by inmates has risen as the
prison population continues to expand. For example, during 2006
correctional officers seized approximately 261 cell phones in the
prisons and camps; by October 2009, that number had jumped to 4,130.
A further application of the products is in campus and testing
where cell phones can be used to share or store access to unauthorized
The Wolfhound-LITE allows correctional facilities to enforce an
NO CELL PHONE USE policy, since each security officer could potentially
equipped with a cell phone detecting watchdog.
"In less than one year we have sold hundreds of our Wolfhound and
Wolfhound-LITE cell phone detection tools to both domestic and
correctional facilities to combat the growing problem of contraband cell
phones and these industry awards are a further indication of our
said Scott Schober, President & CEO of BVS.
"The exciting part about a mobile cell phone detection tool is that we
continue to grow our customer base selling to many federal customers,
security personnel, universities, and even getting attention from fleet
management integrators," added Schober.
About Berkeley Varitronics Systems
Berkeley Varitronics Systems, located in Metuchen, New Jersey, has been
providing advanced wireless solutions and products to the domestic and
international wireless telecommunications industry for over 35 years.
1995, BVS has introduced over 50 unique wireless test devices for a
of applications including the popular Cellular, iDEN, PCS, CDMA, RFID,
Mobile WiMAX, FIXED WiMAX, 802.11b/a/n/g & Bluetooth specifications.
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